Game Central (Thursday, July 24) vs. Huntsville

Game #102: Jackson Generals 14-18 (45-56) vs. Huntsville Stars 16-17 (62-51)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson | Jackson, Tennessee
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Victor Sanchez (5-4, 3.62) vs. LHP Jed Bradley (3-4, 4.34)
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:
• The Generals look for their 3rd straight win in game 4 of a 5-game series at The Ballpark in Jackson against the Huntsville Stars (2-1)…Jackson is 9-9 against Huntsville this season and 5-3 in Jackson…,will play the Stars 7 more times during the final 38 games of the regular season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• 3B D.J. Peterson hit his 5th home run with the Generals as Jackson defeated Huntsville 8-3 on Wednesday night.
• Peterson hit a 2-run home run as part of a 3-run 6th inning that gave Jackson a 4-2 lead. DH Dario Pizzano (3×4, R) led the Generals with 3 hits, while Peterson (2×4, R, HR, 2 RBI), RF Julio Morban (2×3, R, RBI) and LF Patrick Kivlehan (2×4, 2 R, 2B, 3B, RBI) each recorded 2 of the team’s 12 hits.
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (7.0,5,2,2,2,8) earned his 5th win, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and striking out 8 in 7.0 innings. RH Richard Vargas (1.0,2,1,1,0,1,HR) allowed a solo home run in the 8th inning, while RH Mayckol Guaipe (1.0,0,0,0,0,3) struck out all 3 batters faced in the 3 innings.

FIRST INNING RUNS ADDING UP FOR GENERALS:
• The Generals have scored in the first inning in all 3 games of this current series with Huntsville. 2 on Monday, 4 on Tuesday and 1 last night. Jackson has scored in the first inning in 4 of 6 games entering Thursday. The Generals have score 56 runs in the first and 57 runs in the second this season, resulting in 26% of Jackson’s 2014 runs.

LANDRY HAS A 14-GAME HITTING STREAK:
• OF Leon Landry currently has a 14-game hit streak, batting .297 (19×64) with 13 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 home run, 4 RBI 1 walk and 7 stolen bases. It is currently the longest in the Southern League.

2014 GENERALS HITTING STREAKS:
Player                            Streak            Duration
Patrick Kivlehan        17                  6/3-6/23
Jamal Austin               15                  5/29-6/19
Leon Landry               14                  7/4-current
Ketel Marte                 13                  5/25-6/7
Mickey Wiswall         12                   5/11-5/30
John Hicks                   11                   5/6-5/23

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .288 (444/1,539) with 30 home runs, 91 doubles and 23 triples. .
• Extra Extra Bases & Speed – The Generals currently rank 2nd in the league doubles (186) and 2nd in the league in triples (35). They also rank 2nd in the league with 97 stolen bases.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• In addition to his 14-game hitting streak, OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 21 of his last 22 games, batting .303 (30×99) with 16 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run 6 RBI and 9 stolen bases. Since June 7, Landry has hit safely in 33 of his last 36 games with 16 multi-hit efforts, batting .336 (50×149) with 24 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 1 home run, 8RBI, 3 walks and 15 stolen bases. During this 30 game stretch he has raised his season average from .236 to .283.
• SS Ketel Marte has hit safely in 11 of his last 13 game with 6 multi-hit efforts, batting .322 (19×59) with 10 runs scored, 3 doubles, 2 triples, 1 home run, 7 RBI, 2 walks and 5 stolen bases.
• 3B D.J. Peterson has hit safely in 13 of his last 15 games with 8 multi-hit contests, batting .361 (22×61) with 13 runs scored, 3 doubles, 5 home runs, 6 walks and 1 stolen base. Peterson has recorded at least 1 hit in 20 of 23 games with Jackson, batting .312 (29×93) with 14 runs scored, 5 doubles, 5 home runs, 15 RBI, 8 walks and 1 stolen base. Peterson leads all Mariners farmhands with 23 home runs.
• INF Patrick Kivlehan currently has a 7-game hit streak, batting .433 (13×30) with 6 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 triples, 1 home run, 10 RBI and 1 walk. He has hit safely in 12 of his last 13 games, batting .420 (21×50) with 12 runs scored, 5 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 15 RBI and 3 walks.

PETERSON & KIVLEHAN AT THE TOP OF M’S ORGANIZATION:
• D.J. Peterson and Patrick Kivlehan rank 1st and 2nd in the Mariners Minor League system in RBI’s with 88 and 85 respectively. Peterson is first in homers (23) while Kivlehan ranks 5th (16). Peterson
is 4th in AVG (.322) and Kivlehan is 9th (.305).

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.

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