The Trinidad Triggers (7-5) and the Las Vegas Train Robbers (3-11) each put runners in scoring position on Tuesday, but the Trinidad Triggers capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 6-5 win at Rodriguez Park.
The fact that the Trinidad Triggers grouped all of their runs into the third inning helped them take advantage of their hits.
Josh Tols was effective even in defeat, mowing down five the Trinidad Triggers batters and allowing zero runs.
The Las Vegas Train Robbers were led by Shane Caseys hitting. Casey went 2-3, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the third inning and doubled in the seventh inning.
Jeff Lyons got the win, running his season record to 1-1. He allowed three runs over six innings. He struck out six, walked one and surrendered nine hits.
Matthew Paz (0-1) took the loss for the Las Vegas Train Robbers. He allowed six runs in 2 1/3 innings, walked none and struck out one.