Soto's Big Day Sends Isotopes to Fourth Straight Win

(Tim March)

By Albuquerque Isotopes | April 8, 2019 5:15 PM

Isotopes 9 (4-1), Bees 4 (1-4) - Isotopes Park, Albuquerque, NM

TOEING THE RUBBER: In his Isotopes debut, Chi Chi Gonzalez earned the win after allowing one run over 7.0 innings on the hill. The right-hander struck out eight and walked one … Mitch Horacek allowed two runs in his inning of relief while Nelson Gonzalez yielded one run in his frame on the mound.



AT THE DISH: The Isotopes powered their way to victory with six of their 13 hits going for extra-bases … Elliot Soto had a career day, blasting two home runs on the afternoon. It was the 29-year-old's first multi-homer game of his professional career. Soto had just seven career home runs in 10 professional seasons coming into today's game … Also homering for the Isotopes was Dom Nunez. The longball was the first of his Triple-A career … Brian Mundell also had a big game for Albuquerque, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI.


TOPES TIDBITS: After losing on Opening Night, the Isotopes have won their last four in a row … Eight of the nine Isotopes batters recorded a hit … After walking 13 batters on Sunday, Isotopes pitchers issued just one walk on Monday.


ON DECK: Albuquerque Isotopes at Reno Aces, 7:35 p.m. MT, Greater Nevada Field


PROBABLES: Isotopes: RHP Jeff Hoffman (0-1, 9.82) Aces: RHP Taylor Clarke (0-0, 3.60)

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