Moran, Brignac lift Fresno Grizzlies over Albuquerque Isotopes 8-5

June 29, 2017

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Colin Moran tripled and singled twice, scoring two runs as the Fresno Grizzlies beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 8-5 on Wednesday.


Reid Brignac homered and doubled with two RBIs for Fresno.


Up 2-1, the Grizzlies added to their lead in the second inning when Brignac hit a two-run home run.

The Grizzlies later added three runs in the third and one in the seventh. In the third, Alejandro Garcia drove in two runs and Max Stassi drove in one, while Teoscar Hernandez hit an RBI single in the seventh.


Fresno starter Trent Thornton (5-2) picked up the win despite allowing four runs and seven hits over five innings. Opposing starter Barry Enright (4-2) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game after giving up seven runs and six hits over 2 2/3 innings. Kevin Comer recorded his third save of the season.


For the Isotopes, Ryan McMahon homered and singled three times, driving home two runs.

Fresno improved to 8-3 against Albuquerque this season.

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