Generals Game Info (Saturday, June 16)
Today’s Matchup: Jackson Generals (SEA) (41-27, 1st North) vs. Chattanooga Lookouts (LAD) (31-35, 4th South)
Site: Pringles Park – Jackson, TN
Time: 6:05 p.m.
Pitching Match-up: RHP Forrest Snow (1-2, 8.42 w/TAC) vs. LHP Aaron Miller (3-4, 4.53)
Promotions: High Tech Special Effects Fireworks (Best One Tire), Night of Heart, Henderson County Night
Radio: NewsTalk 101.5 FM (pregame 5:50) / 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 6-16 vs Chattanooga
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
TODAY’S GAME: The Generals meet Chattanooga (LAD) tonight in game 4 of the 5-game set at Pringles Park. With Jackson leading the series, 2-1, the Generals look to take the series. Jackson leads the season series over Chattanooga, 6-2.
GENERALS RECAP: The Generals had their 3-game win streak snapped Friday night, despite a valiant comeback against Chattanooga, 11-10. Jackson scored 4 runs in the ninth and stranded the tying run at second base. RH Taijuan Walker (3-4) suffered the loss, allowing six runs on six hits over 3.2 innings of work. Walker struck out 4 and walked 3. RF Chih-Hsien Chiang was 2-for-4 with two doubles and a season-high 5 RBI. LF Kalian Sams, C Ralph Henriquez and 2B Eric Campbell each collected 3 hits on the night. The two teams combined for 21 runs and 28 hit.
FIRST HALF CHAMPIONS: The Generals clinched their first division championship on Monday night in Jacksonville. Jackson clinched with 5 games remaining in the half. The 41 wins so far ranks T-3rd in franchise history in the first half and first since 2008.
HOME SWEET…PRINGLES: Jackson has enjoyed lots of success at Pringles Park this season, going 22-11 at “The Big Chip”. That is the best home record in the Southern League. Jackson is 19-16 away from home.
NO JUNE SWOON: The Generals have the best record in the league this season and the 2nd best start in the league during the month of June at 10-5. The Smokies are 11-3 during the month of June.
WHO’S HOT?: OF Chih-Hsien Chiang has a 4-game hit streak and is batting , .471 (8×17), with 4 doubles, 8 RBI and 2 runs
-> LH Brian Moran has held opponents scoreless in 19 of 23 relief appearances this season. He is currently 1-2 with a 1.15 ERA (4 ER, 31.1 IP). He has walked 6 and struck out 27..
THE INCREDIBLE HULTZ: Overall in 13 starts this season, Hultzen is 8-3 with a 1.19 ERA (10ER, 75.1 IP). He has limited opponents to a .151 average (38×252), while walking 32 and striking out 79. Hultzen currently leads the Southern League in ERA (1.19), strikeouts (79), opponents average (.151), WHIP (0.93), while leading all starters with the fewest base-runners per 9.0 innings (8.72). He also ranks T1st in the league in wins (8), T4th in innings pitched (75.1) and 4th in strikeouts per 9.0 innings (9.44). He has won his last 4 starts and has been named the starter for the North Division at the All-Star Game.