LAS VEGAS, NV – Las Vegas first baseman Francisco Pena hit a walk-off single in the lower part of the 10th inning on Tuesday to end the Aviators 4-3 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas. The Aviators won five of the six games in the series.
El Paso’s first two runs came on consecutive pitches as Luis Campusano and Pedro Florimón hit consecutive homers in the top of the fourth home run. It was the seventh set of consecutive home runs for the Chihuahuas this season. San Diego Padres player Austin Nola finished off El Paso 2-5 with a brace in his 11th MLB rehab game.
Tuesday’s game had a 10-minute lightning delay in the fourth inning. The Chihuahuas are now 3-2 in extra inning games, while the Aviators advanced to 6-0. The Chihuahuas won’t play on Wednesday.
Box Score: Chihuahuas vs. Aviators Summary | 07/20/21 (milb.com)
Team records: El Paso (26-38), Las Vegas (34-32)
Next game: Thursday at 7:05 p.m. Mountain Time from Southwest University Park. Albuquerque RHP Ryan Castellani (2-6, 7.31) vs. El Paso RHP Caleb Boushley (2-1, 4.24). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
Las Vegas 4 El Paso 3 – Tuesday – 10 innings
WP: Nail (6-0)
LP: Powers (2-1)
Time: 3:28 (: 10 delay)