The El Paso Chihuahuas lost 4-2 to the Albuquerque Isotopes Monday, the final game of the regular season.
Albuquerque won all four games of the series at Southwest University Park, completing the first sweep by a visiting team in El Paso this year.
Carlos Asuaje went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run, his ninth homer of the season. El Paso starting pitcher Carlos Pimentel lasted eight innings, his longest start of the season. Hunter Renfroe had two hits and Austin Hedges had three in their final games of the regular season.
The Chihuahuas dropped to 1-2 all-time in regular season finales. The Chihuahuas finished the 2016 regular season in first place, two games ahead of second place Albuquerque, with Las Vegas finishing third and Salt Lake fourth.
We will distribute a list of 2016 Chihuahuas league leaders once all other PCL teams have completed their last games.
Team Records: Albuquerque (71-72), El Paso (73-70)
Next Game: Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. Pacific Coast League playoffs at Southwest University Park. Tacoma RHP Jarrett Grube (0-0, -.–) vs. El Paso LHP Frank Garces (0-0, -.–). Game coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. on 600 ESPN El Paso andwww.epchihuahuas.com
Albuquerque 4 El Paso 2 – Monday
WP: Butler (8-3)
LP: Pimentel (12-8)
S: Schlitter (8)