The Omaha Storm Chasers (61-63) suffered their sixth loss in the last eight games as the Fresno Grizzlies (58-65) jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first four innings, while the Omaha offense left three men in scoring position in the final three innings to fall 7-4. With Memphis splitting a doubleheader in Colorado Springs on the night, Omaha maintains a 1.0 game lead in the division.
Right-hander Felipe Paulino made his second appearance for the Storm Chasers as part of his Major League Rehab assignment, and in his 3.1 innings of work he allowed five runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out two. In his two starts for Omaha, Paulino has given up a combined nine runs in 6.1 innings and has struck out six. The loss was the first taken by a MLB rehab pitcher for the Chasers this season in five total starts by Paulino and Danny Duffy.