Photo by Ruben R. Ramirez | El Paso Herald Post

Bullpen boosts Express to win over Chihuahuas 6-4

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