Cody Decker Homers in Aces 9-4 Loss

By Reno Aces | April 8, 2018 8:06 PM

Reno, NV - The Reno Aces lost to the Fresno Grizzlies for a second straight game by a score of 9-4, to fall to 2-2. Despite an early two-run home run from Cody Decker, the Aces once again couldn't keep up with the Grizzlies offensively.

Jack Mayfield continued to stay hot, driving in his seventh run of the season in just four games. AJ Reed and Garrett Stubbs each collected two hits. Reed drove in two, with Stubbs driving in one. Jake Buchanan will get the ball for the Aces tomorrow and will face off against Kent Emanuel in the final game of the series.

Top Performers - Reno

  • Yasmany Tomas (2-for-3, 1 R, BB)
  • Michael Perez (2-for-4, RBI)
  • Cody Decker (1-for-3, HR, 2 RBI)

Top Performers - Fresno

  • Tony Kemp (2-for-5, 3 R, RBI)
  • AJ Reed (2-for-3, R, 2 RBI)
  • Jacob Dorris (1.2 IP, 2 K, W)

Tomorrow's Matchup

DAY

DATE

OPPONENT

PROBABLE PITCHERS

TIME (PT)

(PT) RADIO/TV

Monday

April 9

Fresno Grizzlies

RHP Jake Buchanan (First Start) VS.

RHP Kent Emanuel (First Start)

1:05 PM

KPLY 630 AM

 

Notes & Information

•Mr. PCL: Cody Decker was added to the Aces roster this morning, replacing Christian Walker as a first base option for Skipper Greg Gross. Going into the game, Decker had 188 career MiLB HR and 82 in the Pacific Coast League. Decker also needs one double to his 200 in his career. He went 1-for-2 with a home run, this afternoon.

  • Frequent Flyer: Jake Barrett appeared in his 77th career game in an Aces uniform this afternoon. The right-hander out of Arizona State University has played for the Biggest Little City every season since 2014. Against the Grizzlies today, Barrett allowed a run on one hit and two walks.

 

  • Braden's Back: Braden Hagins returned to the Biggest Little City for the first time since 2014, pitching the top of the ninth inning for Reno. Hagins played for the Hiroshima Carp in 2016 and 2017 after spending the 2015 campaign with the Durham Bulls. While in Reno, Hagins was 1-1 with four starts.  

 

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

View More