If the Mets become sellers at the July 31 trade deadline, as is expected, and make call-ups from the Triple-A roster, it’s not out of the realm of possibility that Tim Tebow is promoted to Las Vegas.
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.
The nine earned runs were a season high and came after Conlon had strung together three consecutive quality starts.
Las Vegas pulled ahead in the fifth inning just before the rain hit hard. The 51s went on to win a 2-1 rain-shortened game over Albuquerque on Saturday night at Cashman Field.
With 90 games in the rearview mirror, the coaches sounded off on the players who took the biggest step in the first half and who to watch for in the second.
The 51s’ second baseman has hit 16 home runs this season across two levels after hitting just nine from 2013-17.
Zach Borenstein’s home run broke open a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning and helped spur the 51s to an 8-3 victory over Salt Lake on Monday night at Cashman Field.
The Las Vegas 51s closed out their first above-.500 month with a five-game winning streak on Saturday.