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Memphis fight comes up short at Lehigh Valley 

Redbird left fielder Gomez triples, hits home run in loss to IronPigs
May 10, 2023

MEMPHIS, TN – The Memphis Redbirds continued a six-game series at the Lehigh Valley IronPigs with an 8-4 loss on Wednesday night at Coca-Cola Park. Left fielder Moises Gomez and first baseman Luken Baker continued to lead the Memphis offense. On Wednesday, Gomez went 2-for-4 with his fourth home run

MEMPHIS, TN – The Memphis Redbirds continued a six-game series at the Lehigh Valley IronPigs with an 8-4 loss on Wednesday night at Coca-Cola Park.

Left fielder Moises Gomez and first baseman Luken Baker continued to lead the Memphis offense. On Wednesday, Gomez went 2-for-4 with his fourth home run of the season, his third triple of the year and scored two runs. Baker posted a 2-for-3 line, drove in his 30th run of the season and walked for a team-leading 27th time.

Tommy Parsons (0-1) tossed 5.0 innings for the first time since his brief stint on the Injured List. In his third start since then, the right-handed pitcher allowed four runs on seven hits and struck out four. Guillermo Zuñiga made his first relief appearance with Memphis since being optioned by St. Louis. Zuñiga did not allow a run in the final 1.1 innings for the Redbirds and struck out two.

Right fielder Jordan Walker collected his first hit of the series on Wednesday night, the first double of his Triple-A season to bring home Gomez in the fourth inning.

The Redbirds (21-14) return to AutoZone Park on Tuesday, May 15 to begin a 12-game homestand. You can find more information on upcoming promotions at AutoZone Park here.

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