Game Central (Sunday, July 27) at Mobile

Game #105: Jackson Generals 16-19 (47-57) at Mobile BayBears 21-13 (62-41)
Time/Place: 5:05 pm CT | Hank Aaron Stadium | Mobile, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Olson (5-5, 4.50) vs. RHP Mike Lee (6-5, 4.65)
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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Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• On Sunday, the Generals play game two of a five-game series at Mobile (0-1)…the Generals have won three of the last four series…this is Jackson’s third trip to Mobile and are 3-8 at Mobile this season and 4-12 overall.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• 2B Patrick Brady hit a solo home run in the top of the 3rd inning, but it wasn’t enough as the BayBears snapped their 4-game win streak with a 4-1 loss to Mobile on Saturday night.
• Brady (1×3, R, HR, RBI), 1B Patrick Kivlehan (1×3, BB), DH Dan Paolini (1×4) and LF Dario Pizzano (1×3) each recorded 1 of the Generals 4 hits.
Starter Matt Anderson (1.0,3,2,2,0,0) allowed 2 runs on 3 hits, but left after the first inning. LH Kyle Hunter (2.0,2,0,0,2,0), RH Matt Brazis (2.2,5,1,1,0,1), RH Stephen Shackleford (1.1,2,1,1,0,1,HR) and RH Richard Vargas (1.0,1,0,0,0,0) combined to allow 2 runs over 7.0 innings in relief.

GENERALS ADD OF JORDY LARA FROM HIGH DESERT:
• OF Julio Morban was promoted to AAA Tacoma Sunday and OF Jordy Lara was added from A+ High Desert. Lara leaves the California League where he ranks 1st in hits (141), 2nd in batting average (.353), 2nd in RBI’s (80), T-6th in doubles (26), T-3rd in home runs (22), T-3rd in runs scored (77) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.609).

EARLY RUN SCORING HAS BEEN KEY FOR GENERALS:
• The Generals have scored in the first inning of second innning in 15 of their last 20 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 27% of total runs scored have occurred in those two frames.

LANDRY’S HITTING STREAK ENDS AT 16 GAMES:
• OF Leon Landry went 0-for-4 Saturday and saw his 16-game hit streak end. During the streak he batted .292 (21×72) with 14 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 home run, 5 RBI, 2 walks and 7 stolen bases.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .286 (467/1,634) with 30 home runs, 96 doubles and 23 triples in 48 games.
• Extra Extra Bases & Speed – The Generals currently rank 3rd in the league doubles (191) and 2nd in the league in triples (35). They also rank 2nd in the league with 98 stolen bases.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• 3B D.J. Peterson has reached base safely in 17of his last 18 games (hits in 14 G) with 8 multi-hit contests, batting .333 (23×69) 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 26 games with Jackson, while reaching base safely via a walk or hit in 24 games. Overall with Jackson he is batting .297 (30×101) 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 a 10-game hit streak, batting .400 (16×40) with 7 runs scored, 5 doubles, 3 triples, 1 home run, 10 RBI and 4 walks. He also has hit safely in 15 of his last 16 games, batting .400 (24×60) with 13 runs scored, 6 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 15 RBI and 6 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.

 

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