Four Home Runs Powers Chihuahuas To Shutout, First Win Over Isotopes [AUDIO]
El Paso Chihuahuas Game Summary
Chihuahuas 11 Albuquerque 0 – Sunday
WP: Oramas (3-1)
LP: Patterson (2-2)
Three El Paso pitchers combined for the team’s second shutout of the season Sunday, as the Chihuahuas beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 11-0. Juan Oramas pitched 6.1 shutout innings on his 24th birthday, scattering just two hits. Dennis O’Grady and Hector Ambriz each threw scoreless outings to complete the shutout.
The Chihuahuas scored in five different innings, pounding 14 hits in the rout, including three each by Alex Castellanos and Brooks Conrad. Conrad hit two home runs in a game for the second time this season. Rico Noel and Tyler Greene hit their first El Paso home runs in the win. The Chihuahuas launched four home runs Sunday and have hit seven home runs in the first two games of the series against the Isotopes.
Sunday’s 11-run win was the biggest margin of victory the Chihuahuas have had this year. El Paso turned five double plays Sunday, two shy of tying the Pacific Coast League record for double plays in a game.
Solo shot from Brooks Conrad in the first inning.
The Chihuahuas had a strike out, throw out double play in the first inning.
In the fourth inning, Tyler Greene had a two run home run and Rico Noel hit a solo blast.
Brooks Conrad hits his second home run of the game.
Team Records: El Paso (16-21) Albuquerque (18-19)
Next Game: Monday at 6:35 pm at Southwest University Park – Albuquerque RHP Matt Magill (2-1, 4.84) vs. El Paso RHP Keyvius Sampson (1-3, 4.05). Game coverage begins at 6:30 pm on Team 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.