The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 7-0 Saturday for their first win in three tries since the Pacific Coast League All-Star Break.
Dillon Overton pitched five scoreless innings Saturday in his third start of the season vs. Albuquerque.
Kyle Lloyd threw two scoreless relief innings in his first Triple-A game of the season. Brad Wieck struck out five in a two-inning outing to close the game and has struck out 22 batters in Triple-A this season, compared to only three walks.
Ty France went 3-for-4 with an RBI Saturday on his 25th birthday. Jason Vosler drove in four runs on a sacrifice fly and a three-run homer.
Esteban Quiroz homered as well for El Paso, his 15th longball of the year.
It was El Paso’s second shutout win of the season.
Next Game: Sunday, 6:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Albuquerque LHP Pat Dean (2-9, 7.74) vs. El Paso LHP Dietrich Enns (9-5, 6.43). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
El Paso 7 Albuquerque 0 – Saturday | Box Score | Team Records: Albuquerque (39-54), El Paso (56-36)
WP: Overton (4-4) | LP: Garcia (0-2) | S: None | Time: 2:50 | Attn: 9,647
Gallery: Andres ‘Ace’ Acosta – Chief Photographer – El Paso Herald Post