Isotopes, Aces Split Doubleheader
Game One - Aces 6, Isotopes 3
Game Two - Isotopes 4 (8-7), Aces 2 (5-9) - Isotopes Park - Albuquerque N.M.
AT THE DISH (Game one): The Isotopes were limited to four hits over the seven-inning contest, but crossed the plate three times ... Elliot Soto recorded the only extra-base hit for the Isotopes, a double in the seventh inning ... Albuquerque was 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position and left five on base ... (Game Two): Albuquerque's offense was led by Sam Hilliard in game two, who finished the contest 1-for-2 with a home run and two RBI ... Brian Mundell finished the game 2-for-3 with a run scored and RBI ... With a hit in games one and two, Elliot Soto has now reached base safely in 12 straight games.
TOEING THE RUBBER (Game one): Isotopes starter Evan Grills took the loss, falling to 1-2 on the year after allowing six runs on eight hits. The southpaw walked two and struck out two over 5.0 innings ... Matt Pierpont and Yency Almonte each recorded a scoreless frame out of the bullpen ... (Game Two): Isotopes starter David Holman received a no-decision, tossing 4.0 innings while allowing two runs. The right-hander struck out two and walked one ... Justin Lawrence earned the win after pitching 1.0 scoreless inning out of the bullpen ... Jairo Diaz picked up his first save of the season after a perfect ninth inning on the mound for Albuquerque.
TOPES TIDBITS: The cumulative time of both games one and two was five hours even ... Thursday was the Isotopes first true doubleheader since 2017, also against the Aces ... The Isotopes have now lost three-straight series since winning their first of the season vs. Salt Lake.
ON DECK: Tacoma Rainiers at Albuquerque Isotopes, 6:35 p.m. MT, Isotopes Park ... Family Friday: You're a Wizard Night ... Youth Jerseys for the first 2,000 fans 15 and younger courtesy of PULLTOGETHER.ORG
PROBABLES: Rainiers: TBA, Isotopes: RHP Ryan Castellani (1-0, 2.79)
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