Game Central (Thursday, April 24) at Mobile

Game #21: Jackson Generals (11-9) at Mobile BayBears (11-9) | 7:05 pm | Hank Aaron Stadium
Pitching Match-Up: LHP James Gillheeney (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP A.J. Schugel (1-0, 3.86)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
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TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals open a 5-game road series tonight at Mobile.
• Recently completed a homestand and lost first series of 2014 going 2-3 against Chattanooga…went 6-4 in the first two road series’ of 2014 to Chattanooga and Tennessee.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN in West Tennessee, jacksongeneralsbaseball.com and TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals (wrapped up their series with the Chattanooga Lookouts with a 5-3 win Wednesday. The Generals took the final 2 games of their homestand after dropping the first 3.
• Jackson jumped out to an early lead again on Wednesday as Dan Paolini (1-3, 3 RBI, R) homered in the 1st inning down the left field line to score Jabari Blash (1-2, R, 2 BB) and Kevin Rivers (1-3, RBI, R)
• Blash added an RBI single in the 2nd to score Jack Marder (2-2, 2 R, BB) and push the Generals’ lead to 4-0
Starter Cam Hobson (2-1) earned his 2nd victory (both against Chattanooga) after tossing 5.1 innings. Despite allowing 3 runs in the 6th, Jackson’s bullpen held his early advantage.
• Jordan Shipers (H, 1) went 2.2 innings and allowed just 1 hit. Richard Vargas (1) earned his first save of the season after retiring the game’s final 3 batters in the 9th.
• Kevin Rivers provided the final insurance run in the seventh with a sacrifice fly to score Marder and put Jackson ahead 5-3

SCORING EARLY:
• The Generals have scored 11 of 15 runs in the last 3 games in the first two innings (2-1).

WHO’S HOT!?!?:
• INF Ketel Marte has a hit in 16 of 19 games this season batting ..364 with 6 doubles, 2 RBI, 13 runs and a .430 OBP. He ranks 2nd in the league in AVG and 1st in hits (28).
• INF Dan Paolini hit his 1st Double-A HR on Wednesday (44th game) and has a .294 AVG with 1 home run, 1 double, 4 RBI and a .898 OPS over his last 5 games.
• RHP Mayckol Guaipe has not allowed an earned run over 12.1 innings to begin the season (6 G). He has limited opponents .196 (9×46) average, while walking 0 and striking out 13. After allowing a run in his first appearance of the season,
• RH Stephen Kohlscheen has not allowed a run over 9.0 innings in relief (6 G), including only allowing 5 base hits over this stretch. Overall this season he is 1-0 with 1 save and a 0.87ERA (1 ER, 10.1 IP) in 7 relief appearances. He has limited opponents to a .189 average (7×37), while walking 1 and striking out 14.

#BLASH BLASTS CONTINUE IN 2014:
• Generals OF Jabari Blash in has played in all 20 games this season and has .262 AVG with 5 doubles, 4 home runs, 17 RBI and 22 walks in 68 at-bats).

HOME AWAY FROM HOME – HANK AARON STADIUM:
• The Generals and BayBears meet 20 times during the 2014 season, despite not being in the same division.
• This is the first of 3 trips and 15 games in total to be played in Mobile at Hank Aaron Stadium.
• Last season were 6-9 against Mobile which included a 7-game series in 4 days last August (2-5).

MARATHON GAME ON MONDAY BY THE NUMBERS:
• The Generals fell on Monday night into Tuesday morning 7-4 in 18 innings and 5 hours, 17 minutes. It tied for the 2nd-longest game in franchise history. The longest was a 20-inning game on August 12, 2006 at Jacksonville in which the Jaxx lost to the Suns, 5-2 in 5 hours, 22 minutes.
• During the game there were 11 pitchers used with 515 pitches, 32 strikeouts (22 by Jackson), 126 official at-bats , 22 runners left stranded and no leadoff hitter reached from the 8th inning until the 17th inning.
• The Generals have been involved in the longest game in the Southern League in 2 of the last 3 years.
4/15/12: JXN 4, MIS 3 (16) in 5:03
5/25/11: MOB 4, JXN 3 (18) in 4:47

Game Central (Wednesday, April 23) vs. Chattanooga

Game #20: Jackson Generals (10-9) vs. Chattanooga Lookouts (8-11) | 12:05 pm | The Ballpark in Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Cam Hobson (1-1, 3.63) vs. RHP Garrett Gould (0-3, 8.76)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Archived Generals Interviews: Generals YouTube
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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UPCOMING PROBABLES AND GAME TIMES:
April 24 – 7:05 at Mobile LHP James Gillheeney (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP A.J. Schugel (1-0, 3.86)
April 25 – 7:05 at Mobile RHP Jochi Ogando (0-1, 18.00) vs. RHP Chase Anderson (1-0, 3.86)
April 26 – 6:05 at Mobile RHP Trevor Miller (0-2, 5.40) vs. LHP Andrew Chafin (1-0, 0.76)
April 27 – 2:05 at Mobile RHP Stephen Landazuri (3-1, 1.96) vs. RHP Michael Lee (1-2, 5.82)

TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals close out their 2nd homestand of the season today with the final game of the 5-game series against the Lookouts (1-3).
• LHP Cam Hobson takes the mound for Jackson in search of his 2nd victory. He earned the win against Chattanooga back on 4/5 at AT&T Field. RHP Garrett Gould starts for the Lookouts, his 2nd against Jackson (0-1, 3.38).

GENERALS RECAP:
• Just over 10 hours after the 18 inning marathon Monday night ended, the Generals snapped their 3-game losing skid with a 6-4 win over Chattanooga on Tuesday morning.
• The Generals jumped out to a 5-0 lead with a 2-run first inning and a 3-run second. Kevin Rivers (2-4, RBI) had an RBI single to score Ketel Marte (1-3, R, BB). Dan Paolini (2-4, RBI) doubled on the next at-bat to score Jabari Blash (1-2, 3 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB).
• Blash homered (4) in the 2nd, scoring Mike Dowd (0-3, BB, R) and Jamal Austin (1-4, R).
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (3-1) struck out 9 to earn his 3rd victory of the season, which is T-1st among Southern League pitchers. After allowing 3 runs in the fifth, Landazuri received solid relief from Jackson’s bullpen. Landazuri has a Southern League leading 30 strikeouts
• Kyle Hunter (H, 1) recorded the final 2-outs of the 5th before David Colvin (S, 2) went 3.1 innings to earn his 2nd save of the season.

WHO’S HOT!?!?:
• INF Ketel Marte has hit safely in 15 of 17 games with an at-bat, batting .378 (28×74) which leads the SL, with 13 runs scored, 6 doubles, 2 RBI, 8 walks and 5 stolen bases.
• OF Nate Melendres has hit safely in 8 of 12 games with an at-bat, batting .351 (13×42) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 3 RBI and 3 walks.
• RHP Mayckol Guaipe has not allowed an earned run over 12.1 innings to begin the season (6 G). He has limited opponents .196 (9×46) average, while walking 0 and striking out 13. After allowing a run in his first appearance of the season,
• RH Stephen Kohlscheen has not allowed a run over 9.0 innings in relief (6 G), including only allowing 5 base hits over this stretch. Overall this season he is 1-0 with 1 save and a 0.87ERA (1 ER, 10.1 IP) in 7 relief appearances. He has limited opponents to a .189 average (7×37), while walking 1 and striking out 14.

#BLASH BLASTS CONTINUE IN 2014:
• Generals OF Jabari Blash in 48 games since being promoted to Jackson in late 2013 is batting .294, with 13 home runs, 8 doubles, 37 RBIs and posted a 1.018 OPS for the Generals.
• This season Blash currently ranks T-3rd in extra-base hits (9), 1st in runs scored (16), 1st in walks (20) and 4th in on-base percentage (.442) in the Southern League.

MARATHON GAME ON MONDAY BY THE NUMBERS:
• The Generals fell on Monday night into Tuesday morning 7-4 in 18 innings and 5 hours, 17 minutes. It tied for the 2nd-longest game in franchise history. The longest was a 20-inning game on August 12, 2006 at Jacksonville in which the Jaxx lost to the Suns, 5-2 in 5 hours, 22 minutes.
• During the game there were 11 pitchers used with 515 pitches, 32 strikeouts (22 by Jackson), 126 official at-bats , 22 runners left stranded and no leadoff hitter reached from the 8th inning until the 17th inning.
• The Generals have been involved in the longest game in the Southern League in 2 of the last 3 years.
4/15/12: JXN 4, MIS 3 (16) in 5:03
5/25/11: MOB 4, JXN 3 (18) in 4:47

HELLO AGAIN CHATTANOOGA:
• The Generals meet the Lookouts 15 times during the 2014 season and Chattanooga leads the season series so far 5-4.
• The Generals hold a 41-34 record against the Lookouts since 2011.

Game Central (Tuesday, April 22) vs. Chattanooga

Game #19: Jackson Generals (9-9) vs. Chattanooga Lookouts (8-10) | 11:05 am | The Ballpark in Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (2-1, 1.00) vs. RHP Andres Santiago (0-0, 2.70)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
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TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals will try to avoid a 4th straight loss this morning at 11:05 a.m. in game 4 of the 5-game series with Chattanooga. (0-3).
• RHP Stephen Landazuri makes his 4th start of the season today. He currently ranks 2nd in the SL with 21 strikeouts.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals found themselves on the short end of a 7-4, 18-inning loss last night to the Chattanooga Lookouts.
• The game was 5 hours and 18 minutes, the longest game since August 12, 2006, a 20 inning 5 hour, 22 minute game. Generals pitching recorded 22 strikeouts in the game. The loss is the third straight and Jackson drops their first series of 2014.
• The Generals held a 4-1 lead entering the seventh inning, prior to a Chattanooga rally.
• Starter Trevor Miller (0-2) recorded a season-high 7 strikeouts and retired 12 of the last 13 batters faced before exiting in the 7th. The right-hander allowed just three hits and a run on 80 pitches (58 strikes).
• SS Ketel Marte (3-7, RBI, R, BB) doubled to score Jamal Austin (1-6, 2 R) in the 1st before scoring on a single by RF Nate Melendres (1-5, 2 RBI) several at-bats later. Melendres provided an RBI in the third on a sacrifice fly to score Austin with one-out.
• Both teams were held scoreless for 10 innings before Daniel Mayora hit an RBI triple that scored Darnell Sweeney in the top of the 18th..Scott Schebler added a 2-run home run to cap off the Chattanooga 18th and victory.

WHO’S HOT!?!?:
• INF Ketel Marte has hit safely in 14 of 16 games with an at-bat, batting .380 (27×71) with 12 runs scored, 6 doubles, 2 RBI, 7 walks and 3 stolen bases.
• OF Nate Melendres has hit safely in 8 of 12 games with an at-bat, batting .351 (13×42) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 3 RBI and 3 walks.
• RHP Mayckol Guaipe has not allowed an earned run over 12.1 innings to begin the season (6 G). He has limited opponents to a .196 (9×46) average, while walking 0 and striking out 13.
• After allowing a run in his first appearance of the season, RH Stephen Kohlscheen has not allowed a run over 9.0 innings in relief (6 G), including only allowing 5 base hits over this stretch. Overall this season he is 1-0 with 1 save and a 0.87 ERA (1 ER, 10.1 IP) in 7 relief appearances. He has limited opponents to a .189 average (7×37),
while walking 1 and striking out 9.

BLASH PICKING UP WHERE HE LEFT OFF IN 2013:
• Generals OF Jabari Blash in 47 games since being promoted to Jackson in late 2013 is batting .294, with 12 home runs, 8 doubles, 34 RBIs and posted a 1.020 OPS for the Generals.
• This season Blash currently ranks T-2nd in extra-base hits (8), T-1st in runs scored (13), 1st in walks (15) and 5th in on-base percentage (.432) in the Southern League.

MEMPHIS TAKES ON VANDY TONIGHT:
• Memphis and Vanderbilt meet for the first time since 2008, a game the Commodores won 8-0 at then Pringles Park.
• The series between the two teams is knotted at 11-11 dating back to 1981.
• Memphis put together back-to-back wins for the first time since early March with a three-game sweep of Alcorn State over the weekend.
• Vanderbilt enters midweek action with a 29-12 record, but are 4-6 in their last 10 outings.

HELLO AGAIN CHATTANOOGA:
• The Generals meet the Lookouts 15 times during the 2014 season and Chattanooga leads the season series so far 5-3.
• The Generals hold a 40-34 record against the Lookouts since 2011.

Game Central (Monday, April 21) vs. Chattanooga

Game #18: Jackson Generals (9-8) vs. Chattanooga Lookouts (7-10) | 7:05 pm | The Ballpark in Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Trevor Miller (0-2, 7.30) vs. LHP Chris Reed (1-1, 1.02)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Archived Generals Interviews: Generals YouTube
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals look to avoid a series loss for the first time this season tonight in game 3 of the 5-game set with Chattanooga at The Ballpark at Jackson.
• RHP Trevor Miller makes his 4th start of the season tonight and 2nd at home. Miller is trying to stop a 2-game losing skid on the mound. Dodgers No.8 prospect according to Baseball America, LHP Chris Reed starts for Chattanooga tonight. The Generals scored 3 unearned runs against Reed on 4/5@CHA giving him a loss.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals (9-8) suffered their worst home defeat since May 11, 2010 on Sunday night as the Lookouts took a 2-0 series edge after a 12-0 victory.
• The Generals suffered back-to-back losses for the first time this season.
• Starter Jochi Ogando struggled in his Double-A debut allowing 6 hits and 6 runs (5 earned) in 3+ innings pitched.
• O’Koyea Dickson provided Chattanooga with 2 home runs and 6 RBI’s in Saturday’s victory. Dickson capped off the Lookouts’ 6-run fourth inning with a 3-run homer..
• The Generals recorded 2 extra-base hits in Saturday’s loss. RF Kevin Rivers (1×4) recorded a triple and C Mike Dowd (1×3) added a double. SS Ketel Marte (1×4) extended his hitting streak to 5 games.

WHO’S HOT!?!?:
• INF Ketel Marte has hit safely in 13 of 15 games with an at-bat, batting .375 (24×64) with 11 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 RBI, 6 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• OF Nate Melendres has hit safely in 7 of 11 games with an at-bat, batting .351 (13×37) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 3 walks.
• RHP Mayckol Guaipe has not allowed an earned run over 9.1 innings to begin the season (5 G). He has limited opponents to a .222 (8×36) average, while walking 0 and striking out 9.
• After allowing a run in his first appearance of the season, RH Stephen Kohlscheen has not allowed a run over 6.0 innings in relief (5 G), including only allowing 2 base hits over this stretch. Overall this season he is 1-0 with 1 save and a 1.23 ERA (1 ER, 7.1 IP) in 6 relief appearances. He has limited opponents to a .148 average (4×27),
while walking 1 and striking out 9.

BLASH PICKING UP WHERE HE LEFT OFF IN 2013:
• Generals OF Jabari Blash in 46 games since being promoted to Jackson in late 2013 is batting .294, with 12 home runs, 8 doubles, 34 RBIs and posted a 1.020 OPS for the Generals.
• This season Blash currently ranks T-2nd in extra-base hits (8), T-1st in runs scored (13), 1st in walks (15) and 5th in on-base percentage (.432) in the Southern League.

GENERALS RANKS IN THE SOUTHERN LEAGUE:
• Currently the Generals are 9-8 and are T-2nd place in the SL North standings, 2.0 games back of 1st place Huntsville.
• The Generals offense ranks 4th in batting (.248), 1st in doubles (36), 4th in OBP (.332), 5th in total bases (184), and 4th in OPS (.693).
• Generals pitching ranks 1st in WHIP (1.07), T-2nd in hits allowed (113), T-2nd in shutouts with 2, 5th in ERA (3.55).

HELLO AGAIN CHATTANOOGA:
• The Generals meet the Lookouts 15 times during the 2014 season and Chattanooga leads the season series so far 4-3.
• The Generals hold a 40-33 record against the Lookouts since 2011.

Mariners Farm Director Chris Gwynn

Chris Gwynn, Mariners’ Director of Player Development is in town and I had a chance discuss everything Mariners Minor League’s including rehabs, injuries, who’s off to a hot start, what to expect later in the year, Choi suspension and much more. The four full-season Mariners Minor League teams are a combined 36-26 going into Sunday. Gwynn

LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE

Game Central (Sunday, April 20) vs. Chattanooga

Game #17: Jackson Generals (9-7) vs. Chattanooga Lookouts (6-10) | 6:05 pm | The Ballpark in Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Jochi Ogando (0-1, 3.38) w/HD vs. RHP Tyson Brummett (0-1, 1.00)
Promotions: Family Fun Day (Kids 12-and-under get in free, plus more), Pregame Easter Egg Hunt
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
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Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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April 21 – 7:05 vs. Chattanooga RHP Trevor Miller (0-2, 7.30) vs. LHP Chris Reed (1-1, 1.02)
April 22 – 11:05 vs. Chattanooga RHP Stephen Landazuri (2-1, 1.00) vs. TBA
April 23 – 12:05 vs. Chattanooga LHP Cam Hobson (1-1, 3.63) vs. RHP Garrett Gould (0-3, 8.76)
April 24 – 7:05 at Mobile TBA vs. RHP A.J. Schugel (1-0, 3.86)

TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals and Lookouts play game 2 of the 5-game series tonight, with Chattanooga leading 1-0.
• RHP Jochi Ogando makes his Double-A debut for the Generals and was 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA for A+ High Desert in 2 starts. RHP Tyson Brummett makes his 3rd start for Chattanooga and 1st against the Generals.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals jumped out to an early 1-0 lead after the first inning, but couldn’t overcome a 3-run 2nd inning by the Lookouts as Jackson lost to Chattanooga 3-2 on Saturday.
• RF Jabari Blash (2×4, SB) led the team with 2 hits, while SS Ketel Marte (1×3, R, 2 BB), 1B Dan Paolini (1×4), 3B Ramon Morla (1×3, RBI, BB) and LF Patrick Brady (1×4) each recorded 1 hit as Jackson out hit Chattanooga 6-5.
• Starter Moises Hernandez (4.0,3,3,3,1,1) recorded his first loss of the season, allowing 3 runs on 3 hits in 4.0 innings. RH David Colvin (2.2,2,0,0,0,5), RH Stephen Shackleford (1.1,0,0,0,0,1) and RH Stephen Kohlscheen (1.0,0,0,0,0,1) combined to hold the Lookouts scoreless over the final 5.0 innings in relief.

THE COMEBACK KIDS:
• Of Jackson’s 9 wins, 4 have been come-from-behind victories, including 3 in the 9th this past week. (Down 4-0 Sunday to MIS, won 5-4, down 4-3 Monday and won 6-4 at TNS and down 2-0 Friday and won 5-2 at TNS).

GREAT START:
• The 9-7 start and 3 straight series’ won is the 2nd best start after 15 games since 2006. In 2012 and 2006 the Generals started 10-5 and in 2012 went on to win the first 5 series’ of the season.

WHO’S HOT!?!?:
• INF Ketel Marte has hit safely in 13 of 15 games with an at-bat, batting .383 (23×60) with 11 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 RBI, 6 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• OF Nate Melendres has hit safely in 6 of 10 games with an at-bat, batting .353 (12×34) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 3 walks.
• RHP Mayckol Guaipe has not allowed an earned run over 9.1 innings to begin the season (5 G). He has limited opponents to a .222 (8×36) average, while walking 0 and striking out 9.
• After allowing a run in his first appearance of the season, RH Stephen Kohlscheen has not allowed a run over 6.0 innings in relief (5 G), including only allowing 2 base hits over this stretch. Overall this season he is 1-0 with 1 save and a 1.23 ERA (1 ER, 7.1 IP) in 6 relief appearances. He has limited opponents to a .148 average (4×27), while walking 1 and striking out 9.

GENERALS RANKS IN THE SOUTHERN LEAGUE:
• Currently the Generals are 9-7 and are T-2nd place in the SL North standings, 1.0 game back of 1st place Huntsville.
• The Generals offense ranks T-2nd in batting (.251), 1st in doubles (35), 4th in OBP (.338), 4th in total bases (184), and 4th in OPS (.693).
• Generals pitching ranks 1st in WHIP (1.01), 1st in hits allowed (101), T-2nd in shutouts with 2, 4th in ERA (3.07), 3rd in runs allowed (53) and posted T-1st fewest walks (39).

HELLO AGAIN CHATTANOOGA:
• The Generals meet the Lookouts 15 times during the 2014 season and Jackson has split the season set so far 3-3. Jackson has out-scored the Lookouts 27-18 this season.
• The Generals hold a 40-32 record against the Lookouts since 2011.

BREAKING DOWN THE ROSTER:
• The Opening Day roster featured 15 players with Double-A experience and 11 that participated in MLB spring training.
• The average age is 23.7. The youngest is 19-year-old starter Victor Sanchez and the oldest is 30-year-old reliever Moises Hernandez.

FROM JACKSON IN 2013 TO SEATTLE IN 2014:
• Of the current Mariners roster their are five members of the 2013 Jackson roster. OF Abraham Almonte, OF James Jones, SS Brad Miller, RHP Dominic Leone and LHP Roenis Elias.

GENERALS IN SEATTLE:
• The current Mariners roster features 15 former Generals.
• James Paxton (DL), Erasmo Ramirez, Brandon Maurer and Roenis Elias are in the starting rotation. Elias was a 2013 Southern League All-Star
• Abraham Almonte, Dustin Ackley, Michael Saunders, Nick Franklin, Kyle Seager, Brad Miller, Stefen Romero and Mike Zunino are position players.
• Tom Wilhelmsen, Dominic Leone and Yoervis Medina are in the M’s bullpen.

 

Game Central (Saturday, April 19) vs. Chattanooga

Game #16: Jackson Generals (8-6) vs. Chattanooga Lookouts (5-10) | 6:05 pm | The Ballpark in Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Moises Hernandez (0-0, 9.00) vs. RHP Carlos Frias (1-1, 2.89)
Promotions: Postgame Fireworks, Educators Appreciation Night (UM Lambuth), Halfway to Halloween, Beyond Blame Concert
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
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Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals open up a 5-game series with the Chattanooga Lookouts (LAD) at The Ballpark in Jackson.
• The Generals come into today’s series opener having won each of the first 3 series’ of 2014 and in 2nd place in the SL North behind Huntsville.
• RHP Moises Hernandez makes the spot start for Jackson against RHP Carlos Frias for Chattanooga.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals scored 5 runs in the top of the 9th as a Jackson came-from-behind to defeat Tennessee 5-2 on Friday.
• RF KevinRivers (1×4, R, 2B, 2 RBI) got the Generals on the scoreboard with a 2-run double scoring SS Ketel Marte (1×3, R, BB) and Jabari Blash (1×2, R, 2B, 2 BB).
• C John Hicks (1×4, R, 2B, RBI) recorded a RBI double and LF Leon Landry (1×4, 2 RBI) capped off the inning with a
2-run single scoring 1B Mickey Wiswall (2×4, R) and Hicks. • Starter Cam Hobson (5.2,3,2,2,2,2,HR,2HB) allowed 2 runs on 3 hits in 5.2 innings, but did not figure into the decision. RH Richard Vargas (1.1,0,0,0,0,1) tossed 1.1 scoreless innings in relief, while RH Mayckol Guaipe (2.0,3,0,0,0,4) recorded the win allowing only 3 hit and striking out 4 in 2.0 shutout innings.

THE COMEBACK KIDS:
• Of Jackson’s 9 wins, 4 have been come-from-behind victories, including 3 in the 9th this past week. (Down 4-0 Sunday to MIS, won 5-4, down 4-3 Monday and won 6-4 at TNS and down 2-0 Friday and won 5-2 at TNS)

SEEING A TREND:
• After the first 15 games of the 2014 regular season, Jackson has won each game 1,3 and 5 and lost each game 2 and 4 of their repective series’ with Chattanooga, Mississippi and now Tennessee.

GREAT START:
• The 9-6 start and 3 straight series’ won is the 2nd best start after 15 games since 2006. In 2012 and 2006 the Generals started 10-5 and in 2012 went on to win the first 5 series’ of the season.

WHO’S HOT!?!?:
• INF Ketel Marte has hit safely in 12 of 14 games with an at-bat, batting .386 (22×57) with 10 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 RBI, 4 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• OF Jamal Austin has hit safely in 11 of the first 14 games he has appeared with 5 multi-hit games, batting .298 (17×57) with 5 runs scored, 4 doubles, 7 RBI, 2 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• OF Nate Melendres has hit safely in 6 of 10 games with an at-bat, batting .353 (12×34) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 3 walks.
• RHP Mayckol Guaipe has not allowed an earned run over 9.1 innings to begin the season (5 G). He has limited opponents .222 (8×36) average, while walking 0 and striking out 9.

GENERALS RANKS IN THE SOUTHERN LEAGUE:
• Currently the Generals are 9-6 and are in 2nd place in the SL North standings, 1.0 game back of 1st place Huntsville.
• The Generals offense ranks 2nd in batting (.254), 1st in doubles (35), 2nd in OBP (.336),T-2nd in total bases (178), and 3rd in OPS (.700).
• Generals pitching ranks 1st in WHIP (1.04), 2nd in hits allowed (96), T-1st in shutouts with 2, 4th in ERA (3.07), 3rd in runs allowed (50) and posted 2nd-fewest walks (38).

HELLO AGAIN CHATTANOOGA:
• The Generals meet 15 times during the 2014 season and Jackson took 3 of 5 from Chattanooga in the first series of the season, outscoring the Lookouts 25-15
• The Generals hold a 40-31 record against the Lookouts since 2011.

Game Central (Friday, April 18) at Tennessee

Jamal Austin Pregame Interview

Game #15: Jackson Generals (8-6) at Tennessee Smokies (7-7) | 6:15 pm CT | Smokies Park
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Cam Hobson (1-1, 3.86) vs.  RHP Ivan Pineyro (0-1, 2.00)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Archived Generals Interviews: Generals YouTube
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals play the rubber match of the 5-game series at Smokies Park against Tennessee with the series even at 2-2.
• This is the 3rd straight rubber match of a series to open the season. Jackson is 2-0 having defeated Chattanooga and Mississippi in game 5’s.

GENERALS RECAP:
• Starter Stephen Landazuri and RH Stephen Kohlscheen comined a 1-hit shutout as Jackson defeated Tennessee 4-0 in game 1 of the deoubleheader. Landazuri (6.0,1,0,0,1,9) earned his 2nd win of the season, allowing only 1 hit and striking out 9 in 6.0 shutout innings. Kohlscheen (1.0,0,0,0,1,2) walked 1 and struck out 2 in the 7th inning to secure the win.
• DH Jabari Blash (1×3, R, HR, RBI, BB) recorded his 3rd home run of the season with a solo blast to lead off the 5th inning.
• The Generals jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in game 2, but allowed 3 unanswered runs as Jackson lost game 2 to Tennessee 3-2 on Thursday night.
• SS Ketel Marte (3×4, R, 2B) led the team with 3 hits, while CF Jamal Austin (2×4, R, 2B) and LF Nate Melendres (2×3) each recorded 2 of the Generals 10 hits.
Starter Kyle Hunter (2.0,3,0,0,1,2) allowed only 3 hits and struck out 2 in 2.0 scoreless innings. LH Jordan Shipers (2.0,3,3,1,1,2) recorded the loss despite allowing only 1 earned run (3 R) in 2.0 innings. His run in the 3rd inning snapped a string of 7.1 consecutive scoreless innings to begin the season. RH Stephen Shackleford (2.0,0,0,0,1,1) tossed a scoreless 5th and 6th innings.

SEEING A TREND:
• After the first 14 games of the 2014 regular season, Jackson has won each game 1,3 and 5 and lost each game 2 and 4 of their repective series’ with Chattanooga, Mississippi and now Tennessee. Will in continue?

ODDS AND ENDS:
• OF Jamal Austin has hit safely in 11 of the first 13 games he has appeared with 5 multi-hit games, batting .327 (17×52) with 5 runs scored, 4 doubles, 7 RBI, 2 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• INF Ketel Marte has hit safely in 11 of 13 games with an at-bat, batting .389 (21×54) with 9 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 RBI, 3 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• OF Nate Melendres has hit safely in 6 of 9 games with an atbat, batting .400 (12×30) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 3 walks.
• RHP Mayckol Guaipe has not allowed an earned run
over 7.1 innings to begin the season (4 G). He has limited opponents .185 (5×27) average, while walking 0 and striking out 5.

GENERALS RANKS IN THE SOUTHERN LEAGUE:
• Currently the Generals are 8-6 and are in 2nd place in the SL North standings, 1.0 game back of 1st place Huntsville.
• The Generals offense ranks 2nd in batting (.257), 1st in doubles (32), T-1st in OBP (.341) and 2nd in total bases (168).
• Generals pitching ranks 1st in WHIP (1.05), 2nd in hits allowed (90), T-1st in shutouts with 2 and 5th in ERA (3.15)

Game Central (Thursday, April 17) at Tennessee – Doubleheader

Pregame Interview with Jack Marder

Game #13/14: Jackson Generals (7-5) at Tennessee Smokies (6-6) | 4:30 pm CT | Smokies Park
Pitching Match-Up:
G1: RHP Stephen Landazuri (1-1, 1.50) vs. RHP Corey Black (0-0, 2.57)
G2: LHP Kyle Hunter (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Dae-Eun Rhee (0-1, 3.12)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Archived Generals Interviews: Generals YouTube
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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Game Central (Wednesday, April 16) at Tennessee

Game #12: Jackson Generals (7-4) at Tennessee Smokies (5-6) | 10:30 am CT | Smokies Park
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Trevor Miller (0-1, 5.19) vs.  RHP Jake Arrieta (0-1, 0.00)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: MiLB.TV
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Archived Generals Interviews: Generals YouTube
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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