Isotopes 11 (6-4), Rainiers 2 (4-6)- Cheney Stadium, Tacoma, Wash.
AT THE DISH: The Isotopes collected 15 hits on the evening with four players recording multi-hit games … Craig Gentry , Roberto Ramos and Noel Cuevas each compiled three hits in the contest to lead the team. Ramos and Cuevas both picked up two RBI … Sam Hilliard drove in a game-high four runs. Three of them came on his home run over the scoreboard in right field in the third inning.
TOEING THE RUBBER: Starting pitcher Ryan Castellani picked up his first win at the Triple-A level, limiting the Rainiers to one run and four hits in 5.2 innings. The 23-year-old right-hander also struck out seven batters … Matt Pierpont threw 1.1 scoreless innings of relief in his team-leading fifth appearance of the season.
TOPES TIDBITS: The win snapped Albuquerque's two-game losing streak … Saturday's game began with a 35 minute rain delay … The Isotopes stole four bases Saturday after entering the game as the only team in Triple-A without a stolen base in 2019. The four stolen bases matched Albuquerque's season high from 2018.
ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at Tacoma Rainiers, 2:35 p.m. MT, Cheney Stadium
PROBABLES: Isotopes: RHP Chi Chi Gonzalez (1-0, 1.29) Rainiers: TBA
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