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Chihuahuas’ rally falls short, Reno wins 6-4

The El Paso Chihuahuas brought the winning run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday but lost to the Reno Aces 6-4.

The teams have split the first four games of the series.

Dogs second baseman Eguy Rosario reached base four times in the loss, going 2-for-3 with two singles and two walks.

El Paso center fielder Luis Liberato went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, extending the Dogs’ team streak of 10 consecutive games with at least one homer.

C.J. Hinojosa went 0-for-3 but drove in two of El Paso’s four runs, while relievers Tyler Higgins and Ian Krol both threw scoreless outings Friday.

Reno 6 El Paso 4 – Friday   |   Box Score   |  Team Records: Reno (12-10), El Paso (11-11)

WP: Lemieux (1-0)  |  LP: Eshelman (0-1)  |  S: Aguilar (1)  |  Time: 2:59  |  Attn: 7,881

Next Game: Saturday at 6:35 p.m. Mountain Time at Southwest University Park. Reno LHP Tyler Gilbert (1-0, 7.20) vs. El Paso RHP Kyle Tyler (0-1, 13.50). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and online.

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