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Probables: Isotopes RHP David Holman (2-1, 5.61) vs. Redbirds RHP Kevin Herget (3-5, 3.46)
Wednesday: Tyler O’Neill hit two solo home runs, Dakota Hudson pitched eight shutout innings and visiting Memphis routed the Isotopes, 11-0, in the opener of a three-game series.
The Redbirds hit five home runs in the game, all of them solo shots. O’Neill launched the first one off ‘Topes starter Nelson Gonzalez (2-1) and Memphis steadily pulled away from there.
The closest Albuquerque came to scoring was in the ninth inning, when Jordan Patterson’s long drive to center bounced off the pitch clock atop the fence and bounced back onto the field for a double. Memphis outhit the home team 13-5.
Transactions: The Isotopes’ parent Colorado Rockies reinstated LHP Harrison Musgrave from the bereavement list following his grandfather’s death and are returning LHP Sam Howard to Albuquerque.