Rafael Montero started for Triple-A Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon and turned in another stellar performance.
Montero held Fresno without a hit until he allowed a leadoff double in the sixth and tossed 6 1/3 innings overall. His line: 6.1 innings pitched, two runs on two hits, two walks and four strikeouts.
Montero’s season ERA stands at 2.60.
Las Vegas won the game 10-4 to move to 8-3 on the season.
Also notable Sunday for Las Vegas:
- Chris Young began a rehab assignment and came out scorching. He went 5 for 5 with two homers. Young is eligible to return from the disabled list on April 18.
- Wilmer Flores continues to start at shortstop. He made a fielding error there Sunday on a relatively routine play. At the plate, he went 1 for 5.
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 1 for 4 with two RBIs. He’s hitting .310.
Noah Syndergaard gets the start Monday at 10:05 PM when the 51s take on Fresno.