The Missoula Osprey lost for the fifth consecutive time, dropping a 13-3 decision to the Ogden Raptors on the road on Wednesday in Ogden, Utah.
Despite taking a 1-0 lead, the O's were done in by a five-run fourth inning that put them in a 9-1 hole. They were out-hit 15-7.
Missoula starting pitcher Alex Valdez suffered his first loss of the season, falling to 1-1 by giving up four runs on seven hits and two walks in 2 2/3 innings. The Raptors struck for five runs off of reliever Pedro Zorrilla in 1 1/3 innings.
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Ogden's Ramon Rodriguez, Sauryn Lao and Brandon Lewis each homered. Lao and Zach Ching drove in a game-best three runs apiece. Jose Reyes had two of Missoula's three RBIs and hit a solo home run.
The Osprey managed just five hits and two runs in 5 2/3 innings against Ogden starter Elio Serrano, who improved to 3-0 on the season. They were 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position and left seven runners on base.
Missoula fell to 8-8 in the second half of the season and sits in second place in the Pioneer League North behind the Billings Mustangs. The O's close their four games series against Ogden at 7 p.m. Thursday.