The Nevada baseball team has advanced to the Mountain West Championship finals for the first time in program history. The third-seeded Wolf Pack advanced by run-ruling fifth-seeded Air Force, 12-1, in seven innings on Saturday afternoon in an elimination game at Santa Ana Start Field.
Coach Tony Sanchez said in a statement that the donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, has been a respected member of the community for decades.
The Reno Aces dropped the opening game of a four-game series to the Round Rock Express on Friday night by a 3-2 score at Dell Diamond.
The second-seeded New Mexico baseball team (37-21) advances to the 2016 Mountain West Championship after a 6-4 win over No. 5 Air Force (30-26) Friday evening at Santa Ana Star Field, on the campus of the University of New Mexico.
Nick Castellanos homered and Cameron Maybin doubled in a run, giving rookie Michael Fulmer more than enough support in the Detroit Tigers' 4-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.