Yesterday's Albuquerque Isotopes (55-41) and Memphis Redbirds (36-60) contest has been postponed due to unrelenting rain and thunderstorms throughout the evening. The game will be made up today, Thursday, July 19 at 4:35 PM as part of a double header that will feature two, seven-inning contests against the Redbirds. Following the completion of the first game, there will be a 30 minute break before first pitch of the second contest. Gates open at 3:30 PM for the twin-bill.
Tickets from Wednesday night's postponed game can be exchanged for a ticket of equal or lesser value to any other Isotopes regular-season home game. Tickets for Thursday night's contest are good for both games.
Thunder shook The Lab late Wednesday afternoon as a heavy storm front rolled through the area. Isotopes staff raced against the clock to roll the tarp over the diamond before rain came pouring down. Around 5:00 PM, the storm front parked itself over Isotopes Park and remained unmoving until the game was forced to be called.
'Topes southpaw Derrick Loop (8-2, 4.97) will square off against 'Birds left-hander Tyler Lyons (1-4, 4.93) in the first game, followed by righty Fernando Nieve (5-6, 6.08) against lefty Nick Greenwood (1-1, 3.99) in the second contest.
The Isotopes eight-game homestand rolls on with the second of two replica jersey giveaways on Friday and the return of Dukes Retro Night on Saturday!