The El Paso Chihuahuas scored six runs in a 10-batter seventh inning Wednesday and beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 14-7. The teams have split the first two games of the series.
Eguy Rosario went 4-for-5 with two home runs, a double and six RBIs for El Paso. All four of Rosario’s hits drove in at least one run. Chihuahuas left fielder Esteury Ruiz hit his first career Triple-A home run in the fourth inning. Designated hitter Kyle Martin went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in his first career Triple-A game on the day he joined the Chihuahuas roster.
El Paso center fielder Luis Liberato went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI and has reached base in 13 of his last 20 plate appearances. Liberato has nine extra-base hits in his last eight games. Chihuahuas starter Ryan Weathers allowed five earned runs in 6.2 innings in his longest start since May 4.
Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (31-25), Albuquerque (25-31)
Next Game: Thursday at 6:05 p.m. Mountain Time at Rio Grande Credit Union Field in Albuquerque. El Paso TBA vs. Albuquerque RHP Ashton Goudeau (0-0, 5.40).
El Paso 14 Albuquerque 7 – Wednesday
WP: Weathers (3-4)
LP: Gold (3-2)