Big rally gives Chihuahuas third straight win

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The El Paso Chihuahuas trailed 6-1 in the sixth inning Saturday before coming back to win 12-7, their second straight comeback victory over the Reno Aces. El Paso has won three consecutive games.

The Chihuahuas’ six-run sixth was their highest-scoring inning of the season. Jose Pirela went 3-for-4 with a walk and has reached base in six of his last seven plate appearances. Michael Gettys went 3-for-5, falling a double shy of a cycle. Esteban Quiroz had two hits and two walks atop the El Paso order.

El Paso’s four home runs (Seth Mejias-Brean, Jacob Scavuzzo, Gettys and Jason Vosler) also established a 2019 single-game team high.

Team Records: El Paso (4-6), Reno (3-7)

Next Game: Sunday, 2:05 pm at Greater Nevada Field. El Paso LHP Jerry Keel (0-0, 6.52) vs. Reno RHP Taylor Clarke (1-0, 3.27). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso andwww.epchihuahuas.com.

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