Joc Pederson made it a worthwhile Tuesday afternoon for the Albuquerque Isotopes.
His RBI single in the eighth inning broke a 4-all tie, and the Isotopes went on to a 6-4 Pacific Coast League win over the Salt Lake Bees at Smith’s Ballpark on Tuesday.
Pederson’s hit made up for a sloppy seventh inning in which an Albuquerque throwing error led to a Salt Lake run to tie the score at 4. The Isotopes (11-8) benefited from a Bees error when shortstop Tommy Field threw Miguel Rojas’ grounder away, which led to Pederson’s hit. That was followed by Alex Guerrero’s triple that scored Pederson for an insurance run. That capped a 3-for-3 performance by the Isotopes second baseman, who also walked twice to reach base all five times he came to the plate.
Albuquerque gets a day off Wednesday before heading off to Fresno, Calif., for a four game series against the Grizzlies on Thursday.
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