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Home | Sports | El Paso Sports | Gallery+Story: Chihuahuas Bounce Baby Cakes 5-4; Sweep Series
Baby Cakes vs Chihuahuas, Southwest University Park, El Paso Texas August 3, 2018 Andres Acosta El Paso Herald-Post

Gallery+Story: Chihuahuas Bounce Baby Cakes 5-4; Sweep Series

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the New Orleans Baby Cakes 5-4 Friday to complete a sweep of the three-game series. It was El Paso’s fifth sweep of the year and the first one at home.

The teams exchanged runs early in a game that had four lead changes. Francisco Mejia lined a solo home run to right field in the first inning, his first homer in the Padres organization.

Dillon Overton allowed four runs in six innings and got the win for the second start in a row since returning from the disabled list.

El Paso has won nine of its last 11 games and eight home games in a row versus New Orleans dating back to 2014.

The Chihuahuas have completed eight straight errorless games.

El Paso 5 New Orleans 4 – Friday

WP: Overton (5-2)  |  LP: Gallen (7-6)  |  S: Wick (2)  |  Time: 2:43  |  Attn: 8,200

Box Score   |   Team Records: New Orleans (50-60), El Paso (61-49)

Next Game: Saturday, 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Round Rock LHP Michael Roth (5-4, 5.00) vs. El Paso RHP Jacob Nix (0-0, -.–). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.

Pics: ‘Ace’ Acosta – Chief Photographer, El Paso Herald-Post

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