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Edward Olivares' two-run homer rallies Omaha Storm Chasers for win over Columbus
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Edward Olivares' two-run homer rallies Omaha Storm Chasers for win over Columbus

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The Omaha Storm Chasers got a win over the St. Paul Saints in the baseball season opener on Tuesday, May 4.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Edward Olivares hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday as Omaha rallied for a 5-4 win over Columbus.

The Storm Chasers (5-3) scored all but one of their runs off home runs.

Emmanuel Rivera and Meibrys Viloria gave Omaha a 2-1 lead in the second inning with back-to-back solo shots.

Columbus’ Bobby Bradley answered with a solo homer in the third inning, and the Clippers scored two more runs to lead 4-2 after the seventh.

Omaha cut into its deficit in the top of the eighth when Viloria scored on a bases-loaded walk. Olivares hit his second homer of the season in the next inning to seal the win.

The Chaser and Clippers continue their series at 11:05 a.m. Thursday.


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