FILE: Raffy Lopez went 2-for-5 with a grand slam in the eighth inning.
The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Salt Lake Bees 15-6 Sunday afternoon to complete the series sweep at Smith’s Ballpark.
It was El Paso’s second sweep in the last four series and their first five-game series sweep in team history. The Chihuahuas have won 16 of their last 19 games.
Raffy Lopez went 2-for-5 with a grand slam in the eighth inning. It was El Paso’s second grand slam of the series and fifth of the year, which leads the Pacific Coast League. El Paso had 11 extra-base hits Sunday, including eight doubles to set a team record.
Dusty Coleman went 3-for-3 with two walks and his second home run in as many days, falling a triple short of a cycle. Forrestt Allday went 4-for-5, reached base three or more times in all five of the games in Salt Lake and has a .622 on-base percentage in eight July games.
The Pacific Coast League all-star break spans from Monday to Wednesday.
El Paso 15 Salt Lake 6 – Sunday | Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (50-40), Salt Lake (45-45)
WP: Rea (2-2) | LP: Pineyro (2-7) | S: None | Time: 3:12 | Attn: 3,566
Next Game: Thursday, 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Reno TBA vs. El Paso TBA. The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.