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One KC affiliate on verge of title, another on to finals

One KC affiliate on verge of title, another on to finals

One KC affiliate on verge of title, another on to finals

Triple-A Omaha is one victory away from winning the Pacific Coast League championship, while Rookie League Idaho Falls earned a chance to play for the Pioneer League title.

Brian Fletcher hit a walk-off home run to give the Storm Chasers a 2-1 victory over Salt Lake on Wednesday in Game 2, putting Omaha ahead, 2-0, in the best-of-five series. Omaha won the first game, 3-2, earlier in the day after it was suspended Tuesday due to rain.

"I hit it well," Fletcher told MiLB.com. "It's hard to hit a ball out of this park, especially out to right and center. It plays pretty deep. I started thinking I had a chance when I saw [Salt Lake right fielder Drew] Heid start running hard."

Starter Yordano Ventura threw six innings of one-run ball, while lefty Zach Jackson followed with three scoreless frames.

In Pioneer League playoff action, Idaho Falls beat Grand Junction, 5-3, in the nightcap of Wednesday's doubleheader to advance to the finals against the Helena Brewers.

Michael Antonio led the Chukars by going 3-for-4 with two home runs in the second game, while Game 2 starter Yender Caramo allowed two runs on two hits and struck out six in seven innings.

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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