Photo Gallery: Aces Drop 3 to Sky Sox, Part 1
Reno Aces' 7th-Inning Stretch Conductor

Posted Apr 26, 2009


The Reno Aces were outscored 37-21 in a four-game series against the Colorado Sky Sox, and mounted a comeback for their only win. Here is part one of the series recap in photos.


April 21: L 2-3 (WP: Josh Fogg; LP: Seth Etherton; SV: Franklin Nunez)
April 22: L 8-16 (WP: Jason Hirsh; LP: Travis Blackley)
April 23: W 8-5 (WP: Leo Rosales; LP: Franklin Nunez; SV: Esmerling Vasquez)
April 24: L 3-13 (WP: Alan Johnson; LP: Evan MacLane)

All photos by James Venes



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Aces Ballpark
Ace's Inaugural Season Uniform Sleeve Patch
Aces Manager Brett Butler imparts his bunting wisdom
Leadoff hitter Brandon Watson pulls back a bunt attempt in Game 1
Trent Oeltjen takes Butler's advice as well
Seth Etherton started Game 1
Etherton took the loss despite a seven-inning quality start
Josh Fogg tossed six strong innings to win Game 1
Josh Whitesell triples off Fogg in Game 1
A triumphant Matt Miller after his first homer of the season
Whitesell fields a grounder
Matt Murton hits a 2-run homer off Etherton
Etherton's still watching the homer as Murton rounds third...
Josh Wilson begins his double play relay...
...just before Dan Ortmeier takes Wilson out
Aces Ballpark
Rusty Ryal scores ahead of Murton's throw on Josh Wilson's sac fly
Etherton tosses to first for an out
Luke Carlin guns down Dan Ortmeier on a double steal attempt
Eric Young Jr. stole four bases off John Hester without being caught in the series
Hester can't take out EY jr. on a double play
Tom Gordon pitched two scoreless innings rehabbing in Game 1
Rusty Ryal doubled twice in Thursday's 8-5 win
Franklyn Nunez saved Game 1, but got shelled for the loss Game 3
This is the Aces' conductor of the seventh-inning stretch
Chris Roberson's throw beats Murton to the plate
Luke Carlin applies the tag to Murton

Aces Ballpark
Ace's Inaugural Season Uniform Sleeve Patch
Aces Manager Brett Butler imparts his bunting wisdom
Leadoff hitter Brandon Watson pulls back a bunt attempt in Game 1
Trent Oeltjen takes Butler's advice as well
Seth Etherton started Game 1
Etherton took the loss despite a seven-inning quality start
Josh Fogg tossed six strong innings to win Game 1
Josh Whitesell triples off Fogg in Game 1
A triumphant Matt Miller after his first homer of the season
Whitesell fields a grounder
Matt Murton hits a 2-run homer off Etherton
Etherton's still watching the homer as Murton rounds third...
Josh Wilson begins his double play relay...
...just before Dan Ortmeier takes Wilson out
Aces Ballpark
Rusty Ryal scores ahead of Murton's throw on Josh Wilson's sac fly
Etherton tosses to first for an out
Luke Carlin guns down Dan Ortmeier on a double steal attempt
Eric Young Jr. stole four bases off John Hester without being caught in the series
Hester can't take out EY jr. on a double play
Tom Gordon pitched two scoreless innings rehabbing in Game 1
Rusty Ryal doubled twice in Thursday's 8-5 win
Franklyn Nunez saved Game 1, but got shelled for the loss Game 3
This is the Aces' conductor of the seventh-inning stretch
Chris Roberson's throw beats Murton to the plate
Luke Carlin applies the tag to Murton

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Aces Ballpark Ace's Inaugural Season Uniform Sleeve Patch Aces Manager Brett Butler imparts his bunting wisdom Leadoff hitter Brandon Watson pulls back a bunt attempt in Game 1 Trent Oeltjen takes Butler's advice as well Seth Etherton started Game 1 Etherton took the loss despite a seven-inning quality start Josh Fogg tossed six strong innings to win Game 1 Josh Whitesell triples off Fogg in Game 1 A triumphant Matt Miller after his first homer of the season Whitesell fields a grounder Matt Murton hits a 2-run homer off Etherton Etherton's still watching the homer as Murton rounds third... Josh Wilson begins his double play relay... ...just before Dan Ortmeier takes Wilson out Aces Ballpark Rusty Ryal scores ahead of Murton's throw on Josh Wilson's sac fly Etherton tosses to first for an out Luke Carlin guns down Dan Ortmeier on a double steal attempt Eric Young Jr. stole four bases off John Hester without being caught in the series Hester can't take out EY jr. on a double play Tom Gordon pitched two scoreless innings rehabbing in Game 1 Rusty Ryal doubled twice in Thursday's 8-5 win Franklyn Nunez saved Game 1, but got shelled for the loss Game 3 This is the Aces' conductor of the seventh-inning stretch Chris Roberson's throw beats Murton to the plate Luke Carlin applies the tag to Murton


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