North Augusta, SC: The Augusta GreenJackets, South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, lost both games of a double header on Wednesday to the Rome Braves.
In game one, Logan Baldwin got the GreenJackets out to an early lead with a solo home run in the bottom of the first. The Braves responded with four runs in the next inning. The GreenJackets would not be able to recover as they only scored three runs in the game. The final score of game one was 6-3.
In game two, the second inning hurt the GreenJackets again. The Braves scored three runs in the inning and took control of the game. Although the GreenJackets put up some fight when they scored two runs in the third inning. They were never able to recover as the Braves pulled away late in the game for a 7-3 victory.
The GreenJackets are now tied for the lead with the Braves in the Southern Division of the South Atlantic League. Game three of the four game series will take place at 7:05 pm tomorrow night.
At the park we will be having Thirsty Thursday presented by Scene Nightclub and Tribute to Nurses where we honor medical professionals all around the CSRA. Finally on Friday, we will have Dr. Rogers and Andrews Orthodontics patients celebration night at SRP Park. The game will also be Ladies Night, followed by kids running the bases presented by Moe's Southwest Grill at the conclusion of the game.
The fun doesn't stop there as the GreenJackets welcome the Greensboro Grasshoppers to town for a four game series. On May 12th, the GreenJackets will have Pink in the Park, State Farm Family Saturdays, Saturday concert series performance #3, postgame fireworks, and kids-run-the-bases presented by Moe's Southwest Grill. On the 13th, we will celebrate Mother's Day, as we give away Picture Frames to the first 1,500 guests presented by Augusta University. We will also have pre-game catch on the field and kids-run-the-bases presented by Moe's Southwest Grill. On the 14th, we will have Military Monday and reading program night #5. On the 15th, there will be Comfort Keepers Baseball Bingo and Education Day #2. Gates will open at 9 am!
About the Augusta GreenJackets
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