RENO, Nevada - The El Paso Chihuahuas won the first game in team history Thursday, beating the Reno Aces 7-5.
El Paso had 17 hits, including three each from Reymond Fuentes and Rico Noel.
The first home run in the franchise's history was hit by Jeff Francoeur and Brooks Conrad added a pinch-hit home run in the ninth inning.
The Chihuahuas never trailed in the game and scored at least one run in their first four innings.
The game also had a strange moment when a gray cat ran onto the field during the eighth inning.
Next Game: Friday, in Reno, 7:35 pm (El Paso time). El Paso RHP Keyvius Sampson (0-0, -.--) vs. Reno RHP Mike Bolsinger (0-0, -.--). Game coverage begins at 7:30 pm El Paso time on Team 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com. Team Records: El Paso (1-0) Reno (0-1)