cheap Parker Morin jersey hit a two run double in the fifth inning, and cheap Corey Toups jersey hit a two run single in the eighth, both giving Omaha three run leads as the Storm Chasers defeated the Baby Cakes 7 5 Tuesday at the Shrine on Airline.
The Storm Chasers (11 8) gained a split of the four game series. The Baby Cakes (8 12) were going their first series win this season.
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“We battled the whole game, but with the wind blowing (out), they got some big hits,” Baby Cakes manager Arnie Beyeler said. “Overall, we didn’t play good defense, and they pitched a little better than we did.”
cheap Destin Hood jersey led New Orleans with two big two out hits. He drove in Steve Lombardozzi with a double to the right field gap two pitches after first baseman cheap Ryan O’Hearn jersey dropped Hood’s foul ball. Hood also hit a solo homer in the third that gave the Baby Cakes their only lead, 2 1.
Si, Si SierraWhen the season began, Beyeler was asked where would the Baby Cakes’ power hitting come from.
Beyeler said several who were capable but said there was no question cheap Moises Sierra jersey could provide power hitting and more.
That was on display in Monday night’s 4 1 win against Omaha. Sierra went 3 wholesale jerseys for 4, including a high, three run homer in the fourth inning, his first with the Baby Cakes. Then, in the seventh, he made the defensive play of the game, running down a well hit ball by Omaha’s cheap Ramon Torres jersey on the warning track in right field. It saved two runs.
“It felt great to get my first home run here,” said Sierra, 28, who is from the Dominican Republic. “I have power, so I’m not looking for home runs. I look for a good pitch and try to make good contact.
“(On the defensive play), it was late innings, and I made a big play that helped my teammates win. That made me very happy.”
Sierra has had three stints with the Blue Jays jerseys, who signed him as a 16 year old undrafted free agent in 2005, and one with the Chicago White Sox jerseys. He is batting .278 but has shown the kind of consistency that gets the attention of Major League teams.
His big Monday came after a 7 for 35 (.200) 10 game stretch. However, he rarely has 0 for 20 spells.
“My work in the (batting) cage, my routine, is the reason for my consistency,” he said. “I want to play hard, play consistent, play like every day is the last day.”
Sierra, who played his first pro game at age 17 with a Blue Jays jerseys Summer League team, batted .290 in 35 games with Toronto in 2013, and hit .276 with the White Sox jerseys in 83 games in 20014. Last season, he was a Southern League All Star with Jacksonville, leading the league in batting average (.336) and on base percentage (.414). Day at the Shrine on Airline, part of local schools’ drug awareness program. Wednesday marks the Baby Cakes’ first off day of the season. As part of the season being shortened from 144 games to 142, teams have seven off days, not counting the three day break (July 10 12) for the Triple A All Star game. Before the change, teams had five off days. Players say the two extra off days will be an invaluable respite from the heat as well as opportunities to work on team defense. New Orleans has four games at Nashville from Thursday to Monday, then returns home for yet another four game set against Iowa. The Baby Cakes just finished 15 consecutive games against Iowa and Omaha, going 7 8.