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Home run from Wilmer Flores helps 51s beat Tacoma


Christopher DeVargas

Las Vegas 51s infielder Wilmer Flores hits during their opening game against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Cashman Field, Friday April 12, 2013.

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.

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