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Topes Today (for Sunday, July 30)

Sunday: vs. Iowa, 6:05 p.m.

Radio: 610 AM

Promotions: Family and faith night, casino hits giveaway

Probable starters: Isotopes LHP Ryan Carpenter (7-7, 4.33) vs. Cubs LHP Rob Zastryzny (1-1, 6.17)

Saturday: Albuquerque’s Ryan McMahon was a triple short of the cycle and Jordan Patterson homered twice and drove in four runs as the ’Topes won the series opener against the Iowa Cubs, 8-1, and pulled into a tie for the PCL Pacific South division lead.

The ’Topes had four homers in all (Cristhian Adames also had one) in front of an announced crowd of 11,913.

Sam Howard (4-2) got the win with 5⅔ innings of scoreless work, allowing three hits and four walks.

Transaction: The Colorado Rockies recalled OF Raimel Tapia from the ’Topes optioned RHP Carlos Estévez to Albuquerque.