Chihuahuas in cruise control in 2019

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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.

Box Score: https://www.milb.com/gameday/isotopes-vs-chihuahuas/2019/05/07/579433#game_state=live,game_tab=,game=579433

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)

S: None

Time: 2:25

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