Game Central (Friday, July 11) vs. Birmingham

Game #91: Jackson Generals 7-14 (38-52) vs. Birmingham Barons 12-8 (41-49)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson | Jackson, Tennessee
Promotions: Flat Screen Friday
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (3-4, 4.22) vs. RHP Nick McCully (4-7, 5.66)
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:
• The Generals continue a 5-game homestand tonight against the Birmingham Barons in Jackson (0-1)…are coming off a series win at Huntsville (3-2) and have won 3 of 5…also are 3-3 against Birmingham this season and will play the Barons 9 more times in Jackson the final 49 games of the season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals had 10 hits including multi-hit games from CF Leon Landry (2×5, RBI), SS Ketel Marte (2×5) , 1B Pat Kivlehan (2×4, R, RBI) and DH Dan Paolini (2×4, HR, 2 RBI), but Jackson fell in the opener against Birmingham 7-4 in Jackson.
• Starter Tyler Olson (0.2,3,3,3,1,2) suffered the loss and could not escape the first inning. RH Trevor Miller (4.0,4,1,1,2,5), LH Kyle Hunter (1.0,2,3,3,1,1), RH Moises Hernandez (2.1,4,0,0,1,2) and RH Richard Vargas (1.0,0,0,0,1,0) logged innings on Thursday night.
• Paolini hit his team-leading 6th home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to draw the Generals within 7-3, but that was close as it got.
• Birmingham used two 3-run innings in the first and the sixth to get the victory in game one of the series.

OFFENSE CONTINUES TO ROLL IN THE LAST 5 GAMES:
• The Generals have posted double-digit hit totals and batted .313 (55×176) over their last 5 games, winning 3 of those, scoring 28 runs on 55 hits with 7 doubles, 3 triples and 8 home runs.
• Jackson now ranks 5th in the league doubles (160), 2nd in triples (30), 4th in slugging (.384) and T-3rd in batting (.262) on the season.
• Patrick Kivlehan (.300), Leon Landry (.316), Ketel Marte (.318), Dan Paolini (.450), D.J. Peterson (.318) and Dario Pizzano (.313) are batting over .300 in the last 5 games.

PETERSON CONTINUES TO HIT FOR THE GENERALS:
• 3B D.J. Peterson homered on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday in Huntsville and has now hit safely in 13 of 14 games with Jackson, batting .276 (16×58) with 6 runs scored, 3 doubles, 3 home runs, 7 RBI and 3 walks.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Hot Hitting July – After batting .294 as a team in June, the Generals are currently batting .271, which ranks 3rd in the league. The 9 home runs also ranks 3rd in the league.
• INF Dan Paolini has hit safely in all 8 games he has appeared in July, batting .464 (13×28) with 6 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 home runs, 7 RBI and 2 walks. Paolini currently leads the team in homers (6), doubles (25) and RBIs (46).
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 12 of his last 13 games, batting .328 (19×58) with 8 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 3 RBI and 5 stolen bases. Since June 7, Landry has hit safely in 24 of his last 27 games with 14 multi-hit efforts, batting .361 (39×108) with 18 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 6 RBI, 3 walks and 10 stolen bases. During this 27 game stretch he has raised his season average from .236 to .286.
• Not such a home sweet home – Jackson has dropped 9 of 11 home games since June 24th and are 18-27 at home this season.
• Success though against Birmingham at home – Since 2008, the Generals are 32-17 at home against the Barons.

VIVA LA VARGAS AT THE END OF GAMES IN 2ND HALF:
• RH Richard Vargas has appeared in 7 games since the All-Star break going 1-0, and is 3-for-3 in save opperunities, not allowing a run in 8 IP. Vargas has walked 4 and struck out 10, while giving up just 2 hits holding opponents to a .069 AVG (2×29). This is after going 0-1, with a 6.12 ERA in the first half going 2-for-4 in save oppertunites walking 24 and striking out 30 in 32.1 IP.

PETERSON TO THE FUTURES GAME:
• D.J. Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, who will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

Game Central (Thursday, July 10) vs. Birmingham

Game #90: Jackson Generals 7-13 (38-51) vs. Birmingham Barons 11-8 (40-49)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson | Jackson, Tennessee
Promotions: Dollar Night (MobileNation), Post Game Karaoke
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Olson (3-4, 4.22) vs. RHP Mike Recchia (4-2, 2.83)
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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals open a 5-game homestand tonight against the Birmingham Barons in Jackson…are coming off a series win at Huntsville (3-2) and have won 3 of 4…also are 3-2 against Birmingham this season and will play the Barons 10 times in the final 50 games.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• SS Ketel Marte recorded 3 hits and 3B D.J. Peterson recorded his 3rd home run as Jackson defeated Huntsville 7-4 in a 6 inning rain-shortened game on Tuesday night.
• Marte (3×4, R, 3B, 3 RBI) and LF Patrick Kivlehan (2×3, R, RBI) each recorded multi-hit efforts as part of an 11-hit attack by the Generals. Peterson (1×4, R, HR, RBI) hit his 3rd home run in his last 4 games with the Generals. He currently leads all Mariners farmhands with 21 home runs this season (18 with High Desert).
• Starter Cam Hobson (5.0,6,4,4,0,1,HR) recorded his 5th win of the season, allowing 4 runs on 6 hits in 5.0 innings. RH David Colvin (0.1,0,0,0,0,0) retired the only batters faced in the 6th inning before the game was called to earn his 3rd save.

GENERALS OFFENSE SCORCHING IN LAST 4 GAMES:
• The Generals batted .321 (45×140) over their last 4 games in Huntsville, winning 3 of those, scoring 24 runs on 45 hits with 6 doubles, 3 triples and 7 home runs.
• Jackson now ranks 5th in the league doubles (159), 2nd in triples (30), 4th in slugging (.384) and T-3rd in batting (.261) on the season.

PETERSON HAS HOMERED IN 3 OF LAST 4 GAMES:
• 3B D.J. Peterson homered on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday in Huntsville and hit safely in 12 of 13 games with Jackson, batting .283 (15×53) with 5 runs scored, 2 doubles, 3 home runs, 7 RBI and 3 walks.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• This week’s transactions – On Monday LHP Nick Hill was placed on the DL and RHP Matt Brazis (BRAY-zus) was added from A+ High Desert…On Tuesday C John Hicks was promoted to AAA Tacoma and C Steve Baron was added from A+ High Desert.
• Hot Hitting July – After batting .294 as a team in June, the Generals are currently batting .271, which ranks 3rd in the league. The 8 home runs also ranks 3rd in the league.
• INF Dan Paolini has hit safely in all 7 games he has appeared in July, batting .458 (11×24) with 5 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run, 5 RBI and 2 walks.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 11 of his last 12 games, batting .321 (17×53) with 8 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 5 stolen bases. Since June 7, Landry has hit safely in 23 of his last 26 games with 13 multi-hit efforts, batting .359 (37×103) with 18 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 5 RBI, 3 walks and 10 stolen bases. During this 26 game stretch he has raised his season average from .236 to .284.
• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 11 of his last 14 games with 7 multi-hit efforts, batting .340 (18×53) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 4 RBI and 5 walks.

Game Central (Tuesday, July 8) at Huntsville

Game #89: Jackson Generals 6-13 (37-51) at Huntsville Stars 9-10 (55-34)
Time/Place: 6:30 pm CT | Joe Davis Stadium | Huntsville, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Cam Hobson (4-7, 3.28) vs. RHP Andy Moye (4-1, 3.96)
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:
• The Generals wrap up a 5-game road series Tuesday night with the rubber match of the series against Huntsville…Jackson is 3-4 in rubber matches…coming off a 2-8 homestand against Tennessee (1-4) and Mobile (1-4)…are 6-8 against Huntsville this season and 3-6 at Joe Davis Stadium.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• LF Jack Marder recorded 4 hits and C John Hicks hit his 3rd home run of the season, but it wasn’t enough as Jackson lost to Huntsville 6-2 on Monday night.
• Marder (4×4) and Hicks (2×3, R, HR, 2 RBI) combined for 6 hits, while 3B D.J. Peterson (1×3), 1B Patrick Kivlehan (1×4), DH Julio Morban (1×4) and RF Dan Paolini (1×4, R) each recorded 1 of the team’s 10 hits.
• Starter Tyler Pike (2.1,4,5,4,4,3) recorded his first AA loss, allowing 5 runs (4 ER) on 4 hits in 2.1 innings. RH Matt Brazis (3.2,1,1,1,0,3,HR) allowed a solo home run in the bottom of the 6th inning, while RH Moises Hernandez (2.0,0,0,0,0,2) struck out 2 in 2.0 shutout innings.

OFFENSE HAS COME ALIVE OVER LAST 3 GAMES:
• The Generals have batted .306 (34×111) over their last 3 games scoring 17 runs on 34 hits with 5 home runs.

ODDS AND ENDS: 
• Former General Seager headed to ASG – 2011 General 3B Kyle Seager, 26, will make his Midsummer Classic debut in his 4th Major League season. On the year, the University of North Carolina product is batting .274 with 13 home runs, 59 RBI, 21 doubles and a .483 slugging percentage. He replaces Edwin Encarnacion of the Toronto Blue Jays on the A.L.’s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game.• Generals, Stars meet at “The Joe” again – In the final season of baseball in Huntsville, the Stars and Generals meet 25 times this season with 15 meetings coming at Joe Davis Stadium (3-6).• INF Dan Paolini has hit safely in all 6 games he has appeared in July, batting .476 (10×21) with 5 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run, 4 RBI and 2 walks.• Since May 22, RH Matt Anderson is 3-1 with a 2.23 ERA (12 ER, 48.1 IP) in his last 8 starts. During this stretch he has struck out 38.• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 10 of his last 11 games, batting .327 (16×49) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 5 stolen bases. Since June 7, Landry has hit safely in 22 of his last 25 games with 13 multi-hit efforts, batting .364 (36×99) with 17 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 5 RBI, 3 walks and 10 stolen bases. During this 24 game stretch he has raised his season average from .236 to .284.• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 11 of his last 14 games with 7 multi-hit efforts, batting .340 (18×53) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 4 RBI and 5 walks.• Since June 7, C John Hicks has reached base safely in 14 of 16 games, batting .364 (20×55) with 10 runs scored, 1 home run, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 8 RBI, 7 walks and 3 stolen bases.

PETERSON CONTINUES TO HIT AT DOUBLE-A LEVEL:
• 3B D.J. Peterson has hit safely in 11 of 12 games, including multi-hit performances in 3 of last 4 games. He has a .286 average with 2 homers, 2 doubles and 6 RBIs for Jackson. He had only 2 extra-base hits and 1 RBI through his first 9 games entering the current road trip, now going 7-for-17 against the the Stars.
VIVA LA VARGAS AT THE END OF GAMES IN 2ND HALF:
• RH Richard Vargas has appeared in 6 games since the All-Star going 1-0, and is 3-for-3 in save opperunities, not allowing a run in 8 IP. Vargas has walked 3 and struck out 10, while giving up just 2 hits holding opponents to a .074 AVG (2×27). This is after going 0-1, with a 6.12 ERA in the first half going 2-for-4 in save oppertunites walking 24 and striking out 30 in 32.1 IP.

Game Central (Monday, July 7) at Huntsville

Game #88: Jackson Generals 6-12 (37-50) at Huntsville Stars 8-10 (54-34)
Time/Place: 6:30 pm CT | Joe Davis Stadium | Huntsville, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Pike (1-0, 1.46) vs. LHP Brent Suter (7-6, 3.84)
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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TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals continue a 5-game road series Monday night with game 4 against the Huntsville Stars…coming off a 2-8 homestand against Tennessee (1-4) and Mobile (1-4)…are 5-7 against Huntsville this season and 3-5 at Joe Davis Stadium.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• 3B D.J. Peterson and DH Dan Paolini hit home runs and combined to drive in 6 runs for the Generals as Jackson defeated Huntsville 8-5 on Sunday.
• Paolini (3×4, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, BB) led the team with 3 hits, including hitting his 5th home run with a 1-out, 2-run blast in the 2nd inning. Peterson (2×5, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI) hit his 2nd home run in consecutive games with a solo shot with 2 outs in the 9th inning. He currently leads all Mariners farmhands with 20 home runs (2 with Jackson).
• Starter Victor Sanchez (7.0,4,2,2,3,4) recorded his 4th win, allowing only 2 runs on 4 hits over 7.0 innings. LH Kyle Hunter (1.0,1,0,0,0,0) tossed a scoreless 8th inning, while RH David Colvin (1.0,2,3,2,1,1) allowed 3 runs (2 ER) in the 9th inning before closing out the game.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Today’s starter LH Tyler Pike is 1-0 with a 1.46 ERA (2 ER, 12.1 IP) in 3 AA starts. He has limited opponents to a .184 (7×38) average, while walking 11 and striking out 7.
• Generals, Stars meet at “The Joe” again – In the final season of baseball in Huntsville, the Stars and Generals meet 25 times this season with 15 meetings coming at Joe Davis Stadium (3-5).
• INF Dan Paolini has hit safely in all 5 games he has appeared in July, batting .529 (9×17) with 4 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run, 4 RBI and 2 walks.
• Since May 22, RH Matt Anderson is 3-1 with a 2.23 ERA (12 ER, 48.1 IP) in his last 8 starts. During this stretch he has struck out 38.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 10 of his last 11 games, batting .327 (16×49) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 5 stolen bases. Since June 7, Landry has hit safely in 22 of his last 25 games with 13 multi-hit efforts, batting .364 (36×99) with 17 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 5 RBI, 3 walks and 10 stolen bases. During this 24 game stretch he has raised his season average from .236 to .284.
• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 10 of his last 13 games with 7 multi-hit efforts, batting .347 (17×49) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 4 RBI and 5 walks.
• Since June 7, C John Hicks has reached base safely in 13 of 15 games with hits 11 games, batting .346 (18×52) with 9 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 6 RBI, 7 walks and 3 stolen bases.

PETERSON HOMERS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT DAY:
• 3B D.J. Peterson has hit safely in 10 of 11 games, including multi-hit performances in each of his past 3 games. He has a .283 average with 2 homers, 2 doubles and 6 RBIs for Jackson. He had only 2 extra-base hits and 1 RBI through his first 9 games entering the current road trip, now going 6-for-14 against the the Stars.

SECOND HALF IS FILLED WITH CLOSE GAMES:
• So far in the second half 11 of 18 games have been decided by 2-runs or less and 8 have been 1-run games including 7 of the last 10 games (2-5).
• Jackson is 6-14 in 1-run games in 2014 and now 4-3 in extra inning games including winning the last two extra inning contests.

VIVA LA VARGAS AT THE END OF GAMES IN 2ND HALF:
• RH Richard Vargas has appeared in 6 games since the All-Star going 1-0, and is 3-for-3 in save opperunities, not allowing a run in 8 IP. Vargas has walked 3 and struck out 10, while giving up just 2 hits holding opponents to a .074 AVG (2×27). This is after going 0-1, with a 6.12 ERA in the first half going 2-for-4 in save oppertunites walking 24 and striking out 30 in 32.1 IP.

PETERSON TO THE FUTURES GAME:
• Last Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, who will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

 

Game Central (Sunday, July 6) at Huntsville

Game #87: Jackson Generals 5-12 (36-50) at Huntsville Stars 8-9 (54-33)
Time/Place: 4:00 pm CT | Joe Davis Stadium | Huntsville, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Victor Sanchez (3-4, 4.30) vs. RHP Drew Gagnon (5-3, 3.14)
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:
• The Generals continue a 5-game road series Sunday with game 3 against the Huntsville Stars…coming off a 2-8 homestand against Tennessee (1-4) and Mobile (1-4)…are 5-7 against Huntsville this season and 2-5 at Joe Davis Stadium.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• RF Julio Morban hit a solo home run with 1 out in the top of the 10th inning as Jackson defeated Huntsville in extra-innings on Saturday night 7-6.
• Morban (2×5, 2 R, HR, RBI), CF Leon Landry (2×5, R), 3B D.J. Peterson (2×5, R, HR, RBI), DH Dan Paolini (2×5, R, 2B), C John Hicks (2×4, R, BB, SB) and LF Dario Pizzano (2×4, R, BB) each recorded 2 of the Generals 13 hits.
• Morban hit his 10th home run of the season, while Peterson hit his first AA home run (19th overall in 2014) with a solo blast with 1 out in the 5th inning.
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (4.0,2,3,3,3,3) allowed 3 runs on 2 hits in 4.0 innings, but did not factor into the decision. RH Trevor Miller (2.1,5,3,3,2,2) allowed 3 runs over 2.1 innings, while RH Moises Hernandez (1.1,1,0,0,3,0), LH Kyle Hunter (1.1,0,0,0,0,2) and RH Richard Vargas (1.0,0,0,0,0,2) combined to hold the Stars scoreless over the final 3.2 innings in relief. Hunter earned his 2nd win after striking out 2 in 1.1 innings and Vargas picked his 5th save with a scoreless 10th inning.

SECOND HALF IS FILLED WITH CLOSE GAMES:
• So far in the second half 11 of 17 games have been decided by 2-runs or less and 8 have been 1-run games including 7 of the last 9 games (2-5).
• Jackson is 6-14 in 1-run games in 2014 and now 4-3 in extra inning games including winning the last two extra inning contests.

VIVA LA VARGAS AT THE END OF GAMES IN 2ND HALF:
• RH Richard Vargas has appeared in 6 games since the All-Star going 1-0, and is 3-for-3 in save opperunities, not allowing a run in 8 IP. Vargas has walked 3 and struck out 10, while giving up just 2 hits holding opponents to a .074 AVG (2×27). This is after going 0-1, with a 6.12 ERA in the first half going 2-for-4 in save oppertunites walking 24 and striking out 30 in 32.1 IP.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Generals, Stars meet at “The Joe” again – In the final season of baseball in Huntsville, the Stars and Generals meet 25 times this season with 15 meetings coming at Joe Davis Stadium (2-5).
• INF Dan Paolini has hit safely in all 4 games he has appeared in July, batting .462 (6×13) with 3 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.
• Since May 22, RH Matt Anderson is 3-1 with a 2.23 ERA (12 ER, 48.1 IP) in his last 8 starts. During this stretch he has struck out 38.
• LH Tyler6 Pike is 1-0 with a 1.46 ERA (2 ER, 12.1 IP) in 3 AA starts. He has limited opponents to a .184 (7×38) average, while walking 11 and striking out 7.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games, batting .341 (15×44) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 5 stolen bases. Since June 7, Landry has hit safely in 21 of his last 24 games with 13 multi-hit efforts, batting .372 (35×94) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 3 triples, 5 RBI, 3 walks and 10 stolen bases. During this 24 game stretch he has raised his season average from .236 to .286.
• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 10 of his last 12 games with 7 multi-hit efforts, batting .348 (16×36) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 4 RBI and 3 walks.
• Since June 7, C John Hicks has reached base safely in 13 of 15 games with hits 11 games, batting .346 (18×52) with 9 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 6 RBI, 7 walks and 3 stolen bases.

PETERSON, MORBAN HIT FIRST HOMERS SATURDAY:
• 3B D.J. Peterson and RF Julio Morban each homered for the first time for Jackson on Saturday. The homer though was Peterson’s 19th this season combined between High Desert (A+) and Jackson.
• Peterson has hit in 9 of 10 games since being promoted to Jackson on June 24, batting .268 (11×41) 1 home run, 2 doubles and 3 RBI.
• Morban has 7 muli-hit games out of 19 played in since joining Jackson on June 19, batting .300 (18×60) with 1 home run, 3 doubles, 1 triple and 5 RBI.

 

Game Central (Saturday, July 5) at Huntsville

Game #86: Jackson Generals 4-12 (35-50) at Huntsville Stars 8-8 (54-32)
Time/Place: 6:30 pm CT | Joe Davis Stadium | Huntsville, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (3-2, 3.55) vs. LHP Jed Bradley (1-4, 4.80)
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:
• The Generals continue a 5-game road series tonight with game 2 against the Huntsville Stars…coming off a 2-8 homestand against Tennessee (1-4) and Mobile (1-4)…are 4-7 against Huntsville this season and 1-5 at Joe Davis Stadium.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generlas held a 2-0 lead and a 3-2 lead, but wasn’t enough as Jackson lost to Huntsville 4-3 on Friday night.
• CF Leon Landry (2×4, 2 R, SB), SS Ketel Marte (2×4, R), 3B D.J. Peterson (2×4, RBI) and RF Julio Morbon (2×4, 2 RBI), the Generals 1-4 batters in the lineup, combined to record all 8 of the team’s hits, runs scored and RBI.
• Starter Tyler Olson (5.0,8,3,3,0,6) allowed 3 runs on 8 hits in 5.0 innings, but did not factor into the decision. LH Cam Hobson (2.0,2,1,0,2,1) recorded the loss after allowing 2 runs (1 ER) on 2 hits in 2.0 innings in relief. RH David Colvin (1.0,0,0,0,0,1) tossed a 1-2-3 9th inning to close out the game.

CLOSE LOSSES STARTING TO ADD UP:
• The Generals have lost 9 of 11 games and 6 of those have been 1-run games ( 6 of last 8 and 5 have been losses). Jackson has held leads in 6 of the 9 losses and this season have led in 22 of the 50 losses.
• Jackson is 5-14 in 1-run games and had only played in 13 prior to June 27th

PETERSON HITS SAFELY IN 8 OF FIRST 9 JXN GAMES:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. He has currently hit safely in 8 of 9 games he has appeared, batting .250 (9×36) with 1 run scored, 2 doubles, 2 RBI and 2 walks.

Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:
Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 5

• Last Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, who will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

Game Central (Friday, July 4th) at Huntsville

Game #85: Jackson Generals 4-11 (35-49) at Huntsville Stars 7-8 (53-32)
Time/Place: 6:30 pm CT | Joe Davis Stadium | Huntsville, Alabama
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Olson (3-4, 4.13) vs. RHP Jacob Barnes (1-3, 5.09)
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:
• The Generals begin a 5-game road series tonight with game one against the Huntsville Stars…coming off a 2-8 homestand against Tennessee (1-4) and Mobile (1-4)…are 4-6 against Huntsville this season and 1-4 at Joe Davis Stadium.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Generals, Stars meet at “The Joe” again – In the final season of baseball in Huntsville, the Stars and Generals meet 25 times this season with 15 meetings coming at Joe Davis Stadium (1-4).
• Since May 22, RH Matt Anderson is 3-1 with a 2.23 ERA (12 ER, 48.1 IP) in his last 8 starts. During this stretch he has struck out 38.
• LH Tyler Pike is 1-0 with a 1.46 ERA (2 ER, 12.1 IP) in 3 AA starts. He has limited opponents to a .184 (7×38) average, while walking 11 and striking out 7.
• OF Leon Landry went 0-for-4 last night vs. Mobile snapping his hitting streak at 7 games. During the streak he hit .335 (11×35) with 3 runs scored, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 4 stolen bases. He has also hit safely in 19 of his last 22 games with 11 multi-hit efforts, batting .365 (31×85) with 13 runs scored, 5 doubles, 3 triples, 5 RBI, 3 walks and 9 stolen bases.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generlas scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning, including a solo home run by 3B Patrick Kivlehan, but the rally fell short as Jackson lost to Mobile 4-3 on Thursday night.
Kivlehan (1×3, R, HR, RBI), 1B Dan Paolini (1×3, R), C John Hicks (1×3, R, RBI) and 2B Brock Hebert (1×3) each recorded 1 of the team’s 4 hits.
Starter Matt Anderson (8.0,8,3,3,1,9,HR) allowed 3 runs on 8 hits, while setting career highs in strikeouts and innings pitched, but did not factor into the decision. RH Stephen Shackleford (1.0,2,1,0,1,3) recorded the loss after allowing an unearned run in the top of the 9th inning.

HOMESTAND BY THE NUMBERS:
• Jackson finished the 10-game homestand 2-8, dropping 4 of 5 from both Tennessee and Mobile.
• Jackson batted .247 and posted a 3.66 ERA with 76 strikeouts in 86.1 IP. The Generals were outscored 41-26.
• Kevin Rivers led the team offensively batting .368 (7×19) with 2 runs scored and a home run.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 19 straight road games, batting .380 (27×71) with 6 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs and 20 RBI.
• They are 17-23 on the road this season batting .253 with a 3.63 ERA.

PETERSON HITS SAFELY IN 7 OF FIRST 8 JXN GAMES:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. He has hit safely in 7 of 8 games he has appeared, batting .219 (7×32) with 1 run scored, 2 doubles, 1 RBI and 2 walks.

Game Central (Thursday, July 3)

Game #84: Jackson Generals 4-10 (35-48) vs. Mobile BayBears  8-6 (50-33)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Matt Anderson (3-3, 4.53) vs. RHP A.J. Schugel (4-1, 3.81)
Promotions: Post Game Fireworks, Post Game Concert, Fur Circus, Not a Dollar Night
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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals wrap up their 10-game homestand (2-7) with game five of the series against Mobile (1-3). The Generals went 1-4 against Tennessee in the first leg of the homestand…are 4-10 against Mobile this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• In the suspended game LF Dario Pizzano drove in the Generals only run in the bottom of the 6th inning to tie the game at 1-1, but the pitching staff allowed 5 runs over the 8th and 9th innings as Jackson lost to Mobile 6-1 in game 1 on Tuesday night.
• CF Leon Landry (2×5) and DH Dan Paolini (2×3, R, BB) each recorded 2 of the team’s 8 hits, while Pizzano (1×3, 2B, RBI, BB) recorded the Generals only RBI.
• Starter Victor Sanchez (4.0,3,0,0,1,2) allowed 3 hits and struck out 2, but didn’t factor into the decision. RH Trevor Mller (1.0,1,1,0,2,1), LH Kyle Hunter (2.2,4,2,2,2,1), LH Nick Hill (0.2,2,3,3,1,0,HR) and RH Moises Hernandez (0.2,0,0,0,0,1) combined to allow 6 runs (5 ER) over the final 5.0 innings.
• In game 2, Starter Tyler Pike and reliever Richard Vargas combined on a 3-hit 7.0-inning shutout as Jackson defeated Mobile 3-0. Pike (5.1,3,0,0,3,4) earned his first AA win, allowing 3 hits and striking out 4 in 5.1 innings. Vargas (1.2,0,0,0,1,4) struck out 4 batters over the final 1.2 innings to pick up his 4th save of the season.
• CF Leon Landry (1×3, R, 2B), SS Ketel Marte (1×3, 2 RBI), 3B D.J. Peterson (1×3) and Dan Paolini (1×2, 2B, RBI) each recorded 1 of the Generals 4 hits.

TOP PROSPECT PETERSON WITH 7-GAME HIT STREAK:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. He has hit safely in all 7 AA games he has appeared, batting .250 (7×28) with 1 run scored, 2 double, 1 RBI and 2 walks.
Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:
Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 5

• On Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, another one of the Mariners top young prospects. Guerrero will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• LH Tyler Pike is 1-0 with a 1.46 ERA (2 ER, 12.1 IP) in 3 AA starts. He has limited opponents to a .184 (7×38) average, while walking 11 and striking out 7.
• OF Leon Landry currently has a 7 game hit streak, batting .335 (11×35) with 3 runs scored, 1 triple, 2 RBI and 4 stolen bases. He has also hit safely in 19 of his last 21 games with 11 multi-hit efforts, batting .383 (31×81) with 13 runs scored, 5 doubles, 3 triples, 5 RBI, 3 walks and 9 stolen bases.
• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 7 of his last 9 games, batting .364 (12×33) with 4 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 RBI and 3 walks.
• RH Matt Anderson is 3-1 with a 2.01 ERA (9 ER, 40.1 IP) in his last 7 starts.

JUNE ENDS WITH GREAT OFFENSIVE NUMBERS:
• Jackson finished 12-14 in June, but posted a a .294 AVG which ranked 2nd in the league and 6 Generals batted over .300 in June.
Player G AVG/HR/RBI
Patrick Kivlehan 26 .385/2/24
Kevin Rivers 17 .375/1/5
Jack Marder 23 .329/2/10
Leon Landry 23 .352/0/7
John Hicks 16 .321/0/5
Julio Morban 12 .311/0/2

 

ROSTER FEATURES SEVEN TOP-30 PROSPECTS:
• The current Jackson roster features seven of Seattle’s Top-30 prospects, according to Baseball America.
Pos Player Rank
INF D.J. Peterson 2nd
RHP Victor Sanchez 7th
OF Julio Morban 11th
INF Patrick Kivlehan 12th
LHP Tyler Pike 16th
INF Ketel Marte 20th
C John Hicks 23rd

GENERALS IN SEATTLE:
• The current Mariners roster features 15 former Generals.
• Erasmo Ramirez, James Paxton (DL) and Roenis Elias are in the starting rotation. Elias was a 2013 Southern League All-Star.
• Dustin Ackley, Michael Saunders,, Kyle Seager, Brad Miller, James Jones, Stefen Romero and Mike Zunino are position players.
• Tom Wilhelmsen, Dominic Leone and Yoervis Medina are in the M’s bullpen.

GENERALS ON THE AIR:
• Fans can listen to all 140 games this season on the flagship home of the Generals, 96.5 ESPN. Each game will also be streamed on jacksongeneralsbaseball.com and the TuneIn Radio App.
Calling the games will be 2013 Southern League Broadcaster of the Year, Chris Harris.
• Each home game will be aired live on MiLB.TV

Game Central (Tuesday, July 1) vs. Mobile

Game #82: Jackson Generals 3-9 (34-47) vs. Mobile BayBears  7-5 (49-32)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Victor Sanchez (3-4, 4.61) vs. RHP Archie Bradley (0-0, 2.25)
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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals continue the 10-game homestand (1-6) with game three of a five-game series against Mobile (0-2). The Generals went 1-4 against Tennessee in the first leg of the homestand…are 3-9 against Mobile this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals held a 3-0 lead after 4 innings and a 5-4 lead after 8 innings, but it wasn’t enough as Jackson fell to Mobile 6-5 on Monday night.
• 1B Patrick Kivlehan (3×4, R, RBI, BB) led the team with 3 hits, while C Johns Hicks (1×3, R, 2 RBI, BB), CF Leon Landry (1×5, R, 3B, RBI, SB) and SS Ketel Marte (1×5, R, RBI) combined to drive in 4 runs.
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (4.1,5,3,3,2,3) tossed 4.0 scoreless innings before allowing 3 runs in the 5th inning to record a no decision. LH Nick Hill (0.2,2,1,1,0,0) allowed 1 run in the 5th inning, while LH Cam Hobson (2.2,4,0,0,1,2) tossed 2.2 scoreless innings in relif. RH David Colvin (1.1,1,2,2,1,2,HR) recorded the loss after allowing a 2-run home run in the top of the 9th inning.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Hitter turned Pitcher – Jackson opening day 3B Ramon Morla is now pitching for the Rookie AZL Mariners and has allowed only 2 hits, while walking 1 and striking out 3 in 4.0 scoreless innings in 3 releif appearances touching 98 MPH.
• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games, batting .387 (12×31) with 3 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 RBI, 1 triple and 2 walks.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 17 of his last 19 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .384 (28×73) with 12 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 triples, 5 RBI, 3 walks and 8 stolen bases.
• OF Kevin Rivers has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games, batting .407 (11×27) with 3 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run, 3 RBI and 3 walks.
• C John Hicks has hit safely in 10 of his last 12 games, batting .341 (15×44) with 7 runs scored, 4 doubles, 5 RBI, 5 walks and 2 stolen bases.

JUNE ENDS WITH GREAT OFFENSIVE NUMBERS:
• Jackson finished 12-14 in June, but posted a a .294 AVG which ranked 2nd in the league and 6 Generals batted over .300 in June.
Player G AVG/HR/RBI
Patrick Kivlehan 26 .385/2/24
Kevin Rivers 17 .375/1/5
Jack Marder 23 .329/2/10
Leon Landry 23 .352/0/7
John Hicks 16 .321/0/5
Julio Morban 12 .311/0/2

 

CLOSE CALLS SHAPING THE 2014 SEASON:
• The Generals played their fourth straight 1-run game on Monday night (1-3) and dropped to 5-12 on the year in 1-run games.
• Jackson has dropped 21 games this season after holding a lead including three of the last four.

MARINERS NO. 2 PROSPECT D.J. PETERSON ADDED:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. He has hit safely in all 5 Jackson games he has appeared, batting .250 (5×20) with 1 run scored, 1 double, 1 RBI and 2 walks.

Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:
Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 5

• On Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, another one of the Mariners top young prospects. Guerrero will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

Game Central (Monday, June 30) vs. Mobile

Game #81: Jackson Generals 3-8 (34-46) vs. Mobile BayBears  6-5 (48-32)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | The Ballpark at Jackson
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (3-2, 3.21) vs. RHP Bradin Hagens (6-3, 4.14)
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
Generals Videos: Watch Generals Highlights and Features
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
Social Media: Twitter Facebook

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GAME NOTES

TODAY’S GAME:
• Tonight the Generals continue the 10-game homestand (1-5) with game two of a five-game series against Mobile (0-1). The Generals went 1-4 against Tennessee in the first leg of the homestand…are 3-8 against Mobile this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• RF Julio Morban (0×3, RBI, SF) and 1B Patrick Kivlehan recorded back-to-back RBI to give the Generals a 2-0 in the first inning, but the pitching staff couldn’t hold the lead as Jackson fell to Mobile 4-3 on Sunday.
• SS Ketel Marte (2×4, 2 R, 2 3B, BB) led the team with 2 hits, while Kivlehan (1×3, 2B, 2 RBI, BB), CF Leon Landry (1×5), 3B D.J. Peterson (1×3, R, BB), LF Daniel Paolini (1×4) and Dario Pizzano (1×3, RBI) each recorded 1 of the Generals 7 hits.
• Starter Tyler Olson (7.0,6,3,3,1,5) allowed 3 runs on 6 hits in7.0 innings, but did not factor into the decision. LH Kyle Hunter (0.2,2,1,1,0,1) recorded his 2nd loss of the season after allowing a run in the top of the 8th inning, while RH Stephen Shackleford (1.1,0,0,0,0,3) struck out 3 of the 4 batters faced to close out the game.

ODDS AND ENDS:
• OF Julio Morban has hit safely in 6 of his last 7 games, batting .407 (11×27) with 3 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 RBI, 1 triple and 1 walk.
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 16 of his last 18 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .397 (27×68) with 11 runs scored, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 4 RBI, 3 walks and 8 stolen bases.
• OF Kevin Rivers has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games, batting .407 (11×27) with 3 runs scored, 4 doubles, 1 home run, 3 RBI and 3 walks.
• C John Hicks has hit safely in 9 of his last 11 games, batting .341 (14×41) with 6 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 RBI, 4 walks and 2 stolen bases.
• Since May 24, INF Jack Marder has hit safely in 20 of 25 games with 10 multi-hit efforts, batting .356 (32×90) with 16 runs scored, 5 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, 12 RBI and 5 walks.

RED HOT JUNE OFFENSIVELY:
• Jackson is 12-13 in June with a .296 AVG which ranks 2nd in the league and six Generals are batting over .300 this month.
Player G AVG/HR/RBI
Kevin Rivers 17 .375/1/5
Patrick Kivlehan 24 .370/2/23
Leon Landry 21 .361/0/6
Julio Morban 10 .317/0/1
Jack Marder 21 .325/2/10
John Hicks 15 .321/0/3

 

QUALITY STARTING PITCHING THE LAST TWO DAYS:
• Jackson’s last 2 starting pitchers, Matt Anderson (Sat) and Tyler Olson (Sun) combined for 14.0 IP, allowing 4 runs, 3 earned (1.93 ERA) on 11 hits with 10 strikeouts and only 1 walk.

MARINERS NO. 2 PROSPECT D.J. PETERSON ADDED:
• D.J. Peterson, the No. 2 prospect for the Mariners, according to Baseball America and was Seattle’s 12th overall selection in the 2013 draft out of New Mexico. Peterson has a hit in each of his first three Jackson games.

Mariners 1st round picks to play for Jackson:
Drafted Player Year(s) in JXN Games
2006 (5th) RHP Brandon Morrow 2008 6
2007 (11th) RHP Phillippe Aumont 2009 15
2008 (20th) RHP Josh Fields 2009-2011 72
2009 (2nd) INF Dustin Ackley 2010 82
2010 (43rd) RHP Taijuan Walker 2012-2014 40
2011 (2nd) LHP Danny Hultzen 2012 13
2012 (3rd) C Mike Zunino 2012 15
2013 (12th) INF D.J. Peterson 2014 3

• On Tuesday, Peterson was named to the U.S. Team for the upcoming 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Peterson will be joined at the All-Star Futures Game by High Desert outfielder Gabby Guerrero, another one of the Mariners top young prospects. Guerrero will play on the World Team at the July 13 game at Target Field in Minneapolis as part of the All-Star Week festivities.

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