NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Baby Cakes pitching staff silenced the Nashville Sounds on Monday in a pair of games. New Orleans and Nashville wrapped up a suspended game from April and the Baby Cakes defeated the Sounds 1-0, and in the nightcap New Orleans blanked Nashville 6-0.
In the first game, Brandon Barnes singled in the sixth inning and scored on a Chad Hinshaw double. Tom Koehler pitched six innings and earned the win.
In the second game, Mike Aviles picked up three hits and had two RBIs. Aviles doubled home a pair in the second inning to start the scoring. In the third inning, KC Serna homered to left field to make it 5-0.
Barnes drilled a solo home run in the seventh inning to extend the lead to 6-0. William Cuevas in a spot start pitched 3.2 innings. Victor Payano worked 2.1 innings and earned the win.
The Baby Cakes outhit the Sounds 23-6 in the two games.
The Baby Cakes and Sounds will play another doubleheader starting at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday. The Baby Cakes return home Thursday for a four-game series this weekend.