On an emotional Saturday, when the New Mexico Lobos held a service in memory of late teammate Jackson Weller, the host Lobos lost twice to Mountain West Conference foe UNLV, 4-2 and 18-8.
The losses drove UNM (20-27-1, 8-15-1) deeper into the cellar of the seven-team league heading into today’s noon series finale at Santa Ana Star Field.
Justin Slaten (4-5) took the loss in the opener, allowing three earned runs and five hits through 8⅔ innings that saved the Lobo bullpen.
But in game two, eight Lobo pitchers yielded 25 hits by UNLV (27-23, 14-12).
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