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OKC RedHawks hold on to beat Albuquerque Isotopes

Jordan Lyles took a no-hitter into the sixth inning to help the RedHawks pick up an 8-5 win.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: April 24, 2012
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RedHawks 8, Isotopes 5

RedHawks starting pitcher Jordan Lyles took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, and Oklahoma City returned to the win column with an 8-5 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Tuesday in front of 2,821 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Lyles (4-0) was sharp until the eighth inning, when he allowed four runs. Fortunately for the RedHawks, they already held an 8-0 advantage.

Oklahoma City (13-7) scored a run in the second, two in third and fifth, and three in the seventh.

AT THE PLATE

Scott Moore and Brad Snyder each had three hits and two RBIs. Moore had RBI doubles in the third and seventh. Snyder doubled in a run in the second and tripled in a run in the seventh.

Brett Wallace also had two RBIs for the RedHawks, who had 11 total hits.

Joe Becker had a three-run triple in the eighth for the Isotopes, and Scott Van Slyke homered in the ninth.

ON THE MOUND

John Ely (1-2) suffered the loss for Albuquerque. He allowed four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings.

UP NEXT

Oklahoma City is off Wednesday before hosting the Round Rock Express on Thursday at 7:05 p.m. in Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.