Isotopes 6 (18-16), Chihuahuas 2 (23-10) - Southwest University Park, El Paso, Tex.
AT THE DISH: The Isotopes connected on two home runs on the evening. Pat Valaika registered his eighth home run of the season for the Isotopes. He has now hit eight round-trippers in 60 Triple-A at bats. Sam Hilliard's big-fly was his team-leading 10th of the season. He finished the night 3-for-4 … Isotopes starter Peter Lambert helped his own cause at the dish, connecting on two RBI singles.
TOEING THE RUBBER: Lambert was stellar both at the plate and on the mound. The right-hander allowed one run on three hits over his 7.0 innings on the mound. Lambert walked two and struck out four on 97 pitches … Phillip Diehl allowed one run in his inning of relief. The run surrendered by Diehl was his first earned run of the 2019 season split between Double-A and Triple-A in 15.1 innings … Jairo Diaz continued his impressive campaign, shutting down El Paso in the ninth.
TOPES TIDBITS: The win snaps the Isotopes three-game losing streak … The Chihuahuas came into the game with a four-game winning streak.
ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at El Paso Chihuahuas, 7:05 p.m. MT - Southwest University Park
PROBABLES: Isotopes: RHP Jeff Hoffman (2-2, 7.40), Chihuahuas: LHP Jerry Keel (3-0, 4.85)
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