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Jordan Pacheco Announced as Isotopes Hitting Coach

November 19, 2021

Albuquerque native and former La Cueva High School and University of New Mexico standout Jordan Pacheco will be returning home, as the Colorado Rockies announced today that Pacheco will serve as the Albuquerque Isotopes hitting coach for the 2022 season. Pacheco remains one of the most prolific offensive players in

Isotopes in Winter Leagues Update: November 12

November 12, 2021

Seven players who suited up for the Albuquerque Isotopes in 2021 are continuing to compete throughout various winter leagues. It is to be noted all stats are through conclusion of play on November 11. Three members of the Isotopes 2021 roster are currently playing for Tigres del Licey in the

Bird, Montero, Feltner Honored as Organizational All-Stars

November 10, 2021

Three players who spent time with the Albuquerque Isotopes in 2021 were named Colorado Rockies Organizational All-Stars today: Greg Bird at first base, Elehuris Montero as the third baseman, and Ryan Feltner as the right-handed starting pitcher. Coming off three consecutive injury-plagued campaigns, Bird played the entirety of 2021 with

Isotopes in Fall League Update: November 8

November 8, 2021

Four members of the 2021 Albuquerque Isotopes squad are currently competing in the Arizona Fall League. Pitchers Jake Bird and Reagan Todd, as well as outfielder Ryan Vilade and catcher Willie MacIver are suiting up for the Salt River Rafters in a 30-game fall league campaign that is slated to

Fans, Mariachis Highlight Return of Professional Baseball in Duke City

October 14, 2021

In the 18th season of Albuquerque Isotopes baseball, fans were treated to several memorable on-and-off-the-field performances in 2021. Despite facing many state government-imposed restrictions in relation to capacity and operations, the Isotopes finished 14th out of 120 Minor League teams in average attendance, averaging 5,145 fans per game. Below is

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AND MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT COLLABORATE TO LAUNCH “MARVEL’S DEFENDERS OF THE DIAMOND” PROGRAM

October 13, 2021

Chicago, October 13, 2021 — Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced a three-year partnership with Marvel Entertainment, one of the world’s most prominent storytelling brands, for an exciting event series that will play out in ballparks across all levels of MiLB starting in 2022. Today’s announcement was made at the

Former Isotopes Set for MLB Postseason Action

October 7, 2021

Nine former Albuquerque Isotopes players, as well as three ex-Isotopes coaches, help make up rosters of teams participating in this year’s MLB playoffs. The Atlanta Braves have two former Isotopes on their postseason squad in outfielder Joc Pederson and left-handed pitcher Tyler Matzek. Pederson had one of the greatest seasons

Five 2021 Isotopes Selected to Compete in Arizona Fall League

October 6, 2021

The Colorado Rockies have selected five members of the 2021 Isotopes squad to compete in the Arizona Fall League. Pitchers Jake Bird, Jordan Sheffield and Reagan Todd as well as outfielder Ryan Vilade and catcher Willie MacIver will all suit up for the Salt River Rafters this fall. Following a

Greg Bird Named to Triple-A West Post-Season All-Star Team

October 5, 2021

Albuquerque Isotopes slugger Greg Bird was named the first baseman for the Triple-A West Post-Season All-Star team, as announced by Minor League Baseball today. The squad was voted on by league broadcasters, Minor League Baseball executives and select media members. Bird, 28, signed with the Rockies organization to a Minor

Isotopes Unveil “Watermelon Walk-Off” Canned Cocktail

September 22, 2021

The Albuquerque Isotopes, in conjunction with locally based Safe House Distillery, have unveiled “Watermelon Walk-Off” - a watermelon lemonade vodka ready-to-drink canned cocktail which is available now at select retail locations throughout the state of New Mexico. The two community-based partners have joined efforts to create this new refreshing cocktail,

Isotopes Announce End-Of-Season Player Awards

September 25, 2021

The Albuquerque Isotopes announced their annual end-of-season player awards in a ceremony that took place on the field prior to tonight’s game. Alan Trejo was voted as the Isotopes Most Valuable Player for a torrid offensive campaign that has seen him bat .289 with 34 doubles, six triples and 16

Isotopes Fall 5-1 to Cap 18th Season

October 3, 2021

River Cats 5 (56-71, 4-6), Isotopes 1 (58-72, 6-4) – Sutter Health Park | Sacramento, CA AT THE DISH: Albuquerque mustered just four hits in their final game of 2021 as Sacramento starter Jake Dahlberg fired eight scoreless innings … Taylor Snyder picked up a double in the second and

Snyder's Late Blast Not Enough, Albuquerque Falls Saturday Night

October 3, 2021

River Cats 2 (55-71, 3-6), Isotopes 1 (58-71, 6-3) – Sutter Health Park | Sacramento, CA AT THE DISH: Taylor Snyder was the only Isotope to record multiple hits (2-for-4) including a solo homer in the ninth, his 30th overall home run of the season (18 with ABQ, 12 with

Montero, Trejo Lead Isotopes Past River Cats in Ten Innings

October 2, 2021

Isotopes 7 (58-70, 6-2), River Cats 3 (54-71, 2-6) – Sutter Health Park | Sacramento, CA AT THE DISH: Taylor Snyder broke a scoreless tie with a solo homer in the seventh, his 30th long ball of the season (and 11th with Albuquerque) … With the game tied at 1

Freeman’s Late Blast Sinks Isotopes Thursday Night

October 1, 2021

River Cats 3 (54-70, 2-5), Isotopes 2 (57-70, 5-2) – Sutter Health Park | Sacramento, CA AT THE DISH: The Isotopes recorded just three hits in the contest, coming from Joshua Fuentes, Wynton Bernard and Nick Longhi … Longhi’s pinch-hit RBI single tied the game in the fifth before Albuquerque

Eight-Run Inning, Rodríguez's Arm Lead to Runaway Victory

September 30, 2021

Isotopes 11 (56-69, 5-1), River Cats 3 (53-70, 1-5) – Sutter Health Park | Sacramento, CA AT THE DISH: Albuquerque scored their most runs in a frame this year when they plated eight in the sixth to break a scoreless tie, they did so on just three hits as there

Albuquerque Goes Out a Winner At Home In 2021

September 28, 2021

Mariachis 5 (56-69, 4-1), Aces 2 (70-53, 1-4) – The Plaza | Albuquerque, NM AT THE DISH: Joshua Fuentes picked up three doubles on the evening, including one that plated Ryan Vilade in the first inning … Elehuris Montero immediately followed with a two-run homer … Taylor Snyder supplied the

Bird’s Big Day Not Enough as Hummel, Aces Stun Albuquerque

September 26, 2021

AT THE DISH: Greg Bird went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and two home runs, driving in four on the afternoon … Albuquerque’s other tallies came when Joshua Fuentes knocked a two-run double in the second inning … Ryan Vilade picked up three singles and scored two runs …

Serven, Snyder Provide Dramatics, Isotopes Defeat Reno Again 

September 26, 2021

Isotopes 3 (55-68, 3-0), Aces 1 (69-52, 0-3) – RGCU Field at Isotopes Park | Albuquerque, NM AT THE DISH: Trailing 1-0 in the seventh, Brian Serven (16 HR) clubbed a two-run homer before Taylor Snyder (10 HR) made it back-to-back by obliterating a ball 493 feet off the scoreboard

Montero, Bird, Trejo Deliver Yet Another Improbable Albuquerque Win

September 25, 2021

Isotopes 7 (54-68, 2-0), Aces 5 (69-51, 0-2) – RGCU Field at Isotopes Park | Albuquerque, NM AT THE DISH: Alan Trejo blasted two home runs, including a walk-off, two-run blast in the ninth inning … Albuquerque trailed 5-2 with two outs in the ninth inning and a runner on

Fuentes Hits For the Cycle, Albuquerque Clobbers Reno

Rockies prospect tripled in first, singled in third, had RBI double in fifth, capped day with grand slam in sixth
September 24, 2021

Isotopes 13 (53-68, 1-0), Aces 5 (69-50, 0-1) – RGCU Field at Isotopes Park | Albuquerque, NM AT THE DISH: Joshua Fuentes hit for the ninth cycle in team history. He tripled in the first, singled in the third, had an RBI double in the fifth, and capped it with

Isotopes Team Up With Enlace Comunitario For "Homers That Help"

September 23, 2021

For each home run hit by Triple-A teams (home and road), during the Triple-A Final Stretch of the last 10 games of the season, Major League Baseball will donate $50 per home run to a local charity selected by each team. The club with the most home runs over the

Ryan Vilade’s Contract Purchased by Rockies, Makes MLB Debut

September 18, 2021

Albuquerque Isotopes outfielder Ryan Vilade had his contract purchased by the Colorado Rockies today, and will make his Major League debut in Washington D.C. this afternoon, batting seventh and starting in left field against the Nationals. Vilade has been one of the top all-around players for Albuquerque this season, appearing

Three Isotopes Recognized by Triple-A West Managers, Baseball America

September 17, 2021

Three members of the 2021 Albuquerque Isotopes have been selected to Baseball America’s Triple-A West “Best Tools” list, as voted on by league managers. Right-handed pitcher Julian Fernández was voted as having the best fastball in the circuit. Fernández compiled an 0.64 ERA in 14 relief appearances for the Isotopes

Isotopes Fall Victim To Peña's Heroic Night in Series Finale

September 21, 2021

Skeeters 8 (71-49), Isotopes 7 (52-68) – Constellation Field | Sugar Land, TX AT THE DISH: Joshua Fuentes was 2-for-4 with a pair of clutch RBI knocks, a game-tying single in the sixth and a go-ahead homer in the eighth … Greg Bird blasted his team-leading 25th home run of