Humberto Arteaga hit an RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Omaha Storm Chasers a 7-6 walk-off win over the El Paso Chihuahuas Saturday night at Werner Park.
The back-and-forth game featured seven lead changes.
El Paso trailed 5-4 entering the top of the ninth when a dropped pop up by Omaha and a home run by Esteban Quiroz gave the Chihuahuas a 6-5 advantage.
Jorge Bonifacio led off the bottom of the ninth with a game-tying homer and Arteaga ended it a few batters later.
Francisco Mejia went 1-for-5 in the game with a solo home run that traveled an estimated 507 feet.
Ty France went 3-for-5 with two doubles and now has 19 extra-base hits in 21 Triple-A games this season.
The loss ended El Paso’s six-game winning streak.
Next Game: Sunday, 1:05 pm at Werner Park. El Paso LHP Kyle McGrath (3-1, 5.60) vs. Omaha LHP Foster Griffin (6-2, 4.62). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
Omaha 7 El Paso 6 – Saturday | Box Score | Team Records: El Paso (40-22), Omaha (31-32)
WP: Lively (3-1) | LP: Munoz (1-1) | S: None | Time: 3:19 | Attn: 6,331