Topic: New Orleans Baby Cakes
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds game against the New Orleans Baby Cakes was cancelled Sunday due to unplayable field conditions at Shrine on Airline. This was the final series of the season between both teams, with the Sounds finishing 7-8 against the Baby Cakes in 2019.
Today was scheduled to be the last regular season matchup between Nashville and New Orleans before the Baby Cakes relocate to Wichita, Kansas for the 2020 season. The Sounds won the all-time series against the Baby Cakes, going 184-159 since 1998.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds scored three runs in the 10th inning to get 4-2 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes Saturday night at the Shrine on Airline. Tim Dillard, Locke St. John and David Carpenter combined to allow just one earned run, and Juremi Profar and Jose Trevino delivered run-scoring hits in the extra frame to lead the offense.
The Sounds had runners at second and third against Kyle Keller in the 10th when Profar singled to right to score Scott Heineman. Then Trevino laced a double off the wall in left to plate two more and put the Sounds ahead 4-1. Carpenter gave up an unearned run in the bottom of the 10th and needed just six pitches to retire the Cakes for his league-best 18th save.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds fell to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 6-1 Friday night at the Shrine on Airline. The Sounds were able to base 12 runners but only pushed one across the plate.
Sounds starter Esmerling Vasquez tossed three perfect innings before departing in his first start since July 7th, and New Orleans scored at least one run against each of the four relievers the Sounds used. Wei-Chieh Huang took the loss, yielding two runs in the fourth as New Orleans grabbed a lead it never gave back.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds take down the Oklahoma City Dodgers 7-5 at First Tennessee Park Thursday night. Nick Solak hit his fourth home run of the season and his 21st in Triple-A this season.
It was an early deficit for Nashville in the first inning when Oklahoma City put up three runs in the top half. Connor Joe doubled down the left field line to score Gavin Lux from first base. Keibert Ruiz hit a single to score Joe. DJ Peters scored on a Kyle Garlick sacrifice fly to score the third run of the inning.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds give up to big innings to the New Orleans Baby Cakes in 9-3 loss Sunday night at First Tennessee Park. The Baby Cakes scored four runs in the fifth and another three runs in the sixth on their way to victory.
New Orleans scored in the first inning on an RBI double by Isan Diaz that scored Eddy Alvarez. That would be the only run scored in the first three innings by either team. The Sounds were close to scoring in the bottom of the third inning when they loaded the bases. The Sounds were unable to take advantage as Baby Cakes’ starter Joe Gunkel struck out Matt Davidson to end the inning.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds first baseman Patrick Wisdom in the bottom of the ninth smacked a two out home run to beat the New Orleans Baby Cakes 3-2 Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.
The first run of the game was scored by New Orleans in the first inning. Magneuris Sierra led the game off with a single and scored on an Eddy Alvarez double to put the Baby Cakes up 1-0.
Tim Dillard was dominant after the first inning. He struck out a season-high nine batters through six innings. He did allow one more run, in the sixth inning, a solo home run by Austin Dean to give New Orleans a 2-0 lead.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds allowed five runs to the New Orleans Baby Cakes in the top of the eight inning in 7-4 loss Friday night at First Tennessee Park.
The two teams were even through the first six innings at 2-2. Starter Wes Benjamin went six strong innings and allowed only two runs for Nashville, and New Orleans starter Hector Noesi limited the Sounds to three runs in seven innings.
Sounds’ catcher Jose Trevino snapped the 2-2 tie with a solo home run to the berm in left-center field in the bottom of the sixth inning. Trevino’s second home run of the season gave Nashville a 3-2 lead, but the one-run advantage was brief.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds defeated New Orleans Baby Cakes 11-7 at First Tennessee Park Thursday night. The Sounds scored six runs in the sixth inning and never looked back.
Just moments before the huge inning, the Baby Cakes plated a pair of runs in the top of the sixth to even the game at 2-2. The runs for New Orleans came just after Nashville starter Austin Bibens-Dirkx finished five shutout innings on the bump.
Nashville sent 11 to the plate in the sixth and collected seven consecutive hits. It started with Carlos Tocci’s base hit to right field. Eli White gave the Sounds the lead for good with a run-scoring triple down the left field line.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club comes home to First Tennessee Park on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 to begin a four-game homestand.
The Sounds begin the unofficial second half of the season against the New Orleans Baby Cakes from July 11th-14th.
Homestand highlights include Friday night fireworks and Sunday Family Fun Day.
Below is a preview for the four-game homestand:
Omaha, NE – The Nashville Sounds lost 10-5 Sunday afternoon and was officially swept by the Omaha Storm Chasers. It was a close game through the first half of the game until Omaha pulled away from Nashville.
The first lead of the series for Nashville was taken in the first inning when Christian Lopes singled to score Scott Heineman. Omaha came back in the bottom of the first inning with two runs. They scored twice with the bases loaded when Jorge Bonifacio was hit by a pitch and Bubba Starling walked in a run to put Omaha up 2-1.
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