Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Donnels Directs 'Topes.(Final)

Byline: From Journal Reports

OMAHA, Neb. -- Designated hitter Chris Donnels went 3 for 3, including his seventh home run of the season, as the Albuquerque Isotopes beat the Omaha Royals 6-4 on Tuesday night at Rosenblatt Stadium.

Albuquerque improved its Pacific Coast League record to 43-49, while Omaha fell to 49-44. The 'Topes won for the fourth time in their last five games.

Donnels, obtained Monday by the Florida Marlins from the Chicago Cubs, added two RBI, while Gerald Williams, Chad Allen and Derek Wathan contributed two hits each to the visitors' 11-hit attack.

Dee Brown was 3 for 4 with a homer and two RBI in pacing the Royals' seven-hit effort. …

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