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Skin cancer awareness has 51s playing it smart under sun

Countless baseball players — including Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt and Johnny Bench — have been affected by skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology estimates that one in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetimes.

51s blast Bees, 11-6

Kirk Nieuwenhuis just rejoined the Las Vegas 51s Friday after being optioned to the minors by the New York Mets. He wasted no time making his presence felt.