Sounds walk off winners over Cakes in 12 innings on Monday

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Nashville – Matt MacBride hammered a two run home run over the left field wall to give the Nashville Sounds a 6-4 win in 12 innings.

The win is the fourth in a row for Nashville over New Orleans and hands the Cakes their fifth consecutive defeat.

New Orleans led 4-1 when Renato Nunez homered in the eighth inning. The Sounds rallied and scored two runs in the ninth to tie the game.

The Cakes jumped out to a 4-1 lead scoring a run in the fourth and two in the sixth inning. JT Riddle had four hits in six at bats and Steve Lombardozzi extended his hitting streak with a hit and an RBI.

GAME NOTES: The Cakes have lost a season high five straight and fall to 1-2 in extra inning games. Lombardozzi added a hit and extended his hit streak to a season best five games. New Orleans has allowed 28 home runs for the season, second highest in the league.

UPCOMING- The Cakes return home for a four game set against the Iowa Cubs on Tuesday. New Orleans will start LHP Justin Nicolino (0-2, 3.71) at 7 p.m. against I-Cubs RHP Jake Buchanan (0-2, 7.23). Radio: Fox Sports 1280 AM, and the iHeart Radio App.

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Tim Grubbs

Tim Grubbs

Director of Broadcasting and Team Travel, New Orleans Zephyrs

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