The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 6-3 Tuesday in the first meeting of the season between the two teams. The Chihuahuas have won four games in a row and 22 of their last 25.
The Chihuahuas hit two home runs in a five-run bottom of the first, including one by Michael Gettys, who has led off the bottom of the first with a homer three times in the last five games. The Chihuahuas have outscored opponents 39-14 in first innings this season.
Dietrich Enns allowed one earned run in a seven-inning start Tuesday, the third consecutive Chihuahuas starter to pitch more than five innings and allow two runs or less. El Paso’s last two wins have come at a combined score of 21-3.
Team Records: Albuquerque (17-16), El Paso (23-9)
Next Game: Wednesday, 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Albuquerque RHP Peter Lambert (1-2, 6.59) vs. El Paso RHP Fernando Rodriguez (1-0, 6.75). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
El Paso 6 Albuquerque 3 – Tuesday
WP: Enns (4-1)
LP: C. Gonzalez (2-2)