Game Central (Tuesday, July 1) vs. Mobile

Game #82: Jackson Generals 3-9 (34-47) vs. Mobile BayBears  7-5 (49-32)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Victor Sanchez (3-4, 4.61) vs. RHP Archie Bradley (0-0, 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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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals continue the 10-game homestand (1-6) with game three of a five-game series against Mobile (0-2). The Generals went 1-4 against Tennessee in the first leg of the homestand…are 3-9 against Mobile this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals held a 3-0 lead after 4 innings and a 5-4 lead after 8 innings, but it wasn’t enough as Jackson fell to Mobile 6-5 on Monday night.
• 1B Patrick Kivlehan (3×4, R, RBI, BB) led the team with 3 hits, while C Johns Hicks (1×3, R, 2 RBI, BB), CF Leon Landry (1×5, R, 3B, RBI, SB) and SS Ketel Marte (1×5, R, RBI) combined to drive in 4 runs.
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (4.1,5,3,3,2,3) tossed 4.0 scoreless innings before allowing 3 runs in the 5th inning to record a no decision. LH Nick Hill (0.2,2,1,1,0,0) allowed 1 run in the 5th inning, while LH Cam Hobson (2.2,4,0,0,1,2) tossed 2.2 scoreless innings in relif. RH David Colvin (1.1,1,2,2,1,2,HR) recorded the loss after allowing a 2-run home run in the top of the 9th inning.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Hitter turned Pitcher – Jackson opening day 3B Ramon Morla is now pitching for the Rookie AZL Mariners and has allowed only 2 hits, while walking 1 and striking out 3 in 4.0 scoreless innings in 3 releif appearances touching 98 MPH.
• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games, batting .387 (12×31) with 3 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 RBI, 1 triple and 2 walks.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 17 of his last 19 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .384 (28×73) with 12 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 triples, 5 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 10 of his last 12 games, batting .341 (15×44) with 7 runs scored, 4 doubles, 5 RBI, 5 walks and 2 stolen bases.

JUNE ENDS WITH GREAT OFFENSIVE NUMBERS:
• Jackson finished 12-14 in June, but posted a a .294 AVG which ranked 2nd in the league and 6 Generals batted over .300 in June.
Player G AVG/HR/RBI
Patrick Kivlehan 26 .385/2/24
Kevin Rivers 17 .375/1/5
Jack Marder 23 .329/2/10
Leon Landry 23 .352/0/7
John Hicks 16 .321/0/5
Julio Morban 12 .311/0/2

 

CLOSE CALLS SHAPING THE 2014 SEASON:
• The Generals played their fourth straight 1-run game on Monday night (1-3) and dropped to 5-12 on the year in 1-run games.
• Jackson has dropped 21 games this season after holding a lead including three of the last four.

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 has hit safely in all 5 Jackson games he has appeared, batting .250 (5×20) with 1 run scored, 1 double, 1 RBI and 2 walks.

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 5

• 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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