Saturday was a great day for Vladimer Gomez, as he hit two home runs to carry the White Sands Pupfish (19-28) to a 16-7 victory over the Santa Fe Fuego (10-33) at Fort Marcy Park.
The White Sands Pupfish blew out the Santa Fe Fuego thanks to 23 hits, including zero extra base hits. The White Sands Pupfish scored four runs in the seventh on the White Sands Pupfish scored in the seventh on a solo home run by Eric Kalbfliesh, a two-run home run by Zac Johnson, and a solo home run by Gomez.
Daniel Aldrich had a busy day at the plate, collecting three extra-base hits. He doubled in the second and third innings and homered in the fifth inning.
Taylor Elman got his first win for the White Sands Pupfish despite allowing six runs over six innings. Elman struck out four, walked one and gave up 11 hits.
Luis Ortega couldnt get it done on the hill for the Santa Fe Fuego, taking a loss. He allowed 10 runs in five innings, walked two and struck out five.
The White Sands Pupfish pounded the Santa Fe Fuego pitching, as seven hitters combined for 19 hits, 15 RBIs and 12 runs scored.