ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The win streak was good while it lasted for the Albuquerque Isotopes. They got all the way to six consecutive wins before the Sugar Land Skeeters shot them down with a 5-2 win Friday in the second of six scheduled games.
Story continues below
- Sports: City faces property buyouts for downtown United stadium sites
- Vaccine: State running behind doling out $100 vaccine incentive
- Education: Under new PED mask guidelines, school districts mull over enforcement
- Crime: Man arrested after abandoned dog seen on video chasing car that left it behind
Bryan De La Cruz drove in three runs for the Skeeters with a single and two-run shot before the Isotopes could even get on the board. Trailing 3-0, the Isotopes got on the board in the third inning when Greg Bird’s ground ball single brought Ryan Vilade home. Rio Ruiz hit a solo home run for the Isotopes in the bottom of the 4th inning to draw within 1 at 3-2 Skeeters.
Miguelangel Sierra crushed a solo home run for the Skeeters in the 5th inning to make it a 4-2 ball game. C.J. Hinojosa followed with a solo home run in the 7th for a 5-2 advantage. Game three between the two teams is Saturday at 6:35 pm.