Photo by Ruben R. Ramirez | El Paso Herald Post
The El Paso Chihuahuas scored five late unanswered runs to come back and beat the Round Rock Express 6-3 Thursday in the first game of a 12-game road trip.
El Paso’s win snapped Round Rock’s six-game winning streak.
The Chihuahuas trailed 3-1 in the seventh inning before scoring once in the seventh and twice each in the eighth and ninth.
Luis Campusano went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a game-tying RBI for El Paso.
John Andreoli ended a 13-pitch at-bat with a two-run triple in the top of the ninth inning. It was his third triple of the season, which is tied for the most in Triple-A West.
Round Rock native Mason Thompson closed the game for El Paso, earning his fourth save of the year. Former Express player Nick Tanielu went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Chihuahuas.
Thursday was El Paso’s first game in Round Rock since 2017.
Next Game: Friday at 6:05 p.m. Mountain Time from Dell Diamond. El Paso RHP Jesse Scholtens (2-1, 3.32) vs. Round Rock LHP Brock Burke (0-2, 15.58). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
El Paso 6 Round Rock 3 – Thursday | Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (11-13), Round Rock (16-9)
WP: Norwood (2-2) | LP: Ortiz (1-1) | S: Thompson (4) | Time: 2:55 | Attn: 4,038