(WVUE) - Destin Hood's grand slam in the first inning propelled the Zephyrs to a 6-3 victory over Omaha in their season opener.
The Z's would total five runs in the first frame, helped in part by four first inning walks.
Justin Nicolino went six strong innings for the Z's, registering the win on the mound. He gave up two earned runs.
The Zephyrs continue their road trip Friday night in Omaha.
The team's home opener is next Friday, April 15th.