Thursday: Zephyrs 4, Redbirds 1 _lowres


NASHVILLE, TENN. — Destin Hood drilled a two-out solo home run in the 10th inning to lift the New Orleans Zephyrs to a 4-3 win over the Nashville Sounds on Monday.

It was the third consecutive win for the Zephyrs, who moved to 9-10 on the season.

The Z’s took advantage of two first-inning miscues from the Sounds to score an unearned run.

In the fourth, the Sounds got three consecutive hits off of New Orleans starter Kendry Flores to score a pair of runs and added a run in the fifth with a two-out single and an RBI triple from Chad Pinder to go up 3-1.

The Zephyrs bullpen went the final five innings without allowing a run.

The Z’s scored a pair of runs in the seventh inning to tie the game as Robert Andino doubled, Austin Nola and Elliot Soto had RBI singles.

Hood’s home run with two outs in the 10th gave the Zephyrs the lead.

In the 10th, the Sounds got back-to-back hits and had runners at first and third with one out when Eric Jokisch, who pitched the final three innings for the win, struck out Renato Nunez. Former Zephyr Jake Smolinski flied out to right to end the game.