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PCL baseball: Omaha rallies to snap Salt Lake Bees’ winning streak


First published Aug 13 2014 10:04PM
Updated Aug 14, 2014 05:14PM

Francisco Pena belted a two-run homer in the sixth inning to help the Omaha Storm Chasers defeat Salt Lake 5-3 in PCL baseball Wednesday night, snapping the Bees’ three-game winning streak.

The Bees led 3-2 when Salt Lake starter Jarrett Grube hit Carlos Peguero with one out in the sixth. On Grube’s next pitch, Pena launched his 25th home run of the season over the left-field berm to give Omaha a 4-3 lead. The Storm Chasers added an insurance run in the eighth.

John Hester hit a three-run homer in the top of the second inning.

Grube (7-9) allowed four runs on five hits while striking out two in six innings. The Bees had just four hits Wednesday.

From wire reports

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