Pioneer League: Raptors take series on Jake Hermsen's 1st win

Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Aug. 2 2012 11:29 p.m. MDT

OGDEN — The Ogden Raptors won the rubber match of their three-game series against the Idaho Falls Chukars 4-1 Thursday night at Lindquist Field.

Starter Jake Hermsen earned his first professional win, pitching five shutout innings. The lefty allowed just four hits and struck out four in the outing.

Jharel Cotton was solid out of the bullpen, providing three innings of relief. He allowed just one run on three hits, striking out four.

Owen Jones pitched a hitless ninth, whiffing two, for his third save.

The Raptors scored three runs in the first to take control.

ROCKIES 8, OWLZ 2: At Grand Junction, Colo., after scoring an unearned run in the first, the Owlz were blown out by the Rockies. Michael Snyder had Orem's lone RBI.

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