MISSOULA, Mont. -- With a chance to start their road trip on a high note, the Ogden Raptors went flat in Missoula.
The Raptors allowed 17 hits in a 10-3 loss to the Missoula Osprey Monday night in Pioneer League play at Ogren Park.
Every Osprey had a hit for Missoula with five going for doubles. Socrates Brito led the way with two doubles. Jake Lamb, Breland Almadova and Yosbel Gutierrez also added two-baggers. Missoula scored runs in six of the first seven innings against the Pioneer League South Division's first-half winner.
The win moved Missoula into a tie for the North Division lead in the second half of the season.
Jake Hermsen picked up his sixth loss of the season. The lefty lasted four innings and allowed four runs, three earned, on nine hits, striking out five.
Ogden did little to help Hermsen, committing four errors on the night.
At the plate, the Raptors were led by Jesus Valdez who hit a two-run double in the fifth. Jose Capellan also hit a double and Eric Smith had two hits.
Missoula starter Karl Triana (4-4) picked up the win with six innings of work.
The Raptors scored a run in the third, when Malcolm Holland walked to lead off the inning, then worked his way around and scored on a fielding error by Missoula.
The Raptors scored their other two runs with two out in the fifth, when Smith singled, Rathjen followed with a walk and Valdez doubled them home.
Capellan and Delvis Morales had hits in the ninth for Ogden but were left stranded.
The Raptors and Osprey will continue their three-game series tonight. Lindsey Caughel will pitch for Ogden against Missoula's Yoimer Camacho.
* RAPTORS NOTES: Overall, Ogden is 27-26 on the season, sharing the same record with Orem and Grand Junction. Idaho Falls is 26-27. Orem currently leads the South Division at 10-5, with Idaho Falls 9-6. ...
Holland leads the league in steals with 25, seven more than the next baserunner.