'Cakes Defeat OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY - Joe Gunkel worked six innings and earned his eighth win of the season, allowing one run on seven hits. The Baby Cakes defeated the Dodgers 6-1 in the first game of the series.
Magneuris Sierra stole four bases, reached base four times and scored a run and drove in a run for New Orleans. The 'Cakes took a 2-1 lead in the third inning and added four more runs to extend lead to 6-1.
The 'Cakes improved to 71-64 on the season.
GAME NOTES- Sierra's four stolen bases, sets a new franchise record for most in a game. Pitcher Joe Gunkel had a pair of hits, first New Orleans pitcher with a multi-hit game since 2014 season. New Orleans clinched its first winning record since 2012, and only its second since 2007.
UPCOMING - The 'Cakes and OKC Dodgers meet in second game of four game series on Saturday at 7pm. RADIO- WODT SPORTS 1280 AM or cakesbaseball.com.
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