Game Central (Wednesday, July 30) at Mobile

Game #108: Jackson Generals 17-21 (48-59) at Mobile BayBears 23-14 (65-41)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | Hank Aaron Stadium | Mobile, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Pike (2-1, 5.47) vs. RHP Archie Bradley (1-1, 3.86)
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 Wednesday, the Generals play the series finale at Mobile (1-3) and the final game between the clubs in 2014 (5-14)…the Generals have won 3 of the last 5 series and won 4 of 5 in last homestand vs. Huntsville.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals scored a run in the top of the 5th inning to take a 1-0 lead, but it wasn’t enough as Jackson fell to Mobile 2-1 on Tuesday night.
• CF Leon Landry (2×5, 2B, BB) led the team with 2 hits, while 1B/3B Patrick Kivlehan (1×4, 2B, BB), LF Dario Pizzano (1×4, BB), 2B Patrick Brady 91×5), C Mike Dowd (1×5) nad 3B/SS Brock Hevert (1×4, R) each recorded 1 of the team’s 7 hits.
• Starter Victor Sanchez (6.2,6,1,1,1,5,HR) allowed 1 run on 6 hits in 6.2 innings, but did not factor into the decision. LH Kyle Hunter (1.1,1,0,0,0,0) allowed 1 hit in 1.1 innings, while RH Moises Hernandez (2.1,2,1,1,1,0,HR) allowed a solo home run with 1 out in the bottom of the 11th inning to pick up his 5th loss of the season.

STARTERS HAVE 5 QUALITY STARTS IN LAST 9 GAMES:
• Over the last 9 games, Jackson’s starting rotation has a 3.80 ERA (19ER/45IP) and have issued 5 quality starts over that time.
• Victor Sanchez is 2-0 with a 2.02 ERA (8 ER, 35.2 IP) in 6 starts in July. Duing this stretch he has limited opponents to a .198 (25×126) average, while walking 9 and striking out 28.

JULY IS NOW THE WINNINGEST MONTH OF 2014 SEASON:
• The Generals picked up their 14th win of July Monday night in Mobile. Jackson won 13 games in April and 12 games in June. This month Jackson is batting .275 (T-1st in SL) with 19 home runs and the pitching staff has a 3.82 ERA.

LINE THEM UP ON BASE WITH KIVLEHAN AT THE PLATE:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan is batting .373 (25×67) 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 league-best 33-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 .344 (43×125) with 17 runs, 9 doubles, 3 triples, 4 home runs and 29 RBI during that time and a .410 OBP.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Relieving Guaipe – RHP Mayckol Gaipe picked up his team-leading 8th save Monday and has a 2.42 ERA in 29 games this season, with 42 strikeouts… ranks 3rd among SL relievers having just walked 8 batters in 44.2 IP…he also ranks 2nd in fewest baserunners/9IP ratio at 8.26 (41/44.2 IP)
• The Mobile Mega Bowl – Jackson is 15-28 in games played at Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile since 2011…the Generals have dropped 6 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 .281 (491/1,745) with 30 home runs, 102 doubles and 24 triples in 52 games.
• July Is Pizza Time – OF Dario Pizzano leads the club batting .329 (23×70) in the month of July with 12 runs, 5 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 17 RBI’s and a .449 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 18 of his last 19 games (hits in 14 G) with 8 multi-hit contests, batting .315 (23×73) with 14 runs scored, 4 doubles, 5 home runs, 9 walks and 1 stolen base. Peterson has recorded at least 1 hit in 21 of 27 games with Jackson, while reaching base safely via a walk or hit in 25 games. Overall with Jackson he is batting .286 (30×105) with 15 runs scored, 6 doubles, 5 home runs, 16 RBI, 11 walks and 1 stolen base. Peterson leads all Mariners farmhands with 23 home runs.
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 12 of his last 13 games, batting .373 (19×51) with 7 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 1 home run, 11 RBI and 5 walks. He also has hit safely in 17 of his last 19 games, batting .380 (27×71) with 13 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 16 RBI and 7 walks. Starter Victor Sanchez is 2-0 with a 2.02 ERA (8 ER, 35.2 IP) in 6 starts in July. Duing this stretch he has limited opponents to a .198 (25×126) average, while walking 9 and striking out 28.

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