New Orleans six-run fourth inning is too much for Storm Chasers to overcome

METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans scored six runs in the bottom of the fourth inning Monday to seize control in a 9-2 win over Omaha.

It was the Storm Chasers’ second straight lopsided loss to the Baby Cakes, who beat Omaha 10-0 Sunday.

The game was tied 1-1 entering the bottom of the fourth, when JT Riddle hit a solo home run to start New Orleans’ scoring run. Riddle came up to bat again in the fourth, driving in the final two runs of the inning with a single.

Omaha took a 1-0 lead in the top of the third when Humberto Arteaga scored on a balk.

New Orleans tied it in the bottom of the inning on a solo homer from Deven Marrero. Bryan Holaday also homered for New Orleans in the bottom of the eighth.

Bubba Starling had two hits to lead the Chasers offense. Cheslor Cuthbert added a single to extend his hitting streak to 13 games.

The Storm Chasers return to Omaha on Wednesday for a 6:35 p.m. game against Memphis.

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