Game Central (Saturday, August 2) vs. Montgomery

Game #111: Jackson Generals 18-23 (49-61) vs. Montgomery Biscuits 21-21 (56-56)
Time/Place: 6:05 pm CT | Ballpark at Jackson | Jackson, Tennessee
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (6-2, 3.26) vs. RHP Albert Suarez (2-2, 3.47)
Promotions: 90’s Night, Post Game Fireworks (WBBJ), Post Game Karaoke
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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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• With the series tied 1-1, the Generals Saturday continue a 5-game series with Montgomery at The Ballpark at Jackson (1-1)…the Generals are 5-7 against the Biscuits this season and 3-4 in games played at 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 5 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning, including a 2-run single by C Mike Dowd as Jackson cruised to a 6-2 victory over Montgomery on Friday night.
CF Leon Landry (4×5, R, RBI) led the team with 4 hits, while Dowd (2×4, 2B, 4 RBI) and RF Jordy Lara (2×3, 2B, RBI) each recorded 2 of the Generals 11 hits.
Starter Tyler Olson recorded his 6th win of the seaon, allowing 1 run (0 ER) on 4 hits and striking out 5 in 6.2 innings. RH Stephen Shackleford (1.1,1,0,0,0,1) and RH Mayckol Guaipe (1.0,2,1,0,0,2) did not allow an earned runs (1 R) over the final 2.1 innings in relief.

BREAKOUT SEASON CONTINUE FOR LEON LANDRY:
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in each of hils last 5 games, batting .417 (10×24) with 5 runs scored, 2 doubles, 2 triples, 2 RBI, 1 walk and 1 stole base. Since May 16, Landry has hit safely in 54 of 62 games, batting .344 (85×247) with 41 runs scoed, 17 doubles, 6 triples, 1 home run, 10 RBI, 9 walks and 18 stolen bases. During this 62-game stretch he has raised his season average from .155 to .289.

GENERALS FINISH 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 3rd in the Southern League in batting (.310) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.509). Kivlehan also ranks 7th in the M’s organization in average (.300), T-4th in HR (17) and 2nd in RBI (88). Those numbers combined between Jackson and High Desert.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Bring on the Biscuits – The Generals are 5-7 this season against Montgomery and 3-4 in Jackson…the Generals are batting .277 with 7 home runs, 25 doubles, 5 triples and 62 runs scored in 12 games.

• The Biscuits have a season-high .272 batting average, with 14 homers against Jackson this season in 12 games played.
• 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 has a 2.36 ERA in 30 games this season, with 44 strikeouts… ranks 3rd among SL relievers having just walked 8 batters in 45.2 IP…he also ranks 2nd in fewest baserunners/9IP ratio at 8.47 (43/45.2 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 9.15 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .280 (506/1,807) with 31 home runs, 104 doubles and 25 triples in 54 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 16 games, batting .339 (20×59) with 10 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 11 walks.

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