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McGee, Rusin Rehab with Isotopes as El Paso wins 5-2

(Tim March)
May 9, 2019

Chihuahuas 5 (24-10), Isotopes 2 (18-17) - Southwest University Park, El Paso, Texas TOEING THE RUBBER: Rockies pitcher Jake McGee went 1.0 inning in his rehab start for the Isotopes. The lefty allowed one hit, one walk and induced a double play to end the frame … Chris Rusin made his

Chihuahuas 5 (24-10), Isotopes 2 (18-17) - Southwest University Park, El Paso, Texas
 
TOEING THE RUBBER: Rockies pitcher Jake McGee went 1.0 inning in his rehab start for the Isotopes. The lefty allowed one hit, one walk and induced a double play to end the frame … Chris Rusin made his second rehab appearance with Albuquerque. In the southpaw's one inning of relief, he yielded two runs, one hit and two walks … Pat Dean was charged with the loss in his Isotopes debut. The 29-year-old surrendered three runs and seven hits in 5.0 innings.

AT THE DISH: The Isotopes collected 11 hits on the evening, all singles. It was the second time this season that Albuquerque did not record an extra-base hit in a game … Yonathan Daza and Pat Valaika each recorded three hits … Valaika put the Isotopes ahead 1-0 in the first inning with an RBI single … Drew Butera drove in Albuquerque's second run with a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning.
TOPES TIDBITS: The loss was the third for the Isotopes this season when they have outhit their opponent … Albuquerque is 14-2 when allowing five runs or less in 2019 … McGee is the fourth Rockie to rehab with the Isotopes this year joining Antonio Senzatela , Daniel Murphy and Rusin.
 
ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at El Paso Chihuahuas, 7:05 p.m. MT - Southwest University Park
 
PROBABLES: Isotopes: TBA Chihuahuas: LHP Dillon Overton (0-0, 7.59)