Saints rally again for fourth straight victory

Down to their final two outs, the Saints scored three runs in the ninth inning to tally past the Omaha Storm Chasers, 7-5, on Thursday at Werner Park.

Roberto Peña went 3 for 3 with a home run and drove in Drew Stankiewicz with a ninth-inning double to tie the score 5-5. A single by Jose Miranda and walk to Jimmy Kerigan loaded the bases with two out for Tomàs Telis, who drilled a two-run single into left-center field for a 7-5 lead.

It was the fourth straight game in which the Saints rallied to win after trailing in the seventh inning or later. They have won eight of nine overall and pulled within 4½ games of Midwest Division leader Omaha.

Ian Hamilton retired the side in the ninth on three groundball outs for his third save. Beau Burrows (2-1) earned the win in relief of starter Matt Shoemaker, who gave up four earned runs on seven hits and a walk in five innings. He struck out six.

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