FILE: Forrestt Allday and Shane Peterson had two hits each for the Chihuahuas on Sunday.
The El Paso Chihuahuas came back late for the second consecutive night Saturday and beat the Salt Lake Bees 5-4.
El Paso trailed 4-1 in the sixth inning and with the win, the ‘Dogs have won 15 of their last 18 games. Three of the four wins in Salt Lake have been decided by one run.
Forrestt Allday went 3-for-5 with a go-ahead two-run single in the top of the eighth inning. Allday has reached base three times or more in all four games of the series in Salt Lake.
Dusty Coleman and Franmil Reyes homered for El Paso in the win.
Salt Lake’s Eric Young Jr. hit a deep fly ball with two outs in the ninth inning in a bid for his third home run of the night but Allday made the catch at the fence to end the game.
El Paso 5 Salt Lake 4 – Saturday
WP: Wick (2-0) | LP: Stevens (0-1) | S: Maton (2) | Time: 2:47 | Attn: 11,333
Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (49-40), Salt Lake (45-44)
Next Game: Sunday, 1:05 pm at Smith’s Ballpark. El Paso RHP Colin Rea (1-2, 6.00) vs. Salt Lake RHP Ivan Pineyro (2-6, 7.96). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.