Baby Cakes down Bees for fourth straight win
SALT LAKE CITY – The New Orleans Baby Cakes scored eight runs on 13 hits and won their fourth consecutive game Sunday by defeating the Salt Lake Bees, 8-2. The four-game road winning streak is the longest of the season for New Orleans.
Starting pitcher Nick Neidert had been sidelined since April with an injury delivered five shutout innings, limited the Bees to two hits and earned the win.
Eddy Alvarez led the offensive attack with three hits and two RBI. Magneuris Sierra scored three times, had two hits including his team leading sixth triple. Rosell Herrera extended his hit streak to seven games with a three hit performance.
The ‘Cakes have won four in a row and improve their record to 60-51 and five and one on the west coast trip. New Orleans is nine games back of first place San Antonio.
GAME NOTES- The ‘Cakes activated Nick Neidert from the injured list. New Orleans has scored 57 runs on the road-trip with 13 home runs.
UPCOMING – The ‘Cakes continue their seven game road-trip on Monday at 8pm in Salt Lake City wrapping up the four game series against the Bees.
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NEXT HOME GAME – The ‘Cakes return home Wednesday, August 7th to play Reno in a three-game series.
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