Chihuahuas split the series with Round Rock after 5-4 loss Sunday
ROUND ROCK, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Chihuahuas hit two home runs in their 5-4 loss to the Round Rock Express Sunday afternoon at Dell Diamond.
The Chihuahuas split the six-game series and went 4-8 on their road trip to Sugar Land and Round Rock.
Kevin Plawecki and Preston Tucker both homered in the loss for El Paso. The final four Chihuahuas relievers all pitched scoreless outings Sunday. El Paso leadoff hitter Matthew Batten hit a single and walked once Sunday and has now reached base multiple times in four consecutive games.
San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Castillo struck out three batters in a one-inning MLB Injury Rehab appearance on Sunday. El Paso is now 3-8 in one-run games this season. The Chihuahuas do not play on Monday.
The Dogs now sit with a 19-26 record as they get set to head back to Southwest University Park on Tuesday when they will host the Reno Aces in a six-game series. First pitch on Tuesday is at 6:05 p.m. MT.