Freeland Brilliant, But Bats Fall Silent in 1-0 Shutout

By Albuquerque Isotopes | July 4, 2019 12:57 AM

River Cats 1 (44-41), Isotopes 0 (35-51)- Raley Field, Sacramento, Calif.

 

AT THE DISH: Outfielder Drew Weeks was one of three Isotopes to record a hit on the night, going 4-for-4 at the plate, tying a career-high for hits in a game … The Isotopes did not record an extra-base hit.

 

TOEING THE RUBBER: Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland fell to 0-4 on the year despite a brilliant outing on the hill. The left-hander allowed one run over 7.0 innings on the mound, striking out nine and walking two. The only run of the game came on a solo home run surrendered in the third inning … Sam Howard recorded a scoreless frame out of the bullpen.

 

TOPES TIDBITS: The Isotopes have now been shut out seven times in 2019 … Albuquerque was 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position, leaving five on base.

 

ON DECK: Thursday - Las Vegas Aviators at Albuquerque Isotopes, 6:35 p.m. MT - Isotopes Park

 

PROBABLES: Aviators: LHP Tyler Alexander (5-4, 6.06), Isotopes: RHP Tim Melville  (5-4, 5.17)

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