SALT LAKE CITY (June 10, 2018) – New Orleans scored three runs in the top of the 10th inning to take an 11-8 victory and snap the Bees winning streak at three.
'Cakes rally to beat Salt Lake 11-8 in ten innings. Austin Dean with 3RBI, Galloway and Van Slyke each with 3 hits. First time this year win when trailing after 8 innings (1-23).
— New Orleans Baby Cakes (@cakesbaseball) June 10, 2018
Entering today Salt Lake was a perfect 34-0 this season when leading after eight innings, but the visitors scratched across the tying run in the ninth inning to send the game to extras knotted up at 8. New Orleans would go on to score three runs in the top of the 10th inning and the Bees were set down in order in the bottom half.
Jabari Blash led the Bees offensive attacking hitting two homers in the game for the second time this season. Blash finished 2-for-5 with four RBIs. Rymer Liriano also went deep and finished 3-for-5 with three RBIs. Eric Young Jr. and Taylor Ward also had three-hit days with Young Jr. scoring three runs on the day. With three homers on the day, Salt Lake now has 100 on the season becoming the first Minor League team to reach triple-digit home runs and trail only the New York Yankees in professional baseball.