Cuevas Lifts Isotopes in 12 Over Bees

(Tim March)

By Albuquerque Isotopes | April 7, 2019 9:06 PM

Isotopes 9 (3-1), Bees 8 (1-3) in 12 innings, - Isotopes Park, Albuquerque, NM

 Toeing the Rubber: In his Triple-A debut, Isotopes starter Ryan Castellani allowed two runs over his 4.0 innings on the mound. The right-hander walked four and struck out four … The Isotopes used six relief pitchers Sunday with Nelson Gonzalez earning the win in his 2019 debut. Gonzalez pitched a scoreless 12th inning for Albuquerque … The Isotopes seven pitchers combined to throw 251 pitches … The Albuquerque staff walked 13 batters, four more than their 2018 high.


At the Dish: Outfielder Noel Cuevas was the hero for the Isotopes, connecting on a walk-off double in the 12th inning to give Albuquerque its third win in a row … Three Isotopes recorded multi-hit games with Yonathan Daza , Sam Hilliard and Cuevas each connecting on two knocks … Hilliard launched his first Triple-A home run of his career in the sixth inning, a three-run shot well onto the Berm in right field.


EXTRA! EXTRA! Today's game was the longest of the young PCL season so far in 2019 … The longest PCL game of the season in 2018 was also 12 innings, a feat that occurred four times … The Salt Lake Bees left 19 runners on base, a franchise record for the club.


On Deck: Salt Lake Bees vs. Albuquerque Isotopes, 12:05 p.m. MT, Isotopes Park


Probables: Bees: RHP Alex Klonowski (NR) vs. Isotopes: RHP Chi Chi Gonzalez


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