The El Paso Chihuahuas lost 13-5 to the Oklahoma City Dodgers Tuesday night in the first game of their six-game road trip. The Chihuahuas are 3-4 against the Dodgers this year.
El Paso third baseman Matthew Batten went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and a solo home run. Batten has now homered in three consecutive games and has six home runs this season. Center fielder Shogo Akiyama went 2-for-4 and drove in three of El Paso’s runs. Chihuahuas left fielder Brent Rooker reached base four times, going 3-for-4 with a double and a walk.
Chihuahuas relievers Grant Gavin and Evan Miller both pitched scoreless outings Tuesday. The Dodgers had 16 hits, including three home runs, against El Paso pitching.
Next Game: Wednesday at 6:05 p.m. Mountain Time at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. El Paso RHP Pedro Avila (0-1, 9.00) vs. Oklahoma City RHP Yefry Ramírez (2-0, 2.93).