Aviators Fly by Isotopes in Series Opener
Aviators 9 (25-21), Isotopes 2 (23-23) - Las Vegas Ballpark, Las Vegas, Nev.
AT THE DISH: Peter Mooney went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with two doubles and a walk. Mooney recorded the Isotopes only RBI of the night, driving in Josh Fuentes with a double in the second inning ... Brian Mundell extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a double in the fourth inning. Mundell's hitting streak is the longest by an Isotope this season.
TOEING THE RUBBER: Starting pitcher Tim Melville was charged with his first loss of the 2019 campaign. Melville allowed five runs (two earned) and eight hits in 5.2 innings. The right-hander did not issue a walk and struck out four ... Sam Howard surrendered four runs in 0.2 innings while James Pazos and DJ Johnson both had scoreless relief appearances.
TOPES TIDBITS: Tuesday was the first time that the Isotopes have played at Las Vegas Ballpark which opened in April ... The Isotopes committed four errors, tied for their most of the season ... Albuquerque wore its Mariachis de Nuevo México uniforms on Tuesday while Las Vegas sported its Reyes de Plata jerseys. The Isotopes are 3-2 as the Mariachis in 2019 including 1-2 on the road.
ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas Aviators, 8:05 p.m. MT - Las Vegas Ballpark
PROBABLES: Isotopes: RHP Jeff Hoffman (3-3, 7.57), Aviators: LHP Tyler Alexander (1-3, 6.88)
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