GAME 1 – OMAHA 3-2 over SALT LAKE
The Omaha Storm Chasers scored a run in each of the final two innings to earn a 3-2 win in Game 1 of the Pacific Coast League Championship Series against the Salt Lake Bees, in a game that was suspended in the second inning on Tuesday night.
The Storm Chasers trailed 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh, when Rey Navarro delivered a two-out single and scored on a double down the line by Manny Pina to tie the game. In the next inning, Irving Falu led off the eighth with a single then was moved into scoring position by a sac bunt by Christian Colon. Ben Broussard provided the game-winning hit with a single to centerfield.
GAME 2 – OMAHA win 2-1 over SALT LAKE
Brian Fletcher’s leadoff solo homer in the bottom of the ninth gave Omaha a 2-1 win over the Bees and also gave the Chasers a 2-0 series lead in the 2013 Pacific Coast League Championship with the final three games remaining in Salt Lake. Omaha will look to finish off their second PCL Championship in franchise history Friday at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Fletcher’s game-winner capped the Storm Chasers fourth straight come-from-behind win and fifth straight win overall in the PCL Playoffs.
The Storm Chasers tied the score at 1-1 in the seventh on an RBI single by Rey Navarro’s four RBIs in the 2013 PCL Playoffs is tied for the team lead with Ben Broussard and Gorkys Hernandez. Navarro is batting .429 in five games this postseason, and his six hits are also tied for the team lead with Broussard and Irving Falu.
In Game 3 Omaha will send out Justin Marks, who will face off with Salt Lake right-hander Jarrett Grube. First pitch from Spring Mobile Ballpark on Friday is set for 7:35 p.m. CDT