Breakfast and baseball…
TODAY’S GAME:The Generals play the rubber game of the five-game series this morning at Joe Davis Stadium in Huntsville against the Stars (Brewers). The matchup features the team with the best batting average, (Huntsville .283) and best ERA (Generals, 2.66) in the Southern League.
GENERALS RECAP: – Jesus Sucre knocked in two runs in the top of the 10th inning Monday, helping Jackson to a 6-4 win over the Huntsville Stars (10-9) at Joe Davis Stadium. Sucre delievered the bases loaded single scoring Eric Campbell and Johermyn Chavez in the top of the 10th inning. Gabriel Noriega followed with a single that scored Chris Pettit to give Jackson a 6-3 edge. The Stars tallied a solo home run from Lee Hydel in the bottom of the 10th inning to make the final score, 6-4. Carter Capps (1-1) picked up the win for Jackson allowing a run on one hit, striking out three. Eric Marzec (1-1) suffered the loss for Huntsville. Nick Franklin collected three hits for the second straight day and was 3-for-5 on Monday. Francisco Martinez drove in a pair of runs and was 3-for-4 with a triple. Rich Poythress and Johermyn Chavez notched two hit performances in the 6-4 victory.
WHO’S HOT?: Nick Franklin extended his hitting streak to 5 games, batting .455 (10×22) with 1 home run and 3 runs. Denny Almonte has hit safely in 8 of his last 10 games, batting .400 (16×40) with 5 runs scored, 3 doubles, 4 home runs and 8 RBI. During this stretch he has raised his season average from .179 to .313. Rich Poythress extended his hit streak to 7 games, batting .400 (10×25) with 5 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 home run and 7 RBI. LH Brian Moran (9.0), RH Moises Hernandez (7.0) and RH Jandy Sena (5.2) have yet to allow a run this season.
Today’s Matchup: Jackson Generals (SEA) 12-7, 1st North +2.0 at Huntsville Stars (MIL) 10-9, 2nd North, -2.0
Site: Joe Davis Stadium – Huntsville, AL
Pitching Match-up: LHP Danny Hultzen (1-2, 2.81) vs. RHP Josh Stinson (3-0, 2.77)
Time: 10:43 a.m. CT
Radio: | GAMEDAY AUDIO and TuneIn Radio App. is available
Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Game Information: | Game Notes 4-24 at Huntsville
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals
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