Albuquerque starter Peter Lambert allowed one run in seven innings Wednesday in the Isotopes’ 6-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas at Southwest University Park. The loss broke up El Paso’s four-game winning streak.
Chihuahuas outfielder Boog Powell went 2-for-2 with two walks and a solo home run, his third consecutive game with a homer. Seth Mejias-Brean came off the bench in the eighth inning and hit his fourth home run of the season and El Paso’s third pinch-hit homer of the year.
Chihuahuas leadoff hitter Michael Gettys was ejected after a called third strike in the eighth inning, El Paso’s second ejection of the year.
Team Records: Albuquerque (18-16), El Paso (23-10)
Next Game: Thursday, 7:05 pm at Southwest University Park. Albuquerque RHP Jeff Hoffman (2-2, 7.40) vs. El Paso LHP Jerry Keel (3-0, 4.85). The game will air on 600 ESPN El Paso and www.epchihuahuas.com.
Albuquerque 6 El Paso 2 – Wednesday
WP: Lambert (2-2)
LP: McGrath (1-1)