Mooney scores in 10th, New Orleans beats Round Rock


Peter Mooney scored in the top of the 10th inning to lead the New Orleans Baby Cakes to an 8-7 win over the Round Rock Express Saturday.

Mooney scored after he started the inning on second and advanced to third on a single by Braxton Lee. Christopher Bostick grounded out to allow Mooney to cross home plate.

Jose Quijada got Cliff Pennington to ground out with a runner on second to end the game for his third save of the season.

After Round Rock’s Juan Centeno hit an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth, New Orleans (66-64) tied the game 7-7 in the next half-inning when Cristhian Adames hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Peter O’Brien.

Reliever Jumbo Diaz (5-6) picked up the win after he allowed one run and two hits over two innings. He also struck out two and walked one. Brady Feigl (5-1) went one inning, allowing one run and one hit in the Pacific Coast League game.

Several Express players chipped in at the plate, as five picked up at least a pair of hits. Tommy Joseph homered and doubled, driving in two runs.

Willie Calhoun went 2 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI. Scott Heineman also had two hits on the way to driving home two runs.

Christian Lopes scored twice for the Express (59-72) as six members of the team crossed home plate.



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