no.babycakes.040717_18.JPG

Baseball bats sit on the bench in the New Orleans Baby Cakes dugout during the opening night of the New Orleans Baby Cakes triple AAA baseball team against the Memphis Redbirds in Metairie, La., Thursday, April 6, 2017.

Advocate Staff photo by SOPHIA GERMER

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.