Isotopes drop opener vs. Omaha

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The Omaha Storm Chasers doubled-up on the Albuquerque Isotopes Thursday.
The Isotopes and the Storm Chasers opened up a four-game set at Isotopes Park. The Storm Chasers scored two runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth to take a 6-3 victory. The series continues through Sunday in Albuquerque.
Jonathan Sanchez (2-1) got roughed up in his 4-1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs on seven hits. For the game, the Storm Chasers (45-53) pounded out 13 hits, but Albuquerque was fortunate the Storm Chasers managed just 2 hits in 12 at-bats with runners in scoring position.
Albuquerque (56-43) managed just single tallies in the sixth, eighth and ninth innings.