Albuquerque Isotopes Quick Hits

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Mar 1, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray poses for a portrait during photo day at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

ISOTOPES ISSUE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE CHECK FOR NEARLY $1.4 MILLION

In what has become annual spring tradition, the Albuquerque Isotopes handed over a check to the City of Albuquerque and Mayor Richard Berry for nearly $1.4 million tonight during the Opening Night festivities held at city-owned Isotopes Park. The payment represents the basic rent sum plus surcharge amounts paid by the team to the city, per the stadium lease. This years check was $1,371,412.73 bringing the total given back to the city $22 Million Dollars. (H/T Isotopes Press Release)

JONATHAN GRAY WILL PITCH OPENING NIGHT

Colorado Rockies Top Prospect will pitch opening night for the Albuquerque Isotopes, out of the bullpen, following Jorge De La Rosa’s 65 pitch rehab start.

ALBUQUERQUE POLICE OFFICER LOU GOLSON WILL THROW OUT THE SEASON’S FIRST PITCH.

Lou Golson, Albuquerque Police Officer who was shot 4 times at point blank range during a routine traffic stop, threw out the first pitch for the Isotopes to open the season. Golson, who still needs a cane, got a well deserved standing ovation after his toss to manager, Glen Allen Hill.

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