Just called up from Double-A, Mike Connolly tosses six scoreless in 3-0 loss
METAIRIE, LA — The Sacramento River Cats (33-37) were blanked on Sunday in New Orleans, recording just four hits as the Baby Cakes (33-36) took game two of the series 3-0.
Right-hander Mike Connolly, promoted from Double-A Richmond to make Sunday afternoon’s start, was outstanding in his Triple-A debut. He allowed just four hits and one walk in six scoreless innings while striking out three.
Making his second relief appearance of the season was right-hander Tyler Beede, who surrendered all three of New Orleans’ runs during the seventh inning. Beede gave up three hits and a walk in the frame.
Catcher Trevor Brown was the team’s top offensive performer, reaching base twice with a single and a walk.
Right-hander Taylor Hill (1-1, 7.36) gets the nod Monday evening in what will be his fourth start with Sacramento. New Orleans will counter with righty Tyler Cloyd (0-1, 7.07). First pitch is set for 5.00 p.m. (PT). Catch all of the action live online at rivercats.com, on theMiLB First Pitch app, and on the air on Money 105.FM beginning at 7:00 p.m. (PT).
Match Recap Courtesy of the Sacramento River Cats Media Relations