Game Central (Friday, August 1) vs. Montgomery

Game #110: Jackson Generals 17-23 (48-61) vs. Montgomery Biscuits 21-20 (56-55)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | Ballpark at Jackson | Jackson, Tennessee
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Olson (5-6, 4.23) vs. RHP Dylan Floro (9-9, 3.36)
Promotions: Flat Screen Friday, Free Cash Friday, Boy Scout Campout
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:
• On Friday, the Generals continue a 5-game series with Montgomery at The Ballpark at Jackson (0-1)…the Generals are 4-7 against the Biscuits this season and 2-4 in Jackson…the Generals have won 3 of the last 5 series and won 4 of 5 in last homestand vs. Huntsville…dropped 4 of 5 on recent road trip to Mobile.
• 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 first inning to jump out to an early 1-0 lead and 2B Patrick Brady hit a solo home run to lead off the 6th inning, but Jackson was thrashed by Montgomery 12-2 on Thursday night.
Brady (1×3, R, HR, RBI), CF Leon Landry (1×4, R, 3B), SS Ketel Marte (1×3, RBI) and 1B D.J. Peterson (1×4) each recorded 1 of the team’s 4 hits.
Starter Cam Hobson (3.0,7,8,8,3,3,HR) recorded his 9th loss, allowing 8 runs on 7 hits in 3.0 innings. RH Moises Hernandez (2.1,7,4,4,0,3,HR) allowed 4 runs in the 6th inning, while LH Kyle Hunter (1.2,1,0,0,0,1), RH Richard Vargas (1.0,1,0,0,0,2) and position player Brock Hebert (1.0,1,0,0,1,1) combined to hold the Biscuits scoreless over the final 3.2 innings in relief.

GENERALS FINISH OUT THE MONTH OF JULY WITH 14 WINS:
• Despite dropping 5 of the final 6 games in the month of July, it was Jackson’s winningest month of the 2014 season. Jackson finished the month 14-14, batting .263 (3rd in SL), with 21 home runs (4th), and a 4.17 ERA (6th).
• Sanchez finishes July strong – Starter Victor Sanchez was 2-0 with a 2.02 ERA (8 ER, 35.2 IP) in 6 starts in July. During the stretch he has limited opponents to a .198 (25×126) average, while walking 9 and striking out 28.

• Generals batting leaders during the month of July:
Player Stats
Dario Pizzano .312 (24×77), 5 2B, 4 3B, 2 HR, 17 RBI, .433 OBP
Pat Kivlehan .304 (31×102), 7 2B, 4 3B, 4 HR, 20 RBI, .381 OBP
Ketel Marte .294 (32×109), 6 2B, 2 3B, 1 HR, 14 RBI, .316 OBP
Leon Landry .280 (30×107), 6 2B, 2 3B, 1 HR, 6 RBI, .300 OBP
D.J. Peterson .280 (26×93), 5 2B, 5 HR, 15 RBI, .340 OBP
Dan Paolini .265 (22×83), 5 2B, 3 HR, 13 RBI, .347 OBP

KIVLEHAN HAVING MONSTER SEASON FOR JACKSON:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks 5th in the Southern League in batting (.312) and 4th in slugging percentage (.513). Kivlehan also ranks 7th in the M’s organization in average (.302), T-4th in HR (17) and 2nd in RBI (88). Those numbers combined between Jackson and High Desert.
• Kivlehan has a .373 (25×67) average with RISP with 5 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs and 39 RBI and a .460 OBP. He is also batting .500 (3×6) with the bases loaded and 6 RBI.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Bring on the Biscuits – The Generals are 4-7 this season against Montgomery and 2-4 in Jackson…the Generals are batting .272 with 7 home runs, 23 doubles, 5 triples and 56 runs scored in 11 games.
• The Biscuits have a season-high .278 batting average, with 14 homers against Jackson this season in 11 games played…Luke Maile leads the way with offensive numbers .433/0/3 with Jeff Malm (.344/0/4) and Jake Hager (.333/0/5) right behind…Taylor Motter has 4 HR’s in 9 games against Jackson.
• Wracking up the Triples – Last night Leon Landry collected his 6th triple of the season which was Jackson’s 40th as a team. Last season Jackson had 41 through the entire season.
• Relieving Guaipe – RHP Mayckol Guaipe 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).
• Landry is the 2nd-toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 2nd in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.02 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .279 (495/1,775) with 31 home runs, 102 doubles and 25 triples in 53 games.
• Miller Time – Since being moved to the bullpen on June 22, RHP Trevor Miller has a 2-1 record, with a 2.08 ERA (7ER/30.1IP) in 11 games, striking out 31 and walking 11.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 13 of his last 15 games, batting .351 (20×57) with 9 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 2 home runs, 13 RBI and 7 walks. He also has hit safely in 18 of his last 21 games, batting .364 (28×77) with 15 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 3 home runs, 18 RBI and 9 walks.

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