Isotopes Crush Oklahoma City 23-6

First place Albuquerque scored a club-record 23 runs and dumped Oklahoma City 23-6. Chattanooga, with a makeshift lineup, tripped Carolina 3-2. Inland Empire lost 5-4 to Lake Elsinore and Great Lakes used Matt Wallach's single to edge Beloit 11-10 in 12 innings.

'Topes Torch RedHawks 2-6
First place Albuquerque (57-48) banged out a club-record 23 runs, dismantling Oklahoma 23-6. It is the highest run by any team in a single game in the Pacific Coast League this season. They had 19 hits, five walks and were helped by a pair of RedHawk errors.

The 'Topes tied the previous runs record of 18 by the end of the fourth inning. Albuquerque batted around three times, had all nine starting players on base at least twice and scored 16 of the 23 runs with two outs.

  Jamie Hoffmann led the barrage by going 4-for-6 with six RBI. He drove in four runs with two triples, becoming only the second Isotope to hit two three-baggers in a game. He also extended his team-high hitting streak to 17 straight games.

  Rehabbing Major Leaguer Doug Mientkiewicz added four hits, four runs and five RBI and Mitch Jones slugged his 27th home run.

  Albuquerque scored a season-high eight runs in the first inning, added six in the third an four in the fourth to take an 18-4 lead.

  The first inning featured RBI doubles from Mitch Jones, Chin-Lung Hu and Tony Abreu as well as a two-run triple from A.J. Ellis, his first of the season.

  The Isotopes sent nine to the plate in the third and Hoffmann delivered a bases-clearing triple to deep center to cap the inning.

  Mientkiewicz belted a three-run bomb in the fourth and Jones, who has eight home runs in 11 games with Oklahoma City, added a solo shot. In the sixth, Dee Brown worked his third walk of the game before singles from Hoffmann and Closser made it 22-4.

  Hoffmann's second triple in the bottom of the eighth drove in Brown with his fourth run of the evening.

  Starter J.D. Durbin couldn't take advantage of the eight run first and lasted just three innings. Hyang-Nam Choi knew a good thing when he saw it and added three scoreless innings with four strikeouts to pick up the win.

  Josh Lindblom allowed one hit over two innings before Martin Arias gave the 'Hawks two in the ninth.

  Albuquerque will send right-hander Giancarlo Alvarado (8-8, 3.42) to face Oklahoma City righty Elizardo Ramirez (7-7, 4.08) tonight.

  Score by Innings
Oklahoma City	022 000 002- 6
Albuquerque	803 404 01X-23

  Albuquerque	ab  r  h  bi  ave
Abreu 2b	3  2  2  1  .339
SGarcia 2b	2  1  1  0  .218
Mientkiewicz dh	5  4  4  5  .357
 Repko ph-dh	1  0  0  0  .252
DeWitt 3b	5  2  1  2  .251
Jones rf	4  2  2  2  .301
Rosario cf	2  0  0  0  .264
Brown lf	3  4  0  1  .301
Hoffmann cf-rf	6  1  4  6  .303
Closser 1b	5  2  2  3  .333
Ellis c	        3  3  1  2  .299
Hu ss        	4  2  2  1  .269
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  Totals  	43 23 19 23
  Oklahoma City	38  6 12  5

  2B- Jones (17), Hu (16), Abreu (12).
3B- Ellis (1), Hoffmann 2 (2).
HR- Mientkiewicz (1), Jones (27).
RBI- Jones 2 (68), Hoffmann 6 (28),
Closser 3 (20), Ellis 2 (24), Hu (41),
Abreu (31), Mientkiewicz 5 (5), DeWitt
2 (26), Brown (63). S- Hu.
LOB- Albuquerque 6, Oklahoma City 12. 

  Albuquerque 	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Durbin	        3.0  4  4-4  3  4  6.00
Choi (5-1)	3.0  5  0-0  2  4  1.93
Lindblom	2.0  1  0-0  1  1  2.89
Arias 	        1.0  2  2-2  1  0 21.60
  WP- Durbin. T- 3:32. Att- 7,989.
Lookouts Squeak by Carolina
Tim Corcoran
Chattanooga, with a makeshift lineup due to the trade of third baseman Josh Bell to the Orioles, scored three in the third and held held on to top Carolina 3-2.

A pair of first basemen, Gabe Martinez and Russell Mitchell, manned third base and second base and Martinez mishandled a pair of ground balls but neither error had any effect on the scoring.

Tim Corcoran earned the win allowing eight hit but only a single run in his six innings. Jesus Rodriguez and Zach Schreiber (save #1), who worked around a ninth-inning double, closed out the win with a pair of strikeouts.

Corcoran worked out of a bases-loaded, one out jam in the sixth by allowing only one run on a pair of singles, a walk and an error on Andrew Lambo in left field.

James Tomlin sparked the winning rally with a two-out walk. After he swiped second, Andrew Lambo lined a double into right field to drive in the first run. Lambo scored on Lucas May's double and Martinez singled home the third tally.

Out-hit 11-6, Chattanooga pitching held Carolina to 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and nine men left on base. The Lookouts were much more efficient, recording a 4-for-5 RISP and Lambo collected two hits.

  Score by Innings
Chattanooga	003 000 000-3
Carolina	000 001 010-2

  Chattanooga	ab r  h  bi  ave
Godwin rf	4  0  0  0  .251
Tomlin cf	3  1  0  0  .314
Lambo lf	4  1  2  1  .268
May c        	4  1  1  1  .305
Martinez 3b	4  0  1  1  .299
Mitchell 2b	4  0  1  0  .273
Perez 1b	3  0  1  0  .273
JGonzalez ss	3  0  0  0  .196
Corcoran p	1  0  0  0  .200
 Giles ph	1  0  0  0  .268
 Rodriguez p	0  0  0  0  .000
 Schreiber p	0  0  0  0  .000
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  Totals	31  3  6  3
  Carolina	37  2 11  2

  Error- Martinez (2), Lambo (3).
2B- Mitchell (19), Lambo (29), May (10).
RBI- Lambo (44), May (22), Martinez (34).
LOB- Chattanooga 4, Carolina 9.
SB- Tomlin (9).	 

 Chattanooga	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Corcoran (4-6)	6.0  8  1-1  1  4  5.23
Rodriguez 	2.0  2  1-1  0  1  3.60
Schreiber (sv 1)1.0  1  0-0  0  2  0.00
  T- 3:33. Att- 5,889.
Ninth Inning Run Stops 66ers
Lake Elsinore scored in the last of the ninth to record a 5-4 win over the 66ers in the final game of the season between the two teams. The 66ers (48-57) held 1-0 and 3-1 leads before suffering the loss.

With the game tied in the ninth, 66ers reliever Jake McCarter gave up a single, a sacrifice bunt, an intentionally walk before Marcel Prado was called in from the bullpen.

He lasted one pitch. The Lake Elsinore batter lined a shot over Scott Van Slyke's head in right for a walk-off win.

In the first inning Steve Caseres knocked in Joe Becker with a two-out single, then tied 1-1 in the third, Becker led off with another walk. Trayvon Robinson singled Becker to third but he was thrown out at home trying to score on Van Slyke's fly ball.

Caseres walked, Preston Mattingly reached on an error and Jaime Ortiz made the Storm pay for the mistake when he doubled to deep left, driving in three to give Inland Empire a 4-1 lead.

Starter Chris Withrow allowed a run on four hits in three innings before former catcher Kenley Jansen made his professional debut on the mound. He recorded a strikeout and pitched around a single in a scoreless fourth.

Miguel Sanfler gave up a three-run home run in the fifth to tie the game at four.

Trayvon Robinson stole a career-high five stolen bases to run his total to set a career-high and run his season's total to 38.

Robinson went 3-for-4 and Ortiz finished with two hits.

The 66ers begin a six-game homestand by hosting Lancaster tonight. RHP Mario Alvarez (2-4, 5.52) gets the start for the 66ers while RHP Leandro Cespedes (6-6, 4.98) takes the hill for the JetHawks.

  Score by Innings
Inland Empire	103 000 000-4
Lake Elsinore	100 030 001-5

  Inland Empire	ab r  h  bi ave
Herrera 2b	5  0  0  0  .310
Becker 3b	3  1  1  0  .400
Robinson cf	4  1  3  0  .306
Van Slyke rf	4  0  0  0  .295
Caseres 1b	2  1  0  1  .279
Mattingly lf	4  1  0  0  .245
Ortiz dh	3  0  2  3  .248
 JohGarcia pr-dh0  0  0  0  .257
Garabedian c	4  0  1  0  .247
Lara ss	        4  0  1  0  .270
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  Totals	33  4  9  4
  Lake Elsinore	31  5 11  5

  2B- Ortiz 2 (8). RBI- Caseres (36),
Ortiz 3 (15). LOB- Inland Empire 9,
Lake Elsinore 10. SB- Robinson 5 (38).
CS- Lara (10), Becker (1). DP- Lara,
Herrera and Caseres 2; Herrera, Lara
and Caseres.
  
  Inland Empire	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Withrow	        3.0  4  1-1  1  3  4.69
Jansen	        1.0  1  0-0  0  1  0.00
Sanfler	        1.1  3  3-3  2  1  5.24
Krebs	        1.2  1  0-0  2  4  2.81
McCarter (2-3)	1.1  1  1-1  3  1  4.41
Prado	        0.0  1  0-0  0  0  4.08
  HBP- Caseres. T- 3:24. Att- 4,121.
Wallach's Whack a Walk-Off a Winner
Brad Golder
Great Lakes Loons

Matt Wallach
In one of the wildest games in Great Lakes Loons history, Matt Wallach singled with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Loons an 11-10 win over Beloit. Great Lakes swept the series with Beloit and improved to 11-2 at home in the second half.

  The lead changed hands five times on the night, including four times after the seventh inning. The teams combined to score 15 of their 21 runs in the game from the seventh inning on, with the Loons delivering rallies in both the eighth and ninth innings.

   Loons starter Bobby Blevins surrendered single runs in the first and second before settling in and holding the Snappers to just one hit in his final four innings of work. It was his team-leading 10th quality start of the season, and he left the ballgame with a 4-2 lead.  

  The game changed in the top of the seventh inning, when Beloit scored three times off Loons reliever Luis Garcia to take a 5-4 lead.

   After another Snappers run made it 6-4 in the top of the eighth, the Loons seemed to put together the winning rally in the bottom of the eighth.

  Esteban Lopez rapped a two-run single to right field to tie the game at 6-6, and after Dee Gordon was intentionally walked, Jaime Pedroza made Beloit pay with a two-run double to right that scored two more runs for an 8-6 Loons lead.

   Beloit took advantage of four walks by Loons relievers Jon Dutton and Steve Smith to put up a four-spot of its own in the top of the ninth to lead 10-8.  

  In the last half of the ninth, the Loons got a break when Alfredo Silverio struck out but reached base on a passed ball. Clay Calfee singled Silverio around to third, and both scored on a gap shot to right-center off the bat of Angelo Songco.  

  Wallach's single was the only hit of the Loons winning rally in the bottom of the 12th. Anthony Hatch was awarded first base on a catcher's interference to start the frame, and Silverio walked with one out.

  After a wild pitch moved the runners up, Clay Calfee was intentionally walked to load the bases with one out. One batter later, Wallach ended the longest game in Dow Diamond history, a four hour, 36-minute marathon, with his winning hit.  

  All 10 Loons to bat in the game had a hit. Gordon finished the night 4-for-5 with two walks, while Angelo Songco had his first multi-hit game with the Loons. Anthony Hatch had an RBI double in the first and extended his hitting streak to 10 games.  

  Loons manager Juan Bustabad was ejected for the second time this season in the top of the ninth inning arguing a safe call at second on Thompson's double, an argument accentuated by Bustabad's objection to a check-swing call one batter prior.  

  Smith (1-1) got the win for the Loons, pitching the final 3.2 innings of the game and allowing two runs on five hits.  

  The Loons play their final series of the year against a Midwest League Western Division opponent as the Clinton LumberKings come to Dow Diamond for a three-game series that begins tonight.

Loons right-hander Justin Miller (5-7, 4.73) starts against LumberKings left-hander Bobby LaFromboise (6-6, 3.98) on Parrot Head Night at the ballpark.

  Score by Innings
Beloit	        110 000 314 000-10
Great Lakes	310 000 042 001-11

  Great Lakes	 ab r  h  bi ave
Gordon ss	5  2  4  0  .310
Pedroza 2b	5  1  1  2  .264
Hatch 3b	5  2  1  1  .276
Delmonico dh	6  0  1  2  .275
Silverio rf	5  2  1  0  .276
Calfee 1b	4  2  1  0  .250
Songco lf	6  0  2  2  .148
Lopez c	        4  0  1  2  .155
 Dalton pr	0  1  0  0  .200
 Wallach c	1  0  1  1  .244
Buss cf	        6  1  1  0  .258
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  Totals	47 11 14 10
  Beloit	46 10 18 10

 2B- Hatch (29), Gordon (11), Pedroza
(29), Songco (2). RBI- Hatch (47),
Delmonico 2 (41), Lopez 2 (8), Pedroza
2 (61), Songco 2 (5), Wallach (36).
S- Songco. LOB- Great Lakes 16, Beloit
12. SB- Gordon 2 (58).	 

  Great Lakes	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Blevins	        6.0  6  2-2  0  2  3.89
LuGarcia	0.2  4  3-3  0  1  3.00
Boothe	        1.1  3  1-1  0  3  5.49
Dutton	        0.1  0  2-2  2  1  7.11
Smith (1-1)	3.2  5  2-2  2  3  3.13
  T- 4:36. Att- 4,055.

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