FILE: Patrick Kivlehan (16) gets props after his home run in the 4th, the shot makes it the team leading 11th Home Run | Clip courtesy EP Chihuahuas

Chihuahuas stop Skeeters 11-7; Kivlehan, Marcano homer for Dogs

The El Paso Chihuahuas closed their home series with Sugar Land by winning 11-7 Tuesday night.

The Chihuahuas won two of the six games against the Skeeters.

El Paso’s Patrick Kivlehan reached base five times Tuesday, going 3-for-3 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and five RBIs.

Chihuahuas leadoff hitter Tucupita Marcano went 2-for-4 with a home run, his fourth of the series, and three RBIs. Marcano now has eight extra-base hits in his last 11 games.

Caleb Boushley pitched five innings and got the win in his first Triple-A start. El Paso reliever Jose Quezada allowed one run in 1.1 innings in his first Triple-A appearance.

The Chihuahuas do not play on Wednesday.

Next Game: Thursday at 7:05 p.m. Mountain Time from Southwest University Park. Round Rock RHP Tyson Miller (0-0, 6.00) vs. El Paso LHP Ryan Weathers (1-0, 0.00).

The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.

El Paso 11 Sugar Land 7 – Tuesday   |   Box Score   |   Team Records: Sugar Land (25-16), El Paso (18-23)

WP: Boushley (1-0)   |   LP: Olczak (0-1)   |   S: None  |   Time: 3:50  |  Attn: 5,294