The El Paso Chihuahuas hit two singles in the top of the ninth inning Monday but lost to the Oklahoma City Dodgers 2-0.
It was the third time this season the Chihuahuas were shut out. The loss ended El Paso’s four-game winning streak.
Colin Rea pitched five shutout innings for El Paso and struck out 10 batters, tying El Paso’s 2018 single-game high. Jerry Keel, Eric Lauer and Kyle Lloyd also struck out 10 batters in a game this season.
The Chihuahuas held Oklahoma City to seven runs in the four-game series.
El Paso ended its six-game road trip 4-2. The Chihuahuas went 15-10 in July. The Chihuahuas do not play on Tuesday.
Oklahoma City 2 El Paso 0 – Monday
WP: Venditte (4-2) | LP: Johnson (0-2) | S: Schlitter (15) | Time: 2:48 | Attn: 4,979
Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (58-49), Oklahoma City (58-47)
Next Game: Wednesday, 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. New Orleans LHP Jarlin Garcia (2-2, 5.01) vs. El Paso RHP Walker Lockett (4-9, 4.92). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.