• September 23, 2021
 Skeeters sink Chihuahuas in extra innings 4-3

Photo by Ruben R. Ramirez

Skeeters sink Chihuahuas in extra innings 4-3

Sugar Land’s J.J. Matijevic scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Skeeters a 4-3 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas Thursday night.

The Chihuahuas led 3-2 with two outs and two strikes in the bottom of the ninth when Jake Meyers’ RBI single tied the game.

El Paso’s Nick Tanielu went 1-for-5 with a solo home run, his third homer in his last five games.

Taylor Kohlwey, Luis Campusano and Robbie Podorsky had two hits each for the Chihuahuas. Two-time MLB All-Star Alex Bregman went 0-for-2 with a walk in his seven-inning injury rehab appearance.

The Chihuahuas are now 3-3 in extra-inning games this season, while Sugar Land advanced to 2-3.

Thursday’s game opened a 13-game road trip for the Chihuahuas, their longest trip of the season

Next Game: Friday at 6:05 p.m. Mountain Time from Constellation Field. El Paso TBA vs. Sugar Land RHP Austin Hansen (0-2, 6.38).

The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.

Sugar Land 4 El Paso 3 – Thursday – 10 Innings   |  Box Score   |   Team Records: El Paso (29-42), Sugar Land (42-30)

WP: Blanco (3-1)  |  LP: Markel (2-1)  |  S: None  |  Time: 3:44  |  Attn: 5,658

For all things Chihuahuas, click here; for our complete coverage of the Dogs, click here.

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