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January 17, 2018

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51s can’t erase early deficit, falls at Salt Lake

The Las Vegas 51s fell behind by seven runs midway through Saturday's game at Salt Lake and lost 10-8 despite scoring five runs in the fifth inning.

Salt Lake led 8-1 after the four innings, but Las Vegas batted around in the fifth to trim its deficit. Matt den Dekker’s three-run triple highlighted the scoring outburst.

Lucas Duda went 3-for-4 with two runs for Las Vegas, Zach Lutz had three hits and three RBIs, and Ruben Tejada was 2-for-5.

Former UNLV player Efren Navarro had three RBIs to lead Salt Lake.

The series continues Sunday.

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