Chihuahuas rally for first win of season

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The El Paso Chihuahuas scored 10 late runs to beat the Las Vegas Aviators 10-6 Sunday for their first win of the 2019 season. Sunday’s game was a scoreless tie entering the sixth inning.

Alex Dickerson hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the seventh, his second homer in as many days. Josh Naylor hit a long home run to center field in the eighth, his first career Triple-A homer. El Paso has seven home runs in the first four games of the season.

Esteban Quiroz reached base five times Sunday, going 3-for-3 with two walks. Quiroz has a .588 on-base percentage through the season’s first four games. Chihuahuas’ batters were hit by four pitches Sunday, one shy of a Pacific Coast League single-game record.

Box Score: https://www.milb.com/gameday/aviators-vs-chihuahuas/2019/04/07/579420#game_state=live,game_tab=,game=579420

Team Records: Las Vegas (3-1), El Paso (1-3)

Next Game: Monday, 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Las Vegas RHP Tanner Anderson (0-0, -.–) vs. El Paso LHP Dillon Overton (0-0, -.–). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso andwww.epchihuahuas.com.

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