Papillion, Neb. — The Zephyrs offense busted out with three outbursts on Sunday in a 10-4 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park in a Pacific Coast League game.
The Z’s scored three runs in the first, second and fifth innings and scored 10 runs on 12 hits in winning their fifth in a row against Omaha. The Z’s have won three consecutive games and improved their record to 17-20.
Leadoff hitter Jordany Valdespin reached base in all five at-bats, three walks, a hit bats men, and a two-run double in the fifth inning. Kyle Jensen had three hits and two RBIs and Josh Rodriguez drilled a two-run home run and was 2-for-4 with a walk.
Bryan Evans delivered a strong pitching performance for the Zephyrs. Evans went six shutout innings, allowing three hits in winning his fourth game of the season. Omaha starter PJ Walters fell to 0-4 and had his shortest start of the season pitching 1.2 innings allowing six runs.
WHAT: Zephyrs at Storm Chasers.
WHEN: 6:35 p.m. Monday
WHERE: Wener Park, Omaha, Neb.
PROBABLE PITCHERS: Zephyrs RHP Matt Montgomery vs. Storm Chasers RHP Aaron Brooks.
RADIO: WMTI-FM, 106.1.
The Zephyrs improved to 15-7 on Mothers Day. New Orleans is now 6-0 against Omaha this season and have won eight of the last nine games against the Royals affiliate. Relief pitcher Henry Rodriguez was promoted to the Miami Marlins after the game on Saturday.