Trailing by three runs with two outs in the ninth inning, the Isotopes got four-consecutive hits, including a two-run single by Greg Bird to tie the game followed by a two-run walk-off home run by Alan Trejo for a 7-5 win over the visiting Reno Aces in front of an announced crowd of 4,993.
Bird and Trejo had matching 2-for-5, three-RBI lines, leading the way to the second win in a row in what is the final home stand of the season for Albuquerque. Trejo also had a solo homer in the second inning and he now has 16 home runs on the season.
Elehuris Montero was 4-for-4 for Albuquerque with three doubles, the last coming in that ninth-inning flurry.
Isotopes starter Frank Duncan allowed three runs over 5 2/3 innings, striking out seven and walking. Reliever Jake Bird got the win, pitching a scoreless ninth inning, allowing a hit and walking one Aces batter.
ISOTOPES ON SATURDAY: Vs. Reno, 6:35 p.m., 610 AM/95.9 FM, abqisotopes.com
PROMOTION: Fan Appreciation Night, postgame fireworks
PROBABLES: Aces TBA vs. Isotopes LHP Ryan Rolison (2-2, 7.12)
TRANSACTIONS: Outfielder Ryan Vilade returned to the Isotopes from the Colorado Rockies for Friday’s game.
BOX SCORE: Albuquerque 7, Reno 5
STANDINGS: Triple-A West