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Skeeters Drop Series Opener vs. Round Rock 

September 29, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, Texas) – The Sugar Land Skeeters’ offense stalled in a series-opening 5-1 loss to the Round Rock Express on Wednesday night at Constellation Field. The Skeeters amassed just three hits in the loss, moving to 2-4 in the 10-game Triple A Final Stretch. They scored their lone run

(SUGAR LAND, Texas) – The Sugar Land Skeeters’ offense stalled in a series-opening 5-1 loss to the Round Rock Express on Wednesday night at Constellation Field.

The Skeeters amassed just three hits in the loss, moving to 2-4 in the 10-game Triple A Final Stretch. They scored their lone run in the ninth on a sacrifice fly Korey Lee off right-hander Buck Farmer.

Round Rock opened the scoring in the first on a solo home run from Josh Jung. They added single runs in the sixth and seventh innings on a sacrifice fly from Sam Huff and RBI triple from Charles Leblanc. Yohel Pozo delivered a solo homer in the eighth inning.

Chad Donato got the start for the Skeeters and allowed two runs on four hits through six innings, striking out three batters without allowing a walk.

CJ Hinojosa ended the night 0-for-4, snapping his hitting streak at 20 games. It was the longest active hitting streak in Minor League Baseball, and he hit .407 with a home run and 16 RBIs through the 20-game stretch. Hinojosa’s hitting streak is the longest for the Skeeters this season and the second-longest from a player in Triple A West.

The Skeeters and Express continue their five-game set at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday at Constellation Field.

Tickets for the Skeeters’ five Triple A Final Stretch games at Constellation Field are on sale and can be purchased by visiting sugarlandskeeters/com/tickets.

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