FILE: Luis Urias, Shane Peterson and Javy Guerra (pictured) had two hits each for El Paso.
The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Salt Lake Bees 6-3 Tuesday to push their first place lead to 3.5 games with 19 to play. El Paso also clinched the season series over the Bees.
Javy Guerra went 1-for-4 with a two-run home and an RBI groundout. It was Guerra’s 10th homer of the season, marking the second time in his career he’s reached a double-digit home run total.
Luis Urias reached base four times Tuesday on two doubles, a single and a walk.
Dillon Overton pitched six innings and allowed three runs to get the win. It was the fourth consecutive game El Paso’s starter has lasted six innings or more.
Travis Radke picked up the save on the day he arrived from High-A Lake Elsinore.
El Paso 6 Salt Lake 3 – Tuesday
WP: Overton (6-2) | LP: Unsworth (6-1) | S: Radke (1) | Time: 3:04 | Attn: 12,094
Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (68-52), Salt Lake (65-56)
Next Game: Wednesday, 7:05 pm at Smith’s Ballpark. El Paso RHP Kyle Lloyd (3-1, 5.84) vs. Salt Lake RHP Deck McGuire (1-1, 9.00). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.