When the New Orleans Baby Cakes revealed their name change from the Zephyrs earlier this week, it was met with a variety of reactions, ranging from welcoming to downright indignant.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Later Tuesday morning, the name Night Owls appeared on the New Orleans Zephyrs' website, WWL-TV reported. Whether another honest mistake or part of the team's marketing campaign, one thing seems certain: Someone will have some explaining to do at the 5:30 p.m. official announcement...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Playing its final season as the Zephyrs, New Orleans’ Triple-A farm team for the Miami Marlins, took a step up from 2015, but fell short of achieving the franchise’s first winning season since 2012.
Monday, September 05, 2016
Monday's season finale, the last game for the team as the Zephyrs, was canceled after it rained for several hours up to the scheduled 1 p.m. start at Zephyr Field.
Sunday, September 04, 2016
Saturday, September 03, 2016
Friday, September 02, 2016
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Second baseman Cole Figueroa’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday at Zephyr Field ended an 0-57 New Orleans record this season when trailing after eight innings with a 5-4 win over the Round Rock Express.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Catcher Tomas Telis went 2 for 4 with three RBIs, including a run-scoring single in the sixth inning after Round Round pulled to one run of the lead, but the Zephyrs held on for a 5-2 win on Saturday at Zephyr Field.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Round Rock center fielder Drew Robinson hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning, breaking a 2-2 tie to spark the Express over the Zephyrs 4-2 on Friday at Zephyr Field.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Oklahoma City pitching coach Matt Herges had gotten a call from Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman after Jose De Leon's 10-strikeout, no-walk performance against Albuquerque on Aug. 17.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Will Venable hit a bases-loaded single in the top of the 10th, giving Oklahoma City a two-run lead, and Corey Brown hit a grand slam later in the inning to seal the 7-1 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Tuesday after Zephyr Field.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
The go-ahead run scored on a wild pitch with two out in the eighth inning, and Tomas Telis followed with an RBI single Sunday at Zephyr Field, as New Orleans went above .500 for the first time since June 23, with a 5-3 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Jake Esch allowed two runs on four hits through seven innings, and catcher Tomas Telis went 3-for-4 and scored two runs in the series opener Saturday at Zephyr Field.
SALT LAKE CITY — The New Orleans Zephyrs rallied with a pair of runs in the seventh inning and a pair in the ninth to complete a 5-3 come-from-behind win Friday night.
Friday, August 19, 2016
Thursday, August 18, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — The New Orleans Zephyrs used a pair of solo home runs and some solid pitching to defeat the Salt Lake Bees 2-0 as Four Zephyrs pitchers combined on the shutout.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
LAS VEGAS The New Orleans Zephyrs had a season high 19 hits and matched their season high in runs in a 12-8 victory over the Las Vegas 51s on Monday. The Zephyrs won their sixth consecutive game to match their longest win streak of the season.
Monday, August 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — The New Orleans Zephyrs scored four runs in the first inning and held on to defeat the Las Vegas 51s 8-6 for their fifth consecutive win Sunday night.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Matt Juengel drilled a 10th inning opposite field home run to lift the New Orleans Zephyrs to a 9-8 victory over the Las Vegas 51s late Saturday night.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Xavier Scruggs drilled a go ahead two-run home run in the eighth inning to give the New Orleans Zephyrs a 6-5 victory over the Las Vegas 51’s.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Monday, August 08, 2016
Sunday, August 07, 2016
First baseman Efren Navarro’s hard-hit grounder off the shoulder off Zephyrs second baseman Pedro Ciriaco in the top of the 10th inning opened the door to four runs, and Memphis won the series opener Sunday at Zephyr Field.
Saturday, August 06, 2016
DES MOINES – Logan Watkins picked up three hits, two RBIs and stole home plate as the Iowa Cubs pounded out 14 hits in a 6-1 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Saturday.
Friday, August 05, 2016
DES MOINES, Iowa – Justin Nicolino bounced back from three consecutive rough starts with a strong start Friday night, delivering the Zephyrs a 3-0 win against the Iowa Cubs.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
DES MOINES -- The New Orleans Zephyrs scored nine runs on 14 hits and defeated the Iowa Cubs 9-4 on Wednesday in the first game of the four-game road trip. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Zephyrs.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Raul Alcantara shut out New Orleans until Isaac Galloway's two-out RBI single in the seventh, and Nashville completed a series sweep Tuesday with a 5-1 win at Zephyr Field in New Orleans
Sunday, July 31, 2016
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Friday, July 29, 2016
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
New Orleans sent 12 batters to the plate during a six-run third inning against Iowa's Jake Buchanan in winning the series opener 9-5 Tuesday at Zephyr Field.
Monday, July 25, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Matt Juengel was a home run short of the cycle, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple as the New Orleans Zephyrs beat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 9-3 on Monday.
Sunday, July 24, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY — Matt West induced Pedro Ciriaco to hit into a double play in the eighth inning, helping the Oklahoma City Dodgers to a 5-3 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday.