Chihuahuas Drop 5th Game in a Row

After winning 6 games in a row, the El Paso Chihuahuas have now lost five games in a row. On Monday night they lost to the Sugar Land Skeeters 7-2

John Andreoli and Gosuke Katoh hit home runs on back-to-back pitches in the top of the sixth inning for El Paso’s two runs. It was the third set of back-to-back home runs by the Chihuahuas in 16 games this season. Nick Tanielu went 3-for-4 with three singles for El Paso.

Houston Astros pitcher Jake Odorizzi pitched 4.2 shutout innings on an MLB injury rehab assignment Monday and struck out seven Chihuahuas. El Paso starter MacKenzie Gore pitched three shutout innings but walked five batters.

The Chihuahuas will try to get back on track tomorrow as they face the Skeeters at 6:05 p.m.