TODAY’S GAME: The Generals and Braves play game four of the five-game series today at Pringles Park. The Braves lead the all-time series 74-72. The two teams will meet 13 times this season, 10 times at Pringles Park.
GENERALS RECAP: – The first place Generals (9-4) blanked the Mississippi Braves (4-9) on Tuesday night at Pringles Park, 7-0. Taijuan Walker and Jandy Sena combined for the three-hit shutout, the first of the 2012 season for Jackson. The Generals are the first to nine wins in the Southern League. Walker (2-0) tossed six shutout innings, allowing just two hits while striking out seven and walking one. Sena earned a three inning save and surrendered just one hit and struck out one in his 2012 Generals debut. Joe Dunigan was 2-for-4 with a homer, two RBI and two runs. Jesus Sucre was 2-for-4 with a double, run and three RBI. Rich Poythressfinished the night 2-for-3 with a double, RBI and run scored.
WHO’S HOT?: Jesus Sucre has a team best 7-game hitting streak. Joe Dunigan has recorded back-to-back games with a homer and 8 hits in the current series, batting .533 (8×15) with 5 runs scored, 2 doubles, 2 home runs and 3 RBI. The Generals pitching staff has struck out a league-best 128 batters so far this season and also lead the league with a 2.29 ERA. RH Carter Capps (6.2 IP), LH Brian Moran (6.0), RH Moises Hernandez (4.2) and LH Steve Garrison (4.1) have yet to allow a run this season. The bullpen is a combined 4-1 with 5 saves and a 1.19 ERA (7ER, 54.1 IP) while walking 19 and striking out 56 strikeouts this season.
Today’s Matchup: Jackson Generals (Mariners) (9-4) vs. Mississippi Braves (Braves) (4-9)
Site: Pringles Park – Jackson, TN
Pitching Match-up: RHP Brandon Maurer (0-0, 5.00) vs. RHP David Hale (1-1, 7.04)
Time: 11:05 a.m. CT
Promotions: School Day #2
Radio: GAMEDAY AUDIO and TuneIn Radio App. is available
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on the MILB GAMEDAY
Game Information: | Game Notes 4-18 vs Braves
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals