Chihuahuas Eliminated from Playoff Contention

The El Paso Chihuahuas dropped their final two games of the season to the Sacramento River Cats and were eliminated from playoff contention for the first time since their inaugural season in 2014.

El Paso was shut out Sunday 5-0 for their fifth shutout of the season and Las Vegas won, clinching the Southern Division title. The Chihuahuas the surrendered a 4-0 lead to eight consecutive runs to finish the season with a 80-60 record, the second-most wins in team history. Only three Triple-A teams had more wins than El Paso this season.

The Chihuahuas hit 258 this year, the most in Minor League Baseball.

Las Vegas meets Sacramento in the Pacific Conference final tonight.