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Topes Today

Vs. Round Rock 6:05 p.m.

Radio: KNML-AM (610)

Probable starters: Isotopes LHP Derrick Loop (7-2, 5.12) vs. Express RHP Derek Hankins (3-5, 4.75)

Promotion: The Sweetright Brothers.

Saturday: After scoring 28 runs in the first three games of the series, the ‘Topes couldn’t muster much in a 6-3 loss to visiting Round Rock in front of 10,203 fans.

Albuquerque was outhit 14-11 and stranded 12 base runners.

Isotopes starter John Ely allowed three runs in six innings but was not at his best, surrendering nine hits. Round Rock starter Ben Snyder, meanwhile, held the ‘Topes scoreless through his five innings to earn the win.

Josh Fields was 3-for-5 with an RBI to pace the Isotopes. Rehabbing Dodger Matt Kemp went 1-for-5. Ryan Spilborghs had three hits, and Luis Martinez was 2-for-3 with a homer for the Express.
— This article appeared on page D2 of the Albuquerque Journal