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‘Topes today

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At Salt Lake, 6:35 a.m.

Radio: 610 AM

Probable starters: Isotopes TBA vs. Bees LHP Dustin Richardson (0-1, 9.95)

Sunday: Alex Guerrero belted two more home runs to propel visiting Albuquerque to an 8-2 win and series split against the Fresno Grizzlies. Guerrero had two multihomer games and five total home runs in the four-game series.

The Isotopes held a 2-1 lead entering the sixth. Guerrero set the tone for the inning with a leadoff long ball, his second of the day. Jamie Romak and Trayvon Robinson walked ahead of a Miguel Rojas RBI double. After a walk and a line-out, Robinson scored on a wild pitch and Rojas followed him home on a single from Walter Ibarra. Joc Pederson capped the ‘Topes’ five-run sixth inning with his second RBI single of the day. Through 5½ innings, Albuquerque led 7-1.

Isotopes starting pitcher Zach Lee (4-4, 4.37) turned in his fourth quality start of the season. The 22-year-old right-hander lasted six innings, allowing two runs on six hits. He struck out eight.

Next home game: Friday vs. Reno.Sunday – Chukchansi Park, Fresno, Calif. ISOTOPES 8, GRIZZLIES 2

ALBUQUERQUE FRESNO

ab r h bi ab r h bi

Baxter LF 5 0 0 0 Brown CF 4 0 0 0

Ibarra SS 4 0 2 1 Abreu 2B 4 0 2 0

Pederson RF 5 0 2 2 Perez RF 4 1 1 0

Olivo C 5 0 0 0 Duvall 3B 3 1 1 0

Guerrero 2B 5 3 4 2 Ishikawa 1B 4 0 2 2

Romak 1B 4 1 1 0 Ford LF 3 0 0 0

TRobinson CF 3 1 2 1 Quiroz C 4 0 0 0

Rojas 3B 3 2 2 1 Villegas SS 3 0 0 0

Lee P 1 1 0 0 Escobar P 2 0 1 0

CRbinson PH 1 0 0 0 Panik PH 1 0 0 0Totals 36 8 13 7 Totals 32 2 7 2

Albuquerque 000 115 100 – 8

Fresno 100 001 000 – 2E – Olivo(3); Perez(1). DP – Albuquerque 1; Fresno 1. LOB – Albuquerque 7, Fresno 5. 2B – Ibarra(3), Rojas(7), Guerrero (6); 2B: Ishikawa (2), Abreu (9). 3B – Romak (2). SB – Pederson (12). HR – Guerrero 2 (9). IP H R ER BB SO

Albuquerque

Lee (W, 4-4) 6 2 2 2 2 8

Garcia 2 1 0 0 0 3

Dominguez 1 0 0 0 0 2

Fresno

Escobar (L, 1-5) 5 7 5 5 3 6

Dunning 1 3 2 2 1 1

Cordier 1 2 1 1 1 0

Reifer 2 1 0 0 0 2WP – Dunning. Balk – Escobar. T – 2:58. A – 8,094.

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