Salt Lake 14 El Paso 1 - Tuesday
WP: Mathews (1-0)
LP: Lauer (1-1)
One night after scoring 14 runs and winning, the El Paso Chihuahuas lost to the Salt Lake Bees 14-1 Tuesday night at Southwest University Park. It moved the Chihuahuas record to 3-2 all-time in home openers.
Former Chihuahua Jabari Blash hit a two-run home run in the second inning off Eric Lauer, one of five homers the Bees hit Tuesday. The game held a close 4-1 score through six innings before the Bees exploded for six runs in the seventh and four more in the eighth.
Javy Guerra went 2-for-4 with his team-leading sixth RBI. Infielder Diego Goris pitched a scoreless ninth inning, his first appearance on the mound since 2013 at Single-A Fort Wayne.
Box Score: https://www.milb.com/gameday/bees-vs-chihuahuas/2018/04/10/542574#game_state=live,game_tab=,game=542574
Team Records: Salt Lake (3-3), El Paso (4-2)
Next Game: Wednesday, 11:05 am at Southwest University Park. Salt Lake RHP Parker Bridwell (0-0, -.--) vs. El Paso RHP Walker Lockett (0-1, 6.75). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
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