The El Paso Diablos (19-31) and the Lincoln Saltdogs (20-32) volleyed the lead five times on Thursday, but the El Paso Diablos came out on top for a 6-2 win on Thursday at Haymarket Park.
The El Paso Diablos took the lead in the seventh inning and held on for the victory. A fielder's choice scored Welington Dotel and gave the El Paso Diablos the lead for good.
Daniel Nelson reached base three times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the seventh inning.
Stephen Holdren was solid at the plate for the Lincoln Saltdogs. Holdren went 2-4, drove in one and scored two runs. He homered in the second inning and singled in the fourth inning.
Reymond Cruz improved to 4-3 on the year by picking up the win for the El Paso Diablos. He allowed two runs over six innings. He struck out three, walked two and surrendered six hits.
Ronnie Morla took the loss for the Lincoln Saltdogs. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out none, and allowed one run.