Cakes rally to sting Bees in 10th
Salt Lake City – Austin Dean picked up three RBIs and the New Orleas Baby Cakes rallied in the ninth to tie the game and scored three in the 10th inning to defeat the Salt Lake Bees, 11-8.
The win is the first this season by New Orleans when trailing after seven innings (1-23).
The ‘Cakes and Bees battled back and forth in the game with five lead changes. Issac Galloway and Scott Van Slyke led New Orleans with three hits. The ‘Cakes outhit the Bees in the game 17-16.
Salt Lake got three home runs in the game including two from the league leader Jabari Blash who blasted his 17th and 18th of the season.
New Orleans trailed by a run entering the ninth but a pair of singles and a sac-fly by Dean pushed across the tying run. Jumbo Diaz pitched two scoreless innings to earn the win and Tyler Kinley earned hos third save of the season. The ‘Cakes bullpen pitched five innings in the game and allowed just one run.
New Orleans (29-34) snapped a three-game skid and wraps up the seven game road trip tomorrow night in Salt Lake.
GAME NOTES: New Orleans snapped a three game extra inning losing streak, improving to 4-6. Catcher Tomas Telis gunned down three Bees runners attempting to steal bases. The ‘Cakes 12-23 road record is the worst in the PCL. The ‘Cakes have won three consecutive day games and improved to 8-8 for the season.
UPCOMING: The ‘Cakes continue the seven game road-trip Monday at82:05. Tyler Cloyd will make the start for New Orleans against the Bees.
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NEXT HOME GAME: The ‘Cakes return home for a seven game homestand on Wednesday, June 13 against the Houston Astros Triple-A Affiliate Fresno Grizzlies.
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