Eric Cyr Returns to Help 66ers

Las Vegas scored eight runs in the sixth and seventh innings to top Colorado Springs 10-6. Mobile dumped the Suns 7-4, scoring all their runs early in the game and Inland Empire took over sole possession of first place in the Southern Division of the Cal League when they topped High Desert 7-0 behind the pitching of Eric Cyr. The Loons were shutout by Dayton 5-0.

Tiffee Tough To Top
Terry Tiffee had two-out RBI hits in consecutive four-run innings to help the 51s to a 10-6 Pacific Coast League victory over the Colorado Springs Sky as Las Vegas and ended a three-game losing streak.

Tiffee, named to the PCL All-Star team this week, doubled home the final run in Las Vegas' four-run sixth that overcame a 4-2 Sox lead and added another RBI in the seventh.

The first two runs in the sixth came a throwing error, as Las Vegas took the lead for good. Tiffee, Angel Chavez, A.J. Ellis and Ramon Martinez had RBI hits in the seventh.

Chavez finished 4-for-5 with a double, Tiffee and Ellis had two singles and a double while Kevin Howard added three singles to the 51s' 17-hit attack.

Jon Meloan started for Las Vegas and allowed four runs before leaving with two out in the fifth. Matt Riley (2-1) took advantage of the big innings to earn the victory in relief and Greg Jones and Mike Koplove finished it off.

  Score by Innings
Las Vegas	        010 104 400-10
Colorado Springs	000 220 020- 6

  Las Vegas	ab r  h  bi  ave
Ruan cf	        6  2  1  1  .359
Martinez ss	6  0  1  1  .270
Tiffee lf	5  0  3  2  .387
Lindsey 1b	5  0  0  0  .302
MJones rf	4  2  1  0  .229
Chavez 3b	5  2  4  1  .290
Howard 2b	5  1  3  0  .277
Ellis c	        5  2  3  3  .274
 Koplove p	0  0  0  0  .250
Meloan p	2  0  1  0  .174
 Riles p	1  1  0  0  .000
 Totten ph	0  0  0  0  .000
 GJones p	0  0  0  0  .000
 Rivera c	0  0  0  0  .256
  Totals	44 10 17 9
  C Springs	16  6 10 6

  2B- Ellis (8), Tiffee (31), Chavez (19). 
RBI- Ellis 3 (37), Ruan (12), Tiffee 2 (51), 
Chavez (48), Martinez (8). S- Totten. 
LOB- Las Vegas 10, Colorado Springs 13. 
DP- Lindsey, Martinez, Meloan.

  Las Vegas	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Meloan	        4.2  7  4-4  6  7  4.93
Riley (2-1)	1.1  1  0-0  0  1  2.92
GJones	        1.2  2  2-2  1  2  4.71
Koplove	        1.1  0  0-0  1  3  3.43
  HBP- by Meloan, by GJones. T-3:20. 
Att- 8,424.
Mobile tops Suns 7-4
Mobile scored all seven runs in the first four innings and then survived a four-run rally in the eighth to dump Jacksonville 7-4.

Cody White (3-2) surrendered nine hits and all seven runs in his four innings, not helping himself with three wild pitches, and Danny Muggee, Brent Leach and Zach Hammes combined to allowing only two harmless hits over the final four innings.

Jacksonville was had only four hits over the first seven innings but in the eighth, Shane Justis changed all that with a leadoff home run (#7), Jamie Hoffman walked and Mark Bellhorn singled.

Lucas May doubled in one run and Russell Matin finished he scoring with a second double that allowed Bellhorn and May to score.

May and Mitchell had singles to go with their doubles to lead the Suns.

  Score by Innings
Jacksonville	000 000 040-4
Mobile	        302 200 00x-7

  Jacksonville	ab r  h  bi  ave
Tomlin lf	3  0  0  0  .273
 Muegge p	0  0  0  0  .333
Justis rf	1  1  1  1  .275
De Jesus 2b	5  0  1  0  .304
Hoffmann rf-cf	3  1  0  0  .283
Bellhorn 1b	4  1  1  0  .258
May c        	4  1  2  1  .247
Mitchell 3b	4  0  2  2  .280
JGonzalez ss	2  0  1  0  .267
Godwin cf	3  0  1  0  .281
 Leach p	0  0  0  0  .000
 AGonzlez ph	1  0  0  0  .281
 Hammes p	0  0  0  0  .000
White p	        1  0  0  0  .111
 Berezay ph-lf	3  0  0  0  .130
  Totals	34 4  9 4
  Mobile	35 7 11 6

  2B Hits- May (21), Mitchell (15).
HR- Justis (1). RBI- Justis (16),
May (41), Mitchell 2 (41). LOB-
Jacksonville 9, Mobile 6. 

  Jacksonville	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
White (3-2)	 4.0  9  7-7  2  3  7.67
Muegge	         2.0  1  0-0  0  0  5.33
Leach	         1.0  1  0-0  0  2  2.56
Hammes	         1.0  0  0-0  0  1  5.69
  T- 2:51. Att- 5,736.
Cyr Wins First For 66ers
Eric Cyr (1-0) made his first appearance for a Dodgers farm club since 2007 when he shut out High Desert for eight innings and struck out nine. Reliever Paul Koss completed the 7-0 shutout for Inland Empire with a scoreless ninth.

The win gives the 66ers sole possession of first place in the South Division with a 9-6 record.

Signed by San Diego in 1998, Cyr pitched briefly for the Padres in 2002 and was signed as a free agent by the Dodgers in 2005. He spent time in both Las Vegas and Jacksonville in 2007, going 9-9.

Inland Empire got off to an unusual start in the first inning. Justin Fuller struck out but the catcher dropped the ball and then threw it into the High Desert bullpen. The return throw attempting to get Fuller heading for third glanced off the box seat railing, hit a fan, and Fuller was awarded home plate to score the first run of the game.

Things sort of went downhill for the Mavericks from that point on. Jaime Pedroza homered (#3) in the second inning, Trayvon Robinson's opposite field blooper in the fourth scored Tommy Giles and then Ryan Rogowski knocked in another run for a 4-0 lead.

Inland Empire added three more runs in the eighth on Thomas Giles RBI double and a two-run single by Robinson.

Giles, Pedroza, Robinson and Drew Locke each had a pair of hits for the Sixers, Robinson had three runs batted in and Pedroza scored three runs.

The 66ers continue an eight game stretch against division foes tonight, as James Adkins (4-6, 5.00) takes on the Mavericks Travis Mortimore (0-1, 8.31).

  Score by Innings
High Desert	000 000 000-0
Inland Empire	110 200 03x-7

  Inland Empire	ab r   h  bi  ave
Rogowski lf	4  0  0  1  .271
Fuller 2b	4  1  0  0  .265
Santana c	4  0  0  0  .313
Gallagher 3b	4  0  1  0  .283
Locke 1b	4  1  2  0  .309
Giles dh	4  2  2  1  .272
Pedroza ss	2  3  2  1  .294
Van Slyke rf	2  0  0  0  .233
Robinson cf	4  0  2  3  .259
  Totals	32 7 9 6
  High Desert	32 0 6 0

  2B- Giles (20). HR- Pedroza (3).
RBI- Pedroza (30, Robinson 3 (29),
Rogowski (34), Giles (56). S- Van
Slyke. LOB- Inland Empire 8, High
Desert 5. CS- Pedroza (9). DP-
Fuller, Pedroza and Locke.

  Inland Empire	 in   h  r-er bb so  era
Cyr (1-0)	 8.0  5  0-0  0  9  0.00
Koss	         1.0  1  0-0  0  0  2.68
  HBP-Van Slyke. T- 2:53. Att- 8,534.
Loons Blanked by Dragons
Dayton Dragons' first baseman/designated hitter Logan Parker has 29 runs batted in this season and 16 of those have came against Great Lakes. Three of those RBIs came on a bases loaded double to beat the Loons 5-0.

The Loons have only scored 23 runs in their last 12 games for a 1.92 per game average but this is the club's first shutout of the stretch.

Justin Miller (3-6) started for the Loons and pitched 4.1 innings, allowing all five Dragon runs (four earned). Two wild pitches didn't help his efforts. Rob Zimmerman, making his first appearance for Great Lakes, worked a pair of innings in relief as did Wilfredo Diaz.

Great Lakes managed only five hits, with Alfredo Silverio collecting a double and a triple.

The Loons travel to Lansing for a three-game beginning tonight.

  Score by Innings
Dayton	         000 140 000-5
Great Lakes	 000 000 000-0

  Great Lakes 	ab r  h  bi  ave
Rosario cf	4  0  1  0  .266
Lizarraga ss	4  0  0  0  .185
Kanaby lf	3  0  0  0  .279
Taylor 3b	4  0  0  0  .000
Ortiz 1b	2  0  1  0  .201
 Mathews 1b	1  0  0  0  .208
 Salverio rf	4  0  2  0  .250
Mattingly dh	3  0  0  0  .227
Dalton 2b	2  0  0  0  .234
Jansen c	3  0  1  0  .226
  Totals	30 0 5 0
  Dayton	31 5 6 3

  Error- Orr (4). 2B- Silverio (9).
3B- Silverio (3). LOB- Great Lakes
6, Dayton 5. SB- Jansen (2), DP- 3
Lizarraga, Dalton and Ortiz 2;
Lizarraga and Mathews.

  Great Lakes	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Miller (3-6)	4.1  4  5-4  2  3  3.50
Zimmermann	2.2  2  0-0  0  2  0.00
Diaz            2.0  0  0-0  1  3  6.39  
  HBP- by Miller 3. T- 2:34. Att- 4,908.

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