• October 21, 2021
 Skeeters slam Chihuahuas 8-2

Photo courtesy EP Chihuahuas

Skeeters slam Chihuahuas 8-2

The Sugar Land Skeeters trailed 2-0 early but scored eight unanswered runs to come back and beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 8-2 Thursday.

It was the first game of the Chihuahuas’ final home series of the 2021 season.

Patrick Kivlehan had his second straight multi-hit game Thursday, going 2-for-4 with a home run. It was his 20th home run of the year, making him the 11th Chihuahuas player in team history to hit 20 homers in a season.

El Paso’s other run came on an RBI double by shortstop Matt Batten.

Sugar Land’s Jeremy Pena had a double, triple and home run through five innings but did not hit a single in the remainder of the game to clinch a cycle.

Houston Astros pitcher Pedro Báez pitched a scoreless inning on MLB injury rehab Thursday. The Skeeters retired the final 12 batters of the game.

Next Game: Friday at 7:05 p.m. at Southwest University Park. Sugar Land LHP Jonathan Bermudez (2-0, 1.46) vs. El Paso TBA.

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

Sugar Land 8 El Paso 2   Box Score   |   Records: Sugar Land (72-49, 1-0 in Final Stretch), El Paso (46-75, 0-1 in Final Stretch)

WP: Báez (1-0)  |  LP: Scholtens (3-9)  |  S: None  |  Time: 3:25  |  Attn: 5,705

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