FILE: Jabari Blash went 2-for-3 with a walk and a grand slam
The El Paso Chihuahuas trailed by six runs early but came back to win 14-9 in Fresno Monday night. It was the Chihuahuas’ biggest comeback win of the season.
Jabari Blash went 2-for-3 with a walk and a grand slam, El Paso’s second grand slam of the road trip and third of the season, with Jose Pirela and Collin Cowgill hitting the others.
The Chihuahuas had four homers in the game, one shy of a team record, with Franchy Cordero, Rocky Gale and Rafael Ortega also going deep Monday.
Monday was the second time in 2017 the Chihuahuas won a game after their starting pitcher did not record an out. Four different Chihuahuas had multiple hits in the win. The two teams combined for 14 walks and four hit batters.
Next Game: Tuesday, 8:05 pm at Chukchansi Park. El Paso RHP Jordan Lyles (0-0, -.–) vs. Fresno LHP Kent Emanuel (1-1, 7.23). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (55-60), Fresno (66-49)
El Paso 14 Fresno 9 – Monday
WP: Valdez (3-3)
LP: Comer (5-4)