On Friday night, The El Paso Chihuahuas and the Sacramento River Cats treated the fans at Southwest University Park to a total of 28 runs scored but in the end, it was the River Cats that got the best of the Chihuahuas beating them 16-12.
Sacramento scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning that put them past the Chihuahuas for good.
El Paso catcher Luis Campusano reached base four times in the loss, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run, an RBI single, two walks and four runs scored. Chihuahuas designated hitter Brett Sullivan went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and fell a home run shy of a cycle. El Paso leadoff hitter Eguy Rosario went 3-for-6 with a solo home run.
Sacramento’s David Villar has hit four home runs in the last three games. San Francisco Giants infielder Tommy La Stella hit a grand slam in his injury rehab assignment game Friday.
With the loss, the Chihuahuas are now 19-15 and the River Cats are 17-17. They will play again on Saturday at Southwest University Park with the first pitch being at 6:35 pm.