Difo Leaves the Yard, Plates Three in 11-4 Aces Loss to Bees

Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 9:50 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (Reno Aces) - The Reno Aces (52-44) were outslugged by the Salt Lake Bees (47-49) in an 11-4 loss Thursday night in front of 4,343 fans at Greater Nevada Field.  Reno’s defeat marks the club’s fifth straight against Salt Lake on the season.

The Aces held a 4-3 lead in the eighth inning, but the Bees plated eight unanswered runs in the final two innings for the 11-4 final score.

Reno put up a four-run third behind a three-run shot from Wilmer Difo, followed by a solo inside-the-park homer from Corbin Carroll.

Sean Poppen was charged with the loss after the right-hander allowed two earned runs on four hits in 1.1 innings pitched.

Aces Notables:

  • Wilmer Difo: 2-for-4, HR, 3 RBI.
  • Corbin Carroll: 2-for-4, HR, RBI.
  • Ryne Nelson: (N/D) 5.2 IP, 3 ER, 6 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s.
  • Tyler Holton: (H,2) 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K.

The Reno Aces will continue their six-game slate against the Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. After a 12-game road trip, Reno’s squad will return to Greater Nevada Field for a six-game homestand against Salt Lake, starting Tuesday, August 16. Tickets for the upcoming homestand and the entire 2022 season are available at RenoAces.com or Text 21003.

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