Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Topes Keep On Rolling.(Final)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

4th Victory in a Row; Redbirds Cooled Off

Maybe they're the new Albuquerque Isotopes.

Maybe they're for real. The fact that the 'Topes are in a weak division still gives them a chance to make the playoffs in the Pacific Coast League.

The rejuvenated ballclub beat the Memphis Redbirds 9-2 on Thursday night at Isotopes Park in front of 5,577 fans. Albuquerque improved to 45-49, while Memphis fell to 39-54 and had a six-game winning streak snapped.

Albuquerque is working on a season-high four-game win streak and has captured six of its last seven. The 'Topes are in third place in the Central Division, trailing front-running Omaha by just 31/2 games. …

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