Photo by Ruben R. Ramirez | El Paso Herald Post
The Round Rock Express defeated the El Paso Chihuahuas 6-4 Friday at Dell Diamond.
The Chihuahuas fell behind 4-1 in the first inning before tying the game in the top of the second on Pedro Florimón’s three-run home run. Round Rock scored once in the sixth and once in the seventh to go ahead.
The Express’ bullpen retired 16 Chihuahuas hitters in a row to close the game.
John Andreoli took a home run away from Round Rock’s Andy Ibanez in the bottom of the first inning with a jumping catch at the wall.
The Chihuahuas are now 3-7 all-time at Dell Diamond. The teams have split the first two games of the series.
Next Game: Saturday at 5:05 p.m. Mountain Time from Dell Diamond. El Paso RHP Brett Kennedy (1-3, 11.65) vs. Round Rock RHP Jason Bahr (0-1, 11.57).
The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
Round Rock 6 El Paso 4 – Friday | Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (11-14), Round Rock (17-9)
WP: Cotton (2-0) | LP: Scholtens (2-2) | S: Patton (4) | Time: 2:47 | Attn: 6,580