Storm Chasers fail on late scoring opportunities in loss to Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis broke a 2-2 tie by scoring twice in the sixth inning and went on to edge the Omaha Storm Chasers 4-3 on Sunday afternoon.

The Chasers pulled within 4-3 when Billy Burns homered with two outs in the seventh. The Chasers also had runners at second base in the eighth and ninth innings but couldn’t score the tying run.

Burns and Paulo Orlando led Omaha’s offense with two hits each. Josh Staumont was tagged with the loss.

The Chasers are off the next three days for the All-Star break. Omaha, which went 40-48 during the first half of the season, return home to face Memphis at 7:05 p.m. Thursday.

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