Isotopes Down Aviators in Front of 14,920 Fans

(Tim March)

By Albuquerque Isotopes | July 5, 2019 12:12 AM

Isotopes 8 (36-51), Aviators 2 (49-38) - Isotopes Park, Albuquerque, N.M.


AT THE DISHBrian Mundell and Sam Hilliard connected on the first back-to-back home runs of the season for the Isotopes. Hilliard finished the day 2-for-3, registering his team-leading 23rd home run of the season … Mundell went 2-for-4, his home run was his seventh of 2019 … Yonathan Daza , Elliot Soto and Drew Weeks each had two hits on the night.


TOEING THE RUBBER: Starting pitcher Tim Melville earned the win, allowing two runs over 5.1 innings. The right-hander struck out five and walked none … Logan Cozart , Phillip Diehl , Ben Bowden and Yency Almonte combined for 3.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen.


TOPES TIDBITS: The Isotopes pitching staff did not issue a walk for the fourth time this season … The Isotopes crowd of 14,920 fans was the largest so far in 2019 at Isotopes Park.


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


PROBABLES: Aviators: RHP Paul Blackburn (7-1, 5.26), Isotopes: RHP Jeff Hoffman (4-4, 7.52)

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