Game Central (Sunday, July 20) at Montgomery

Game #98: Jackson Generals 12-16 (43-54) at Montgomery Biscuits 15-14 (50-49)
Time/Place: 5:35 pm CT | Riverwalk Stadium | Montgomery, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Pike (2-1, 3.20) vs. RHP Victor Mateo (10-6, 3.41)
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 and Biscuits play the rubber match of the series today in the finale of a 5-game series at Montgomery (2-2) at Riverwalk Stadium…Jackson is coming off back-to-back series victories at HVL (3-2) and vs. BIR (3-1)…have won 8 of 12 overall…will play 11 games with Montgomery over the course of the final 42 games, 6 coming at Riverwalk Stadium.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Biscuits spoiled the Generals bid to lock up their third straight series victory with a 6-5 walk-off win Saturday at Riverwalk Stadium. • The loss evened the series at two wins each. Jackson scored four two-out runs in the seventh to take their first lead 5-3, but it was all spoiled by more dramatics in the ninth by the Biscuits.
• The walk-off loss also spoiled a chance for starter Victor Sanchez to win his third straight on the mound and be Jackson’s first six-game winner.
• Leon Landry (1×5, 2 R, SB) led the inning off with a double. With D.J. Peterson (2×5, R, 3 RBI), Brock Hebert (2×3, R, BB), Ketel Marte (2×5, R). and Pat Kivlehan (1×5, 2 RBI). had hits in the loss.
• Richard Vargas (1-2, 5.04) allowed all three runs in the ninth and suffered his first runs and loss of the second half

MULTI-HIT MARTE STAYING AT THE TOP OF THE LEAGUE:
• INF Ketel Marte recorded his 29th multi-hit game on Saturday and he currently ranks 9th in the league in batting (.296), 2nd in hits (110), 5th in triples (6), 6th in stolen bases (19).
• Marte has posted 5 hitting streaks this season of 7 or more,

KIVLEHAN IS LOVING LIFE ON THE ROAD:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan was 1-for-5 with 2 RBI on Saturday. He currently has a 2014 Southern League best 28-game road on-base streak going back to May 22nd.
• During the streak he is batting .346 (37×107) with 17 runs, 8 doubles, 3 triples, 4 home runs, 26 RBI and 10 walks. He on-base percentage is .405.

WHAT A JULY FOR THE PIZZA MAN:
• OF Dario Pizzano is batting .375 (15×40) this month with 10 runs, 3 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 13 RBI, 11 walks and posted a .500 on-base percentage. His July OPS is 1.300.

SANCHEZ CONTINUES TO PITCH WELL IN JULY:
• Reigning Southern League Pitcher of the Week Victor Sanchez is currently 2-0, with a 1.44 ERA in 4 July starts, allowing 4 earned runs in 25.0 IP. He has 19 strikeouts and 4 walks, while holding opponents to a .155 average. Overall this season Sanchez is 5-4, with a 3.62 in 15 starts.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• July by the numbers – After batting .294 as a team in June, the Generals are currently batting .282 in July, which ranks 1st in the league. The 15 July home runs ranks T-2nd in the league and 9 wins is T-4th.
• Extra Extra Bases – The Generals currently ranks 2nd in the league doubles (128) and 2nd in the league in triples (35). They also rank 3rd in the league with 90 stolen bases.
GENERALS STREAKS:
• Solid Relief – LH Cam Hobson has made 9 relief outings and has a 2.48 ERA (8ER/29.0IP) with 19 strikeouts and 9 walks
• OF Dario Pizzano has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games, batting .424 (14×33) with 9 runs
scored, 2 doules, 3 triples, 2 home runs, 13 RBI and 6 walks.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 18 of his last 19 games, batting .302 (26×86) with 12 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 5 RBI and 7 stolen bases. Since June 7, Landry has hit safely in 30 of his last 33 games with 15 multi-hit efforts, batting .338 (46×136) with 20 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 7 RBI, 3 walks and 13 stolen bases. During this 30 game stretch he has raised his season average from .236 to .282.
• 3B D.J. Peterson has hit safely in 17 of 19 games with Jackson, batting .321 (25×78) with 10 runs scored, 4 doubles, 4 home runs, 8 RBI and 6 walks. Peterson cufrently leads all the Mariners Minors with 23 home runs this season.

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