The Salt Lake Bees hit back-to-back home runs in the top of the ninth inning Thursday evening to surge past El Paso 6-3. The two team split their four-game series and the Chihuahuas concluded their final homestand of the season with a 6-5 record.
Las Vegas asl olost Thursday, positioning the Chihuahuas two games back with four to play. El Paso wraps up the regular season with four games in Scaramento, Las Vegas will host Tacoma for it’s final four games.
Travis Jankowski went 4-for-4 with a walk in Thursday’s loss. El Paso manager Edwin Rodriguez was ejected, his second ejection of the season. The Chihuahuas finished their home regular-season games with a 36-34 record.
WP: Jewell, Jake (4-4, 5.26 ERA) LP: Reyes, Gerardo (4-2, 3.57 ERA) (Blown Save)
Records: Salt Lake (58-77) El Paso (79-57)
Tonight’s Match-UP: Friday, 8:05 P.M. MT/7:05 P.M. PT at Raley Field. El Paso RHP Jacob Nix (MLB Rehab) vs. Sacramento RHP Burch Smith (1-1, 4.20 ERA)