The Las Vegas Aviators beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 14-5 Saturday Night at Southwest University Park.
Las Vegas built up a 10-0 lead on the Chihuahuas and held on to beat them. The Chihuahuas have won three and lost two in the first five games of the six-game series.
El Paso second baseman Eguy Rosario went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI. Rosario is now batting .324 with 14 extra-base hits in 16 June games. Chihuahuas right fielder Brent Rooker went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs.
Dinelson Lamet pitched two shutout innings in his second relief appearance with the Chihuahuas. El Paso’s Tayler Scott also pitched two scoreless relief innings, moving his season ERA to 2.89. The last three games of the series have all been decided by nine or 10 runs.
With the loss the Chihuahuas are now 37-28 and Las Vegas is now 36-28. The two teams will wrap up the series on Sunday night at Southwest University Park with the first pitch talking place at 6:05 pm.