Chihuahuas take one run victory over Express, 3-2
(Courtesy: El Paso Chihuahuas)
ROUND ROCK, Texas - Elier Hernandez hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday in the Round Rock Express’ 3-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas.
The teams split their six-game series.
El Paso’s Jose Azocar went 1-for-4 with an RBI in the loss. He’s now hit safely in 13 consecutive games, tying a career high he first set with Low-A West Michigan in 2016.
Azocar has 11 RBIs in his 14 Triple-A games this season.
Brian O’Grady hit a solo home run in the first inning Tuesday, his first Triple-A homer since July 30 at Sugar Land.
Chihuahuas infielder Pedro Florimón stole second base in the third inning and is now 11-for-11 stealing bases this season.
The Chihuahuas do not play on Wednesday.
Team Records: El Paso (39-55), Round Rock (45-50)
Next Game: Thursday at 4:35 p.m. at Southwest University Park. Game 1 (Completion of August 3 suspended game) – Sugar Land RHP Shawn Dubin (3-3, 5.81) vs. El Paso TBA.
Game 2: Sugar Land RHP Hunter Brown (3-0, 4.50) vs. El Paso TBA.
The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.