Chihuahuas Split Two Games with Oklahoma City

The El Paso Chihuahuas and Oklahoma City Dodgers played a doubleheader on Monday night at Southwest University Park.

El Paso 8 Oklahoma City 7 – Completion of Sunday’s Suspended Game

WP: Thompson (3-2) LP: Feliz (0-1) S: None Time: 2:48 (:38 delay) Attn: 6,480

The El Paso Chihuahuas trailed 7-0 to the Oklahoma City Dodgers in the fifth inning Sunday and rallied to tie the game 7-7 before the rain suspension in the seventh inning. Gosuke Katoh hit the go-ahead home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Monday to give the Chihuahuas an 8-7 comeback win.

Taylor Kohlwey hit an inside-the-park grand slam in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday. It was the fifth inside-the-park home run in Chihuahuas history and the first inside-the-park grand slam ever by a Chihuahuas batter. It was El Paso’s third grand slam of the season.

El Paso starter Jerry Keel hit an RBI single in the fifth inning, the third RBI by a Chihuahuas starting pitcher in the series.

Oklahoma City 2 El Paso 0 – Monday – Seven Innings

WP: White (1-0) LP: Miller (1-3) S: Quackenbush (13) Time: 2:10 Attn: 4,945

The Dodgers defeated the Chihuahuas 2-0 in the second game Monday. It was the first time the Chihuahuas were shut out in 2021.

Luis Campusano went 3-for-3 in his first game back after playing in the 2021 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game in Colorado.

Team Records: Oklahoma City (31-28), El Paso (25-32)

Next Game: Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. Mountain Time from Southwest University Park. Oklahoma City RHP Markus Solbach (0-3, 6.65) vs. El Paso RHP Jesse Scholtens (3-6, 5.77).