Series Recap: El Paso Chihuahuas @ Reno Aces

The Reno Aces hosted the El Paso Chihuahuas this week and won the series, 3-1. Prior to this series, Reno struggled against the Albuquerque Isotopes, dropping 3 games out of 4.

Here’s a quick recap of the series:


The Reno Aces began its 4 game series against the El Paso Chihuahas with a 2-1 win on Saturday.

The Aces combined for 5 hits in a low hit affair for both teams. Christian Walker led the team with 2 hits, a walk, and a huge home run with one on.

Taylor Clarke (3-5) was on the mound for the Reno Aces. He pitched for 7 innings and only allowed 2 hits and 1 run off of a home run from El Paso Right Fielder Franmil Reyes.

Photo by John Macaluso


The Reno Aces extended its win streak to 2 games on Sunday in a 5-4 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas.

Aces First Baseman Christian Walker led the team with 3 hits, an RBI, and a walk. Second Baseman Jack Reinheimer also had a good day and reached home on each of his 2 hits.

Clay Buchholz (1-1) was on the mound for Reno and allowed 3 runs off of 6 hits in his 5.2 innings pitched. He also struck out and walked 4 batters.

Joey Krehbiel (2-1) would be credited with the win and Neftali Feliz would earn his first save of year after allowing a 9th inning home run to bring El Paso within 1.


The Reno Aces win streak was snapped on Monday as the team lost to the El Paso Chihuahuas, 6-3.

Reno combined for 10 hits, but left 12 runners on and struck out a combined 9 times.

Center Fielder Evan Marzilli was 2 for 4 with 1 run and an RBI. First Baseman Christian Walker and Left Fielder Yasmany Tomás had two hit ballgames as well.

Aces Pitcher Albert Suarez (0-0) had a short day on the mound, pitching for 3 innings and allowing 1 run off of 4 hits. Suarez would be replaced by Anthony Vasquez (3-1), who pitched for 4 innings and allowied 2 runs off of 5 hits. Vasquez also struck out 7 batters, but was credited with his first loss of the season.

Photo by John Macaluso


The Aces returned to the winning column on Tuesday as the club defeated the El Paso Chihuahuas 3-1 in the series finale.

Right Fielder Socrates Brito earned 2 RBIs with a ground out in the 1st inning and a home run in 3rd. Evan Marzilli stayed hot with his second consecutive 2 hit game.

Jake Buchanan (2-3) allowed no runs off of 5 hits in his 7 innings pitched. Silvino Bracho would be credited with his first save of the season.

Reno remains last in the Pacific Northern Division and is 7 games behind the first place Fresno Grizzlies. Reno’s current overall record is 17-23 and is 5-5 in its last 10 games.

This series was the last series before a long 13 game road trip. The Reno Aces’ next game at Greater Nevada Field will be on May 30 at 7:05 against the visiting Las Vegas 51s.

Featured photo by John Macaluso

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