June 2014

Game Central (Monday, June 30) vs. Mobile

Game #81: Jackson Generals 3-8 (34-46) vs. Mobile BayBears  6-5 (48-32)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (3-2, 3.21) vs. RHP Bradin Hagens (6-3, 4.14)
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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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals continue the 10-game homestand (1-5) with game two of a five-game series against Mobile (0-1). The Generals went 1-4 against Tennessee in the first leg of the homestand…are 3-8 against Mobile this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• RF Julio Morban (0x3, RBI, SF) and 1B Patrick Kivlehan recorded back-to-back RBI to give the Generals a 2-0 in the first inning, but the pitching staff couldn’t hold the lead as Jackson fell to Mobile 4-3 on Sunday.
• SS Ketel Marte (2×4, 2 R, 2 3B, BB) led the team with 2 hits, while Kivlehan (1×3, 2B, 2 RBI, BB), CF Leon Landry (1×5), 3B D.J. Peterson (1×3, R, BB), LF Daniel Paolini (1×4) and Dario Pizzano (1×3, RBI) each recorded 1 of the Generals 7 hits.
• Starter Tyler Olson (7.0,6,3,3,1,5) allowed 3 runs on 6 hits in7.0 innings, but did not factor into the decision. LH Kyle Hunter (0.2,2,1,1,0,1) recorded his 2nd loss of the season after allowing a run in the top of the 8th inning, while RH Stephen Shackleford (1.1,0,0,0,0,3) struck out 3 of the 4 batters faced to close out the game.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 6 of his last 7 games, batting .407 (11×27) with 3 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 RBI, 1 triple and 1 walk.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 16 of his last 18 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .397 (27×68) with 11 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 4 RBI, 3 walks and 8 stolen bases.
• OF Kevin Rivers has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games, batting .407 (11×27) with 3 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run, 3 RBI and 3 walks.
• C John Hicks has hit safely in 9 of his last 11 games, batting .341 (14×41) with 6 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 RBI, 4 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• Since May 24, INF Jack Marder has hit safely in 20 of 25 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .356 (32×90) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.

RED HOT JUNE OFFENSIVELY:
• Jackson is 12-13 in June with a .296 AVG which ranks 2nd in the league and six Generals are batting over .300 this month.
Player G AVG/HR/RBI
Kevin Rivers 17 .375/1/5
Patrick Kivlehan 24 .370/2/23
Leon Landry 21 .361/0/6
Julio Morban 10 .317/0/1
Jack Marder 21 .325/2/10
John Hicks 15 .321/0/3

 

QUALITY STARTING PITCHING THE LAST TWO DAYS:
• Jackson’s last 2 starting pitchers, Matt Anderson (Sat) and Tyler Olson (Sun) combined for 14.0 IP, allowing 4 runs, 3 earned (1.93 ERA) on 11 hits with 10 strikeouts and only 1 walk.

MARINERS NO. 2 PROSPECT D.J. PETERSON ADDED:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. Peterson has a hit in each of his first three Jackson games.

Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:
Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 3

• On Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, another one of the Mariners top young prospects. Guerrero will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

Game Central (Sunday, June 29) vs. Mobile

Game #80: Jackson Generals 3-7 (34-45) vs. Mobile BayBears  5-5 (47-32)
Time/Place: 6:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Promotions: Family Fun Day (kids 12 and under get in free)
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Olson (3-4, 4.17) vs. RHP Justin Fitzgerald (7-1, 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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals continue a 10-game homestand with game one of a five-game series against Mobile. The Generals went 1-4 against Tennessee in the first leg of the homestand…are 3-7 against Mobile this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• Starter Matt Anderson allowed only 1 unearned run through 7.0 innings to lead the Generals to a 2-1 win over Tennessee on Saturday. The win snapped a 5-game losing streak.
• Anderson (7.0,5,1,1,0,5,WP) tossed 4.0 scoreless innings before allowing an uneared run in the top of the 5th inning. Overall he struck out 5, walked none and issued only 5 hits to earn his 3rd AA win.
• RH Richard Vargas (2.0,1,0,0,0,3) earnd his 3rd save, after striking out 3 batters in 2.0 scoreless innings to close out the game. SS Ketel Marte (2×4, RBI) and DH Julio Morban (2×4, 3B) each recorded 2 of the team’s 10 hits, while Marte and LF Dario Pizzano (1×3, 2B, RBI) each drove in 1 of the 2 Generals runs.

SATURDAY’S WIN WAS QUITE UNIQUE IN A FEW WAYS:
• Jackson’s 2-1 win on Saturday was the first win on a Saturday since the first of the season on 4/6 at CHA (2-11).
• It also snapped a 5-game losing streak to TNS and was just 2nd win in nine chances against TNS in Jackson this season.
• The 6,683 crowd was the third-larges in franchise history and marked the second sellout of the season. The last time the franchise had two sellouts in a season was 2004.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• OF Julio Morban his hit safely in his last 6 consecutive games, batting .458 (11×24) with 3 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple and 1 walk.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 15 of his last 17 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .413 (26×63) with 11 runs scored, 4
doubles, 2 triples, 4 RBI, 3 walks and 8 stolen bases.
• OF Kevin Rivers has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games, batting .407 (11×27) with 3
runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run, 3 RBI and 3 walks.
• C John Hicks has hit safely in 9 of his last 11 games, batting .341 (14×41) with 6 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 RBI, 4 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• Since May 24, INF Jack Marder has hit safely in 20 of 25 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .356 (32×90) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.
• Since May 22, RH Matt Anderson is 3-1 with a 2.01 ERA (9 ER, 40.1 IP) in his last 7 starts.

RED HOT JUNE OFFENSIVELY:
• Jackson is 12-12 in June with a .299 AVG which ranks 2nd in the league and seven Generals are batting over .300 this month.
Player G AVG/HR/RBI
Kevin Rivers 16 .375/1/5
Leon Landry 21 .372/0/6
Patrick Kivlehan 24 .371/2/21
Julio Morban 9 .342/0/1
Jack Marder 21 .338/2/10
John Hicks 15 .321/0/3

MARINERS NO. 2 PROSPECT D.J. PETERSON ADDED:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. Peterson has a hit in each of his first three Jackson games.

Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:
Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 3

• On Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, another one of the Mariners top young prospects. Guerrero will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

Game Central (Saturday, June 28) vs. Tennessee

Game #79: Jackson Generals 2-7 (33-45) vs. Tennessee Smokies  7-2 (40-38)
Time/Place: 6:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Promotions: A&E Duck Dynasty Night with Justin Martin, Postgame Fireworks (Leaders Credit Union), Jay’s Warriors Night
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Matt Anderson (2-3, 5.31) vs. RHP Joe Gardner (1-1, 3.62)
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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals continue a 10-game homestand with game the series finale against Tennessee (0-4). The Generals welcome Mobile on Sunday for a five-game set. The Generals are 4-9 against the Smokies this season including 1-7 at The Ballpark at Jackson…were 2-3 on recent road trip to Mississippi.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals scored 5 runs combined in the 3rd and 4th innings, but allowed 4 runs in the top of the 8th inning as Jackson fell to Tennessee 6-5 on Friday night.
• CF Leon Landry (3×5, R, 2B, RBI) and DH Kevin Rivers (3×4, R) each recorded a team-high 3 hits, while RF Julio Morban (2×4) picked up the only other multi-hit game for the Generals. Rivers hit his 3rd home run with Jackson with a solo homer to lead off the 3rd inning.
• Starter Tyler Pike (2.0,2,2,2,5,1) allowed 2 runs on 2 hits in 2.0 innings, but did not factor into the decision. RH Forrest Snow (4.0,2,0,0,0,5) struck out 5 in 4.0 scorless innings and RH Stephen Shackleford (1.0,0,0,0,0,1) struck out 1 in a 1-2-3 9th inning. RH David Colvin (1.2,3,3,3,0,2) and RH Mayckol Guaipe combined to allow 4 runs in the 8th inning. Guaipe recorded his 2nd loss of the season.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 14 of his last 16 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .424 (25×59) with 11 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 4 RBI, 3 walks and 7 stolen bases.
• OF Kevin Rivers currently has a 7 games hit steak, batting .440 (11×25) with 3 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run, 3 RBI and 1 walk.
• C John Hicks is batting .337 (31×92) with 16 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 12 RBI, 8 walks and 4 stolen bases in 23 games. During this stretch, since May 11, he has raised his season average from .224 to .298.
• OF Julio Morban his hit safely in his last 5 consecutive games, batting .450 (9×20) with 3 runs scored, 2 doubles and 1 walk.
• Since May 24, INF Jack Marder has hit safely in 20 of 25 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .356 (32×90) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.

RED HOT JUNE OFFENSIVELY:
• Jackson is 11-12 in June with a .298 AVG which ranks 2nd in the league and seven Generals are batting over .300 this month.
Player G AVG/HR/RBI
Kevin Rivers 15 .389/1/5
Leon Landry 20 .378/0/5
Patrick Kivlehan 23 .376/2/21
Jack Marder 20 .338/2/9
Julio Morban 9 .324/0/1
John Hicks 13 .320/0/3

 

MARINERS NO. 2 PROSPECT D.J. PETERSON ADDED:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. He made his Double-A debut on Thursday going 1-for-3 with a double and walk.
• Peterson, in 65 games with the Mavericks hit .326 (89×273) with 51 runs scrored, 23 doubles, 1 triple, 18 home runs, 73 RBI, 23 walks and 6 stolen bases. At the time of his promotion, he ranked among the California League leaders in nearly every offensive category, including slugging percentage (1st/.615), total bases (1st/168), RBI (1st/71), extra-base hits (T1st/42), home runs (2nd/18), doubles (3rd/23), hits (T5th/89) and average (6th/.326).

Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:
Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 0

• On Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, another one of the Mariners top young prospects. Guerrero will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

Game Central (Friday, June 27) vs. Tennessee

Game #78: Jackson Generals 2-6 (33-44) vs. Tennessee Smokies  6-2 (39-38)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Promotions: Flat Screen Friday
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Pike (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Edward Figueroa (0-0, 4.73)
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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals continue a 10-game homestand with game four of a five-game series with Tennessee (0-3). The Generals welcome Mobile on Sunday for a five-game set. The Generals are 4-8 against the Smokies this season including 1-6 at The Ballpark at Jackson…were 2-3 on recent road trip to Mississippi.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• DH Kevin Rivers (2×3, 2 2B, BB) doubled twice and joined RF Julio Morban (2×4) and CF Leon Landry (2×4) with two of Jackson’s 9 hits on Thursday, but Jackson was shutout for the 7th time this season to Tennessee 4-0. The Generals dropped the series and lost their fourth straight.
• Starter Victor Sanchez (4.0,8,4,4,1,2) allowed 4 runs on 6 hits in the 3rd inning and suffered his second straight loss. Relievers Trevor Miller (3.2,2,0,0,0,3) and Richard Vargas (1.1,1,0,0,0,0) combined for 5.0 innings scoreless behind Sanchez.
• 3B D.J. Peterson made his Double-A debut and went 1-for-3 with a walk and double on Thursday night.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 19 of his last 20 games, batting .421 (32×76) with 13 runs scored, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home run, 20 RBI, 7 walks and 1 stolen base.
• SS Ketel Marte has hit safely in 24 of his last 27 games, batting .303 (33×109) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 18 RBI, 2 walks and 4 stolen bases.
• C John Hicks is batting .337 (31×92) with 16 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 12 RBI, 8 walks and 4 stolen bases in 23 games. During this stretch, since May 11, he has raised his season average from .224 to .298.

RED HOT JUNE OFFENSIVELY:
• Jackson is 11-11 in June with a .296 AVG which ranks 2nd in the league and seven Generals are batting over .300 this month.
Player G AVG/HR/RBI
Patrick Kivlehan 22 .395/2/21
Leon Landry 19 .362/0/5
Kevin Rivers 14 .360/0/4
Jack Marder 19 .353/2/9
John Hicks 13 .326/0/3
Jamal Austin 16 .317/0/5
Julio Morban 8 .300/0/1

ROSTER NOW FEATURES SEVEN TOP-30 PROSPECTS:
• The current Jackson roster features seven of Seattle’s Top-30 prospects, according to Baseball America.
Pos Player Rank
INF D.J. Peterson 2nd
RHP Victor Sanchez 7th
OF Julio Morban 11th
INF Patrick Kivlehan 12th
LHP Tyler Pike 16th
INF Ketel Marte 20th
C John Hicks 23rd

MARINERS NO. 2 PROSPECT D.J. PETERSON ADDED:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. He made his Double-A debut on Thursday going 1-for-3 with a double and walk.
• Peterson, in 65 games with the Mavericks hit .326 (89×273) with 51 runs scrored, 23 doubles, 1 triple, 18 home runs, 73 RBI, 23 walks and 6 stolen bases. At the time of his promotion, he ranked among the California League leaders in nearly every offensive category, including slugging percentage (1st/.615), total bases (1st/168), RBI (1st/71), extra-base hits (T1st/42), home runs (2nd/18), doubles (3rd/23), hits (T5th/89) and average (6th/.326).

Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:
Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 0

• On Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, another one of the Mariners top young prospects. Guerrero will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

Game Central (Thursday, June 26) vs. Tennessee

Game #77: Jackson Generals 2-5 (33-43) vs. Tennessee Smokies  5-2 (38-38)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Promotions: Dollar Thursday, presented by MobileNation, Postgame Concert
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Victor Sanchez (3-3, 4.26) vs. RHP Corey Black (2-5, 3.30)
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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals return continue a 10-game homestand vs. Tennessee and Mobile. This is game three of a five-game series against the Tennessee (0-2). The Generals are 4-7 against the Smokies this season including 1-5 at The Ballpark at Jackson…were 2-3 on recent road trip to Mississippi.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan recorded 3 hits and DH Dario Pizzano hit his 5th home run of the season, but it wasn’t enough as Jackson fell to Tennessee 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon.
• Kivlehan (3×4) and RF Julio Morban (2×4, R, 2B) combined to record 5 of the team’s 7 hits. Pizzano (1×3, R, HR, 2 RBI) drove in both the Generals runs with a 2-run home run in the 5th inning.
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (5.0,4,0,0,2,1) allowed 4 hits in 5.0 innings, but did not factor into the decision. LH Cam Hobson (3.0,4,3,3,0,3) recorded his 6th loss of the season, allowing 3 runs in the 6th inning, while RH Stephen Shackleford (1.0,1,1,1,0,1,HR) allowed a solo home run in the top of the 9th.

PETERSON TO MAKE DOUBLE-A DEBUT TONIGHT:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico bats 3rd playing third base tonight for Jackson.
• Peterson In 65 games with the Mavericks hit .326 (89×273) with 51 runs scrored, 23 doubles, 1 triple, 18 home runs, 73 RBI, 23 walks and 6 stolen bases. At the time of his promotion, he ranked among the California League leaders in nearly every offensive category, including slugging percentage (1st/.615), total bases (1st/168), RBI (1st/71), extra-base hits (T1st/42), home runs (2nd/18), doubles (3rd/23), hits (T5th/89) and average (6th/.326).
• Since May 8, Peterson leads all minor league players with 57 RBI, while ranking 2nd with 16 home runs. Peterson hit 16 of his 18 home runs with High Desert over 37 games (5/11-6/23). He hit safely in each of his final 10 games with 8 mutli-hit efforts, batting .442 (19×43) with 11 runs scored, 7 doubles, 6 home runs, 22 RBI, 5 walks and 1 stolen base (6/9-23).

1ST RD PICKS TO PLAY FOR DIAMOND JAXX/GENERALS:
Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:

Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 0

ODDS AND ENDS:
• On Top of the League in June – The Generals are T-2nd in the league with an 11-8 in June. The .298 batting average is 2nd in the league this month. This is after posting the first 20-loss month since June, 2007 by going 9-20 during the month of May.
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 18 of his last 19 games, batting .431 (31×72) with 13 runs scored, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home run, 20 RBI, 7 walks and 1 stolen base. After going just 4-for-35 in his first 10 Jackson games from May 10-21, Kivlehan has reached base safely in 29 straight games since May 22-June 23, batting .381 (40×105) with 18 runs scored, 10 doubles, 2 triples, 4 home runs, 28 RBI, 14 walks, 3 stolen bases and a .446 OBP. He has raised his season average from .114 to .314. Kivlehan’s 29 consecutive on-base streak is the longest on the team and trails only John Andreoli-TNS (30, 4/6-5/11/14) for the Southern League lead.
• SS Ketel Marte went 0-for-4 yesterday, snapping his hitting streak at 11 games. During the streak he hit .341 (14×41) with 7 runs scored, 8 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases. It was his 5th hitting streak this season of at least 7 games (last: 13 G, 5/25-6/7). He has also hit safely in 24 of his last 26 games, batting .311 (33×106) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 18 RBI, 2 walks and 4 stolen base.
• INF Jack Marder has reached base safely in his last 8 games, batting .429 (12×28) with 4 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 home run and 3 RBI. Since May 24, Marder has hit safely in 20 of 23 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .381 (32×84) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.
• C John Hicks is batting .337 (31×92) with 16 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 12 RBI, 8 walks and 4 stolen bases in 23 games. During this stretch, since May 11, he has raised his season average from .224 to .298.

Game Central (Wednesday, June 25) vs. Tennessee

Game #76: Jackson Generals 2-4 (33-42) vs. Tennessee Smokies  4-2 (37-38)
Time/Place: 12:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Promotions: Super Splash Day
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (3-2, 3.77) vs. RHP Matt Loosen (3-2, 5.04)
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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals continue the 10-game homestand vs. Tennessee and Mobile. This will be game two of a five-game series against Tennessee. The Generals are 4-6 against the Smokies this including 1-4 at The Ballpark at Jackson…were 2-3 on recent road trip to Mississippi.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• Jack Marder (3×3, R, 2B) recorded his third 3-hit game of the season Tuesday night, but Jackson fell in the opener of the series against Tennessee 6-2 in an 8 inning rain shortened game.
• There was 1:43 in delay and Tennessee scored 3 runs in the first two innings on Tuesday.
• CF Leon Landry (1×3, RBI, BB) drove in a run in the 3rd and SS Ketel Marte (1×4, RBI) in the 7th inning, but it wasn’t enough.
• Starter Tyler Olson (6.0,8,6,3,0,6) suffered his 2nd straight loss on the mound. RH David Colvin (1.1,0,0,0,0,2) worked the final 1.1 and 1 out in the 8th before rain stopped the game.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• On Top of the League in June – The Generals are currently leading the league in batting in June at .302 and are T-2nd in the league with an 11-9 record. This is after posting the first 20-loss month since June, 2007 by going 9-20 during the month of May.
• Bus lag strikes again – After Tuesday’s 6-2 loss the Generals are now 2-8 when coming off a bus ride.
• Home Sweet Home – OF Jamal Austin has a 15-game home hitting streak batting .339 with 14 runs, 2 doubles, 1 triple and 1 RBI. It’s tied for the longest home hitting streak in the league this season…C John Hicks has a 10-game home hitting streak batting .429 with 8 runs, 4 doubles, 1 triple and 6 RBI.
• SS Ketel Marte currently has an 11-game hit streak, batting .341 (14×41) with 7 runs scored, 8 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases. It his his 5th hitting streak this season of at least 7 games (last: 13 G, 5/25-6/7). He has also hit safely in 24 of his last 25 games, batting .324 (33×102) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 18 RBI, 2 walks and 4 stolen base.
• INF Jack Marder currently has a 7-game hit streak, batting .480 (12×25) with 4 runs scored, 1 double, 1 home run and 3 RBI. Since May 24, Marder has hit safely in 20 of 23 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .381 (32×84) with 16 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.
• C John Hicks is batting .352 (31×88) with 16 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 12 RBI, 8 walks and 4 stolen bases in 23 games. During this stretch, since May 11, he has raised his season average from .224 to .293.
• Since May 22, RH Matt Anderson is 2-1 with a 2.43 ERA (9 ER, 33.1 IP) in his last 6 starts.

KIVLEHAN’S STREAKS COME TO AN END TUESDAY:
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan was 0x4 on Tuesday and saw his 17-game hit streak come to an end, During the streak he batted .438 (28×64) with 13 runs scored, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 20 RBI, 7 walks and 1 stolen base. It was the longest streak in the Southern League this season.
• His on-base streak ended at 29 games which dated back to May 22. During the streak he batted.381 (40×105) with 18 runs scored, 10 doubles, 2 triples, 4 home runs, 28 RBI, 14 walks, 3 stolen bases and a .446 OBP. the streak was first on the team moving past Jabari Blash (8/19/13-4/13/14) and trailed only John Andreoli-TNS (30, 4/6-5/11/14) in the Southern League.

Longest Hitting Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 17G 6/3-6/23
2 Jamal Austin JXN 15G 5/29-6/19
3 Chris Curley BIR 14G 5/28-6/11
T-4 Mike Freeman MOB 13G 4/21-5/5
T-4 Ketel Marte JXN 13G 5/25-6/7

Longest On-Base Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1. John Andreoli TNS 30G 4/6-5/11
2 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 29G 5/22-63
T-3 Tom Belza MOB 24G 5/26-6/23
T-3 Kris Bryant TNS 24G 4/3-4/28
4 Rey Navarro PNS 23G 5/23-current

PETERSON HAS EVENTFUL DAY ON TUESDAY:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America was promoted to Jackson on Tuesday. He was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. He also was named to the U.S. team in the 2014 Futures Game at Target Field in Minnesota. Peterson’s connecting flight was delayed in Dallas on Tuesday night and is expected to arrive in Jackson today.

 

Game Central (Tuesday, June 24) vs. Tennessee

Game #75: Jackson Generals 2-3 (33-41) vs. Tennessee Smokies  3-2 (36-38)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Olson (3-3, 4.13) vs. RHP Dae-Eun Rhee (3-3, 3.35)
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:
• Tonight the Generals return home to begin a 10-game homestand vs. Tennessee and Mobile. This is game one of a five-game series against the Tennessee. The Generals are 4-5 against the Smokies this including 1-3 at The Ballpark at Jackson…were 2-3 on recent road trip to Mississippi.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• LF Kevin Rivers and 1B Dan Paolini each drove in 2 runs, but it wasn’t enough as Jackson lost to Mississippi 7-4 on Monday night. • Paolini (2×4, 2 2B, 2 RBI), Rivers (2×4, R, 2 RBI), CF Leon Landry (2×4, 2B, BB) and RF Julio Morban (2×5, 2 R, 2B) each recorded 2 of the team’s 12 hits. 3B Patrick Kivlehan (1×4, R, BB) extended both hitting streak to 17 games and his consecutive on-base streak to 29 straight games, going 1-for-4 with 1 run scored and 1 walk.
• Starter Matt Anderson (6.0,5,5,2,1,4,HR) recorded his 3rd loss with Jackson, allowing only 2 earned runs (5 R) on 5 hits in 6.0. LH Kyle Hunter (2.0,5,2,2,0,1) allowed 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning.

KIVLEHAN’S STREAKS TOPPING THE LEAGUE:
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan currently has a 17-game hit streak, batting .438 (28×64) with 13 runs scored, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 20 RBI, 7 walks and 1 stolen base. It is the longest streak in the Southern League this season.

Longest Hitting Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 17G 6/3-current
2 Jamal Austin JXN 15G 5/29-6/19
T-2 Chris Curley BIR 14G 5/28-6/11
T-3 Mike Freeman MOB 13G 4/21-5/5
T-3 Ketel Marte JXN 13G 5/25-6/7

• After going just 4-for-35 in his first 10 Jackson games from May 10-21, Kivlehan has reached base safely in 29 straight games since May 22, batting .381 (40×105) with 18 runs scored, 10 doubles, 2 triples, 4 home runs, 28 RBI, 14 walks, 3 stolen bases and a .446 OBP. He has raised his season average from .114 to .314. Kivlehan’s 28 consecutive on-base streak is first on the team moving past Jabari Blash (8/19/13-4/13/14) and trails only John Andreoli-TNS (30, 4/6-5/11/14) in the Southern League.

Longest On-Base Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1. John Andreoli TNS 30G 4/6-5/11
2 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 29G 5/22-current
T-3 Kris Bryant TNS 24G 4/3-4/28
T-3 Rey Navarro PNS 23G 5/23-current
4 Tom Belza MOB 22G 5/26-current

PETERSON MAKES JUMP TO JACKSON:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. Peterson was batting .326 (6th) with 18 home runs, 23 doubles and 73 RBIs for A+ High Desert.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• On Top of the League in June – The Generals are tied with Mobile for the best record in the league at 11-8 in June. The .304 batting average leads the league in June and is only club over .300. This is after posting the first 20-loss month since June, 2007 by going 9-20 during the month of May.
• Home Sweet Home – OF Jamal Austin has a 15-game home hitting streak batting .339 with 14 runs, 2 doubles, 1 triple and 1 RBI. It’s tied for the longest home hitting streak in the league this season…C John Hicks has a 10-game home hitting streak batting .429 with 8 runs, 4 doubles, 1 triple and 6 RBI.
• SS Ketel Marte currently has a 10-game hit streak, batting .351 (13×37) with 7 runs scored, 7 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases. It his his 5th hitting streak this season of at least 7 games (last: 13 G, 5/25-6/7). He has also hit safely in 23 of his last 24 games, batting .327 (32×98) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 17 RBI, 2 walks and 4 stolen base.
• INF Jack Marder currently has a 6-game hit streak, batting .409 (9×22) with 3 runs scored, 1 double, 1 home run and 3 RBI. Since May 24, Marder has hit safely in 19 of 22 games with 9 multi-hit efforts, batting .358 (29×81) with 15 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.
• C John Hicks is batting .352 (31×88) with 16 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 12 RBI, 8 walks and 4 stolen bases in 23 games. During this stretch, since May 11, he has raised his season average from .224 to .293.
• Since May 22, RH Matt Anderson is 2-1 with a 2.43 ERA (9 ER, 33.1 IP) in his last 6 starts.

Game Central (Monday, June23) at Mississippi

Game #74: Jackson Generals 2-2 (33-40) at Mississippi Braves 2-2 (41-32)
Time/Place: 7:00 pm CT | Trustmark Park
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Matt Anderson (2-2, 5.71) vs. RHP Mitch Atkins (1-0, 2.25)
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 wrap up the first series of the second half with the rubber match of the five-game road series against the Mississippi Braves (2-2)…the Generals have won three straight series winning 3 of 5 in each of them…are 5-4 against the M-Braves this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• 1B Dan Paolini (1×5, R, 2B, RBI) and C John Hicks each drove in a run in the top of the 11th inning as Jackson defeated Mississippi 9-7 on Sunday.
• The Generals scored 6 runs in the top of the 5th inning and held a 7-0 lead before allowing the Braves to score 4 runs in the 7th inning and 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to tie the game.
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan (2×5, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI) extended both hitting streak to 16 games and his consecutive on-base streak to 28 straight games, going 2-for-5 with 2 runs scored, 1 home run and 3 RBI. C John Hicks (2×4, 2 R, RBI, BB) and LF Leon Landry (2×4, R, RBI) each recorded 2 of the team’s 9 hits.
• Starter Tyler Pike (5.0,2,0,0,3,2) allowed only 2 hits and struck out 2 in 5.0 shutout innings in his Double-A debut, but did not factor into the decision. RH Trevor Miller (1.2,4,4,2,1,0), RH Richard Vargas (1.1,0,0,0,1,0), RH Mayckol Guaipe (1.0,4,3,3,0,0) and RH Forrest Snow (2.0,1,0,0,0,3) combined to allow 7 runs (5 ER) in 6.0 innings in relief. Snow earned his first win after tossing a scoreless 10th and 11th innings.

KIVLEHAN’S STREAKS TOPPING THE LEAGUE:
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan currently has a 16-game hit streak, batting .450 (27×60) with 12 runs scored, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 20 RBI, 6 walks and 1 stolen base. His 16-game hitting streak is the longest streak in the Southern League this season.

Longest Hitting Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 16G 6/3-current
2 Jamal Austin JXN 15G 5/29-6/19
T-2 Chris Curley BIR 14G 5/28-6/11
T-3 Mike Freeman MOB 13G 4/21-5/5
T-3 Ketel Marte JXN 13G 5/25-6/7

• After going just 4-for-35 in his first 10 Jackson games from May 10-21, Kivlehan has reached base safely in 28 straight games since May 22, batting .386 (39×101) with 17 runs scored, 10 doubles, 2 triples, 4 home runs, 28 RBI, 13 walks, 3 stolen bases and a .448 OBP. He has raised his season average from .114 to .316. Kivlehan’s 28 consecutive on-base streak is first on the team moving past Jabari Blash (8/19/13-4/13/14) and trails only John Andreoli-TNS (30, 4/6-5/11/14) in the Southern League.

Longest On-Base Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1. John Andreoli TNS 30G 4/6-5/11
2 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 28G 5/22-current
T-3 Kris Bryant TNS 24G 4/3-4/28
T-3 Rey Navarro PNS 23G 5/23-current
4 Tom Belza MOB 22G 5/26-current

ODDS AND ENDS:
• A big inning – The Generals scored 6 runs in the 5th last night matching a season high (5/11 vs. TNS, 1st).
• On Top of the League in June – The Generals are tied with Mobile for the best record in the league at 11-7 in June. The .303 batting average leads the league in June and is only club over .300. This is after posting the first 20-loss month since June, 2007 by going 9-20 during the month of May.
• Need For Speed – The Generals lead the league with 72 steals as a team this season. OF Jamal Austin ranks 4th in SL with 19.
• Life on the Road – 3B Patrick Kivlehan (17) has the longest current road hitting streaks in the Southern League.
• SS Ketel Marte currently has a 9-game hit streak, batting .375 (12×32) with 7 runs scored, 7 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases. It his his 5th hitting streak this season of at least 7 games (last: 13 G, 5/25-6/7). He has also hit safely in 22 of his last 23 games, batting .333 (31×93) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 17 RBI, 2 walks and 4 stolen base.
• Since May 24, INF Jack Marder has hit safely in 18 of 21 games with 9 multi-hit efforts, batting .364 (28×77) with 15 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.
• OF Leon Landry had his 9-game hit streak end last night, but has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games with 6 multi-hit efforts, batting .405 (15×37) with 9 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 1 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases.
• C John Hicks is batting .357 (30×84) with 16 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 12 RBI, 8 walks and 4 stolen bases in 23 games. During this stretch, since May 11, he has raised his season average from .224 to .294.

Game Central (Sunday, June 22) at Mississippi

Game #73: Jackson Generals 1-2 (32-40) at Mississippi Braves 2-1 (41-31)
Time/Place: 5:00 pm CT | Trustmark Park
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Pike (AA debut) vs. RHP J.R. Graham (1-3, 4.61)
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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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals continue the first series of the second half with game four of a five-game road series against the Mississippi Braves (1-2)…the Generals have won three straight series winning 3 of 5 in each of them…are 4-4 against the M-Braves this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals held a 4-3 lead after 5 innings, but allowed 1 run in each the 6th and 7th innings as Jackson lost to Mississippi 5-4 on Saturday night.
• 2B Jack Marder (2×4, R) led the team with 2 hits, while 3B Patrick Kivlehan (1×3, 2B, RBI, BB) extended both hitting streak to 15 games and his consecutive on-base streak to 27 straight games, going 1-for-3 with a double and RBI.
• Starter Victor Sanchez (6.1,9,5,4,1,4) recorded his 3rd loss of the seaon, allowing 5 runs (4 ER) on 9 hits in 6.1 innings. RH David Colvin (0.2,1,0,0,0,1) and RH Stephen Shackleford (1.0,1,0,0,0,0) combined to hold the Braves scoreless over the final 1.2 innings to close out the game.

KIVLEHAN’S STREAKS TOPPING THE LEAGUE:
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan currently has a 15-game hit streak, batting .455 (25×55) with 10 runs scored, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 17 RBI, 5 walks and 1 stolen base. His 15-game hitting streak is currently the longest active streak in the Southern League and T-1st-longest this season in the league.

Longest Hitting Streaks in the Southern League this season:
T-1 Jamal Austin JXN 15G 5/29-6/19
T-1 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 15G 6/3-current
T-2 Chris Curley BIR 14G 5/28-6/11
T-3 Mike Freeman MOB 13G 4/21-5/5
T-3 Ketel Marte JXN 13G 5/25-6/7

• After going just 4-for-35 in his first 10 Jackson games from May 10-21, Kivlehan has reached base safely in 27 straight games since May 22, batting .385 (37×96) with 15 runs scored, 10 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 25 RBI, 12 walks, 3 stolen bases and a .450 OBP. He has raised his season average from .114 to .313. Kivlehan’s 27 consecutive on-base streak is first on the team moving past Jabari Blash (8/19/13-4/13/14) and trails only John Andreoli-TNS (30, 4/6-5/11/14) in the Southern League.

Longest On-Base Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1. John Andreoli TNS 30G 4/6-5/11
2 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 27G 5/22-current
T-3 Kris Bryant TNS 24G 4/3-4/28
T-3 Rey Navarro PNS 23G 5/23-current
4 Tom Belza MOB 22G 5/26-current

ODDS AND ENDS:
• On Top of the League in June – The Generals are tied with Mobile for the best record in the league at 10-7 in June. The .307 batting average leads the league in June and is only club over .300. This is after posting the first 20-loss month since June, 2007 by going 9-20 during the month of May.
• Need For Speed – The Generals lead the league with 71 steals as a team this season. OF Jamal Austin ranks 4th in SL with 19.
• Life on the Road – 3B Patrick Kivlehan (16) has the longest current road hitting streaks in the Southern League.
• OF Jamal Austin has hit safely in 16 of his last 17 games with an at-bat, hitting .368 (25×68) with 13 runs scored, 5 doubles, 2 triples, 5 RBI and 5 stolen bases.
• SS Ketel Marte currently has an 8-game hit streak, batting .393 (11×28) with 6 runs scored, 4 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases. It his his 5th hitting streak this season of at least 7 games (last: 13 G, 5/25-6/7). He has also hit safely in 21 of his last 22 games, batting .337 (30×89) with 15 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 14 RBI, 2 walks and 4 stolen base.
• Since May 24, INF Jack Marder has hit safely in 17 of 20 games with 9 multi-hit efforts, batting .365 (27×74) with 15 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.
• OF Leon Landry had his 9-game hit streak end last night, but has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games with 6 multi-hit efforts, batting .405 (15×37) with 9 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 1 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases.
• C John Hicks is batting .350 (28×80) with 14 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 11 RBI, 7 walks and 4 stolen bases in 22 games. During this stretch, since May 11, he has raised his season average from .224 to .288.

Game Central (Saturday, June 21) at Mississippi

Game #72: Jackson Generals 1-1 (32-39) at Mississippi Braves 1-1 (40-31)
Time/Place: 6:00 pm CT | Trustmark Park
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Victor Sanchez (3-2, 4.06) vs. RHP Williams Perez (3-3, 1.93)
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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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals continue the first series of the second half with game three of a five-game road series against the Mississippi Braves (1-1)…the Generals have won three straight series winning 3 of 5 in each of them…are 4-3 against the M-Braves this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan and PR/LF Leon Landry each drove in a run in the 9th inning as Jackson snapped a 1-1 tie to defeat Mississippi 3-1 on Friday night.
• Kivlehan (2×4, R, 2B, RBI) led the team with 2 hits, extending his season-high hitting streak to 14 games. Landry (1×1, RBI, SB), SS Ketel Marte (1×4, R), DH Kevin Rivers (1×4) and 2B Jack Marder (1×3, R) each recorded 1 of the team’s 6 hits.
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (4.0,3,0,0,0,3) allowed only 3 hits and struck out 3 in 4.0 scoreless innings, but did not factor into the decision. LH Cam Hobson (3.1,5,1,1,1,0) allowed a run in the 6th inning, while RH Richard Vargas (0.2,0,0,0,1,1) and RH Mayckol Guaipe (1.0,0,0,0,0,1) combined to hold the Braves scoreless over the final 1.2 innings in relief. Guaipe recorded his 5th save of the season after striking out 1 in a 1-2-3 9th inning.

AUSTIN NOW HAS LEAGUE-LEADING HIT STREAK:
• OF Jamal Austin went 0-for-3 snapping his hitting streak at 15 games. During the streak he hit .393 (24×61) with 13 runs scored, 5 doubles, 2 triples, 5 RBI and 5 stolen bases. The streak was the longest streak in the Southern League this season.

Longest Hitting Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1 Jamal Austin JXN 15G 5/29-6/19
T-2 Chris Curley BIR 14G 5/28-6/11
T-2 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 14G 6/3-current
T-3 Mike Freeman MOB 13G 4/21-5/5
T-3 Ketel Marte JXN 13G 5/25-6/7

KIVLEHAN PUSHES ON-BASE STREAK TO 26 GAMES:
• 3B Patrick Kivlehan currently has a 14-game hit streak, batting .462 (24×52) with 10 runs scored, 8 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 16 RBI, 5 walks and 1 stolen base. His 14-game hitting streak is currently the longest active streak in the Southern League and T2nd-longest this season in the league.
• After going just 4-for-35 in his first 10 Jackson games from May 10-21, Kivlehan has reached base safely in 26 straight games since May 22, batting .387 (36×93) with 15 runs scored, 9 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 24 RBI, 12 walks, 3 stolen bases and a .449 OBP. He has raised his season average from .114 to .313. Kivlehan’s 26 consecutive on-base streak is tied for the longest on the team (also: Jabari Blash, 8/19/13-4/13/14) and trails only John Andreoli-TNS (30, 4/6-5/11/14).

Longest On-Base Streaks in the Southern League this season:
1. John Andreoli TNS 30G 4/6-5/11
2 Patrick Kivlehan JXN 26G 5/22-current
3 Kris Bryant TNS 24G 4/3-4/28
3. Rey Navarro PNS 23G 5/23-current

ODDS AND ENDS:
• On Top of the League in June – The Generals own the best record in the league at 10-6 in June. The .312 batting average leads the league in June and is only club over .300. This is after posting the first 20-loss month since June, 2007 by going 9-20 during the month of May.
• Need For Speed – The Generals lead the league with 71 steals as a team this season. OF Jamal Austin ranks 4th in SL with 19.
• Life on the Road – 3B Patrick Kivlehan (16) has the longest current road hitting streaks in the Southern League.
• SS Ketel Marte has hit safely in 19 of his last 20 games, batting .341 (28×82) with 14 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 12 RBI, 1 walk and 4 stolen base.
• INF Jack Marder has recorded 8 multi-hit efforts in his last 19 games, batting .357 (25×70) with 14 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.
• OF Leon Landry had his 9-game hit streak end last night, but has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games with 6 multi-hit efforts, batting .405 (15×37) with 9 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 1 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases.
• C John Hicks is batting .350 (28×80) with 14 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 11 RBI, 7 walks and 4 stolen bases in 22 games. During this stretch, since May 11, he has raised his season average from .224 to .288.