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Herrera homers, Baker blasts in Memphis comeback win over Nashville

Redbirds tally seven unanswered runs to take second game at Sounds

by Alex Coil
The Memphis Redbirds continued a three-game road trip with a 7-4 win over the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Milwaukee Brewers) on Friday night at First Horizon Park.
With Memphis trailing 4-0 and two outs in the fifth, MLB Rehabbing designated hitter Ivan Herrera smacked a three-run homer to get the Redbirds on the board.

Memphis Redbirds on X (formerly Twitter): “IVAN THE GREAT!FIRST @HueysRestaurant HOMER OF THE REHAB ASSIGNMENT📻: https://t.co/vIp0RkmtDc pic.twitter.com/98jvySsozZ / X”

IVAN THE GREAT!FIRST @HueysRestaurant HOMER OF THE REHAB ASSIGNMENT📻: https://t.co/vIp0RkmtDc pic.twitter.com/98jvySsozZ

To lead off the next inning, first baseman Luken Baker crushed his second home run in as many days to tie the game. Baker extended his league-leading home run and RBI totals to 25 and 61 respectively.

Memphis Redbirds on X (formerly Twitter): “BAKER BLAST TO TIE THE GAMELEAGUE-LEADING 25TH @HueysRestaurant HOMERhttps://t.co/vIp0RkmtDc pic.twitter.com/PyiSAW2oyO / X”

BAKER BLAST TO TIE THE GAMELEAGUE-LEADING 25TH @HueysRestaurant HOMERhttps://t.co/vIp0RkmtDc pic.twitter.com/PyiSAW2oyO

Starting pitcher Ian Bedell (1-0) allowed four runs on two hits, walked four and struck out two in 6.0 innings pitched to earn his first career Triple-A win. His only runs allowed scored on a two-out grand slam in the first inning after Bedell walked the bases loaded. Nick Robertson (S, 1) tossed a 1-2-3 ninth inning to get his first save with Memphis.
The Memphis Redbirds return to AutoZone Park to begin a six-game homestand against the Norfolk Tides on Tuesday, July 9 with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m. CDT.

 

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