EL PASO, Texas – The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Salt Lake Bees 6-4 Wednesday and have now won the first two games of their 12-game homestand.
Chihuahuas shortstop José Iglesias went 2-for-3 with a walk in his first game in the San Diego Padres organization. El Paso’s two-game winning streak comes after they lost six of their last seven games entering the homestand.
El Paso right fielder Brandon Dixon went 3-for-4 with a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning, his third home run in his last two games. Since the sixth inning on Tuesday, Dixon is 5-for-6 with three homers.
El Paso reliever Drew Carlton pitched a perfect seventh and eighth inning to protect the lead. Eric Hanhold pitched a scoreless ninth for his first save since 2022 with Triple-A Indianapolis. The Chihuahuas had four different leads Wednesday.
Game three of the series will be at 6:35 p.m. on Thursday at Southwest University Park. Anderson Espinoza will be on the mound for El Paso and Cesar Valdez will go for Salt Lake.