Zephyrs End Four Game Losing Streak Defeating Beavers
Brad Stone pitched seven strong innings as the Zephyrs snapped a four game losing streak and defeated the Portland Beavers 5-0 on Monday. The Z's used three pitchers to combine for a three hit shutout. Stone worked 7 innings and Brett Sinkbeil and Kasey Olenberger each worked a shutout inning. Donnie Murphy ripped a RBI single in the first inning to put the Z's on the board. Mike Lamb drilled a pinch hit two run home run in the eighth inning to cap the Zephyr win.
Game Notes- The five shutouts by the Zephyrs lead the PCL. New Orleans added Logan Morrison from Class A Jupiter, he had been on the disabled list and had one hit in four at bats Monday. Portland had defeated the Zephyrs 8 consecutive games, dating to 2008 before Monday. The pinch hit homer was the first for the Z's since last July.
Coming Up: The Zephyrs and Portland meet in the second game of the set on Tuesday at 9. Z's will start Jorge Sosa (3-1, 3.49) vs. Radhames Liz (4-1, 3.19). Sosa played at PGE Park ten years ago as an outfielder for Rookie Ball Portland Rockies. RADIO: 106.1 FM WMTI
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