The El Paso Chihuahuas scored nine runs before the fifth inning Tuesday and beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 13-9. It was the opener of a six-game series and 12-game homestand.
El Paso shortstop Eguy Rosario went 3-for-4 with a hit by pitch and has reached base eight times in his last nine plate appearances. San Diego Padres outfielder Matt Beaty went 4-for-5 with a triple and three RBIs in his MLB injury rehab game Tuesday.
El Paso went 9-for-16 with runners in scoring position Tuesday. The Chihuahuas have now won five of seven games against the Isotopes this season.
Next Game: Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. Mountain Time at Southwest University Park. Albuquerque RHP Ashton Goudeau (4-3, 6.87) vs. El Paso RHP Jesse Scholtens (3-3, 4.55).