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

Chihuahuas rallies against Round Rock, wins 7-1 on Saturday

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Round Rock Express 7-1 Saturday night and have won four of the first five games of the series. The victory clinched El Paso’s ninth series win of the year.

Chihuahuas second baseman C.J. Hinojosa went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in the second inning. It was Hinojosa’s eighth homer of the season, with five of them coming in July. El Paso designated hitter Brent Rooker went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run in the fourth inning. It was his 17th homer of the season, which is the sixth-highest total in the Pacific Coast League.

El Paso starter Pedro Avila picked off a Round Rock runner in the second inning. It was the Chihuahuas’ 23rd pickoff of the season, which leads all of professional baseball. El Paso’s bullpen has nine consecutive scoreless appearances. The Chihuahuas are now 11-3 in July.

El Paso 7 Round Rock 1 – Saturday

WP: Kerr (3-0)

LP: Miller (2-5)

S: None

Time: 2:28

Attn: 7,702

Box Score   |  Team Records: Round Rock (46-43), El Paso (52-37)

Next Game: Sunday at 6:05 p.m. Mountain Time at Southwest University Park. Round Rock LHP Kolby Allard (1-1, 4.21) vs. El Paso RHP Matt Waldron (1-2, 9.20).

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