The Tucson Saguaros (3-0) and the Santa Fe Fuego (0-3) both threatened with rallies, but it was the Tucson Saguaros that eventually took advantage of them in a 3-1 win at Kino Veterans.
Ryan Retz racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Tucson Saguaros. He homered in the first inning and singled in the eighth inning.
Cameron Coxs seven strikeouts were enough to push the Tucson Saguaros past the Santa Fe Fuego. Cox allowed one earned run, five hits and no walks over six innings.
Eric Gleese (0-1) took the loss for the Santa Fe Fuego. He lasted just seven innings, walked two, struck out seven, and allowed two runs.