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‘Topes Today: Hoffman, Albuquerque top Fresno in series opener

SUNDAY: At Fresno

2:05 p.m., 610 AM/95.9 FM

Probables: Isotopes RHP Chi Chi Gonzalez (2-2, 8.40) vs. Grizzlies RHP Kyle McGowin (3-2, 5.00)

Saturday: Roberto Ramos slugged a three-run homer, Sam Hilliard had two hits including an RBI triple and the visiting Isotopes took a 5-3 win over Fresno in the opener of a four-game series.

Isotopes starter Jeff Hoffman allowed two runs and struck out 10 in 5⅔ innings to pick up the victory. Josh Fuentes went 3-for-5 for Albuquerque. The Isotopes’ Brendan Rodgers was removed from the game after getting hit in the helmet with a pitch.

Next home game: Thursday vs. El Paso

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