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Aces blast four home runs en route to a 10-7 victory over the River Cats

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June 15, 2024 – Pacific Coast League (PCL)
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Reno, Nev. – A quartet of home runs by Deyvison De Los Santos, Ronaldo Hernandez, Adrian Del Castillo and Sergio Alcantara led the Reno Aces (31-36) to a 10-7 victory against the Sacramento River Cats (42-25) on Friday night at Greater Nevada Field.


De Los Santos and Hernandez started a six-run second inning with back-to-back home runs off River Cats starter Mason Black, including a 500-foot bomb over the batter’s eye in De Los Santos centerfield. The 20-year-old has been very popular lately, with a 14-game hitting streak in which he went 21-for-57 (.368) with five home runs and 13 RBI.

Del Castillo belted his 12th home run of the campaign in the win, a three-run shot to cap a productive second inning. The backstop has emerged as one of the best pure hitters in the Pacific Coast League this season, leading the league in batting average (.333), hits (82), doubles (27), extra-base hits (42), total bases. (151).

Alcantara enjoyed a three-hit day at the plate with his third home run of the year, a solo home run over the right-field porch that gave Reno a six-run lead. The performance marks the switch-hitter’s fourth multi-hit game in the past ten matchups.

Cristian Mena (3-1) earned the victory on Friday, limiting the River Cats to three runs on four hits and five walks over five innings. He struck out three. The exciting prospect has been efficient for the Aces this season, posting a 4.65 ERA with a 73:34 K:BB in 71 2/3 innings.

Luis Frias came out in the eighth to close the door and pick up his first save of the year, allowing one run on one hit with three strikeouts.

The Aces will look to maintain their momentum in Saturday’s game against the Sacramento River Cats, with first pitch scheduled for 6:35 PM PT.

Aces Notables Deyvison De Los Santos: 1-for-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB Adrian Del Castillo: 2-for-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 BB Ronaldo Hernandez: 1-for-5, 1 HR , 1 RBI Sergio Alcantara: 3-for-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI

Single-game tickets are available for purchase at RenoAces.com, the Greater Nevada Field Ticket Office, or by texting “TIXX” to 21003. Season memberships are available at RenoAces.com, by texting “MEMBER” to 21003, or by calling (775) 334-7000.

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