Matt Fields delivered a walk-off RBI single Saturday that scored Christian Colon as Class AAA Omaha salvaged a doubleheader split at home against Nashville.
The Storm Chasers won 4-3 after dropping the opener 2-1. Both games were seven-inning affairs.
Omaha was down 3-1 in the nightcap, but Brett Eibner hit a home run to center field leading off the fifth inning. Then the Colon/Fields combination came through to tie the game. Colon singled and took second on an error. Fields’ two-out single brought Colon home.
In the seventh, Colon singled and after an out, Brian Fletcher singled. Fields then singled home Colon.
Spencer Patton got the win after giving up one hit and a walk in 1 1/3 innings. Donnie Joseph allowed one hit and struck out four in 2 1/3 innings.
In the opener, John Lamb gave up two runs on three hits in five innings. He struck out seven. Omaha managed just three hits.Other games
• Kyle Barsch allowed an eighth-inning run and Class A-Advanced Wilmington lost 3-2 at Winston-Salem. Starter Christian Binford struck out six in five innings. He allowed five hits and two unearned runs. Reliever Zeb Sneed retired all six batters he faced. Catcher Zane Evans, designed hitter Mark Donato and third baseman Hunter Dozier each had two hits, including a double.
• Reliever Hassan Pena tossed three hitless innings in relief of starter Greg Billo and Class AA Northwest Arkansas won 3-2 at Frisco. Billo walked five and gave up both runs (one earned) in three innings. Third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert hit a solo home run for the Naturals.
• Class A Lexington was limited to four singles in a 2-0 loss to West Virginia. Starter Matt Tenuta gave up one run on five hits in six innings. He struck out five. Second baseman Ramon Torres had two hits.