Las Vegas scored four runs in the first inning and three each in the fourth and sixth frames to thump the River Cats 14-2 at Raley Field.
Travis Taijeron had two hits and four RBIs for the 51s.
Kelby Tomlinson and Juan Perez each had two hits to lead Sacramento.
Dillon Gee (5-1) went the distance to take the win; the River Cats’ Tommy Hanson (0-4) suffered the loss, going just 31/3 innings and giving up seven earned runs on eight hits and four walks.
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