C olorado Springs — The Colorado Springs Sky Sox evened the series at one with a 7-5 win over the visiting New Orleans Zephyrs on Friday at Security Service Field.
Pedro Hernandez (3-0) pitched six innings, allowed one run on five hits and earned the win.
The Sox took advantage of three Zephyrs errors. The Zephyrs entered with the league’s best fielding percentage .983 but for the second consecutive game made three errors. The mistakes led to four unearned runs.
Colorado Springs’ Angelys Nina picked up two RBIs, and Jason Pridie homered for the Sox.
The Zephyrs pounded out 11 hits led by Josh Rodriguez’s three. Rodriguez batted in the ninth with two outs and two men on and struck out on a fastball from Chad Bettis. Bettis earned the save. Bryan Evans (4-2) took the defeat snapping a three-game win streak.