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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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51s beat Reno twice, top .500 for first time in 2018

Las Vegas won Saturday’s game, which was suspended because of the weather, 14-2, and then picked up a 3-1 win in the regularly scheduled game, which was seven innings, on Sunday night at Cashman Field.

Reno Aces use early advantage to beat 51s

Reno shortstop Ildemaro Vargas took the second pitch out of Cody Martin’s hand out of the park. From that point on, the 51s never had a lead in a 9-5 loss to Reno on Friday night at Cashman Field.

51s reach .500 for first time since April

It was the very beginning of the season when the 51s first slid under .500. Since they fell to 1-2 in early April, they’ve been looking up at that mark all season.

Mets claim Jack Reinheimer, assign him to Las Vegas 51s

As other teams around them make major trades before the deadline, the Mets have been mostly silent on Tuesday. They did make a minor move, though, claiming infielder Jack Reinheimer off waivers and assigning him to Triple-A Las Vegas.

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