Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Isotopes Overpower Salt Lake.(Final)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

Bochtler Provides Relief For a Three-Game Slide

Doug Bochtler might be listed as a relief pitcher, but he's certainly enjoying life as a starter.

Bochtler started for the Albuquerque Isotopes for the second time Saturday night, and he won for the second time.

Albuquerque used home runs by Derek Wathan and Rob Stratton to beat the Salt Lake Stingers 8-4 at Isotopes Park. Bochtler is filling in as a starter on a depleted Isotopes staff.

A crowd of 11,428 showed up, giving the franchise a total of 19,623 in two days. Saturday's turnout was the third largest of the season in the remodeled ballpark behind the opening night and the second night. …

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