Contact Us

Chihuahuas Split Doubleheader Thursday in Albuquerque, Split Series

Chihuahuas Hat 0703
Jorge Salgado

El Paso Chihuahuas Game Summary

Albuquerque 7 Chihuahuas 6 – Thursday – Game 1

WP: Abreu (1-0)

LP: Ambriz (2-3)

S: None

Time: 3:08

Attn: 5,383


The Albuquerque Isotopes scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to come back and beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 7-6Thursday in the completion of Wednesday’s rain-suspended game. Albuquerque outfielder Brian Cavazos-Galvez hit a bases-loaded double in the bottom of the ninth to score the tying and winning runs.


Jeff Francoeur’s RBI single through a drawn-in infield in the top of the seventh broke a 4-4 tie and put the Chihuahuas ahead. Tyler Greene hit a two-out, RBI double in the top of the eighth to give the Chihuahuas a two-run lead. Albuquerque’s four hits in the game-winning rally was the first time in Hector Ambriz’s 40 games this season he’s allowed more than three hits in an outing.


Greene and Chris Nelson each went 3-for-4 in the loss for El Paso. Bobby LaFromboise and Dennis O’Grady both had scoreless outings out of the El Paso bullpen. The Chihuahuas had been 40-0 in games when leading after eight innings.


Box Score:


El Paso Chihuahuas Game Summary

Chihuahuas 8 Albuquerque 7 – Thursday – Game 2

WP: Rearick (1-0)

LP: P. Rodriguez (2-3)

S: Sullivan (2)

Time: 3:11

Attn: 8,318


The El Paso Chihuahuas collected 13 hits in their 8-7 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes in Game 2 Thursday. It was a seven-inning game.


The Isotopes tied the game twice, once after falling behind 4-0 and another time after trailing 7-4, but Alex Castellanos’ RBI single in the top of the sixth put the Chihuahuas ahead to stay. The Chihuahuas defensive play of the game came in the bottom of the seventh inning. After Casio Grider led off the inning with a double, putting the tying run in scoring position in the bottom of the last inning, catcher Rocky Gale picked him off after the second pitch to the next hitter.


Jace Peterson went 3-for-4 with an RBI, while Jeff Francoeur went 4-for-4 with two RBIs. The Chihuahuas have split all four of their 2014 doubleheaders.


Box Score:


Team Records: El Paso (46-49) Albuquerque (43-52)


Next Game: Friday 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Salt Lake RHP Anthony Lerew (1-4, 7.04) vs. El Paso LHP Jason Lane (5-6, 4.95). Game coverage begins at 7:00 pm on Team 600 ESPN El Paso and


Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for CLUBHOUSE quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive CLUBHOUSE contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.