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The pitching of the Albuquerque Isotopes The Albuquerque Isotopes are a team in the Pacific Coast League, one of minor league baseball's two AAA leagues, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque was previously represented in the PCL by the Albuquerque Dukes, who won several PCL championships in the 1970s and 1980s has shown it can carry its load.
For the second night in a row, the offense proved it can perform when called upon.
The Isotopes twice made comebacks, and the second one held firm as A.J. Ellis' walk-off single scored Sergio Garcia for a 9-8 win in Pacific Coast League For the high school sports league, see .
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The win, coupled with Round Rock's 5-2 win over the Oklahoma City Oklahoma City (1990 pop. 444,719), state capital, and seat of Oklahoma co., central Okla., on the North Canadian River; inc. 1890. The state's largest city, it is an important livestock market, a wholesale, distribution, industrial, and financial center, and a farm RedHawks, gives Albuquerque (48-44) a two-game lead in the American South Division.
Ellis, in a pinch-hitting role, grounded a single to the outfield grass into left field to score Garcia, who pinch-ran for Brett Harper after a lead-off single. That made up for a rare rough outing by Isotopes closer Scott Strickland, who blew just his second save opportunity in 20 tries.
Alejandro De Aza Alejandro Alberto (Ceda) De Aza (born April 4, 1984 in Guaymate, Dominican Republic), is a Major League Baseball centerfielder for the Florida Marlins. He is known for his great speed and defensive skills in centerfield. led off the top of the ninth with a double, then moved to third on a throwing error by Strickland on a pick-off attempt. The result was a sacrifice fly by Gaby Sanchez to knot the score at 8.
The Isotopes trailed 7-6 heading into the eighth, but back-to-back doubles by Dee Brown and Mitch Jones -- with two outs -- each drove in a run to swing the advantage to the Isotopes.
Isotopes starter Charlie Haeger, the team's lone representative at the Triple-A All-Star game on Wednesday, struggled through six innings. He surrendered three runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth as New Orleans (41-50) erased a 6-2 deficit.