Missions end eight-game skid with 13-inning win over Baby Cakes
SAN ANTONIO – Tyler Saladino drilled a two-out single to bring home Lucas Erceg and give the San Antonio Missions a 5-4 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in 13 innings on Saturday night.
Erceg opened the 13th as the placed runner, advanced to third on a bunt. Saladino singled for the walkoff win, bringing the Missions’ eight-game losing streak to an end. New Orleans had its four-game win streak snapped.
Corey Ray delivered a two-run home run in the second inning to give the Missions a 2-0 lead. New Orleans jumped out in front in the sixth inning with a three-run home run from Yadiel Rivera.
The Missions tied the game in the seventh inning, sending eight batters to the plate and scoring a pair.
The ‘Cakes and Missions failed to score in each of the first three extra innings as New Orleans stranded nine runners and finished the game just 3-for-17 at the plate with runners in scoring position.
GAME NOTES- New Orleans, 4-10 in extra-inning games, has played the second-most games decided in extras in the PCL this season.
UPCOMING – The ‘Cakes continue their short road-trip on Sunday at 6pm against the Missions.
NEXT HOME GAME – The ‘Cakes return home Monday, August 19th to play Omaha in a four-game series. The ‘Cakes have eight home games remaining.
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