SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sheldon Neuse hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the Las Vegas Aviators to an 8-4 win over the Sacramento River Cats on Tuesday.
The single by Neuse came in the midst of a five-run inning and gave the Aviators (11-2) a 5-4 lead. Later in the inning, Mark Payton hit an RBI double and then scored on a passed ball.
Miguel Romero (1-0) got the win with a scoreless inning in relief while Sam Coonrod (0-1) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.
Breyvic Valera singled three times for the River Cats (6-6).
Las Vegas improved to 4-0 against Sacramento this season.