Las Vegas Aviators left fielder Mark Payton (16) scores a run against the Sacramento River Cats during the seventh inning of the team's home opener at the Las Vegas Ballpark in Downtown Summerlin in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @csstevensphoto TACOMA, Wash. — Jose Lobaton socked a pair of three-run home runs, leading the Tacoma Rainiers to a 9-3 Pacific Coast League victory over the Aviators on Thursday night at Cheney Stadium. Lobaton’s first blast highlighted a five-run third inning in which the Rainiers (48-50) snapped a scoreless tie. Tim Lopes drove in a run with a double and another run scored on Ryan Court’s sacrifice fly before Lobaton’s homer. Lobaton’s second blast in the seventh, his 12th home run, extended the Rainiers’ lead to 9-3. Mark Payton continued his torrid stretch for the Aviators (56-42), hitting a three-run homer, his 17th, in the fifth. Payton is 12-for-33 (.364) over his last … [Read more...] about Rainiers power past Aviators in Washington
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Thank you for your Monday editorial regarding the Yucca Mountain/Rick Perry story from last week. I felt the exact same way when I originally read that story. As it was with the “children in cages” story, President Donald Trump and his administration are being blamed for the sins left behind by President Barack Obama and his cronies. As a 71-year-old war baby and previous Democrat, I fear for the future my children and grandchildren will face if the current Democratic Party and mainstream media are successful in taking our great country down. … [Read more...] about LETTER: Democrats look to take down the country
Melania Trump. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, Pool, File) If we are to ship immigrants out of the country, as President Donald Trump suggested, how about we start with his trophy wife who came from Slovenia? Her parents are also here now and could happily join her. By going back to where she came from, as the president has suggested for others, Melania Trump would be setting a good example. … [Read more...] about LETTER: Shipping immigrants back to their home countries?
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris (The Associated Press)People walk outside CNN Center in 2018 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ron Harris) ATLANTA — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris will take center stage in Detroit on July 31, barely a month after Harris used the first debates to propel herself into the top tier with an aggressive takedown of the 76-year-old Biden’s long record on race. CNN, which is broadcasting the debates, assigned candidates randomly with a drawing Thursday night, with 20 candidates spread evenly over two nights, July 30-31. This time, Harris, the lone black woman in the field, will be joined by another top black candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who also has been an … [Read more...] about Joe Biden, Kamala Harris set for Democratic debate rematch