COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The New Orleans Baby Cakes erupted for four runs in the top of the 11th inning and defeated Colorado Springs for the third consecutive game 8-4.
Eury Perez dropped a triple into shallow right center field to open up the 11th inning and scored on a Peter Mooney single to give the Baby Cakes a 5-4 lead. Moises Sierra singled and Ramon Cabrera blasted the three-run home run and New Orleans led 8-4.
Tayron Guerrero pitched two innings of relief to earn the win for the Baby Cakes. Tristan Archer took the loss for the Sky Sox allowing four runs.
The Baby Cakes offense matched a season high with 19 hits, seven of the hits came in the eleventh inning. Mooney, Cal Towey, and Christian Colon led New Orleans with three hit each.
New Orleans (48-71) will go for its first sweep of the season on Monday. New Orleans secured its second series win of the season on the road.
The Baby Cakes return home on Tuesday to face the Round Rock Express at 7 p.m.