A slugfest in Vegas as Portland prevails in the 11th – 16-15 is the score. Drew Macias connects for the first time in quite a while. Lake Elsinore played the part of the nail well on Friday. Will Venable hits a grand slam and David Freese knocks in four. Justin Mattison can't record an out. Geoff Vandel finds comfort in starting.
August 19, 2006
Brian Sweeney can swing the bat as well as pitch. Manny Alexander debuts. Arturo Lopez pitches better and receives a no-decision – which is an improvement. Josh Howard gets two hits in the California League. Yordany Ramirez has been hitting .300 over the last month. Ben Krosschell has another solid outing but does not nab a win.
September 2, 2005