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The Las Vegas Train Robbers (12-10) are in second place in the Pecos League North, two games behind the Trinidad Triggers.
The Robbers beat the Taos Blizzard 16-3 Thursday night and had a double header scheduled for Friday.
The Las Vegas Train Robbers beat the Alamogordo Pupfish 5-3 Friday to move within one game of the Northern Division lead in the Pecos League.
The division leading Trinidad Triggers lost to the Roswell Invaders 1-6. Both games were played away -- on Southern Division turf -- as will be the two remaining games for both the Triggers and the Robbers.
The outlook is good for the Robbers because their opponent, the Pupfish, is the last place team in the Southern Division, while the Triggers opponent, the Invaders, is the Southern Division leader, with the best record in the entire league.
The All Star game with six Robbers on the North team, is July 6 in Santa Fe.
The Pecos League schedule shows both Las Vegas and Trinidad lost on Thursday -- Las Vegas 4-5 in Alpine and Trinidad 4-7 in Santa Fe. However, todays standings show Las Vegas now show Las Vegas two games out of first place.
Trinidad's game was at home.
The Las Vegas Train Robbers are tied for first place in the Pecos League North after beating the Alpine Cowboys 9-4 in an away game last night, (wednesday, June 26) while the Trinidad Triggers were losing a home game to the Santa Fe Fuego 5-8.
Tuesday (June 25) losses by both the Train Robbers in Alpine and the Trinidad Triggers inSanta Fe leave the Robbers still one game behind the Triggers for first place in the Pecos League North.
Las Vegas and Alpine split a long-awaited double-header on Tuesday, taking the first 8-7 and losing the nightcap 5-4. The afternoon game that was supposed to start about 4 p.m. did not start until 6:15 p.m. Las Vegas is listed now as 14-13 for the season, second to the Trinidad Triggers in the Pecos League north. The Robbers now go to Trinidad for a six-game, away-home-away series against the Triggers.
The Las Vegas Triin Robbers beat the Alpine Cowboys 14-8 in Las Vegas Monday. Their record is now 14-12.
The Las Vegas Train Robbers beat Alpine 9-3 on Sunday. The League standings show the Robbers at 14-11, in second place in the Pecos League North.
The Train Robbers hit four home runs in an 11-5 win over visiting Alpine Saturday. The Robbers are now 14-10, still second in thePecos League North.
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