Noesi delivers ‘Cakes their 50th win of the season
Nashville – Hector Noesi pitched his 10th quality start of the season working seven innings, allowed three runs and earned his 10th win of the season in a 7-4 win for the New Orleans Baby Cakes over the Nashville Sounds.
New Orleans jumped out early with a pair of solo home runs from Magneuris Sierra and Austin Dean to take a 2-0 lead. Nashville answered with a pair of runs in the fifth inning to tie the game.
Jose Trevino drilled a solo home run in the seventh to give the Sounds a 3-2 lead.
New Orleans rallied sending nine batters to the plate in the eighth and scored five runs on six hits in the frame.
Nashville scored a run in the eighth inning but Kyle Keller earned his ninth save of the season pitching a scoreless ninth inning.
The ‘Cakes are 50-42 on the season 5 1/2 games back of first-place San Antonio.
GAME NOTES – New Orleans stole a pair of bases and lead the PCL with 103 stolen bases. Hector Noesi earned his tenth win, tied for the league lead.
UPCOMING – The ‘Cakes continue the four game series at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday (RADIO: WODT SPORTS 1280 AM or cakesbaseball.com).
NEXT HOME GAME – The ‘Cakes return home Friday, July 19th to play Round Rock in a three-game home-stand.
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