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.

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