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Aviators top Tacoma behind Mateo’s bat

Jorge Mateo homered and had two hits as the Las Vegas Aviators topped the Tacoma Rainiers 3-2 on Monday.

Las Vegas went up 3-1 in the fifth after Mateo hit a solo home run.

The Rainiers cut into the deficit in the eighth inning when Jaycob Brugman hit a solo home run.

Trey McNutt (5-2) got the win in relief while Tacoma starter Andrew Moore (0-5) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.

Brugman homered and singled for the Rainiers.

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