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Chihuahuas begin long road stretch with win against Round Rock Express, 6-3

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El Paso Chihuahuas
Chihuahuas top Express, 6-3

(Courtesy: El Paso Chihuahuas)

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The El Paso Chihuahuas scored five late unanswered runs to come back and beat the Round Rock Express 6-3 Thursday in the first game of a 12-game road trip.

El Paso’s win snapped Round Rock’s six-game winning streak.

The Chihuahuas trailed 3-1 in the seventh inning before scoring once in the seventh and twice each in the eighth and ninth.

Luis Campusano went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a game-tying RBI for El Paso.

John Andreoli ended a 13-pitch at-bat with a two-run triple in the top of the ninth inning. It was his third triple of the season, which is tied for the most in Triple-A West.

Round Rock native Mason Thompson closed the game for El Paso, earning his fourth save of the year.

Former Express player Nick Tanielu went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Chihuahuas. 

Thursday was El Paso’s first game in Round Rock since 2017.


Team Records:
 El Paso (11-13), Round Rock (16-9)

Next Game: Friday at 6:05 p.m. Mountain Time from Dell Diamond. El Paso RHP Jesse Scholtens (2-1, 3.32) vs. Round Rock LHP Brock Burke (0-2, 15.58). 

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Adrian Ochoa

Adrian Ochoa is ABC-7’s Sports Director.

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