El Paso Chihuahuas vs the Las Vegas Aviators, Southwest University Park, El Paso Texas, April 6, 2019 Andres Acosta / El Paso Herald-Post
The El Paso Chihuahuas scored 10 late runs to beat the Las Vegas Aviators 10-6 Sunday for their first win of the 2019 season.
Sunday’s game was a scoreless tie entering the sixth inning.
Alex Dickerson hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the seventh, his second homer in as many days. Josh Naylor hit a long home run to center field in the eighth, his first career Triple-A homer.
El Paso has seven home runs in the first four games of the season.
Esteban Quiroz reached base five times Sunday, going 3-for-3 with two walks. Quiroz has a .588 on-base percentage through the season’s first four games.
Chihuahuas’ batters were hit by four pitches Sunday, one shy of a Pacific Coast League single-game record.
Box Score | Team Records: Las Vegas (3-1), El Paso (1-3)
Next Game: Monday, 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Las Vegas RHP Tanner Anderson (0-0, -.–) vs. El Paso LHP Dillon Overton (0-0, -.–). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
El Paso 10 Las Vegas 6 – Sunday
WP: Perdomo (1-0) | LP: Kiekhefer (0-1) | S: None | Time: 3:15 | Attn: 7,049
Video courtesy El Paso Chihuahuas/Facebook