Vs. Round Rock
6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park,
610 AM/95.9 FM
Probable starters: Express RHP Jose Urguidy (3-2, 5.57) vs. Isotopes LHP Chris Rusin (1-3, 5.93)
Monday: Kyle Tucker hit two home runs and drove in four runs to power the visiting Round Rock Express to a win over the Isotopes.
Pat Valaika and Noel Cuevas each hit a home run and combined to drive in five runs for Albuquerque.
Round Rock starter Framber Valdez struck out 13 in 6⅔ innings.
Cuevas hit a two-run homer in the seventh and Elliot Soto scored on a passed ball in the eighth as the ‘Topes cut their deficit to 6-5.
Round Rock answered with five runs in the ninth off reliever DJ Johnson to break the game open and end Albuquerque’s four-game winning streak.
Pat Dean (3-11) allowed four runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings for the ‘Topes.