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Chihuahuas swat Skeeters 6-2

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Sugar Land Skeeters 6-2 Sunday night to win their third consecutive game. 

El Paso catcher Yorman Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with his second home run in as many games. Rodriguez has five Triple-A home runs this season and four of them have come against the Skeeters. Patrick Kivlehan went 0-for-4, ending his 12-game hitting streak.

Gosuke Katoh went 2-for-4 and has reached base seven times in the last three games.

Sunday’s win gave the Chihuahuas their first series win since June 24-29 against Round Rock. The three-game winning streak is El Paso’s first since June 12-14 at Oklahoma City.

El Paso has won five of its last seven games.

Next Game: Monday at 12:05 p.m. at Southwest University Park. Sugar Land RHP Brett Conine (7-3, 5.36) vs. El Paso LHP Luke Westphal (2-4, 6.70).

The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and

El Paso 6 Sugar Land 2 – Sunday   |   Box Score   |   Team Records: Sugar Land (72-52, 1-3 in Final Stretch), El Paso (49-75, 3-1 in Final Stretch)

WP: Camarena (5-7)  |  LP: Ivey (0-1)  |   S: None  |   Time: 3:11  |  Attn: 6,425

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