(Courtesy: El Paso Chihuahuas)
ROUND ROCK, Texas – The El Paso Chihuahuas scored five late unanswered runs to come back and beat the Round Rock Express 6-3 in the first game of a 12-game road trip on Thursday.
El Paso’s win ended Round Rock’s six-game winning streak.
The Chihuahuas were 3-1 back in the seventh inning before scoring twice in the seventh, eighth and ninth.
Luis Campusano went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a game-determining RBI for El Paso.
John Andreoli finished a 13-pitch-at-bat with a two-run triple in the top of the ninth inning. It was his third triple of the season that is most shared in the Triple-A West.
Round Rock native Mason Thompson finished the game for El Paso and earned his fourth save of the year.
Former Express player Nick Tanielu went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Chihuahuas.
Thursday was El Paso’s first round rock game since 2017.
Team records: El Paso (11-13), Round Rock (16-9)
Next game: Friday at 6:05 p.m. Mountain Time from Dell Diamond. El Paso RHP Jesse Scholtens (2-1, 3.32) vs. Round Rock LHP Brock Burke (0-2, 15.58).
El Paso Chihuahuas / Texas Sports