File Photo by Ruben R. Ramirez | El Paso Herald Post
The Sugar Land Skeeters scored eight runs with two outs in the fourth inning Friday and beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 13-1.
Sugar Land’s fourth inning rally included a grand slam by J.J. Matijevic, his second grand slam this month against El Paso. The Chihuahuas were held to two hits, their lowest team hit total of the season.
The 12-run loss was the biggest margin of defeat for El Paso this season.
Sugar Land pitching set down 18 batters in a row from the second inning through the eighth inning.
El Paso’s Jose Azocar went 0-for-3, which ended his career-high 14-game hitting streak.
Next Game: Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at Southwest University Park. Sugar Land LHP Jonathan Bermudez (0-0, 0.00) vs. El Paso RHP Adrian Martinez (0-1, 13.50).
The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and online.
Sugar Land 13 El Paso 1 – Friday | Box Score | Team Records: Sugar Land (56-42), El Paso (40-57)
WP: France (4-0) | LP: Kennedy (1-6) | S: None | Time: 2:58 | Attn: 5,784