SACRAMENTO, CA (KTSM) - All three runs in Thursday’s game at Raley Field came on solo homers, as the Sacramento River Cats beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 2-1. Chihuahuas third baseman Ty France went 2-for-4 with a home run in his Triple-A debut, while Myles Schroder and Peter Bourjos both went deep for Sacramento.
El Paso starter Dillon Overton allowed one run in six innings in a no-decision Thursday. Sacramento has scored just one run against Overton in 17 innings this season.
The loss ended El Paso’s seven-game winning streak, which fell one win short of tying the team record for consecutive wins. The Chihuahuas lead the Pacific Southern Division by 3.5 games with 24 to play in the regular season.
Sacramento 2 El Paso 1 - Thursday
WP: Stratton (2-0)
LP: Simmons (1-1)
S: Rogers (2)
Team Records: El Paso (65-50), Sacramento (46-70)
Next Game: Friday, 8:05 pm at Raley Field. El Paso RHP Kyle Lloyd (3-1, 6.55) vs. Sacramento RHP Casey Kelly (10-9, 4.78). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.