ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Isotopes defeated the Salt Lake Bees 13-11 Thursday night in the first of six games scheduled between the two clubs. The Bees got up to as much as an 8-0 nothing advantage before the Isotopes scored a run.
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Taylor Motter hit a two-run shot in the third inning to put the Isotopes on the board. He would later return for his league-leading 23rd home run, which was another two-run shot. The Isotopes exploded for six runs in the 6th. With the win, the Isotopes improved to 31-41 while the Bees dropped to 35-38. Game two is Friday at 6:35 pm.