METAIRIE, LA -- Austin Dean doubled home J.T. Riddle in the bottom of the ninth inning as the New Orleans Baby Cakes beat the Missions by a 3-2 margin on Monday night at The Shrine on Airline. It was the second straight walk-off loss for San Antonio in the series.
San Antonio (21-17) was held to a season-low two hits, both coming in the fourth inning when they scored their two runs off starter Zac Gallen, who started the night 5-0, 1.14 ERA.
Keston Hiura singled home Mauricio Dubon and Tyrone Taylor followed with an RBI double off the left field wall to tie the game.
The 'Cakes scored their first two runs in the opening inning off Chase Anderson, who was making a MLB rehab appearance.
Riddle homered with two outs in the frame. Dean followed with a double, and Lewis Brinson singled him home.
Anderson worked four innings, allowing only those pair of runs. He surrendered three hits while fanning six without a walk. The right-hander made 58 pitches, 41 of which were strikes. Anderson went on the IL at the start of month with a finger injury sustained while warming up prior to his most recent scheduled start with Milwaukee.
Monday's contest was the Missions 17th one-run game of the season, which is tops among all Triple-A clubs.
Tristan Archer (0-1) was handed the loss.
Following Taylor's fourth inning double, Gallen and a pair of relievers combined to retire 17 of the final 18 San Antonio batters.
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