New Orleans Zephyrs http://wwno.org en Photos: An Afternoon At The Ballpark http://wwno.org/post/photos-afternoon-ballpark <p>Zephyr Field is affectionately known as the "Shrine on Airline" — a 10,000-seat stadium next door to the Saints and Pelicans practice facility that is host to New Orleans's own professional baseball team.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t588" target="_blank">New Orleans Zephyrs</a> are the AAA-affiliate of the Miami Marlins, which means our local team is the last step for these players on their long journey to the major leagues.</p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 22:17:01 +0000 Jason Saul 38850 at http://wwno.org Zephyrs Shut Out Memphis Redbirds, 7-0 http://wwno.org/post/zephyrs-shut-out-memphis-redbirds-7-0 <p>The New Orleans Zephyrs shut out the Memphis Redbirds 7-0 Thursday afternoon in Memphis, on the back of seven strong innings from pitcher Duane Below.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Zephyrs offense scored four runs in the first inning and two in the second to jump out to an early 6-0 lead.</span></p><p class="p1">Below, who improved to 3-2, limited Memphis hitters to just three hits in his seven innings. He walked two and struck out three. The seven innings is his longest outing of the season.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:16:07 +0000 Jason Saul 37434 at http://wwno.org Sixty-Second Weekend: Sports Of All Sorts http://wwno.org/post/sixty-second-weekend-sports-all-sorts <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s hard to believe that May is over, and as summer creeps in the entertainment has yet to come to a lull. There’s music to hear, sports to watch, performances to bet on, and it all starts now:</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">FRIDAY, 5/31</strong></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 16:15:09 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 36538 at http://wwno.org Zephyrs Game Suspended Due To Rain http://wwno.org/post/zephyrs-game-suspended-due-rain <p>Wednesday’s matchup between the New Orleans Zephyrs and the Omaha Storm Chasers was suspended due to heavy rains over Zephyr Field.</p><p>The game, which was scoreless, will be resumed Saturday, May 25, at 4 p.m. The game will go the full nine innings, while the following regularly scheduled game will last just seven innings.</p><p>The team says tickets for Wednesday’s game can be redeemed for a ticket to any other Zephyrs game for the remainder of the 2013 season. Ticket holders can call (504) 734-5155 for more information.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 18:20:41 +0000 Jason Saul 34420 at http://wwno.org Redbirds Peck Zephyrs Apart, 18-2 http://wwno.org/post/redbirds-peck-zephyrs-apart-18-2 <p></p><p class="p1">Jamie Romak pounded three home runs as the Memphis Redbirds defeated the Zephyrs 18-3 on Monday night at Autozone Park in Memphis.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:52:13 +0000 WWNO Staff 32900 at http://wwno.org Zephyrs Beat Nashville Sounds 3-1 http://wwno.org/post/zephyrs-beat-nashville-sounds-3-1 <p></p><p class="p1">Nick Green smacked a solo home run and the Zephyrs pitchers limited the Nashville Sounds to one run on five hits as the Zephyrs defeated Nashville 3-1 on Sunday afternoon.</p><p class="p1">The Zephyrs offense picked up 11 hits in the game. The scoring started in the second inning when Matt Diaz doubled with one out. Wilson Valdez two out single scored the game’s first run. Green homered to lead off the fourth inning to give the Z’s a 2-0 lead. &nbsp;Diaz singled, Koyie Hill doubled, and Diaz would score on a Mitch Talbot ground out to give the Z’s a 3-0 lead.</p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 23:07:37 +0000 WWNO Staff 32770 at http://wwno.org Zephyrs Drop Game In Nashville, 6-0 http://wwno.org/post/zephyrs-drop-game-nashville-6-0 <p></p><p class="p1">Johnny Hellweg pitched five scoreless innings in his Triple-A debut limiting the Zephyrs to two hits as Nashville shutout the Zephyrs 6-0 in front of 5,997 fans at Greer Stadium in Nashville.</p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 16:59:59 +0000 WWNO Staff 32753 at http://wwno.org A Collision of Art & Spirit http://wwno.org/post/collision-art-spirit <p>We&#39;ll listen to stories about art in school and our community and then turn our attention to sports, as we discuss the Saints and the Zephyrs. Thu, 10 May 2012 22:22:07 +0000 WWNO Staff 12004 at http://wwno.org