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Walk-Off Home Run from Nunez Sends Mariachis to Victory

August 11, 2019

Mariachis 6 (51-68), Chupacabras 5 (70-48) - Isotopes Park - Albuquerque, N.M.

Mariachis 6 (51-68), Chupacabras 5 (70-48) - Isotopes Park - Albuquerque, N.M.

 
AT THE DISH: Playing as the Mariachis de Nuevo México, Dom Nuñez sent his club home happy with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth. The home run was Nunez's 17th of the season … The Mariachis entered the eighth inning being no-hit, but rallied to score all six runs in the game's final two innings … Pat Valaika connected on the only other extra-base hit for Albuquerque, a bases loaded triple in the eighth.
TOEING THE RUBBER: Mariachis starter Antonio Senzatela allowed one earned run over his 6.0 innings on the mound, striking out one and walking one … Phillip Diehl surrendered three runs over his inning on the mound … James Pazos and Yency Almonte each tossed a scoreless frame with Almonte picking up the win.
TOPES TIDBITS: Albuquerque has now won four games in a row, tying its season-high … Playing as the Mariachis, the Isotopes have an all-time record of 11-6, going 7-2 at home.
  
ON DECK: Round Rock Express at Albuquerque Isotopes, 6:35 p.m. MT, Isotopes Park
 
PROBABLES: Isotopes: RHP Jeff Hoffman (6-6, 7.91), Express: LHP Framber Valdez (3-2, 2.37)
 
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