For the second straight game, the Sugar Land Skeeters had more than 20 hits and scored four runs in the top of the first inning against the El Paso Chihuahuas. Sugar Land won the game 10-1.
El Paso’s lone run came on a bases loaded walk by Patrick Kivlehan in the bottom of the eighth inning. The Chihuahuas have not been shut out in any of their 40 games this season.
Ivan Castillo went 2-for-4 in the loss for El Paso. Ben Ruta reached base three times for the Chihuahuas on a single and two walks. Pedro Avila and James Norwood threw scoreless outings out of the El Paso bullpen Monday.
The Chihuahuas and Skeeters wrap up the series on Tuesday at Southwest University Park, first pitch is at 6:35 p.m.