Rainiers 10 (4-5), Isotopes 3 (5-4) - Cheney Stadium - Tacoma, Wash.
AT THE DISH: In his Isotopes debut, veteran outfielder Craig Gentry finished the game 2-for-5 with a strikeout … Isotopes infielder Elliot Soto was not retired on the night, going 2-for-2 with a walk and a hit-by-pitch.
TOEING THE RUBBER: Isotopes starter Evan Grills took the loss after allowing six runs over his 4.1 innings on the mound. The southpaw struck out two and walked one ... Reliever Nelson Gonzalez yielded four runs on five hits over 2.1 innings ... Jesus Tinoco recorded 1.1 innings of scoreless work out of the bullpen.
TOPES TIDBITS: Friday's loss marks the first losing streak of the season for Albuquerque, now having lost two in a row …Sam Hilliard's ejection in the ninth inning was the first for the Isotopes in 2019 … Through the first nine games of 2019, the Isotopes remain the only team in Triple-A baseball without a stolen base.
ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at Tacoma Rainiers, 6:05 p.m. MT, Cheney Stadium
PROBABLES: Isotopes: RHP Ryan Castellani (0-0, 4.50), Rainiers: RHP Nabil Crismatt (0-0, 6.35)
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