Thursday: Zephyrs 4, Redbirds 1 _lowres


S alt Lake City Grant Green and Brennen Boesch each picked up four hits to lead the Salt Lake Bees to an 11-2 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs at Smith’s Ballpark on Tuesday.

Green drilled a first-inning, two-run home run to open the scoring. The Bees added a third run in the first to jump out to a 3-0 lead. The Z’s scored a pair of runs in the second inning to cut the lead to 3-2.

Shawn O’Malley broke the game open with two outs in the third inning with a bases-loaded triple scoring three runs. The Bees added another run in the inning.

Salt Lake reliever Dane De la Rosa (3-2) earned the win pitching two innings. Elih Villanueva (10-10) took the loss for the Z’s. Villanueva allowed seven runs on nine hits in three innings.

The Z’s final road game of the season is Wednesday night. With a win, New Orleans would win the series.