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Miguel Olivo went 2-for-3 at the plate and drove in a run, while the Albuquerque Isotopes pitching staff had a second straight good outing against El Paso.
The Isotopes nipped El Paso’s Chihuahuas 2-1 Thursday night in Albuquerque, giving the Isotopes their third win of the four-game series.
The series with El Paso concludes tonight.
Following tonight’s game, Albuquerque goes on the road for eight straight contests starting Saturday in Salt Lake City.
Starting pitcher Henry Sosa gave up 9 hits in six innings of work, but didn’t allow a run. Sosa was replaced by Yimi Garcia (3-0), who pitched 1-1/3 innings to earn the win.
The Isotopes (8-6) scored both their runs in the seventh inning. Along with Olivo’s RBI single, Mike Baxter had a solo home run to lead off the inning.