The El Paso Chihuahuas’ season-high four-game winning streak ended Saturday with a 6-1 loss to the Fresno Grizzlies at Chukchansi Park.
The Chihuahuas lone run came on a solo home run by Rafael Ortega, who went 2-for-3 with a walk and extended his hitting streak to 13 games.
Fresno starter Mike Hauschild allowed one run in six innings in his sixth career start against El Paso. Hauschild held El Paso to one or zero earned runs in five of those six starts.
Diego Goris and Dusty Coleman each had a single, accounting for El Paso’s other two hits Saturday.
Jason Jester pitched two perfect innings in relief for El Paso. The Grizzlies have won three of four against the Chihuahuas this year.
Next Game: Sunday, 6:05 pm at Chukchansi Park. El Paso RHP Andre Rienzo (3-0, 2.43) vs. Fresno RHP Casey Coleman (2-3, 5.84). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (34-35), Fresno (34-35)
Fresno 6 El Paso 1 – Saturday
WP: Hauschild (4-1)
LP: Jenkins (4-8)
S: Comer (2)