Jose Pirela is stating his case for a return to San Diego.The 29-year-old Venezuelan hit his second homer, doubled and drove in three runs, leading Triple-A El Paso to a 12-4 win over host Reno on Sunday afternoon. The home run was the second for Pirela, who remains on the Padres’ 40-man roster. He has hit in six straight games and his multiple hits in his last four, lifting his batting line to .364/.442/.614 through his first 11 games in the Pacific Coast League. Josh Naylor (.250) hit his second homer and drove in three runs on two hits and Austin Allen (.324) hit his first Triple-A homer in a two-hit game. Seth Mejias-Brean (.400) drove in two runs on three hits and Ty France (.362) and Alex Dickerson (.290) each had two hits. Jerry Keel (1-0, 4.91) allowed a run in five innings for the win despite walking six. El Paso is 5-6. DOUBLE-A AMARILLO (5-6) Corpus Christi 13, Sod Poodles 5: RHP Reggie Lawson (0-1, 12.79) walked four and allowed five runs in 1 1/3 innings in the loss. … [Read more...] about Minors: Jose Pirela stating case at El Paso
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“I’m going to be signing a national emergency ... We’re talking about an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” — President Donald Trump (Friday, CNN) “There is no national emergency. No one who subscribes to reality can claim otherwise ... President Trump simply failed to get a deal to build his wasteful vanity wall.” — Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt. (Friday, Washington Post)“El Paso used to have one of the highest crime rates in America. After that fence went up and separated Juárez, which still has an extremely high crime rate, the crime rates in El Paso are now some of the lowest in the country.” — What Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told Trump (Thursday, Austin American-Statesman)"He lied about our community." — Karen Powers, an El Paso activist who attended a rally lead by Beto O'Rourke during Trump's appearance in El Paso. (Tuesday, Dallas … [Read more...] about ‘He lied about our community,’ top quotes of the week, Trump-in-El-Paso edition
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByStephanie Saul Oct. 29, 2018 EL PASO — At a special City Council meeting in 2006, a billionaire real estate investor unveiled his vision for redeveloping downtown El Paso. To replace tenements and boarded-up buildings, he proposed restaurants, shops and an arts walk rivaling San Antonio’s River Walk. Representative Beto O’Rourke, one of hundreds attending, wasn’t exactly a disinterested party. Not only had he married the investor’s daughter, but as a member of City Council he represented the targeted area, including a historic Mexican-American neighborhood. Calling downtown “one piece of El Paso that was missing on the road back to greatness,” Mr. O’Rourke, now the Democratic candidate for Senate in Texas, voted to take the first step forward with the … [Read more...] about Beto O’Rourke Once Supported an El Paso Real Estate Deal. Barrio Residents Remember.
Sessions, 63, hasn't faced much competition since he moved to the district in 2002. But demographic shifts have made it possible for Allred to mount the most serious challenge Sessions has had since Democrat and former U.S. Rep. Martin Frost in 2004. President Donald Trump is expected to visit Texas to campaign for incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz, who is in a close race with Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso. It's unclear if Trump will campaign for Sessions.Allred, 35, is making his first run for public office. … [Read more...] about Mike Pence will come to Dallas next week to boost Pete Sessions’ re-election bid
By Dug Begley Published 11:59 am CDT, Thursday, August 9, 2018 Photo: Krisztian Bocsi / Bloomberg Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Animal rights activists hold up photos of monkeys and a Volkswagen AG (VW) logo during the automaker's annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, May 3, 2018. VW Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess pledged to step up integrity and compliance efforts as part of the German manufacturer’s deepest overhaul since the diesel-emissions scandal came to light in 2015. less Animal rights activists hold up photos of monkeys and a Volkswagen AG (VW) logo during the automaker's annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, May 3, 2018. VW Chief Executive Officer Herbert ... more Photo: Krisztian Bocsi / Bloomberg VW emission settlement plan favors San Antonio, El Paso over … [Read more...] about VW emission settlement plan favors San Antonio, El Paso over Houston and Dallas