OKLAHOMA CITY (KRQE) - The Albuquerque Isotopes gave it a go, but couldn't manage asecond straight late-inning comeback Friday night.
The Oklahoma City RedHawks earned the 4-3 win by scoring a runin the bottom of the ninth off a wild pitch.
For the second night in a row, the 'Topes found themselvestrailing late in the game. Down 3-1 in the eighth, Albuquerquerallied to a tie on a John Lindsey double.
The 'Topes, however, couldn't stop a red-hot Esteban German fromcrossing the plate to win it in the ninth.
RedHawk Esteban German was 3-3 in the game, walked twice andscored the game-winning run. German has put together a stellaropening season at the plate so far, batting .625.
Isotopes lefty Brent Leach who gave up three runs in the seventhinning, costing Albuquerque their slim lead in the ballgame.
Albuquerque will play another game in Oklahoma City against theRedHawks Saturday at 6:05 p.m.
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