Austin Allen hit two home runs for the Chihuahuas, his first multi-homer game of the season. | Clip courtesy EP Chihuahuas
The Fresno Grizzlies beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 9-4 Saturday night in the opening game of a five-game series.
It was just the third time Fresno has defeated El Paso in nine tries this season.
Austin Allen hit two home runs for the Chihuahuas, his first multi-homer game of the season. Allen now has three home runs in his last three games.
Seth Mejias-Brean went 2-for-4 and has hits in 15 of his last 16 starts.
The Chihuahuas turned four double plays in the loss, tying a season high.
Next Game: Sunday, 6:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Fresno RHP J.J. Hoover (2-1, 7.68) vs. El Paso LHP Dillon Overton (3-3, 6.96). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
Fresno 9 El Paso 4 – Saturday | Box Score | Team Records: Fresno (42-40), El Paso (50-31)
WP: McGowin (6-2) | LP: Diaz (0-1) | S: None | Time: 3:14 | Attn: 8,439
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“@DoubleAA41 for 2 please” – Allen
Austin’s 2nd HR heads off into the night pic.twitter.com/tM6RnOyYrw
— El Paso Chihuahuas (@epchihuahuas) June 30, 2019