Cuevas Hits for the Cycle and More in 13-2 Victory

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By Albuquerque Isotopes | April 11, 2019 1:35 AM

Isotopes 13 (5-2), Aces 2 (2-5) - Greater Nevada Field - Reno, Nev.


ALL THINGS NOEL: Isotopes outfielder Noel Cuevas had a career night in Reno, finishing the evening 5-for-5 with five runs scored, two home runs, five RBI and recorded the eighth cycle in Isotopes history … Cuevas' 14 total bases tied the Isotopes single-game record which was established by Brett Carroll on July 18, 2007 vs. Omaha … The cycle for Cuevas was the first in Isotopes history to occur away from Isotopes Park.


AT THE DISH: Cuevas was one of many Isotopes to have a solid night at the plate as Albuquerque recorded 18 hits on the evening with six players coming through with multi-hit games … Dom Nunez connected on his second home run of the season, a three-run shot in what was a five-run first inning for Albuquerque … The Isotopes registered four doubles on the night, increasing their team total to a league-best 22 in 2019.


TOEING THE RUBBER: Right-hander Peter Lambert got the start for the Isotopes, leaving the game with a no-decision after allowing two runs on five hits over 4.2 innings on the hill. The 21-year-old struck out two and walked two … Sam Howard earned the win after tossing 2.1 scoreless innings of relief ... Fellow relievers Matt Pierpont and Mitch Horecek also recorded scoreless appearances out of the bullpen.


ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at Reno Aces, 7:35 p.m. MT, Greater Nevada Field


PROBABLES: Isotopes: RHP Antonio Senzatela (rehab outing) Aces: TBA

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