Isotopes Open Road Trip in Win Column
Isotopes 9 (52-70), Aviators 6 (71-51) - Las Vegas Ballpark - Summerlin, Nev.
AT THE DISH: Eight of the nine Isotopes to come to the plate recorded a hit on the evening ... Drew Butera led his club in hits, finishing the night 3-for-4 with two runs scored, a home run and two RBI ... Josh Fuentes connected on the other home run of the night for Albuquerque, his 16th of the season.
TOEING THE RUBBER: Isotopes starter Tim Melville earned the win, carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning. The right-hander allowed two runs over 5.2 innings, striking out four and walking six ... Isotopes reliever Sam Howard picked up his first professional save, tossing a scoreless ninth inning.
TOPES TIDBITS: The Isotopes were 5-for-11 with runners in scoring position.
ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas Aviators, 8:05 p.m. MT, Las Vegas Ballpark
PROBABLES: Isotopes: RHP Rico Garcia (1-4, 7.49), Las Vegas: TBA
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