Chihuahuas get only three hits in 10-0 loss

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 11:37pm

The El Paso Chihuahuas were held to three hits Tuesday night in their 10-0 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs at Southwest University Park. New Orleans starter Anthony DeSclafani pitched seven shutout innings for his first Triple-A win. New Orleans has won the first two games of the four-game series.

The Zephyrs scored three times in the top of the fourth inning on a two-run home run by Kyle Jensen and an RBI single by Rob Brantly. One inning later, Derek Dietrich hit a fly ball off the right field foul pole, a two-run shot to give New Orleans a 5-0 lead. The Zephyrs blew the game open in the top of the eighth, scoring five runs in a nine-batter inning.

Jake Goebbert had two of El Paso’s hits, with Travis Buck’s ninth inning double being the other. Jeff Francoeur pitched a scoreless top of the ninth. Francoeur has been scored upon only one time in his seven relief outings this season.

Team Records: El Paso (31-35) New Orleans Zephyrs (35-30)

Next Game: Wednesday, 6:35 pm at Southwest University Park. New Orleans LHP Brian Flynn (6-4, 3.15) vs. El Paso RHP Billy Buckner (4-2, 3.44). Game coverage begins at 6:30 pm on Team 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.

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