Chihuahuas Stadium - Photo Courtesy of El Paso Chihuahuas
Chihuahuas Stadium - Photo Courtesy of El Paso Chihuahuas

Chihuahuas outlast Isotopes 10-9 in 12 innings

Eguy Rosario hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the 12th inning Thursday to give the El Paso Chihuahuas a 10-9 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes. It was the Chihuahuas’ third straight win and their second straight extra-inning walk-off win.

Rosario also had his league-leading 30th double and four RBIs in the win. El Paso third baseman Connor Hollis went 2-for-5 with an RBI in his first Triple-A game. Chihuahuas leadoff hitter Jose Azocar went 4-for-7 with a home run and two RBIs. Thomas Milone went 2-for-6 with an RBI triple in his first Chihuahuas game since May 8.

Thursday was El Paso’s eighth walk-off win of the season. It was the third 12-inning game, which tied the Chihuahuas’ season high for longest game by innings. The Chihuahuas are now 5-4 in extra-inning games this season, while Albuquerque is 2-5. El Paso has won seven of nine games against Albuquerque this year.

El Paso 10 Albuquerque 9 – Thursday – 12 Innings

WP: Eshelman (1-1)

LP: Kennedy (1-2)

S: None

Time: 3:47

Attn: 5,588


Box Score   |   Team Records: Albuquerque (47-55), El Paso (57-45)

Next Game: Friday at 6:35 p.m. Mountain Time at Southwest University Park. Albuquerque RHP Brandon Gold (4-5, 6.75) vs. El Paso RHP Matt Waldron (1-4, 9.82).

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