'Cakes rally to sting Bees in the tenth

June 11, 2018 12:30 PM

Salt Lake City - Austin Dean picked up three RBI and the Baby Cakes rallied in the ninth to tie the game and scored three in the tenth inning to defeat Salt Lake 11-8. The win is the first this season when trailing entering the eighth inning (1-23).
The 'Cakes and Bees battled back and forth in the game with five lead changes. Issac Galloway and Scott Van Slyke led New Orleans with three hits. The 'Cakes outhit the Bees in the game 17-16.
Salt Lake got three home runs in the game including two from the league leader Jabari Blash who blasted his 17th and 18th of the season.
New Orleans trailed by a run entering the ninth but a pair of singles and a sac-fly by Dean pushed across the tying run. Jumbo Diaz pitched two scoreless innings to earn the win and Tyler Kinley earned his third save of the season. The 'Cakes bullpen pitched five innings in the game and allowed just one run.
New Orleans (29-34) snapped a three-game skid and wraps up the seven game road trip in Salt Lake.

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