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The El Paso Chihuahuas are a minor league baseball team representing El Paso, Texas in the Pacific Coast League (PCL). They are the Triple-A affiliate for the San Diego Padres. The team was known as the Tuscon Padres from 2010-2013.


 [hide*1 Franchise history

Franchise history[edit]Edit

Coming to El Paso[edit]Edit

On July 30, 2012, the Pacific Coast League gave preliminary approval to MountainStar Sports Group, an ownership group based out ofEl Paso, Texas, for the purchase of the Tucson Padres. The group intends to relocate the franchise to El Paso for the 2014 season when a new ballpark in the city is slated to open. The deal was approved on September 17, 2012, pending approval for a ballpark by city council. Ballpark approval was made on September 18, with the mayor deciding not to veto the deal.[3] The final sale of the Padres to MountainStar Sports was approved on September 26, 2012.[4]

A name-the-team contest was held to decide the team's nickname. Finalists were Aardvarks, Buckaroos, Chihuahuas, Desert Gators and Sun Dogs. On October 22, 2013, the Chihuahuas name, logo and colors were announced.[2]


El Paso Chihuahuas roster*v


Players Coaches/Other







[4] 7-day disabled list

∞ Reserve list § Suspended list ‡ Restricted list

  1. Rehab assignment

Roster updated June 20, 2013 Transactions → More MiLB rosters → San Diego Padres minor league players

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