Game Central (Monday, July 29) at Mobile

Game #106: Jackson Generals 16-20 (47-58) at Mobile BayBears 22-13 (63-41)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | Hank Aaron Stadium | Mobile, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (5-2, 3.28) vs. RHP A.J. Schugel (4-1, 3.67)
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:
• On Monday, the Generals play game 3 of a 5-game series at Mobile (0-2)…the Generals have won 3 of the last 4 series and won 4 of 5 in last series vs. Huntsville…this is Jackson’s 3rd trip to Mobile and are 3-9 at Mobile this season and 4-13 overall.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals trimmed a 3-0 deficit to 3-2 in the 6th, but got no closer on Sunday in a second straight loss at Mobile.
• Leon Landry (1×5, R) and Ketel Marte (1×3, RBI) added a double each, while Marte and Patrick Kivlehan (0x2, RBI) collected the teams only RBI’s.
• Starter Tyler Olson (5.1,7,3,0,1,5) allowed just 3 unearned runs and reliever Trevor Miller (2.2,1,0,0,0,2) tossed his second straight scoreless relief outing.

Lara debuts for Jackson on Monday High Desert Mavericks)

Lara debuts for Jackson on Monday (High Desert Mavericks)

GENERALS ADD 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 winning back-to-back Hitter of the Week awards and 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).

LINE THEM UP ON BASE WITH KIVLEHAN AT THE PLATE:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan is batting .391 (25×64) with runners in scoring position this season with 5 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 39 RBI and 14 walks, posting a .476 OBP. Kivlehan continues to hit on the road – He now has a 31-game road on-base streak which dates back to May 22 and is the longest by 10 games this season in the SL. During that time he is batting .345 (40×116) with 17 runs, 8 doubles, 3 triples, 4 home runs and 29 RBI during that time.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• The Mobile Mega Bowl – Jackson is 14-27 in games played at Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile since 2011 and have dropped…the Generals have dropped 5 straight series and the last series win was May 25-29, 2011, taking 4 of 7 in a series that included 2 doubleheaders…this is the 3rd and final trip to Mobile this season for Jackson.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .283 (472/1,667) with 30 home runs, 98 doubles and 23 triples in 50 games.
• Pizza Time – OF Dario Pizzano leads the club batting .339 (21×62) in the month of July with 12 runs, 5 doubles, 4 doubles, 2 home runs, 16 RBI’s and a .456 OBP.
• Miller Time – Since being moved to the bullpen on June 22, RHP Trevor Miller has a 2-1 record, with a 2.33 ERA in 10 games, striking out 28 and walking 10 in 27.0 innings.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• 3B D.J. Peterson has reached base safely in 17 of 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.
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has has hit in 10 of his last 11 games, batting .381 (16×42) with 7 runs scored, 5 doubles, 3 triples, 1 home run, 11 RBI and 4 walks. He also has hit safely in 15 of his last 17 games, batting .387 (24×62) with 13 runs scored, 6 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 16 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.

NEW MLB.COM RANKINGS LIST FIVE GENERALS:
• MLB.com released a new top-20 ranking of Seattle prospects on July 27th and 5 Generals rank in the top-15 of that list. .
Pos              Player                         Rank            MLB Rank
INF               D.J. Peterson         3rd              55th
INF/OF       Patrick Kivlehan   9th
INF               Ketel Marte             11th
RHP              Victor Sanchez       14th
LHP               Tyler Pike                15th

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