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‘Topes Rally to Drop Chihuahuas 8 to 5

The Albuquerque Isotopes scored three times in the top of the eighth to tie the game and three more times in the top of the ninth to go ahead in their 8-5 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas Sunday.

The Isotopes have won the first three games of the series against the division champion Chihuahuas.

Jose Rondon went 2-for-4 for El Paso, hitting a double and his first Triple-A home run. Patrick Kivlehan went 2-for-3 with a walk and a home run, his 12th of the season between the three Pacific Coast League teams he’s suited up for.

El Paso starter Frank Garces pitched only one inning because he will start Game 1 of the Pacific Coast League playoffsWednesday vs. Tacoma. Eric Yardley threw three scoreless innings out of the Chihuahuas’ bullpen and has allowed only one earned run in his last 24.2 innings of work.

Monday is the final game of the regular season.

Gameday Box Score: http://www.milb.com/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2016_09_04_albaaa_elpaaa_1&mode=gameday

Team Records: Albuquerque (70-72), El Paso (73-69)

Next Game: Monday at 1:05 p.m. at Southwest University Park. Albuquerque RHP Eddie Butler (7-3, 4.83) vs. El Paso RHP Carlos Pimentel (12-7, 5.72). Game coverage begins at 1:00 p.m. on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com

Albuquerque 8 El Paso 5 – Sunday

WP: Germen (1-0)

LP: Baumann (1-1)

S: Castro (10)

Time: 2:55

Attn: 8,610

‘Topes Top Chihuahuas 6-2; Renfroe hits 30th Homer of Season, Now Tied for PCL Lead

The Albuquerque Isotopes had a strong start for the second consecutive night Saturday and beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 6-2. German Marquez tossed seven innings and allowed only two El Paso runs, picking up his second Triple-A win of the season.

For the second time in three games, the Chihuahuas were held to three hits, with two of the hits being homers.

Hunter Renfroe hit his 30th home run of the season in the top of the first inning Saturday, tying Reno’s Kyle Jensen for the Pacific Coast League lead with two games to go in the regular season. Renfroe became the first PCL player to hit 30 home runs and drive in 100 runs since Iowa’s Bryan LaHair in 2011.

Chihuahuas’ starter Bryan Rodriguez retired the first 12 Isotopes hitters and ended up striking out eight without walking a batter. Former Chihuahua Alex Castellanos hit two home runs for Albuquerque Saturday. Austin Hedges went 1-for-4 with a solo home run for El Paso.

Gameday Box Score: http://www.milb.com/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2016_09_03_albaaa_elpaaa_1&mode=gameday

Team Records: Albuquerque (69-72), El Paso (73-68)

Next Game: Sunday at 6:05 p.m. at Southwest University Park. Albuquerque LHP Harrison Musgrave (8-7, 4.17) vs. El Paso LHP Frank Garces (6-8, 4.45). Game coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.

Albuquerque 6 El Paso 2 – Saturday

WP: Marquez (2-0)

LP: Rodriguez (4-8)

S: None

Time: 2:11

Attn: 8,976

Isotopes Nuke Chihuahuas 7 to 2

Albuquerque lefty Kyle Freeland pitched six shutout innings in the Isotopes’ 7-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas Friday night. Chihuahuas’ starter Walker Lockett allowed six earned runs and 10 hits in 5.1 innings, four days after beating Albuquerque at Isotopes Park.

The Isotopes rallied for four runs on five hits in the top of the fifth and added two more in the sixth on Dustin Garneau’s two-run home run. Jose Rondon’s two-run double in the seventh supplied El Paso’s only scoring of the night. Rondon went 3-for-4 in the loss for the Chihuahuas.

Franchy Cordero went 0-for-2 with two walks in his Triple-A debut for El Paso Friday, his 22nd birthday. Lefties Daniel Moskos and Jose Torres both threw scoreless relief outings for El Paso.

The Chihuahuas are now 7-6 versus the Isotopes this season.

Gameday Box Score: http://www.milb.com/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2016_09_02_albaaa_elpaaa_1&mode=gameday

Team Records: Albuquerque (68-72), El Paso (73-67)

Next Game: Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at Southwest University Park. Albuquerque RHP German Marquez (1-0, 4.88) vs. El Paso RHP Bryan Rodriguez (4-7, 5.11). Game coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.

Albuquerque 7 El Paso 2 – Friday

WP: Freeland (6-3)

LP: Lockett (1-2)

S: None

Time: 2:40

Attn: 8,689

Chihuahuas Douse Isotopes 9 to 4; Magic Number to Clinch Division at 4

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored five runs after the seventh inning to break open a close game and beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 9-4 Sunday night.

The Chihuahuas won three of the five games in the crucial series and now sit in first place by 5.5 games with eight regular season games remaining. El Paso’s magic number to clinch its second straight division title is four.

Manuel Margot went 3-for-5 with two different multi-RBI hits, falling a home run shy of a cycle. It was his third consecutive multi-hit game. Nick Torres hit two solo home runs in the victory, his first career multi-home run game.

El Paso starter Walker Lockett picked up his first Triple-A win, tossing 6.2 innings and allowing two earned runs. Ryan Buchter allowed two runs in the eighth in his first appearance down from San Diego, but left the tying run on base when Carlos Asuaje made a diving play on a ground ball up the middle.

The Chihuahuas encourage fans to join in the fun and support the team as they return home for the final eight games of the 2016 regular season and look to clinch the Pacific Southern Division for the second consecutive season!

The Chihuahuas have plenty in store for fans including Star Wars Night and Jersey Auction on Tuesday, Wooftop Wednesday (presented by Townsquare Media), Thrifty Thursday (KLAQ, Univision, Jose, What’s Up, KFOX) and two days of Fireworks Spectaculars on Saturday (presented by KISS and KVIA) and Sunday, respectively.

Fans who purchase in advance save money; visit epchihuahuas.com or call (915) 533-BASE to purchase today!

Gameday Box Score: http://www.milb.com/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2016_08_28_elpaaa_albaaa_1&mode=gameday

Team Records: El Paso (71-64), Albuquerque (65-69)

Next Game: Monday at 7:05 pm vs. Southwest University Park. Las Vegas LHP Darin Gorski (4-4, 6.67) vs. El Paso RHP Bryan Rodriguez (4-6, 5.03). Game coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. on 600 ESPN El Paso andwww.epchihuahuas.com

El Paso 9 Albuquerque 4 – Sunday

WP: Lockett (1-1)

LP: Freeland (5-3)

S: None

Time: 2:50

Attn: 11,797

Isotopes Outlast Chihuahuas 5 to 4; Dog’s lead by 4.5 Games

Raimel Tapia’s diving catch with two outs in the ninth inning kept the tying run from scoring and sealed a 5-4 win for the Albuquerque Isotopes over the El Paso Chihuahuas Saturday. Both teams have won two of the first four games of the series.

The current standings place El Paso in first by 4.5 games over Albuquerque with nine games remaining in the regular season.

The Chihuahuas had two first-inning hits, including a solo home run by Nick Noonan, but then did not get another baserunner until the ninth, when they rallied for three runs on four hits, an RBI triple by Carlos Asuaje and RBI singles by Manuel Margot and Austin Hedges.

Trailing 5-4 with pinch runner Auston Bousfield at first base, Hector Sanchez hit a line drive to left-center field and Tapia made the fully-outstretched catch to end the game.

El Paso starter Dinelson Lamet allowed only two runs in six innings in his Triple-A debut. Margot went 2-for-4 with an RBI, his second straight multi-hit game for El Paso. Jose Rondon went 1-for-3 with a ninth-inning single, moving to 6-for-13 on the road trip.

Gameday Box Score: http://www.milb.com/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2016_08_27_elpaaa_albaaa_1&mode=gameday

Team Records: El Paso (70-64), Albuquerque (65-68)

Next Game: Sunday at 6:05 pm vs. Albuquerque at Isotopes Park. El Paso RHP Walker Lockett (0-1, 1.50) vs. Albuquerque LHP Kyle Freeland (5-2, 4.09). Game coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com

Albuquerque 5 El Paso 4 – Saturday

WP: Flemer (6-3)

LP: Lamet (0-1)

S: None

Time: 2:42 (:33 delay)

Attn: 12,570

Chihuahuas Deconstruct Isotopes 10-4; Magic Number Down to 6

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored seven late unanswered runs to come back and beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 10-4 Friday night. The win gives the Chihuahuas a magic number of six and puts El Paso in first place by 5.5 games with 10 regular season games remaining.

The Chihuahuas were trailing 4-3 with the bases full of Isotopes in the bottom of the sixth inning when new reliever Phil Maton came in and struck out back-to-back hitters to keep the deficit at one.

A half-inning later, El Paso rallied for four runs on five hits, while also benefiting by two Isotopes’ errors, to take a 7-4 lead. Three more runs in the eighth added to El Paso’s advantage.

Manuel Margot went 3-for-6 with two RBIs atop El Paso’s lineup, while Austin Hedges went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and his 19th home run of the season. The Chihuahuas scored 10 runs on 18 hits after going five straight games without double-digit hit total.

El Paso’s bullpen pitched 3.2 scoreless innings Friday and has now allowed only three runs in its last 25.2 innings.

Gameday Box Score: http://www.milb.com/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2016_08_26_elpaaa_albaaa_1&mode=gameday

Team Records: El Paso (70-63), Albuquerque (64-68)

Next Game: Saturday at 7:05 pm vs. Albuquerque at Isotopes Park. El Paso RHP Dinelson Lamet (0-0, -.–) vs. Albuquerque RHP Matt Flemer (5-3, 4.10). Game coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. on 600 ESPN El Paso andwww.epchihuahuas.com

El Paso 10 Albuquerque 4 – Friday

WP: Maton (1-0)

LP: Moll (2-5)

S: None

Time: 3:08

Attn: 9,764

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