The Zephyrs zapped the Storm Chasers early with six runs in the first two innings en route to a 10-4 win Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.
Josh Rodriguez’s two-run homer and Juan Diaz’s RBI single in the first gave the Zephyrs a 3-0 lead. Justin Bour hit a bases-loaded single in the second to make it 5-0. After Justin Marks replaced P.J. Walters (0-4), Kyle Jensen singled in a run for a 6-0 lead.
New Orleans went ahead 9-0 in the fifth. Brian Bogusevic knocked a bases-loaded single for one run and Jordany Valdespin plated two more with a double.
Jason Donald’s RBI single scored Carlos Peguero in the seventh for Omaha’s first run. Trailing 10-1 in the bottom of the ninth, Pedro Ciriaco hit a three-run blast for the Storm Chasers.
Bryan Evans (4-1) got the win.