SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Zach Green's second home run of the night propelled Sacramento to a 5-4 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Wednesday night.
Sacramento trailed 4-0 before Green hit a solo homer in the seventh. Francisco Pena had a sacrifice fly in the eighth, then Green's three-run shot proved to be the game-winner.
Omaha took a 3-0 lead in the second inning as Jecksson Flores hit an RBI triple and Brett Phillips followed with a two-run home run. It was Phillips' third homer in the last six games.
Flores and Bubba Starling each had two hits to lead the Omaha offense. Starling's batting average improved to .347.
Jake Newberry was tagged with the loss as he allowed Green's eighth-inning homer. Jake Kalish pitched five effective innings for Omaha, giving up one run and two hits while striking out five.
Omaha, which drops to 32-34, continues its series at Sacramento Thursday at 9:05 p.m.
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Omaha Storm Chasers' pitching coach Andy Hawkins throws pitches during batting practice in his Omaha Potholes jersey. The Omaha Storm Chasers played the Memphis Redbirds at Werner Park.
Players for the Omaha Storm Chasers chat in the outfield during batting practice while wearing their Omaha Potholes jerseys.
Omaha Storm Chasers' Erick Mejia fields balls in his Omaha Potholes jersey during batting practice.
Omaha Storm Chasers' pitching coach Andy Hawkins watches batting practice in his Omaha Potholes jersey.
Omaha Storm Chasers' Elier Hernandez walks to the dugout in his Omaha Potholes jersey after finishing with batting practice.
Omaha Storm Chasers' Cheslor Cuthbert walks back to the dugout at the end of the second inning.
Omaha Storm Chasers' catcher Nick Dini catches a pop fly for an out in the first inning.
Omaha Storm Chasers' Erick Mejia connects for a single that drives in a run in the ninth inning.
The Omaha Storm Chasers sold Omaha Potholes T-shirts. The team played as the Omaha Potholes and took batting practice in Omaha Pothole jerseys.
Omaha Storm Chasers' Nicky Lopez, top, tags out Memphis Redbirds' Johan Mieses as he attempts to steal second base in the third inning.
Omaha Storm Chasers' Zach Lovvorn throws a pitch in the first inning.
Omaha Storm Chasers' Kelvin Gutierrez, right, steals second base as Memphis Redbirds' Max Schrock is late with the tag in the third inning.
Heidi Foland and her dog, Breesy, attend the Omaha Storm Chasers baseball game. Foland sported her Omaha Potholes shirt during the game. The team played one night as the Omaha Potholes. Foland's dog is named after NFL quarterback Drew Brees.
Kayla Thege, left, and Mark Batt hangout with their dog, Maia, during the Storm Chasers baseball game.