SUGAR LAND, TEXAS – The Sugar Land Skeeters held El Paso to four hits Tuesday and beat the Chihuahuas 8-1.
It was the Chihuahuas’ sixth consecutive loss, tying the team record.
Chihuahuas infielder Nick Tanielu went 1-for-3 with a walk, the second consecutive game that he reached base multiple times. El Paso reliever Jordan Guerrero pitched two scoreless innings and struck out three Skeeters Tuesday. Guerrero now has a 0.75 ERA through six appearances this season.
The Chihuahuas had won six in a row prior to their current six-game losing streak. The team’s last six-game losing streak was August 10-16, 2016.
The Chihuahuas do not play on Wednesday and are back in action at home on Thursday to begin a six-game series with the Oklahoma City Dodgers.