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Aces 7, Zephyrs 5 Reno rallied late for the second consecutive game, scoring five runs in the seventh inning Thursday to overcome New Orleans at Zephyr Field. The Zephyrs (19-26), coming off a road sweep of the Albuquerque Isotopes, were swept themselves for the second time in three series. The Aces (23-23) got their first sweep of the season… Continue reading →

Wednesday: Aces 7, Zephyrs 5

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The Reno Aces recovered from getting no-hit for five innings to score six times in the sixth, and held off the New Orleans Zephyrs on Wednesday night, 7-5. The Z’s have lost six consecutive home games, and fell for only the second time in 12 games this season when outhitting the opponent. For the second time this season, Paul… Continue reading →

Tuesday, May 24: Aces 4, Zephyrs 1

Left-hander Edwin Escobar shut out New Orleans on six hits over six innings, and center fielder Todd Glaesmann hit a grand slam in the second inning, leading Reno on Tuesday at Zephyr Field before a ffranchise record-low crowd of 560. “(Starter Jarred) Cosart did a nice job for the most part,” manager Arnie Beyeler said. “A two-out… Continue reading →

Monday, May 23: Aces 6, Zephyrs 2

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Former Zephyr Kyle Jensen hit an RBI single in the top of the ninth, touching off a four-run Reno inning, and the Aces snapped New Orleans’ four-game winning streak in winning the series opener Monday at Zephyr Field. “Late in the game like that, it was huge to come through for… Continue reading →

Zephyrs score season-high nine runs in win over Albuquerque

Albuquerque, N.M. — The New Orleans Zephyrs scored a season-high nine runs and won their third consecutive game in defeating the Albuquerque Isotopes 9-2 in front of 13,127 fans at Isotopes Park. Tomas Telis led the 15-hit attack with four hits and an RBI. Robert Andino added two hits and three RBIs, including a two-run home… Continue reading →

Led by Robert Andino’s four hits, Zephyrs pound Isotopes

Albuquerque, N.M. — The former Albuquerque Isotope Robert Andino drilled four hits in five at-bats, including a two-run home run to lead the visiting New Orleans Zephyrs to a 8-1 victory Friday night in a Pacific Coast League game. The Zephyrs pounded out a season-high four home runs, including three in the fifth inning. Matt… Continue reading →

Thursday, May 19: Zephyrs 5, Isotopes 4

ALBUQUERQUE — Don Kelly’s ninth-inning single to center scored Destin Hood to give the New Orleans Zephyrs a 5-4 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Thursday to snap the Zephyrs’ seven-game losing streak. Hood led the inning off with drive to right field, and it appeared Jordan Patterson caught the ball. But it was jarred… Continue reading →

Zephyrs report from Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Thursday’s game What: Zephyrs (15-23) at Albuquerque Isotopes (20-20) When: 7:35 p.m. Where: Isotopes Park, Albuquerque, N.M. Probable starters: RH Jarred Cosart (1-2, 5.89 ERA) vs. TBD Radio: WODT-AM, 1280 Looking to bounce back Zephyrs starting pitcher Jarred Cosart began the… Continue reading →

Tuesday, May 17: El Paso 11, Zephyrs 7

EL PASO, Texas — The New Orleans Zephyrs scored seven runs and pounded out a season-high 15 hits but dropped their season-high seven game in a row in an 11-7 loss on Tuesday. The Zephyrs (15-23) have lost 11 of their past 13 games and were swept for the first time this season.… Continue reading →

Monday’s game: Chihuahuas 7, Zephyrs 6

El Paso — Alex Dickerson is back from the big leagues and has done some serious damage to the New Orleans. The El Paso outfielder drilled a pair of home runs and had four hits in four at bats, scoring three times and three RBIs as the Chihuahuas beat the Zephyrs 7-6. The Zephyrs had a big… Continue reading →

Sunday’s game: Chihuahuas 7, Zephyrs 6

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El Paso, Texas — The El Paso Chihuahuas scored three times in the ninth inning to stun the New Orleans Zephyrs and take the second game of the four game series. El Paso’s Hunter Renfroe drilled a three-run home run in the first. The Zephyrs rallied, Continue reading →

Friday: Sky Sox 10, Zephyrs 3

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Outfielder Keon Broxton led off the game with a home run to center field and hit a two-run shot to left in the fourth, both off Jarred Cosart, helping power Colorado Springs on Friday at Zephyr Field. “He has all the tools, and he’s working very hard on mental concentration, that mental focus so you eliminate mistakes,” Colorado Springs… Continue reading →

Thursday: Sky Sox 4, Zephyrs 2

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Former Barbe High School standout Garin Cecchini’s sacrifice fly scored Orlando Arcia from third base with the go-ahead run in the 12th inning and Colorado Springs added another run to beat the Zephyrs 4-2 Thursday at Zephyr Field. Zephyrs third baseman Matt Jeungel then dropped a ground ball by Jaye Chapman (2-0), enabling Andy… Continue reading →

Zephyrs report: Sky Sox 9, Zephyrs 5

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Colorado Springs erased an early Zephyrs lead with a three-run fourth inning, then took control with a four-run fifth to take a 9-5 win over New Orleans on Wednesday at Zephyr Field. It was the sixth loss in eight games for New Orleans (15-17), which won Tuesday’s series opener to go to 6-5 at… Continue reading →

Zephyrs blank Sky Sox 1-0

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ZEPHYRS 1, SKY SOX 0 Right-hander Dylan Axelrod checked Colorado Springs on four hits over 5 2/3 innings, and three relievers helped keep the shutout in the series opener Tuesday at Zephyr Field. Axelrod (1-1) bounced back from a performance Thursday at Oklahoma City in which he allowed seven earned runs in 1 2/3 innings. Colorado Springs (12-18) lost… Continue reading →

Monday’s game: Express 2, Zephyrs 1

Round Rock, Texas — New Orleans starter Paul Clemens pitched six shutout innings, while limiting the Express to two hits and matched his career high with 10 strikeouts, but it was not enough as the Zephyrs drop a 2-1 decision. The Zephyrs lost three of four in the series. Destin Hood drilled a solo home run in… Continue reading →

Sunday’s game: Express 4, Zephyrs 3

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Round Rock, Texas — The Zephyrs scratched out three late runs, but the rally fell short Sunday as the Round Rock Express beat New Orleans. Round Rock drew a two-out walk in the third inning and Jared Hoying drilled an RBI double to score the… Continue reading →

The fans' suggestions are in -- but not yet revealed -- as Zephyrs seek their new name

New Orleans-area fans have gotten things rolling in the search for a new nickname for the Triple-A Zephyrs minor league team. The process continues with meetings this week with officials of San Diego-based Brandiose, which is leading the rebranding efforts of the team. New owner Lou Schwechheimer bought the Zephyrs in November and said the name change… Continue reading →

Saturday’s game: Zephyrs 3, Round Rock 2

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Round Rock , Texas — The New Orleans Zephyrs scored a pair of seventh-inning runs to rally past the Round Rock Express to even the series. Kendry Flores worked six innings allowed two runs on five hits and earned his first win of the season for the Zephyrs.… Continue reading →

Friday: Express 5, Zephyrs 3

ZEPHYRS 3, ROUND ROCK 5 Round Rock, Texas — Patrick Kivelehan drilled a eighth inning go ahead two-run double to give the Express a 5-3 come-from-behind win in front of a sellout crowd of 13,812 at The Dell Diamond. The Express started Yu Darvish on a rehab… Continue reading →

Thursday: Express 9, Zephyrs 2

Oklahoma City — The Oklahoma City Dodgers sent 12 batters to the plate in the second inning and scored eight runs on nine hits and steamrolled the New Orleans Zephyrs 9-2 at Bricktown Ballpark on Thursday. Former Tulane standout Rob Segedin fell a double shy of hitting for the cycle and drove home three runs for… Continue reading →

Zephyrs report: Oklahoma City Dodgers 5, Zephyrs 0

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Oklahoma City — A trio of Oklahoma City pitchers shut out the New Orleans Zephyrs 5-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The Zephyrs did not manage their first hit until the ninth inning, when Austin Nola drilled a single into left field. Young 19-year old Dodgers prospect Julio Urias worked six… Continue reading →

Saturday: Zephyrs-Redbirds postponed because of rain

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Zephyrs-Redbirds postponed Saturday’s game between the New Orleans Zephyrs and the Memphis Redbirds was postponed because of rain. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Aug. 8 at Zephyr Field, with the first game at 5 p.m. Sunday’s game is set for 1 p.m. The Zephyrs… Continue reading →

Friday: Zephyrs 7, Redbirds 0

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Paul Clemens didn’t allow a hit for 5.2 innings, and New Orleans won its second consecutive American South Division game against Memphis on Friday at Zephyr Field. Clemens left with one out in the seventh having allowed two hits. The Zephyrs (11-11), who were 6-10 on April 22, won for the fifth time in six games. The Redbirds (8-12)… Continue reading →

Thursday: Zephyrs 2, Redbirds 1, 10 innings

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Zephyrs 2, Redbirds 1 Former Memphis Redbird Xavier Scruggs lined a pinch-hit single down the first-base line that scored Isaac Galloway from third base in the bottom of the 10th, and New Orleans won the series opener Thursday at Zephyr Field. The win was the fourth in five games for the Zephyrs (10-11). Memphis (8-11) lost its fifth in… Continue reading →

Destin Hood settling in with Zephyrs

Earlier in his minor league baseball career, outfielder Destin Hood may have been his own toughest opponent, which is saying a lot. An All-USA Today baseball player in 2008 when he batted .485 with eight home runs and 17 stolen bases as a senior at St. Paul’s Episcopal in Mobile, Ala., Hood was signed by Alabama and Nick… Continue reading →

Pitcher Jarred Cosart looks to work out control issues with Zephyrs

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, April 17, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

When Justin Nicolino (2-2, 3.60 ERA) was called up to the Marlins on Tuesday, it was directly related to Jarred Cosart being sent down to the Zephyrs. Cosart was 0-1 with a 7.98 earned-run average after just three starts with Miami, having allowed 13 earned runs in 14.2 innings, with 15 walks. He was… Continue reading →

Tuesday: Sounds 7, Zephyrs 6

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Chad Pinder slashed a double to left field, and Joey Wendle scored from first to give the Nashville Sounds a 7-6 win at First Tennessee Park on Tuesday. The Zephyrs (9-11) won three of four in the series heading into an off day on Wednesday. Nashville scored single runs in… Continue reading →

Monday, Zephyrs 4, Sounds 3, 10 innings

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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… Continue reading →