El Paso 3 Memphis 0 - Friday

September 17, 2017 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - El Paso Chihuahuas

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El Paso 3 Memphis 0 - Friday WP: Lockett (1-0) LP: Helsley (0-1) S: Quackenbush (1) Time: 2:52 Attn: 5,723

The El Paso Chihuahuas shut out the Memphis Redbirds 3-0 Friday to extend their season. The Redbirds currently lead the best-of-five Pacific Coast League Championship Series two games to one.

Walker Lockett pitched five shutout inning Friday, with relievers Tim Melville, Adam Cimber, Trey Wingenter and Kevin Quackenbush throwing a scoreless inning each to close the game. It was El Paso's first shutout of the postseason after six during the regular season.

Franchy Cordero went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two RBIs. It was his first homer of the postseason. Tony Cruz went 2-for-4 Friday and is now 8-for-20 this postseason. Friday was the second time in Chihuahuas' history the team won Game 3 after trailing a playoff series games two games to none, having also done it in 2015 versus Fresno.

Team Records: Memphis (2-1), El Paso (1-2)

Next Game: Saturday, 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Memphis RHP Zac Gallen (0-0, -.--) vs. El Paso RHP Jacob Nix (0-0, -.--). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso.

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