Jose Rojas hit two home runs to lead the Salt Lake Bees to a 12-5 win in Game 1 of a doubleheader against the Sacramento River Cats at Smith’s Ballpark on Tuesday.
The River Cats won Game 2, scoring two runs in the top of the seventh to prevail, 8-6.
In Game 1, Rojas hit solo home runs — his 21st and 22nd of the season — in the first and third innings. Taylor Ward also homered, had three hits and scored three times for the Bees. Dillon Peters (4-1) held the River Cats scoreless through the first three innings and Jake Jewell earned his seventh save of the season.
In Game 2, Jared Walsh hit a three-run homer in the Bees’ four-run first inning.