Bees Spoil Chihuahuas Opening Night Tuesday

El Paso Chihuahuas vs the Salt Lake Bees on Opening Night at Southwest University Park, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre/El Paso Chihuahuas (Ivan Pierre Aguirre)

By El Paso Chihuahuas | April 11, 2018 12:24 AM

Salt Lake 14 El Paso 1 - Tuesday

WP: Mathews (1-0)

LP: Lauer (1-1)

S: None

Time: 2:55

Attn: 9,231

 

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.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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