Isotopes Take Series Opener, 6-1April 22, 2012 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) Oklahoma City Dodgers
Albuquerque starter Michael Antonini (1-0) allowed one earned run and four hits with one walk and seven strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings in a winning decision. Aneury Rodriguez (1-2) allowed six runs, five earned, with six hits, four walks and five strikeouts in three and two-thirds innings in a losing decision.
The Isotopes opened the scoring in the first inning when Castellanos belted a solo home run to left field for a 1-0 score. The RedHawks countered in the bottom of the frame when Brian Bixler doubled, moved to third on a groundout and scored on a Fernando Martinez sacrifice fly for a 1-1 score.
Albuquerque took the lead for good with a four run third inning. Castellanos started the scoring with a one-out, solo home run, his second in the game, for a 2-1 game. Jerry Sands next walked and scored on a Josh Fields double for a 3-1 score. Tim Federowicz later doubled in a pair of runs and opened a 5-1 Albuquerque lead.
The Isotopes added a sixth and final run in the fourth inning when Fields singled in Elian Herrera with two out for a 6-1 score.
RH Ross Seaton will make his Oklahoma City RedHawks debut on the mound Sunday at 2:05 p.m. against Albuquerque RH Stephen Fife. Tickets are available through the RedHawks box office at 405-218-1000 or by visiting okcredhawks.com. Live radio coverage is available on AM 1340 The Game, 1340thegame.com and on the IHeartRadio application.
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