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October 19, 2017

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51s win in last at-bat against Tacoma

The Las Vegas 51s beat the visiting Tacoma Rainiers 5-4 in 10 innings today in the final of a four-game Pacific Coast League series.

The 51s scored twice in the bottom of the 10th inning to win, using a game-ending RBI single from Zach Lutz to score pinch runner Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Allan Dykstra’s run-scoring double tied the game at 4.

Las Vegas led 3-0 entering the eighth inning, but Tacoma scored twice in the eighth and once in the ninth to force extra innings. The Rainiers took a 4-3 lead in its half of the 10th before the 51s rallied, taking three of four games in the series and improving to 28-11 on the season.

The game, which started at 10:35 a.m., was attended by 9,686 — mostly children as part of the school day promotion at Cashman Field.

The 51s are off Wednesday. They start an eight-game road trip Thursday in El Paso.

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