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The El Paso Chihuahuas ended their five-game losing streak by beating the Tacoma Rainiers 7-3 Sunday night at Southwest University Park.
El Paso’s Matt Batten went 3-for-4 with a solo home run, his sixth homer of the year.
Dogs’ first baseman Taylor Kohlwey went 0-for-3 with a walk, ending his career-high 12-game hitting streak. It also ended Kohlwey’s stretch of reaching base multiple times in 12 straight games.
Jose Azocar went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the win.
Former Rainiers John Andreoli, Joe Beimel, Patrick Kivlehan and Parker Markel have all appeared in the series for El Paso.
Next Game: Monday at 6:35 p.m. at Southwest University Park. Tacoma RHP Asher Wojciechowski (0-1, 5.82) vs. El Paso TBA.
The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
El Paso 7 Tacoma 3 – Sunday | Box Score | Team Records: Tacoma (72-46), El Paso (45-73)
WP: Westphal (2-4) | LP: Verrett (10-4) | S: None | Time: 3:23 | Attn: 6,266