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Chihuahuas Fall 2-1 To Albuquerque [AUDIO]

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El Paso Chihuahuas Game Summary

Albuquerque 2 Chihuahuas 1 - Thursday

WP: Garcia (3-0)

LP: Boyer (0-1)

S: Dominguez (1)

Time: 2:52

Attn: 5,412

 

The El Paso Chihuahuas left nine runners on base in their 2-1 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes Thursday night in Albuquerque. The Chihuahuas have now lost three consecutive games and five of their last six.

 

Albuquerque broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the seventh when Mike Baxter lifted a home run over the left field wall. The Isotopes added a second run on Miguel Olivo’s RBI single later in the seventh. The seventh-inning damage could have been worse had it not been for an acrobatic 6-4-3 double play turned by El Paso with the bases loaded.

 

For the second straight night, an Albuquerque starter pitched six shutout innings. Henry Sosa held the Chihuahuas without a run until giving way to the bullpen in the seventh. The Chihuahuas lone run came on a long solo home run over the left field patio area by El Paso third baseman Alex Castellanos, his first of the season.

 

Chihuahuas turn a sweet 6-4-3 double play.

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Alex Castellanos jacks a solo shot in the top of the 8th.

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Box Score: http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2014_04_17_elpaaa_albaaa_1&t=g_box&did=milb&sid=t4904

 

Team Records: El Paso (6-8) Albuquerque (8-6)

 

Next Game: Friday in Albuquerque, 7:05 pm. El Paso RHP Branch Kloess (1-0, 5.73) vs. Albuquerque RHP Henry Sosa (0-0, 2.89). Game coverage begins at 7:00 pm El Paso time on Team 600 ESPN El Paso andwww.epchihuahuas.com.

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