Sierra’s sac fly lifts Cakes past I-Cubs in 10 innings

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Des Moines – Moises Sierra delivered a sacrifice fly, and the New Orleans Baby Cakes picked up their first road win of the season, 2-1, over the Iowa Cubs in 10 innings.

The Cakes were led by Brandon Barnes and Destin Hood, each had a pair of hits in the contest to snap the two-game losing streak.

Iowa scored a run in the second inning getting a couple of hits and a walk, Taylor Davis picked up a RBI hit and Iowa led 1-0. New Orleans answered with a run in the sixth to tie the game. Hood doubled and scored on a Matt den Dekker double.

Brandon Cunniff earned the win working two scoreless innings.

New Orleans improves to 2-4 and Iowa falls to 3-3 on the season.

GAME NOTES: The Cakes won for the first time this season when allowing the first run of the game. New Orleans had started the season 1-4 four times in the last five seasons.

UPCOMING: New Orleans continues a seven game road trip on Wednesday with a 6:38 game against Iowa. RH Severino Gonzalez starts against RH Alec Mills. Radio: Fox Sports 1280 AM / iHeart Radio App.

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Tim Grubbs

Tim Grubbs

Director of Broadcasting and Team Travel, New Orleans Zephyrs

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