Generals Game Central (Sunday, May 6)

TODAY’S GAME: The Generals open a five-game series at home tonight against the Huntsville Stars. The Generals took 3 of 5 from the Stars April 20-24 at Joe Davis Stadium in Huntsville, AL. The Generals are batting .319 against the Stars with 7 home runs this season.

GENERALS RECAP:  Despite out hitting Pensacola, the Generals got shutout for the 2nd time this season 0-4 on Saturday night. Jackson also had their 5-series win streak snapped in the rubber match of the series. Starter Danny Hultzen recorded the loss alloweing 2 run on 1 hit, while walking a seasonhigh 7 batters and striking out 4 in 4.1 innings. RH Stephen Pryor struck out all 3 batters faced in the 9th inning to extend his scoreless inning streak to 15.0 innings. 2B Nick Franklin (2×4, 2B) and RF Johermyn Chavez (2×4, 2B) each recorded multi-hit games.

WHO’S HOT?: SS Nick Frankin is batting .360 (18×50) with 7 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run and 6 RBI. Since April 19, he has raised his season average from .236 to .299. After allowing 2 runs in his 2nd relief appearance on April 8.
– LH Bobby LaFromboise has not allowed a run in his last 12.2 innings. During this stretch he limited opponents to a .167 average (7×42) while walking 2 and striking out 15. LaFromboise has lowered his ERA from 7.71 to 1.20 in his last 7 relief appearances.
– OF Joe Dunigan has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games, batting .359 (14×39) with 8 runs scored, 3 doubles, 2 home runs and 6 RBI.

CLOSING TIME: Generals closer RH Stephen Pryor has tossed 15.0 scoreless innings and has gone is 7-for-7 in save oppertunities. During this stretch he has limited opponents to a .098 (5×51) while walking 4 and striking out 23. Overall this season he is 1-0 with 7 saves and a 1.13 ERA (2 ER, 16.0 IP) in 11 relief appearances. In his last 13 games,

FRANCISCO AT THE TOP: Leadoff man Francisco Martinez went 0x4 yesterday, ending his hitting streak at 6 games. During the streak he hit .385 (10×26) with 5 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 RBI and 4 multi-hit games. He has also hit safely in 10 of his last 13 games, batting .346 (18×52) with 9 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple and 6 RBI.

IN A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN: The Generals pitching staff has struck out a league-best 247 batters so far this season and also lead the league with a 2.40 ERA. RH Taijuan Walker ranks first in the league with a 1.30 ERA. Mobile ranks second in the league with a 3.60 ERA. RH Taijuan Walker (1.30) ranks 1st in the league in ERA, Danny Hultzen (2.35) ranks 4th and James Paxton (2.51) ranks 6th.

Today’s Matchup: Jackson Generals (SEA) 19-11, 1st North +2.0 vs. Huntsville Stars (MIL) 17-13, 2nd North, -2.0
Site: Pringles Park, Jackson, TN
Pitching Match-up: RHP Andrew Carraway (3-0, 3.06) vs. LHP Dan Merklinger (1-2, 6.75)
Time: 6:05 p.m. CT
Radio:  NewsTalk 101.5 FM | GAMEDAY AUDIO and TuneIn Radio App. is available
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Game Information:  | Game Notes 5-6 vs Huntsville
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals

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TODAY’S GAME: The Generals open a five-game series at home tonight against the Huntsville Stars. The Generals took 3 of 5 from the Stars April 20-24 at Joe Davis Stadium in Huntsville, AL. The Generals are batting .319 against the Stars with 7 home runs this season.

GENERALS RECAP:  Despite out hitting Pensacola, the Generals got shutout for the 2nd time this season 0-4 on Saturday night. Jackson also had their 5-series win streak snapped in the rubber match of the series. Starter Danny Hultzen recorded the loss alloweing 2 run on 1 hit, while walking a seasonhigh 7 batters and striking out 4 in 4.1 innings. RH Stephen Pryor struck out all 3 batters faced in the 9th inning to extend his scoreless inning streak to 15.0 innings. 2B Nick Franklin (2×4, 2B) and RF Johermyn Chavez (2×4, 2B) each recorded multi-hit games.

WHO’S HOT?: SS Nick Frankin is batting .360 (18×50) with 7 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run and 6 RBI. Since April 19, he has raised his season average from .236 to .299. After allowing 2 runs in his 2nd relief appearance on April 8.
– LH Bobby LaFromboise has not allowed a run in his last 12.2 innings. During this stretch he limited opponents to a .167 average (7×42) while walking 2 and striking out 15. LaFromboise has lowered his ERA from 7.71 to 1.20 in his last 7 relief appearances.
– OF Joe Dunigan has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games, batting .359 (14×39) with 8 runs scored, 3 doubles, 2 home runs and 6 RBI.

CLOSING TIME: Generals closer RH Stephen Pryor has tossed 15.0 scoreless innings and has gone is 7-for-7 in save oppertunities. During this stretch he has limited opponents to a .098 (5×51) while walking 4 and striking out 23. Overall this season he is 1-0 with 7 saves and a 1.13 ERA (2 ER, 16.0 IP) in 11 relief appearances. In his last 13 games,

FRANCISCO AT THE TOP: Leadoff man Francisco Martinez went 0x4 yesterday, ending his hitting streak at 6 games. During the streak he hit .385 (10×26) with 5 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 RBI and 4 multi-hit games. He has also hit safely in 10 of his last 13 games, batting .346 (18×52) with 9 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple and 6 RBI.

IN A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN: The Generals pitching staff has struck out a league-best 247 batters so far this season and also lead the league with a 2.40 ERA. RH Taijuan Walker ranks first in the league with a 1.30 ERA. Mobile ranks second in the league with a 3.60 ERA. RH Taijuan Walker (1.30) ranks 1st in the league in ERA, Danny Hultzen (2.35) ranks 4th and James Paxton (2.51) ranks 6th.

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