The El Paso Chihuahuas trailed 6-1 in the sixth inning Saturday before coming back to win 12-7, their second straight comeback victory over the Reno Aces.
The Chihuahuas’ six-run sixth was their highest-scoring inning of the season. Jose Pirela went 3-for-4 with a walk and has reached base in six of his last seven plate appearances.
Michael Gettys went 3-for-5, falling a double shy of a cycle. Esteban Quiroz had two hits and two walks atop the El Paso order.
El Paso’s four home runs (Seth Mejias-Brean, Jacob Scavuzzo, Gettys and Jason Vosler) also established a 2019 single-game team high.
El Paso has won three consecutive games.
El Paso 12 Reno 7 – Saturday WP: McGrath (1-0) | LP: Krehbiel (0-2) | S: None | Time: 3:13 | Attn: 4,992
Box Score \ Team Records: El Paso (4-6), Reno (3-7)
Next Game: Sunday, 2:05 pm at Greater Nevada Field. El Paso LHP Jerry Keel (0-0, 6.52) vs. Reno RHP Taylor Clarke (1-0, 3.27). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.