TODAY’S GAME: This afternoon the Generals look for their first series sweep of the season against the Tennessee Smokies and a seventh straight win.The Generals are 11-3 at Pringles Park this season.
RACKING UP THE WINS:The Generals are T-2nd in all of minor league baseball with 17 wins. Only the Florida State League’s St. Lucie Mets have more at 18-4, The Dunedin Blue Jays (17-5), Midwest League’s Lansing Lugnuts (17-6), PCL’s Fresno Grizzlies (17-6), and Omaha Storm Chasers (17-6) have 17 wins.
GENERALS RECAP: RF Joherymn Chavez went 4×4 with 2 runs scored, 1 double, 1 home run and 2 RBI to lead the Generals won their 6th straight with a 6-4 win over Tennessee on Saturday night. DH Joe Dunigan (3×4, 3 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI) added a 3×4 with his league leading 7th home run and 2 RBI. Starter Brandon Mauer (5.0,6,3,3,3,3) allowed 3 runs on 6 hits in 5.0 innings to pick up his 1st win of the season. LH Brian Moran allowed only 1 hit in 1.2 scoreless innings to extend his scoreless streak to 11.2 innings to begin the season. RH Stephen Pryor (1.2,1,0,0,1,0) recorded the last 5 outs to pick up his 6th save of the season.
WHO’S HOT?: Joe Dunigan has hit in each of his last 4 games, batting .438 (7×16) with 6 runs scored, 3 doubles, 2 home runs and 4 RBI. Chris Pettit has hit safely in 5 straight games, batting .368 (7×19) with 3 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple and 3 RBI. Denny Almonte went 0x4 yesterday ending his hitting streak at 9 games, but has hit safely in 12 of his last 15 games. During the last 15 games he isbatting .414 (24×58) with 8 runs scored, 3 doubles, 6 home runs and 13 RBI. During this stretch he has raised his season average from .179 to .358. Rich Poythress went 0x4 yesterday ending his hitting streak at 11 games. During the streak he hit .381 (16×42) with 9 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 home run and 10 RBI. LH Brian Moran (11.2) and RH Moises Hernandez (9.0) have yet to allow a run this season.
Today’s Matchup: Jackson Generals (SEA) 17-7, 1st North +4.0 vs. Tennessee Smokies (CHC) 10-14, T-4th North, -7.0
Site: Pringles Park –Jackson, TN
Pitching Match-up: LHP Danny Hultzen (2-2, 2.08) vs. RHP Dae-Eun Rhee (1-1, 5.73)
Time: 2:05 p.m. CT
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Live Stats: Live pitch-by-pitch coverage will be available on MILB GAMEDAY
Game Information: | Game Notes 4-29 vs Tennessee
Generals Blog: Inside the Jackson Generals