Thursday: Zephyrs 4, Redbirds 1 _lowres


Des Moines, Iowa — Jonathan Mota drilled a two-out, three-run double in the fourth inning to lead the Iowa Cubs over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Saturday.

Iowa loaded the bases, and New Orleans starter Chris Narveson got Chris Valaika to pop out for the second out, but Mota doubled down the left field line to clear the bases.

Narveson took the loss, while Drake Britton allowed four hits in six innings to earn his fourth win.

Vinny Rottino led the Z’s with two doubles.