Game Keys: The first place Zephyrs scored four second inning runs en route to a 6-4 win over the Oklahoma Redhawks on Thursday night. The Zephyrs finished off a sweep of division rival Oklahoma. With the Round Rock win against Albuquerque, the Zephyrs moved into first place all by themselves with four games to play. New Orleans got a strong start from lefty Dave Williams, the starter worked seven innings allowed two runs on four hits and earned the win. The Zephyrs led 1-0 in the second inning when Robinson Cancel drilled a two RBI double into left field to give the Zephyrs a 3-0 lead. Anderson Hernandez had a pair of hits and drove in a run. The Z's added a pair of runs off of starter Armando Gallarraga in the fifth inning to take a 6-1 lead. The Redhawk bullpen silenced the Z's not allowing a hit in the final four innings. The Z's Jose Santiago allowed a pair of runs but was bailed out by Jon Adkins. Adkins worked the final five outs and earned the save.
Game Notes: The Z's have held the first place spot for 100 days ..... The Z's finished off their fifth sweep of the season and their second road sweep of the season ..... New Orleans got their first winning series in the month of August.
Coming Up: The Zephyrs and Round Rock begin the final regular season series of the season. The first game of the four game series on Friday night. The Zephyrs will send Adam Bostick to the mound to face Chan Ho Park for the Express in the 7:00 p.m. game at Dell Diamond. RADIO: Wist-AM 690
8/29/07: ZEPHYRS (Mets) 8 REDHAWKS (Rangers) 2
Game Notes: The Z's third consecutive win wil;l give the Zephyrs their first winning series in the month of August. The Z's placed pitcher Joe Smith on the disabled list and added reliever Carlos Muniz from Binghamton. Muniz made his Z's debut on Wednesday pitching 1.2 scoreless innings. Muniz was 2-4, with 23 saves in 44 games at Class AA. Ambiorix Burgos placed on the disabled list on Monday had season ending Tommy John surgery.
Coming Up: The Zephyrs and Oklahoma meet in the final game of the four game series on Thursday night. The Zephyrs will send Dave Williams to the mound to face Armando Galarraga for the Redhawks in the 7:00 p.m. game at ATT Bricktown Ballpark. RADIO: Wist-AM 690
8/28/07: ZEPHYRS (Mets) 6 REDHAWKS (Rangers) 4
Game Notes: Collazo has not allowed a run since July 21st at Albuquerque .... He picked off his team leading 7th base runner .... Fernando Tatis extended his hitting streak to seven games and Anderson Hernandez extended his tp six games .... The Zephyrs activated outfielder Jesus Feliciano from the disabled list.... Ambiorix Burgos was placed on the disabled list....
Coming Up: The Zephyrs and Oklahoma meet in the third game of the four game series on Wednesday night. The Zephyrs will send Jason Vargas to the mound to face Derek Lee for the Redhawks in the 7:00 p.m. game at ATT Bricktown Ballpark. RADIO: Wist-AM 690
8/27/07: ZEPHYRS (Mets) 8 REDHAWKS (Rangers) 3
Game Notes: The four home runs tied the season high, New Orleans hit four against Albuquerque on July 22nd. The Zephyrs win snapped a three game road losing streak where the Z's had dropped seven of their last 8 road games. Humber is second in the league with 11 wins tied with four other pitchers.
Coming Up: The Zephyrs and Oklahoma meet in the second game of the four game series on Tuesday night. The Zephyrs will send Mike Pelfrey to the hill to face Steve Rowe for the Redhawks in the 7:00 p.m. game at ATT Bricktown Ballpark. RADIO: Wist-AM 690
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