window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-29484371-30');
Sunday , June 24 2018
Home | Sports | Blash’s Three-Run Blast Lifts Chihuahuas over Memphis 7-4
FILE: Jabari Blash went 2-for-3 with a walk and a grand slam

Blash’s Three-Run Blast Lifts Chihuahuas over Memphis 7-4

A five-run fifth inning carried the El Paso Chihuahuas to a 7-4 win over the Memphis Redbirds Friday night at AutoZone Park.

With the score tied 2-2 in the fifth inning, the Chihuahuas scored five runs in a three-pitch span when Carlos Asuaje’s bases loaded, two-run single was followed by Jabari Blash’s three-run home run over the left field wall. Blash went 2-for-4 with four RBIs and has reached base five times in nine plate appearances since being optioned from San Diego.

Franchy Cordero went 4-for-5 with a stolen base atop the El Paso batting order. Tyrell Jenkins got the win after allowing two earned runs in six innings, his second start on the road trip that lasted six innings or more. Friday’s first pitch was delayed 28 minutes by rain.

The Chihuahuas have won four of their last five games.

Next Game: Saturday, 5:35 pm at AutoZone Park. El Paso RHP Dinelson Lamet (2-1, 2.48) vs. Memphis RHP Luke Weaver (2-0, 0.00). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and

Box Score |  Team Records: El Paso (17-18), Memphis (22-13)

El Paso 7 Memphis 4 – Friday

WP: Jenkins (3-2)

LP: Mayers (2-4)

S: None

Time: 2:54 (:28 delay)

Attn: 4,545

About Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts nothing more.

Check Also

UTEP’s Charles Corner to Receive Postgraduate Scholarship

IRVING  – NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship participant Charles Corner has been named one …