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Isotopes Fail to Hold Lead in 8-7 Loss

May 14, 2019 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Albuquerque Isotopes News Release

Grizzlies 8 (20-18), Isotopes 7 (20-19) - Chukchansi Park, Fresno, Calif.

AT THE DISH: After getting hit in the head on Saturday and missing Sunday's game, Rockies top prospect Brendan Rodgers had a big night. The infielder finished the game 4-for-5 with two solo home runs. The long balls were numbers eight and nine while Rodgers raised his average to .351 on the season ... Sam Hilliard finished the day 3-for-5 with his team-leading 12th home run of the season ... Isotopes pitcher Peter Lambert also drove in two runs once again, also collecting two RBI in his last start.

TOEING THE RUBBER: Lambert held the Grizzlies scoreless through the contest's first four innings. However, the right-hander surrendered four runs in the fifth inning as Fresno chased Lambert from the game. He received a no-decision ... Phillip Diehl took allowed two runs over 1.1 innings while Matt Pierpont also yielded two over one frame, taking the loss ... The Isotopes held a 6-0 lead before the Grizzlies bats came alive.

ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 12:05 p.m. MT - Chukchansi Park

PROBABLES: Isotopes: LHP Pat Dean (0-1, 5.40), Grizzlies: RHP Paolo Espino (2-1, 5.59)

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