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Ballpark Buzz | May 11, 2021 | Issue 33

Ballpark Buzz  |  May 11, 2021  | Issue 33 May 11, 2021


Limited tickets remain on sale for the team’s first homestand that runs through Tuesday, May 18.
Chihuahuas Baseball is Back! Home Opener Thursday
Chihuahuas Baseball is Back! After 20 months without a first pitch at Southwest University Park, Opening Day presented by Stouffers for the Chihuahuas takes place on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:05 p.m. at Southwest University Park. The Chihuahuas will take on the Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies), the start of a six-game series. 
El Paso Chihuahuas pitcher MacKenzie Gore is scheduled to start on Opening Night, May 13, at Southwest University Park. Gore is ranked the #1 prospect in the San Diego Padres organization and the #1 pitching prospect in all of baseball. He was the third overall pick in the 2017 amateur draft. ( Top Prospect Rankings)  
The El Paso Chihuahuas played their best game of the season Sunday and beat the Tacoma Rainiers 5-1 in Tacoma. The Chihuahuas have a 2-2 record through the season’s first four games.  
Children hospitalized at the El Paso Children's Hospital had a surprise visit from Chico the Chihuahua on Thursday. (Erika Esquivel,, 5/6/2021)
Leandro Carrijo's Stoppage Time Goal Earns 1-1 Draw
Just like you, Chico and Ozzy spent most of the past year socially distancing from their friends as the Chihuahuas’ season was canceled and the Locomotive played limited games, many without their fans in the stands. But as the sun shines on a new year, two of El Paso’s favorite mascots are ready and eager to come out and play! (Cindy Ramirez, El Paso Inc., 5/10/2021)
The agreement with the local grocery chain is for two years.

What's New in 2021 at Southwest University Park
The new features, some of which took effect during the Locomotive 2020 season, look to improve overall guest satisfaction. Most recently, Southwest University Park announced plans to transition into a cashless and clear bag/no bag facility, a trend seen throughout sports and entertainment venues in the U.S.

A&A All The Way Foundation to Host Inaugural Charity Softball Game on June 4, 2021 at Southwest University Park

El Paso natives and twin brothers Aaron Jones, running back for the Green Bay Packers, and Alvin Jones Jr., former linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, are thrilled to announce their inaugural A&A All The Way Foundation Charity Softball Game will be on Friday, June 4, 2021 at Southwest University Park.
With thrill-loving fans eager to experience the exhilaration that only live action sports can deliver, Nitro Circus is gearing up to make its highly-anticipated return. Now Nitro Circus will bring the high-flying You Got This tour to El Paso for a Saturday, October 23rd show at Southwest University Park.


Angela_Olivas.jpg Tim Hagerty Sarah Nollner Derick Fox Gina Roe-Davis
El Paso Chihuahuas El Paso Chihuahuas El Paso Locomotive FC El Paso Locomotive FC Leg Up Entertainment
Sr. Director, Marketing & Communications Sr. Manager, Broadcast & Media Relations Director, Marketing & Communications

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Director, Special Events
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