FILE: Gosuke Katoh’s three-run tiebreaking home run in the eighth helped the Dogs secure the victory. | Clip courtesy EP Chihuahuas
In game one, the El Paso Chihuahuas trailed 7-0 to the Oklahoma City Dodgers in the fifth inning Sunday and rallied to tie the game 7-7 before the rain suspension in the seventh inning.
Gosuke Katoh hit the go-ahead home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Monday to give the Chihuahuas an 8-7 comeback win.
Taylor Kohlwey hit an inside-the-park grand slam in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday. It was the fifth inside-the-park home run in Chihuahuas history and the first inside-the-park grand slam ever by a Chihuahuas batter. It was El Paso’s third grand slam of the season.
El Paso starter Jerry Keel hit an RBI single in the fifth inning, the third RBI by a Chihuahuas starting pitcher in the series.
The Dodgers defeated the Chihuahuas 2-0 in the second game Monday.
It was the first time the Chihuahuas were shut out in 2021.
Luis Campusano went 3-for-3 in his first game back after playing in the 2021 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game in Colorado.
Next Game: Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. Mountain Time from Southwest University Park. Oklahoma City RHP Markus Solbach (0-3, 6.65) vs. El Paso RHP Jesse Scholtens (3-6, 5.77).
The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
GAME ONE: El Paso 8 Oklahoma City 7 – Completion of Sunday’s Suspended Game | Box Score
WP: Thompson (3-2) | LP: Feliz (0-1) | S: None | Time: 2:48 (:38 delay) | Attn: 6,480
GAME TWO: Oklahoma City 2 El Paso 0 – Monday – Seven Innings | Box Score
WP: White (1-0) | LP: Miller (1-3) | S: Quackenbush (13) | Time: 2:10 | Attn: 4,945