‘TOPES SATURDAY: At Reno, 7:35 p.m.
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PROBABLES: Isotopes RHP Ryan Castellani (1-5, 7.39) vs. Aces RHP Josh Green (3-1, 4.71)
FRIDAY: The Isotopes and host Reno were tied 1-1 after four innings. After that, it was all Aces as Reno bludgeoned the ‘Topes 15-2. The Aces broke the game open with three runs in the fifth, then, really, really broke it open with an eight-spot in the eighth inning — for the second consecutive game. Sam Hilliard had two hits for Albuquerque including his fifth home run of the season. Daulton Varsho did the most serious damage for Reno, hitting two home runs and driving in six runs. Isotopes pitchers allowed 14 hits and walked nine Reno batters.
NOTABLE: RHP Jon Gray is expected to make a rehab assignment start for the Isotopes on Sunday in Reno.
TRANSACTION: The parent Colorado Rockies recalled RHP Justin Lawrence from Albuquerque after placing RHP Mychal Givens on the 10-day injured list.
NEXT HOME GAME: June 24, 6:35 p.m. vs. Tacoma