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Betsy Helfand

Former reporter: Las Vegas 51s, General Assignment

Betsy Helfand worked for the Las Vegas Review-Journal between March 2016 and November 2018. She previously made stops at the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, Minnesota Daily and MLB.com in Minnesota. She was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism.

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When it mattered most, the 51s couldn’t come up with a hit on Thursday. The team went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position, leaving seven on base.

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