The Sugar Land Skeeters (49-63) were never able to get over the hump and overcome their troubles against the Bridgeport Bluefish (52-58) on Friday, as the Sugar Land Skeeters fell 4-3 at Constellation Field, Sugar Land after falling behind by four runs in the third inning.
The Sugar Land Skeeters scored three runs in the eighth on a three-run home run by Dominic Ramos. Still, the Sugar Land Skeeters couldn't draw even.
Willis Otanez went a perfect 2-2 at the plate for the Bridgeport Bluefish. He homered in the first inning and singled in the third inning.
Gilbert De La Vara picked up the win for the Bridgeport Bluefish. De La Vara allowed three earned runs, six hits and no walks while striking out three over 7 2/3 innings of work.
Ramos racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Sugar Land Skeeters. He singled in the first inning and homered in the eighth inning.
Scott Kazmir ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his sixth loss of the year. He lasted just six innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed four runs.