Ji-Man Choi’s one-out double in the ninth brought Cole Gillespie home with the tiebreaking run, and the Tacoma Rainiers held on for an 8-6 victory over the host Albuquerque Isotopes on Monday.
Jesus Sucre had three RBI for Tacoma.
The Rainiers return home Tuesday to face Salt Lake City at 6:05 p.m. Taijuan Walker is expected to make the start as he continues to rehab from a shoulder injury. The right-hander has made two minor-league starts, the first for Class A High Desert and the second for Class AA Jackson.
From staff and team reports
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- High winds stall firefighting efforts, fuel Tunk Block, Lime Belt fires
- Jack Zduriencik’s M’s legacy: More than 3 dozen departed managers, coaches, scouts, staffers
- Wet weekend ahead, with high winds and heavy rain expected
- Suspect in attack on tourists arrested in downtown Seattle