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Chihuahuas Rack Up 9th Straight Road Win, Deal Las Vegas 9-6 Loss

The El Paso Chihuahuas had a double-digit hit total for the third consecutive game Sunday and beat the Las Vegas 51s, 9-6. It was the Chihuahuas sixth consecutive win and their ninth straight road victory, a team record.

Brett Nicholas went 2-for-3 with two walks, a home run and three RBIs. Nicholas has a team-leading six home runs and 20 RBIs in his 16 games with El Paso. Luis Urias reached base four times Sunday, with a single, two walks and his second homer of the season.

Brett Kennedy struck a double in the fifth inning, the third consecutive game that El Paso’s starting pitcher had an extra-base hit.

El Paso is now 10-1 in road games this year and 9-0 when scoring first. The Chihuahuas have outscored their opponents 33-13 in the last three games.

Box Score  |  Team Records: El Paso (13-5), Las Vegas (5-13)

Next Game: Monday, 8:05 pm at Cashman Field. El Paso RHP Luis Perdomo (0-0, -.–) vs. Las Vegas LHP Jason Vargas (MLB Rehab) The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.

El Paso 9 Las Vegas 6 – Sunday

WP: Kennedy (3-0)

LP: Molina (0-1)

S: None

Time: 3:15

Attn: 7,331

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