Saturday, June 29, 2013 | 10:04 p.m.
Jacob deGrom pitched a three-hitter with four strikeouts over seven innings Saturday for the Las Vegas 51s in a 4-1 victory against host Tacoma.
The 51s took the lead for good in the first inning on a two-run home run from Wilmer Flores. It was Flores’ 10th home run of the season. Rylan Sandoval added a solo home run in the fourth inning for the 51s.
The series at Tacoma concludes Sunday. The 51s open a three-game series at Cashman Field starting 7:05 p.m. Monday against the Fresno Grizzlies. The franchise’s popular Fireworks Extravaganza to celebrate Independence Day is after Wednesday’s game, also at 7:05 p.m.