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The Santa Fe Fuego outlast the White Sands Pupfish in high-scoring affair 16-15


The bats were busy at Fort Marcy Park on Thursday, and when the dust cleared the Santa Fe Fuego (16-44) had a 16-15 win over the White Sands Pupfish (24-37).

The teams totaled 35 hits in the game.

Eric Maria put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for the Santa Fe Fuego. He singled in the second inning, doubled in the fifth inning, and homered in the seventh inning.

Nick Minot improved to 1-1 on the year by picking up the win for the Santa Fe Fuego. Minot struck out two, walked none and gave up one hit.

Zac Johnson was charged with his second loss of the year. He lasted just 3 1/3 innings, walked one, struck out three, and allowed two runs.

The Santa Fe Fuego hammered the White Sands Pupfish pitching as seven hitters had a field day, combining for 13 hits, 15 RBIs and 15 runs scored.
 R   H   E 
WHI    15   21   1 
SAF    16   14   3