Ackley’s single leads Salt Lake to 5-3 win over Reno Aces
SALT LAKE CITY — Dustin Ackley hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to left the the Salt Lake Bees to a 5-3 win over the Reno Aces on Tuesday.
The single by Ackley scored Rymer Liriano and Nolan Fontana and was the game’s last scoring play.
David Fletcher scored on a ground out in the first inning and Fletcher hit a solo home run in the fifth to give the Bees a 2-1 lead. The Aces came back to take a 3-2 lead in the seventh inning when Evan Marzilli hit an RBI triple and then scored on a single by Ildemaro Vargas.
Salt Lake tied the game 3-3 in the seventh when Fletcher hit an RBI single, driving in Eric Young Jr..
Jeremy Rhoades (2-0) got the win in relief while Silvino Bracho (1-1) took the loss for Reno.
Eduardo Paredes retired the side in order for his second save of the season.
The Aces return home to begin a five-game series against Las Vegas on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m.