Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Topes Win On Wayne's Bat & Arm.(State)

Byline: From Journal Reports

METAIRIE, La. -- Albuquerque almost squandered a 7-0 lead and a brilliant performance by Justin Wayne as the Isotopes gave up six runs in the seventh inning but managed to hold on to edge the New Orleans Zephyrs 7-6 in Pacific Coast League baseball Thursday night.

Albuquerque scored two runs in first inning, one in the second, three in the fifth and one in the top of the seventh to build its lead.

Wayne, the 'Topes' starting pitcher who helped his cause with the bat by going 2 for 4 with three RBI, was cruising until he hit the bottom of the seventh. …

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