Game #7/8: Jackson Generals (SEA) (2-4) vs. Montgomery Biscuits (TB) (4-2)
Site: The Ballpark in Jackson – Jackson, Tenn
Time: 5:05 p.m. CST Doubleheader
Game 1: LHP Roenis Elias (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Albert Suarez (0-0, 0.00)
Game 2: RHP Hector Noesi (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Merrill Kelly (0-0, 0.00)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN Radio (pregame 4:50) / GAMEDAY AUDIO and TuneIn Radio App.
Online TV: MiLB.tv
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Game Information: | Game Notes 4-12 vs. Montgomery
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TODAY’S GAME: The Generals play a doubleheader today at The Ballpark in Jackson. This is the first twin bill of the season. Last year Jackson was 8-8 in 7-inning games, splitting six DH’s, sweeping one and losing one.
YOU ALREADY KNOW…that the Generals have hit 4 home runs this season. But, DID YOU KNOW?…that the Jackson franchise has blasted 1,498 home runs since moving from Memphis in 1998.
GENERALS RECAP: Jackson scored 3 runs in the 7th inning, including a 2-run home run by Steven Proscia, but it wasn’t enough at the Generals lost to Montgomery 4-3 on Wednesday night. Jackson out-hit Montgomery 10-8, with SS Brad Miller (2×4), DH Francisco Martinez (2×4) and 3B Steven Procia (2×4, R, HR, 2 RBI) each recording 2 hits. RF Leon Landry (1×4, R, HR, RBI) knocked in the Generals 3rd run with his first home run of the season in the 7th. Starter Taijuan Walker (5.0,4,3,0,2,5) recorded his 2nd loss of the seaon despite not allowing an earned run (3 R) in 5.0 innings of work. RH Jonathan Arias (2.0,2,1,1,0,1) and RH Andrew Kittredge (2.0,2,0,0,1,3) each worked 2.0 innings in relief.
WHO’S HOT: OF Julio Morban has recorded multi-hit games in 3 of the first 5 games, batting .563 (9×16) with 3 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 home run and 3 RBI. INF Brad Miller has hit safely in 4 of the first 6 games this season, batting .375 (9×24) with 3 runs scored, 1 double, 1 triple, 1 home run and 1 RBI.
STARTERS STREAK: Over the last five games and 28.0 innings, the Generals starting rotation has not allowed an earned run. In those starts, starters have allowed only 11 hits.