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(Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)
(Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Chihuahuas sweep Sounds; Trail Las Vegas by one game


The El Paso Chihuahuas won their seventh consecutive game Tuesday, defeating the Nashville Sounds 9-4. The Chihuahuas won all four games in Nashville, completing their third series sweep of the season.

Alex Dickerson hit a solo home run in the top of the first inning, his 12th of the year. Dickerson, who hit an inside-the-park home run on Sunday, had both of El Paso’s homers in the series. After falling behind 4-2, the Chihuahuas sent 10 batters to the plate in a four-run sixth. The rally included a 10-pitch, bases loaded walk with two outs by Rocky Gale.

Hector Gomez’ RBI double highlighted a three-run rally one inning later to put the Chihuahuas ahead 9-4.

The Chihuahuas trailed at points in each of their last five games before coming back to win each time. El Paso’s lineup churned through 20 Nashville pitchers in the four-game series. The Chihuahuas are eight games over .500 for the first time since May 5.

Gameday Box Score:

Team Records: El Paso (66-57), Nashville (55-69)

Next Game: Wednesday, 6:05 p.m. at AutoZone Park. El Paso RHP Daniel McCutchen (7-6, 4.00) vs. Memphis LHP Nick Greenwood (11-4, 4.99). Game coverage begins at 5:55 p.m. on 600 ESPN El Paso and

El Paso 9 Nashville 4 – Tuesday

WP: Smith (4-5)

LP: Huntzinger (3-3)

S: None

Time: 2:51

Attn: 5,777

Author: El Paso Chihuahuas

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