Game Central (Saturday, July 26) at Mobile

Game #104: Jackson Generals 16-18 (47-56) at Mobile BayBears 20-13 (62-40)
Time/Place: 6:05 pm CT | Hank Aaron Stadium | Mobile, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Matt Anderson (3-4, 4.96) vs. RHP Aaron Blair (1-0, 0.00)
Radio: 96.5 ESPN | Listen Live Online | TuneIn Radio App | IPAD or IPHONE
TV: None
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals carry a four-game winning streak into tonight’s game one of a five-game series at Mobile…the Generals have won three of the last four series’…this is Jackson’s third trip to Mobile and are 3-7 at Mobile this season and 4-11 overall.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generald scored 1 run in the 1st inning and 7 in the 2nd inning as the Generals won their 4th straight game with an 8-3 win over Huntsville on Friday night.
• SS Ketel Marte (3×5, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI) led the team with 3 hits and drove in 2 runs, while 1B Daniel Paolini (2×4, R, RBI) rcorded the only other multi-hit game. DH Dario Pizzano (1×3, R, 2B, 2 RBI, BB), CF Leon Landry (1×4, R, RBI, BB), 3B D.J. Peterson (1×4, R, 2B, RBI, BB) and RF Patrick Brady (1×4, 2B, RBI) combined to drive in 4 of the team’s 8 runs.
• Starter Tyler Pike (3.0,6,3,3,0,3) allowed 3 runs on 6 hits in 3.0 innings, but did not factor into the decision. LH Cam Hobson (4.0,2,0,0,1,5) allowed 2 hits and struck out 5 in 4.0 shutout innings to earn his 6th win, while RH David Colvin (2.0,1,0,0,0,2) held the Stars scoreless over the final 2.0 innings to secure the victory.

FOURTH TIME THE CHARM FOR FOUR-GAME WIN STREAK:
• Prior to Friday’s 4th straight win over Huntsville, Jackson’s longest winning streak was 3 games (4/28-5/1, 6/1-6/3 and 7/11-7/13).. It was the first 4-game win streak and first time taking 4 of 5 in a series.

EARLY RUN SCORING HAS BEEN KEY FOR GENERALS:
• The Generals have scored in the first inning of second innning in 15 of their last 19 games, including a season-high 7 runs in the second inning Friday In total this season, the Generals have scored 56 runs in the first and 65 runs in the second with 28% of total runs scored have occurred in those two frames.

LANDRY HAS A 15-GAME HITTING STREAK:
• OF Leon Landry currently has a 16-game hit streak, batting .292 (21×72) with 14 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 home run, 5 RBI, 2 walks 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
Leon Landry                         16                                    7/4-current
Jamal Austin                        15                                     5/29-6/19
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 .289 (463/1,604) with 30 home runs, 96 doubles and 23 triples in 48 games.
• Extra Extra Bases & Speed – The Generals currently rank 2nd in the league doubles (191) and 2nd in the league in triples (35). They also rank 2nd in the league with 97 stolen bases.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• SS Ketel Marte has hit safely in 12 of his last 14 game with 7 multi-hit efforts, batting .344 (22×64) with 12 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 1 home run, 9 RBI, 2 walks and 5 stolen bases.
• 3B D.J. Peterson has reached base safely in each of his last 17 games (hits in 14 G) with 8 multi-hit contests, batting .338 (23×68) with 14 runs scored, 4 doubles, 5 home runs, 8 walks and 1 stolen base. Peterson has recorded at least 1 hit in 21 of 25 games with Jackson, while reaching base safely via a walk or hit in 24 games. Overall with Jackson he is batting .300 (30×100) with 15 runs scored, 6 doubles, 5 home runs, 16 RBI, 10 walks and 1 stolen base. Peterson leads all Mariners farmhands with 23 home runs.
• INF Patrick Kivlehan currently has an 9-game hit streak, batting .405 (15×37) with 7 runs scored, 5 doubles, 3 triples, 1 home run, 10 RBI and 3 walk. He also has hit safely in 14 of his last 15 games, batting .404 (23×57) with 13 runs scored, 6 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 15 RBI and 5 walks.
• Starter Victor Sanchez is 2-0 with a 1.86 ERA (6 ER, 29.0 IP) in 5 starts in July. Duing this stretch he has limited opponents to a .178 (18×101) average, while walking 8 and striking out 23.

BRAZIS PICKS UP FIRST DOUBLE-A SAVE ON THURSDAY:
• RHP Matt Brazis recorded his first Jackson save Thursday night against Huntsville. In his first 5 Double-A outings he has allowed just 1 run in 10.2 IP (0.84 ERA), walking just 2 and striking out 10. In total, Brazis is 4-0, with a 2.52 ERA in 28 games, posting 60 strikeouts and just 10 walks.

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