Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Topes Are Swept For 1st Time.(State)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

Everything was in place for a big night of baseball at Isotopes Park on Thursday night, and almost everything fulfilled expectations.

The fireworks were impressive, the new ballpark was fun and a record crowd was on hand on a hot July evening. The only problem was that the Albuquerque Isotopes played like the Albuquerque Isotopes again.

Omaha beat Albuquerque 7-4 to complete a four-game sweep at Isotopes Park, the first time Albuquerque has been swept this season. The Isotopes have lost five games in a row overall and five in a row at home. …

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