Chihuahuas lose lead, fall in Las Vegas

KDBC
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:58am

The El Paso Chihuahuas lost an early lead for the second straight game on Monday, falling to the Las Vegas 51s 5-4 at Cashman Field. El Paso broke a scoreless tie in the third inning when Reymond Fuentes and Jeff Francoeur hit RBI singles and Kyle Blanks hit a sacrifice fly. The Chihuahuas went ahead 4-0 on Daniel Robertson’s RBI single in the fourth.

Las Vegas got within one after a three-run fourth inning, highlighted by Taylor Teagarden’s two-run homer. The 51s scored twice more in the fifth on Eric Campbell’s two-run homer. Neither side scored in the final four innings of the game.

El Paso catcher Adam Moore went 2-for-4 with two doubles and is now 5-for-10 with three doubles in the series. Daniel Robertson went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the loss and is hitting .389 since returning from the disabled list four games ago. The Chihuahuas have lost six of their last seven games.

Team Records: El Paso (7-11) Las Vegas (14-5)

Next Game: Tuesday in Las Vegas, 1:05 pm (El Paso time). El Paso RHP Ruben Mejia (0-0, -.--) vs. Las Vegas LHP Dana Eveland (1-0, 4.35). Game coverage begins at 1:00 pm El Paso time on Team 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.

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