Game Central (Tuesday, August 12) vs. Birmingham

Game #119: Jackson Generals 22-27 (53-65) vs. Birmingham Barons  23-26 (52-67)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | Ballpark at Jackson | Jackson, Tennessee
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Cam Hobson (7-9, 4.20) vs. RHP Tony Bucciferro (1-1, 7.15)
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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TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals begin a 6-game series in 5 days with their North Division rival Birmingham Barons…Jackson is 6-3 this season against the Barons and 28-30 at home this season…the Generals have won 4 of their last 7 series’ overall, but dropped 3 of 5 on recent road trip at Pensacola.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals held a 2-0, 6-5 and 7-6 lead, but ultimately fell to Pensacola 9-8 on Sunday afternoon.
• RF/3B Patrick Kivlehan (2×4, 3 R, 2B, HR, 5 RBI) recorded his 10th home run with Jackson, while driving in a season-high 5 batters. DH Jordy Lara (2×4, 2B, 2 RBI) recorded 2 hits and drove in 2 runs, while C Carlton Tanabe (1×3, RBI) picked up Jackson’s only other RBI.
• Starter Tyler Pike (0.2,3,5,5,1,1,2HR) allowed 5 runs, including 2 home runs, in only 0.2 innings, but did not factor into the decision. Relivers RH Matt Brazis (3.0,0,0,0,2,2), RH Moises Hernandez (1.2,4,3,3,2,0), LH Nick Hill (0.2,1,1,1,1,1) and RH Stephen Shackleford (2.0,1,0,0,0,3) combined to allow 4 runs over 7.1 innings. Hernandez recorded the loss after allowing 3 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning.

GENERALS BEGIN STRETCH OF 21 GAMES IN 21 DAYS:
• The Generals begin the final stretch of the season with 21 games in 21 days including 11 home games (BIR, CHA) and road trips to Huntsville and Montgomery. 16 of the final 21 games are against North Division foes. Jackson is 29-25 against their remaining

KIVLEHAN IS AT THE TOP OF THE LEAGUE:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks 2nd in the Southern League in batting (.319) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.525). Kivlehan also ranks 4th in the M’s organization in average (.307), 4th in HR (19) and 1st in RBI (95) between Jackson and High Desert. Kivlehan ranks T-3rd in all of MiLB having played in 117 games this season.

Southern League Leaders in Batting Average:
Rank Player Team AVG
1st Tom Belza MOB .321
2nd Patrick Kivlehan JXN .319
3rd Jake Lamb MOB .318
4th Rangel Ravelo BIR .313
5th Ryan Brett MTG .306
6th Ketel Marte JXN .302

DID YOU KNOW?
• Hey Jackson Sun beat writer Josh Lemons, you knew Jordy Lara had 16 hits in his first 13 Jackson games, but DID YOU KNOW? that Lara has 157 hits combined between High Desert and Jackson this season, which ranks 1st in all of the minors. He ranks 2nd in total bases (269), T-4th in extra-base hits (61) and 8th in OPS (1.006)

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Barons visit Jackson again – The Generals host Birmingham for the second time this season and are 3-1 in games at Jackson and 6-3 overall…As a team the Generals are batting .321 against Birmingham this season with 50 runs scored in 9 games.
• Since 2008, the Generals are 35-17 (.673) against the Barons in games played at The Ballpark at Jackson.
• August Power Surge – The Generals have blasted a league-leading 12 homer runs in 9 games so far this month. The .263 average ranks 3rd in the league so far this month.
• Relieving Guaipe – RHP Mayckol Guaipe has a 2.25 ERA in 32 games this season, with 47 strikeouts and only 8 walks… He ranks 3rd among SL relievers having just walked 8 batters in 48.0 IP…he also ranks 1st in fewest baserunners/9IP ratio at 8.44 (45/48.0 IP).
• Landry is the toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 1st in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.35 at-bats.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• OF Jordy Lara his hit safely in each of his last 9 games, batting .417 (15×36) with 4 runs scored, 6 doubles, 1 home run, 10 RBI and 1 walk. Overall Lara is batting .320 (14×46) with 5 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 home run, 10 RBI and 4 walks in 13 games with Jackson.
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games, batting .400 (12×30) with 8 runs scored, 2 doubles, 2 home runs, 7 RBI and 4 walks.

GENERALS IN SEATTLE:
• The current active Mariners roster features 12 former Generals. 3B Kyle Seager was named an American League All-Star.
•,Roenis Elias, Tom Wilhelmsen, Dominic Leone and Yoervis Medina, Erasmo Ramirez and Taijuan Walker are members of the M’s pitching staff.
• Dustin Ackley, Michael Saunders,, Kyle Seager, Brad Miller, Jesus Sucre, Mike Zunino and Chris Taylor are position players.

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 (Sunday, August 10) at Pensacola

Game #118: Jackson Generals 22-26 (53-64) at Pensacola Blue Wahoos  19-30 (50-69)
Time/Place: 4:00 pm CT | Pensacola Bayfront Stadium | Pensacola, Florida
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Pike (3-2, 6.29) vs. RHP Michael Lorenzen (4-5, 2.56)
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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TODAY’S GAME:
• With the series tied at 2-2, the Generals play the rubber match of the 5-game road series at Pensacola…are 5-5 rubber games this season…the Generals have won 4 of last 6 series’ and won 3 of 5 from Montgomery in last homestand…Jackson is 23-34 away from home this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• DH Dan Paolini hit 2 home runs and drove in 3 runs to lead Jackson to a 7-5 win over Pensacola on Saturday night.
• Paolini (4×5, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI) led the team in hits and RBI, while recording his 3rd career 2-home run game (last: 8/29/12 vs. Burlington; 3×4, 3 R, 2 HRn, RBI. RF Patrick Kivlehan (3×5, R, 2B), 1B Jordy Lara (2×6, 2B, RBI) each recorded at least 2 of the team’s 15 hits.
• Starter Victor Sanchez (3.2,6,5,5,2,2,RH) allowed 5 runs on 6 hits over 3.2 innings, but did not factor into the decision. LH Kyle Hunter (2.1,1,0,0,0,0,1) earned his 3rd win, allowing only 1 hit and striking out 1 over 2.1 scoreless innings. RH Trevor Miller (2.0,2,0,0,0,0) held the Blue Wahoos scoreless over 2.0 innings in relief, while RH Mayckol Guaipe eared a 1-2-3) 10th save of the season w/ a 1-2-3 scoreless innings.

MARTE PROMOTED TO AAA TACOMA:
• After Saturday nights 7-5 win over Pensacla, SS Ketel Marte was promoted to AAA Tacoma. The 20-year-old was a 2014 Southern League All-Star.
KIVLEHAN & MARTE ARE AT THE TOP OF THE LEAGUE:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks T-3rd in the Southern League in batting (.316) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.512). Kivlehan also ranks 5th in the M’s organization in average (.304), 4th in HR (18) and 2nd in RBI (90).
• Kivlehan has hit safely in 19 of his last 23 games, batting .338 (30×85) with 15 runs scored, 7 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs, 15 RBI, 13 walks and 3 stolen bases. He also has hit safely in 24 of his last 29 games (since 7/8), batting .350 (38×105) with 21 runs scored, 8 doubles, 4 triples, 4 home runs, 20 RBI, 15 walks and 3 stolen bases.
• SS Ketel Marte currently ranks 6th in the league batting (.302), 1st in hits (134), 1st in at-bats (443) and T-5th in doubles (27).

Southern League Leaders in Batting Average:
Rank Player Team AVG
1st Tom Belza MOB .321
2nd Jake Lamb MOB .318
T-3rd Patrick Kivlehan JXN .316
T-3rd Rangel Ravelo BIR .316
5th Ryan Brett MTG .306
6th Ketel Marte JXN .302

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Hello Again Blue Wahoos – The Generals are taking on Pensacola for the first time since a home series, April 30-May 4 in Jackson where the Wahoos took 3 of 5.
• Jackson leads the overall series against Pensacola, 16-13 and are 10-9 in games played at Bayfront Stadium, including winning 4 of 5 during last series in Pensacola July 4-8, 2013.
• Home Sweet Sunshine State – Jackson has 3 players on its roster that hails from the state of Floriday – RHP Matt Brazis (Tampa), LHP Tyler Pike (Winter Haven) and C Steve Baron (Miami). It’s the 2nd-most state represented on the roster to California.
• Relieving Guaipe – RHP Mayckol Guaipe has a 2.25 ERA in 32 games this season, with 47 strikeouts and only 8 walks… He ranks 3rd among SL relievers having just walked 8 batters in 48.0 IP…he also ranks 1st in fewest baserunners/9IP ratio at 8.44 (45/48.0 IP).
• Landry is the toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 1st in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.45 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .276 (553/2,005) with 39 home runs, 114 doubles and 25 triples in 60 games.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• SS Ketel Marte currently has a 9-game hit streak, batting .351 (13×37) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 home run and 4 RBI.. This is Marte’s 6th hitting streak of 2014 of 7 or longer.
• After recording 1 hit in his first 14 AA at-bats (.071), OF Jordy Lara his hit safely in each of his last 8 games, batting .406 (13×32) with 4 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 home run, 8 RBI and 1 walk. Overall Lara is batting .304 (14×46) with 5 runs scored, 6 doubles, 1 home run, 8 RBI and 4 walks in 10 games with Jackson. INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 6 of his last 7 games, batting .385 (10×26) with 5 runs scored, 1 double, 1 home run, 2 RBI and 4 walks.

Game Central (Saturday, August 9) at Pensacola

Game #117: Jackson Generals 21-26 (52-64) at Pensacola Blue Wahoos  19-29 (50-68)
Time/Place: 6:30 pm CT | Pensacola Bayfront Stadium | Pensacola, Florida
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Victor Sanchez (6-4, 3.62) vs. RHP Robert Stephenson (5-8, 4.29)
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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TODAY’S GAME:
• With the Blue Wahoos leading the current series 2-1, the Generals play game 4 of the 5-game road series at Pensacola…the Generals have won 4 of last 6 series’ and won 3 of 5 from Montgomery in last homestand…Jackson is 23-34 away from home this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals out hit the Blue Wahoos 7-5, but it wasn’t enough as Jackson fell to Pensacola 5-1 on Friday night.
• DH Dario Pizzano (2×4) recorded the team’s only multi-hit game, while SS Ketel Marte (1×4), 1B D.J. Peterson (1×3, BB), RF Jordy Lara (1×4), CF Kevin Rivers (1×4, R, 2B) and C Steve Baron (1×3, RBI) each recorded 1 of the Generals 7 hits.
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (5.0,5,5,2,2,4,HR) picked up the loss, after allowing 5 runs (2 ER) on 5 hits over 5.0 innings. RH Moises Hernandez (2.0,0,0,0,0,4) and LH Nick Hill (1.0,0,0,0,0,1) combined hold the Blue Wahoos hitless and strikeout 5 in 3.0 scoreless innings.

VICTOR SANCHEZ MAKES THE START TONIGHT:
• Since July 1, tonight’s starter Victor Sanchez is 3-0 with a 2.34 ERA (11 ER, 42.1 IP) in last 7 starts. Duing this stretch he has limited opponents to a .214 (33×1154) average, while walking 10 and striking out 34.

KIVLEHAN & MARTE ARE AT THE TOP OF THE LEAGUE:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks 4th in the Southern League in batting (.312) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.507). Kivlehan also ranks 6th in the M’s organization in average (.302), 4th in HR (18) and 2nd in RBI (90).
• Kivlehan has hit safely in 18 of his last 22 games, batting .338 (27×80) with 14 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs, 15 RBI, 13 walks and 3 stolen bases. He also has hit safely in 23 of his last 28 games (since 7/8), batting .350 (35×100) with 20 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 4 home runs, 20 RBI, 15 walks and 3 stolen bases.
• SS Ketel Marte currently ranks 6th in the league batting (.304), 1st in hits (133), 1st in at-bats (438) and T-5th in doubles (27).

Southern League Leaders in Batting Average:
Rank Player Team AVG
T-1st Tom Belza MOB .318
T-1st Jake Lamb MOB .318
3rd Patrick Kivlehan JXN .316
4th Rangel Ravelo BIR .314
5th Ryan Brett MTG .306
6th Ketel Marte JXN .304

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Hello Again Blue Wahoos – The Generals are taking on Pensacola for the first time since a home series, April 30-May 4 in Jackson where the Wahoos took 3 of 5.
• Jackson leads the overall series against Pensacola, 15-13 and are 9-9 in games played at Bayfront Stadium, including winning 4 of 5 during last series in Pensacola July 4-8, 2013.
• Home Sweet Sunshine State – Jackson has 3 players on its roster that hails from the state of Floriday – RHP Matt Brazis (Tampa), LHP Tyler Pike (Winter Haven) and C Steve Baron (Miami). It’s the 2nd-most state represented on the roster to California.
• Relieving Guaipe – RHP Mayckol Guaipe has a 2.30 ERA in 31 games this season, with 45 strik eouts… ranks 4th among SL relievers having just walked 8 batters in 47.0 IP…he also ranks 3rd in fewest baserunners/9IP ratio at 8.62 (45/47.0 IP).
• Landry is the toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 1st in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.56 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .276 (553/2,005) with 39 home runs, 114 doubles and 25 triples in 60 games.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• SS Ketel Marte currently has an 8-game hitting streak, batting .375 (12×32) with 5 runs, 2 doubles, 1 home run and 4 RBI. This is Marte’s 6th hitting streak of 2014 of 7 or longer.
• OF Jordy Lara has hit safely in 7 straight games, batting .407 (11×27) with 4 doubles, 1 home run and 7 RBI. This is after starting his time in Jackson going 1×14.
• INF Patrick Kivlehan went 0x4 Friday ending a Southern League best 32-game on-base streak batting .330 (38×115) with 7 doubles, 4 triples, 5 home runs, 22 RBI and 16 walks, with a .419 on-base percentage. Kivlehan also had reached base safely in 36 straight road games batting .338 (46×136) with 9 doubles, 3 triples, 5 home runs, 31 RBI, 15 walks and a .408 on-base percentage.

Game Central (Friday, August 8) at Pensacola

Game #116: Jackson Generals 21-25 (52-63) at Pensacola Blue Wahoos  18-29 (49-68)
Time/Place: 6:30 pm CT | Pensacola Bayfront Stadium | Pensacola, Florida
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Stephen Landazuri (6-3, 3.44) vs. RHP Jon Moscot (6-10, 3.30)
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:
• With the current series tied 1-1, the Generals play game 3 of the 5-game road series at Pensacola…the Generals have won 4 of last 6 series’ and won 3 of 5 from Montgomery in last homestand…Jackson is 23-33 away from home this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals rallied for 2 runs in the top of the 9th inning, but it wasn’t enough to overcome 2 costly errors falling 3-2 at Pensacola.
• SS Ketel Marte had 2 of Jackson’s 7 hits on Thursday while DH Dan Paolini (1×3) had a home run and 1B Patrick Kivlehan (1×4), RF Jordy Lara (1×4), CF Kevin Rivers (1×4) and C Mike Dowd (1×4) had 1 hit each.
• Pensacola took advantage of Jackson errors and scored their first 2 runs in the 2nd and 5th innings.
• Starter Tyler Olson (5.2,3,2,0,0,7) suffered the tough luck loss giving up just 2 unearned runs, while striking out 7, which was the 5th time he has struck out 7 or more in a start this season. RH Stephen Shackleford (1.1,1,0,0,0,3) added his 4th straight scoreless outing and RH Matt Brazis (1.0,2,1,1,1,1) allowed a run in the 8th inning.

VICTOR SANCHEZ LOOKS TO STAY HOT TONIGHT:
• Since July 1, tonight’s starter Victor Sanchez is 3-0 with a 2.34 ERA (11 ER, 42.1 IP) in last 7 starts. Duing this stretch he has limited opponents to a .214 (33×1154) average, while walking 10 and striking out 34.

GRAND SALAMI TIME HITS PENSACOLA:
• Jordy Lara’s grand slam in the 9th inning on Wednesday was Jackson’s 5th of the season (Blash 4/3, Rivers 4/11, Paolini 5/10, Pizzano 6/2). Jackson has 5 of the 26 grand slams in the Southern League this season.
• Lara’s grand slam was his first home run of the season. Dario Pizzano’s grand slam on 6/2 was also his first Double-A homer.

AFTER A SLOW START, JORDY LARA STARTING TO HEAT UP:
• After recording 1 hit in his first 14 Jackson at-bats (.071), OF Jordy Lara his hit safely in each of his last 6 games, batting .435 (10×23) with 4 runs scored, a home run, 4 doubles, 7 RBI and 1 walk. Overall Lara is batting .297 (11×37) with a home run, 5 runs scored, 5 doubles, 7 RBI and 4 walks in 9 games with Jackson.

KIVLEHAN & MARTE ARE AT THE TOP OF THE LEAGUE:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks 3rd in the Southern League in batting (.316) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.514). Kivlehan also ranks 6th in the M’s organization in average (.304), 4th in HR (18) and 2nd in RBI (90).
• SS Ketel Marte currently ranks 6th in the league batting (.304), 1st in hits (132), 1st in at-bats (434) and T-5th in doubles (27).

Southern League Leaders in Batting Average:
Rank Player Team AVG
T-1st Tom Belza MOB .318
T-1st Jake Lamb MOB .318
3rd Patrick Kivlehan JXN .316
4th Rangel Ravelo BIR .314
5th Ryan Brett MTG .306
6th Ketel Marte JXN .304

ODDS AND ENDS:
Hello Again Blue Wahoos – The Generals are taking on Pensacola for the first time since a home series, April 30-May 4 in Jackson where the Wahoos took 3 of 5.
• Jackson leads the overall series against Pensacola, 15-12 and are 9-8 in games played at Bayfront Stadium, including winning 4 of 5 during last series in Pensacola July 4-8, 2013.
Homering Generals – The Generals have hit 8 home runs in 6 August games, which leads the Southern League. Sunday, Jackson homered 4 times, which was the most since Septemeber 2, 2012 at Jackson.
Home Sweet Sunshine State – Jackson has 3 players on its roster that hails from the state of Floriday – RHP Matt Brazis (Tampa), LHP Tyler Pike (Winter Haven) and C Steve Baron (Miami). It’s the 2nd-most state represented on the roster to California.
Relieving Guaipe – RHP Mayckol Guaipe has a 2.30 ERA in 31 games this season, with 45 strik eouts… ranks 4th among SL relievers having just walked 8 batters in 47.0 IP…he also ranks 3rd in fewest baserunners/9IP ratio at 8.62 (45/47.0 IP).
Landry is the toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 1st in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.56 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .277 (546/1,972) with 39 home runs, 113 doubles and 25 triples in 59 games.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has reached base safely in a Southern League best 32 straight games batting .330 (38×115) with 7 doubles, 4 triples, 5 home runs, 22 RBI and 16 walks, with a .419 on-base percentage. He also has hit safely in 18 of his last 21 games, batting .355 (27×76) with 14 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs, 15 RBI and 13 walks. Kivlehan also has reached base safely in 36 straight road games batting .338 (46×136) with 9 doubles, 3 triples, 5 home runs, 31 RBI, 15 walks and a .408 on-base percentage.

Game Central (Thursday, August 7) at Pensacola

Game #115: Jackson Generals 21-24 (52-62) at Pensacola Blue Wahoos  17-29 (48-68)
Time/Place: 6:30 pm CT | Pensacola Bayfront Stadium | Pensacola, Florida
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Olson (6-6, 4.21) vs. RHP Daniel Corcino (9-9, 4.29)
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:
• Leading the series, 1-0, the Generals play game 2 of the 5-game road series at Pensacola…the Generals have won 4 of last 6 series’ and won 3 of 5 from Montgomery in last series…Jackson is 23-32 away from home this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• The Generals scored in four straight innings from the 3rd through 6th and DH Jordy Lara (1×5) smashed a grand slam homer in the 9th as Jackson defeated Pensacola. 9-3 on Wednesday night.
• 2B Patrick Brady (2×4) hit a sol homer in the 5th and D.J. Peterson (1×4) homered in the 4th while SS Ketel Marte (2×5) added a multi-hit game in the win.
• LF Dario Pizzano (1×4) broke a 3-3 tie in the 6th with a 2 out 2-run double.
• Starter Cam Hobson (5.0, 6,3,3,1,3) became Jackson’s first 7-game winner on the mound as LH Kyle Hunter (1.0,0,0,0,0,0) added a hold and RH Trevor Miller (3.0,1,0,0,0,4) notched his first career save tossing the final three frames.

GRAND SALAMI TIME HITS PENSACOLA ON WEDNESDAY:
• Jordy Lara’s grand slam in the 9th inning on Wednesday was Jackson’s 5th of the season (Blash 4/3, Rivers 4/11, Paolini 5/10, Pizzano 6/2). Jackson has 5 of the 26 grand slams in the Southern League this season.
• Lara’s grand slam was his first home run of the season. Dario Pizzano’s grand slam on 6/2 was also his first Double-A homer.

AFTER A SLOW START, JORDY LARA STARTING TO HEAT UP:
• After recording 1 hit in his first 14 Jackson at-bats (.071), OF Jordy Lara his hit safely in each of his last 5 games, batting .571 (9×19) with 4 runs scored, a home run, 3 doubles, 7 RBI and 1 walk. Overall Lara is batting .303 (10×33) with a home run, 5 runs scored, 4 doubles, 7 RBI and 4 walks in 9 games with Jackson.

KIVLEHAN & MARTE ARE AT THE TOP OF THE LEAGUE:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks 3rd in the Southern League in batting (.317) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.518). Kivlehan also ranks 6th in the M’s organization in average (.306), 4th in HR (18) and 2nd in RBI (90).
• SS Ketel Marte currently ranks 6th in the league batting (.302), 1st in hits (130), 1st in at-bats (430) and T-5th in doubles (27).

Southern League Leaders in Batting Average:
Rank Player Team AVG
T-1st Jake Lamb MOB .318
T-1st Tom Belza MOB .318
3rd Patrick Kivlehan JXN .317
4th Rangel Ravelo BIR .313
5th Ryan Brett MTG .306
6th Ketel Marte JXN .302

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Hello Again Blue Wahoos – The Generals are taking on Pensacola for the first time since a home series, April 30-May 4 in Jackson where the Wahoos took 3 of 5.
• Jackson leads the overall series against Pensacola, 15-11 and are 9-7 in games played at Bayfront Stadium, including winning 4 of 5 during last series in Pensacola July 4-8, 2013.
• Kiss It Goodbye x4 – The Generals smacked 4 home runs in game Sunday for the first time since Septemeber 2, 2012. In that game vs. Jacksonville Nate Tenbrink, Brad Miller, Denny Almonte and Joe Dunigan went deep.
• Extra Base Success – Last Thursday, Leon Landry collected his 6th triple of the season which was Jackson’s 40th as a team, which ranks 2nd in the league. Last season Jackson had 41 through the entire season…Jackson also ranks 3rd in the league in doubles with 208 on the season.
• Relieving Guaipe – RHP Mayckol Guaipe has a 2.30 ERA in 31 games this season, with 45 strik eouts… ranks 4th among SL relievers having just walked 8 batters in 47.0 IP…he also ranks 3rd in fewest baserunners/9IP ratio at 8.62 (45/47.0 IP).
• Landry is the toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 1st in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.56 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .278 (539/1,939) with 38 home runs, 112 doubles and 25 triples in 58 games.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 17 of his last 20 games, batting .361 (26×72) with 14 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs, 15 RBI and 13 walks. He also has hit safely in 22 of his last 26 games (since 7/8), batting .3750(34×92) with 20 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 4 home runs, 20 RBI and 15 walks.

Game Central (Wednesday, August 6) at Pensacola

Game #113: Jackson Generals 20-24 (51-62) vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos  17-28 (48-67)
Time/Place: 6:30 pm CT | Pensacola Bayfront Stadium | Jackson, Tennessee
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Cam Hobson (6-9, 4.14) vs. RHP Ben Lively (1-5, 3.48)
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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TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals open a 5-game road series at Pensacola today with game 1 of the set…Generals have won 4 of last 6 series’ coming in and won 3 of 5 from Montgomery in last series…Jackson is 23-32 away from home this season.
• The game can be heard on 96.5 ESPN, online at jacksongeneralsbaseball.com or TuneIn Radio.

GENERALS RECAP:
• LF Dario Pizzano (0x2, RBI, SF) and DH Dan Paolini (0x2, RBI, SF) each drove in runs on back-to-back sacrifice flies in the bottom of the 5th inning as Jackson came-from-behind to defeat Montgomery 2-1 on Monday.
• RF Jordy Lara (2×3, R, 2B) led the team with 2 hits, while 2B Ketel Marte (1×3) and 3B Patrick Kivlehan (1×3, R) each recorded 1 of the Generals 4 hits.
• Starter Tyler Pike (5.1,4,1,1,3,0) earned his 3rd win with Jackson, allowing 1 run on 4 hits over 5.1 innings. RH Moises Hernandez (1.2,1,0,0,1,0), RH Stephen Shackleford (0.2,0,0,1,1) and RH Mayckol Guaipe (1.1,0,0,0,1,1) combined to hold the Biscuits scoreless over the final 3.2 innings in relief. Guiape earned his 9th save, after allowing 1 walk and striking out 1 in 1.1 innings to close out the game.

AFTER A SLOW START, JORDY LARA STARTING TO HEAT UP:
• After recording 1 hit in his first 14 Jackson at-bats (.071), OF Jordy Lara his hit safely in each of his last 4 games, batting .571 (8×14) with 3 runs scored, 3 doubles, 3 RBI and 1 walk. Overall Lara is batting .321 (9×28) with 4 runs scored, 4 doubles, 3 RBI and 4 walks in 8 games with Jackson.

LANDRY IS BATTING .332 SINCE MAY 16TH:
• Since May 16, OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 55 of 65 games, batting .332 (86×259) with 42 runs scoed, 17 doubles, 6 triples, 1 home run, 20 RBI, 10 walks and 18 stolen bases. During this 65-game stretch he has raised his season average from .155 to .282.

KIVLEHAN/MARTE RANK IN THE TOP SIX IN BATTING:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks T-1st in the Southern League in batting (.318) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.521). Kivlehan also ranks 6th in the M’s organization in average (.306), 4th in HR (18) and 2nd in RBI (90).
• SS Ketel Marte currently ranks 6th in the league batting (.301), 1st in hits (128), 1st in at-bats (425) and T-5th in doubles (26).

Southern League Leaders in Batting Average:
Rank Player Team AVG
T-1st Patrick Kivlehan JXN .318
T-1st Jake Lamb MOB .318
3rd Rangel Ravelo BIR .316
4th Tom Belza MOB .315
5th Ryan Brett MTG .306
6th Ketel Marte JXN .301

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Hello Again Blue Wahoos – The Generals take on Pensacola for the first time since a home series, April 30-May 4 in Jackson where the Wahoos took 3 of 5.
• Jackson leads the overall series against Pensacola, 14-11 and are 8-7 in games played at Bayfront Stadium, including winning 4 of 5 during last series in Pensacola last July 4-8.
Kiss It Goodbye x4 – The Generals smacked 4 home runs in game Sunday for the first time since Septemeber 2, 2012. In that game vs. Jacksonville Nate Tenbrink, Brad Miller, Denny Almonte and Joe Dunigan went deep.
Extra Base Success – Last Thursday, Leon Landry collected his 6th triple of the season which was Jackson’s 40th as a team, which ranks 2nd in the league. Last season Jackson had 41 through the entire season…Jackson also ranks 3rd in the league in doubles with 205 on the season.
Relieving Guaipe – RHP Mayckol Guaipe has a 2.30 ERA in 31 games this season, with 45 strik eouts… ranks 4th among SL relievers having just walked 8 batters in 47.0 IP…he also ranks 3rd in fewest baserunners/9IP ratio at 8.62 (45/47.0 IP).
Landry is the toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 1st in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.46 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .279 (530/1,903) with 35 home runs, 109 doubles and 25 triples in 57 games.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 16 of his last 19 games, batting .368 (25×68) with 13 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs, 15 RBI and 12 walks. He also has hit safely in 21 of his last 25 games (since 7/8), batting .375 (33×88) with 19 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 4 home runs, 20 RBI and 14 walks.

Game Central (Monday, August 4) vs. Montgomery

Game #113: Jackson Generals 19-24 (50-62) vs. Montgomery Biscuits 22-22 (57-57)
Time/Place: 7:05 pm CT | Ballpark at Jackson | Jackson, Tennessee
Pitching Match-Up: LHP Tyler Pike (2-2, 7.14) vs. RHP Victor Mateo (10-7, 3.65)
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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TODAY’S GAME:
• With the series even at 2-2, the Generals play the rubber match of the 5-game series with Montgomery at The Ballpark at Jackson…the Generals are 4-5 in rubber matches of a series this season…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:
• SS Ketel Marte, 3B D.J. Peterson, 1B Patrick Kivlehan and DH Dan Paolini each homered as Jackson defeated Montgomery 12-3 on Sunday.
RF Jordy Lara (3×4, 2 R, B, RBI, BB) led the team with 3 hits, while Marte (2×5, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI), Peterson (2×5, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI, Kivlehan (2×3, 2 R, HR, RBI, 2 BB, SB), Paolini (2×5, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI and 2B Patrick Brady (2×4, R, RBI) each recorded multi-hit efforts.
• Starter Victor Sanchez (6.2,8,3,3,1,6) earned his 6th win of the season, allowing 3 runs on 8 hits over 6.2 innings. LH Nick Hill (1.0,1,0,0,0,3) and RH Richard Vargas (1.1,0,0,0,0,0) combined to hold the biscuits scoreless over the final 2.1 innings in relief.

AFTER A SLOW START, JORDY LARA STARTING TO HEAT UP:
• After recording 1 hit in his first 14 Double-A at-bats (.071), OF Jordy Lara his hit safely in each of his last 3 games, batting .545 (6×11) with 2 runs scored, 2 doubles, 3 RBI and 1 walk. Overall Lara is batting .280 (7×25) with 3 runs scored, 3 doubles, 3 RBI and 4 walks in 7 games with Jackson.

LANDRY IS BATTING .337 SINCE MAY 16TH:
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 6 of his last 7 games, batting .344 (11×32) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 2 triples, 2 RBI, 2 walks and 1 stolen base. Since May 16, Landry has hit safely in 55 of 64 games, batting .337 (86×255) with 42 runs scoed, 17 doubles, 6 triples, 1 home run, 20 RBI, 10 walks and 18 stolen bases. During this 64-game stretch he has raised his season average from .155 to .285.

KIVLEHAN/MARTE RANK IN THE TOP SIX IN BATTING:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks T-1st in the Southern League in batting (.318) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.523). Kivlehan also ranks 7th in the M’s organization in average (.305), 4th in HR (18) and 2nd in RBI (90).
• SS Ketel Marte currently ranks 6th in the league batting (.300), 1st in hits (127), 1st in at-bats (422) and T-5th in doubles (26).

Southern League Leaders in Batting Average:
Rank Player Team AVG
T-1st Patrick Kivlehan JXN .318
T-1st Jake Lamb MOB .318
3rd Tom Belza MOB .317
4th Rangel Ravelo BIR .314
5th Ryan Brett MTG .306
6th Ketel Marte JXN .301

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Interesting Season Series with Biscuits Wraps Up – The Generals are 6-8 this season against Montgomery and 4-5 in Jackson…the Generals are batting .279 with 11 home runs, 29 doubles, 5 triples and 77 runs scored in 14 games.
• The Biscuits have a .264 batting average, with 16 homers and 75 runs scored against Jackson this season in 14 games played.
• 9 of the 14 meetings between Jackson and Montgomery this season have been decided by 4 or more runs with the average margin of victory being 5.0, but there have been 3 1-run games.
• Kiss It Goodbye x4 – The Generals smacked 4 home runs in game Sunday for the first time since Septemeber 2, 2012. In that game vs. Jacksonville Nate Tenbrink, Brad Miller, Denny Almonte and Joe Dunigan went deep.
• Extra Base Success – Thursday, Leon Landry collected his 6th triple of the season which was Jackson’s 40th as a team, which ranks 2nd in the league. Last season Jackson had 41 through the entire season…Jackson also ranks 3rd in the league in doubles with 204 on the 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 toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 1st in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.37 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .280 (526/1,877) with 35 home runs, 108 doubles and 25 triples in 56 games.

GENERALS STREAKS:
• INF Patrick Kivlehan has hit safely in 15 of his last 18 games, batting .369 (24×65) with 12 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 3 home runs, 15 RBI and 12 walks. He also has hit safely in 20 of his last 24 games (since 7/8), batting .368 (32×87) with 18 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 4 home runs, 20 RBI and 14 walks.

Game Central (Sunday, August 3) vs. Montgomery

Game #112: Jackson Generals 18-24 (49-62) vs. Montgomery Biscuits 22-21 (57-56)
Time/Place: 6:05 pm CT | Ballpark at Jackson | Jackson, Tennessee
Pitching Match-Up: RHP Victor Sanchez (5-4, 3.59) vs. LHP Grayson Garvin (0-5, 3.46)
Promotions: Family Fun Day
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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TODAY’S GAME:
• The Generals Sunday, continue a 5-game series with Montgomery at The Ballpark at Jackson (1-2)…the Generals are 5-8 against the Biscuits this season and 3-5 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 a run in the 4th and 2 more in the bottom of the 6th, but it wasn’t enough as Jackson fell to Montgomery 4-3 on Saturday.
• SS Ketel Marte (2×4, R, 2B) and LF Patrick Kivlehan (2×3, RBI, BB) each recorded 2 hits, while 1B Jordy Lara (1×4, RBI) picked up the only other Generals hit.
• Starter Stephen Landazuri (7.0,5,4,4,1,3,2HR) recorded the loss, allowing 4 runs on 5 hits in 7.0 innings. RH Matt Brazis (2.0,0,0,2,3) walked 2 and struck out 3 in 2.0 hitless innings to close out the game.

LANDRY IS BATTING .340 SINCE MAY 16TH:
• OF Leon Landry has hit safely in 5 of his last 6 games, batting .370 (10×27) with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 2 triples, 2 RBI, 2 walks and 1 stole base. Since May 16, Landry has hit safely in 54 of 63 games, batting .340 (85×250) with 42 runs scored, 17 doubles, 6 triples, 1 home run, 20 RBI, 10 walks and 18 stolen bases. During this 63-game stretch he has raised his season average from .155 to .286.

KIVLEHAN/MARTE RANK IN THE TOP SIX IN BATTING:
• INF/OF Patrick Kivlehan currently ranks 3rd in the Southern League in batting (.314) and 3rd in slugging percentage (.511). Kivlehan also ranks 7th in the M’s organization in average (.303), T-4th in HR (17) and 2nd in RBI (89).
• SS Ketel Marte currently ranks 6th in the league batting (.300), 1st in hits (125), 2nd in at-bats (417) and T-5th in doubles (26).

Southern League Leaders in Batting Average:
Rank Player Team AVG
1st Jake Lamb MOB .318
T-2nd Tom Belza MOB .314
T-2nd Patrick Kivlehan JXN .314
T-2nd Rangel Ravelo BIR .314
5th Ryan Brett MTG .306
6th Ketel Marte JXN .300

ODDS AND ENDS:
• Bring on the Biscuits – The Generals are 5-8 this season against Montgomery and 3-5 in Jackson…the Generals are batting .269 with 7 home runs, 26 doubles, 5 triples and 65 runs scored in 13 games.
• The Biscuits have a .265 batting average, with 16 homers against Jackson this season in 13 games played.
• Extra Base Success – Thursday, Leon Landry collected his 6th triple of the season which was Jackson’s 40th as a team, which ranks 2nd in the league. Last season Jackson had 41 through the entire season…Jackson also ranks 3rd in the league in doubles with 201 on the 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 toughest in the league to strikeout – OF Leon Landry is 1st in the Southern League in fewest strikeouts, fanning just once in every 9.24 at-bats.
• Summer of Hitting – The Generals are leading the Southern League in batting since June 1st, batting .278 (511/1,838) with 31 home runs, 105 doubles and 25 triples in 55 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 14 of his last 17 games, batting .355 (22×62) with 10 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3 triples, 2 home runs, 14 RBI and 10 walks. He also has hit safely in 19 of his last 23 games (since 7/8), batting .366 (30×82) with 16 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 3 home runs, 19 RBI and 12 walks.

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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Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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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.

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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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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