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GAME #109: Jackets Jolted by Carter Grand Slam, Win 7-1

September 7, 2021

North Augusta, SC - The GreenJackets took a no-hitter into the 7th inning, but Burle Dixon singled to end the excitement. The Augusta offense pounded out seven runs and grabbed the series opener over the Columbia Fireflies (Kansas City Royals) by a final of 7-1. The GreenJackets have won three

North Augusta, SC - The GreenJackets took a no-hitter into the 7th inning, but Burle Dixon singled to end the excitement. The Augusta offense pounded out seven runs and grabbed the series opener over the Columbia Fireflies (Kansas City Royals) by a final of 7-1.

The GreenJackets have won three straight while Columbia has lost seven consecutive games.

Fireflies starting pitcher, Rylan Kaufman, walked three in the first inning. Willie Carter made him pay. A grand slam gave the Jackets a comfortable 4-0 lead out of the gate and they wouldn't look back.

It was the second grand slam for the Jackets in as many games. Justyn-Henry Malloy hit a 9th inning grand slam on Sunday against Fayetteville.

In the 3rd inning, the Jackets scored three times with two outs. Braulio Vasquez doubled home two, followed by an Adam Zebrowski single to make it a 7-0 advantage.

Vasquez is now 8-for-13 in his last three games and he's slugging 1.308 during that stretch.

Royber Salinas turned some heads in his SRP Park debut. He struck out five, over four scoreless innings. Miguel Pena tied a season high with six strikeouts. He did not allow an earned run, or a hit, over 2.2 innings. Herard Gonzalez reached base on an error to end Pena's night.

Ben Thompson entered in the seventh inning with two outs and a man on second. Dixon's single ended the no-hitter and the shutout. it was an unearned run for Pena.

Thompson threw 1.1 scoreless innings before Lisandro Santos tossed a scoreless ninth.


  • Adam Zebrowski went 2-for-3, RBI and collected the first multi-hit game of his professional career.
  • Lisandro Santos has allowed only one run since July 25th. In 12 appearances during that stretch, he has a 0.60 ERA in 15 innings.
  • Willie Carter hit his first home run since August 14th.

HOMESTAND: Tuesday, September 7th - Sunday, September 12th vs Charleston RiverDogs (Tampa Bay Rays)

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 vs Columbia Fireflies – 7:05 p.m.

  • Entertainment begins at 6:00pm
  • Join us for the final “Warrior Wednesday” presented by WRDW News-Talk WGAC Augusta
  • The Jackets will be wearing the specialty themed military-themed jerseys for the final time this season. The specialty jerseys will be auctioned off following the game with proceeds benefiting ForcesUnited.
  • Thanks to the generosity of partners for this evening active military and veterans (and family) who present ID at the SRP Park Box Office will receive FREE Tickets (Reserved, General Admission/SRO) while supplies last to enjoy this game!
  • It’s a Silver Jackets Club Member Night presented by AARP Georgia, Augusta Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy and Comfort Keepers. Guests 60+ can join this great club to join us every Wednesday, to learn more visit:
  • Auggie's Reading Program Day 4 presented by California Dreaming, Kona Ice, Putt Putt Fun Center and SRP FCU!
  • Students who participated in Auggie's Reading Program will have the opportunity to hang out and watch the Jackets play with their lovable mascot! The following counties can use their voucher for this game: Aiken County, Burke County, Edgefield County, Barnwell County, McDuffie County, and Lincoln County.

Thursday, September 9th, 2021 vs Columbia Fireflies – 7:05 p.m.

  • Entertainment begins at 6:00pm
  • IT’S THE LAST Thirsty Thursday OF THE SEASON! Come pack SRP Park as we celebrate Fall and the end of the 2021 season thanks to our friends at KICKS99, BOB FM, Garden City Social and Mr. Tattoo.
  • The first 500 fans will receive a Leidos Collector's Koozie Giveaway!
  • ID Night! Show your Military, Police, Fire, EMS, Healthcare, Teacher and College ID to get a $5 general/SRO Ticket (50% off)
  • $1 PBR and Natural Light all night long and all draft beer and 21 oz Coca-Cola Fountain Soda half price from 6:00-8:00 PM.
  • Clash of Cans benefitting Golden Harvest Food Bank
  • Bring canned food items and fill your college’s bin while supporting a great cause.
  • 5th Annual SRP Park Corn Hole Tournament
  • Grab a partner and see if you can claim the crown for 2021. Register at the Shepeard Community Blood Center Guest Relations Booth as you enter the Main Gate. Tournament will take place at the Budweiser Back Nine. 1\_st__ place prize is $100 cash and 2 team signed bats. 2__nd__ place is $20 Dicks Sporting Goods Gift Cards and 2 team signed baseballs. _

Friday, September 10th, 2021 vs Columbia Fireflies – 7:05 p.m.

· Entertainment begins at 6:00pm

· Augusta Technical College Manufacturing Night

o Come check out kisosks and booths on the main concourse showcasing may of the great manufacturing opportunities available here in the CSRA.

· Hot Prospect Poster Giveaway

o _In honor of our new affiliation with the Braves this season we have a great keepsake poster featuring the Braves Top Prospects playing in Augusta to commemorate thanks to our friends at Augusta Technical College! The first 1,000 fans will receive a poster with Ryan Cusick, Vaughn Grissom and Joey Estes on it. _

· Feature Friday

o “Feature Friday,” highlights a Chef-inspired hamburger and hotdog, and special theme nights. The ENTIRE Keg Stand is half-priced drafts from 6:00-8:00 p.m…You heard that correctly: THE ENTIRE KEG STAND.

· Braves BUZZfest – Let’s see your RED!

o Red Out Braves BUZZfest will pay homage to the new affiliation with the Atlanta Braves. Your GreenJackets will be wearing Braves “Red” Jerseys so make sure to wear your red!

Saturday, September 11th, 2021 vs Columbia Fireflies – 6:05 p.m.

· Entertainment begins at 4:30pm

· Never Forget - 20th Anniversary of 9/11

o Flag Giveaway for the first 500 guests

· BOOMing Fireworks Show

o Back-to-Back BOOMing fireworks shows? You can’t miss one of the most popular nights of the year in the CSRA!

  • The White Claw Concert Series continues with a Pre-game concert from CSRA’s Own Gone Again!
  • Guests can enjoy $2 off White Claw until first pitch
  • Another Saturday, another Anthony and London Thuan State Farm Family Saturday! Come on out and cheer on the Jackets!
  • SweetWater Brewing Company Collector’s Cup Series – Last one!
  • All draft SweetWater Brewing Company Drafts are only $5 until 8pm in a collectors 21 oz cup! It's presented by SweetWater Brewing Company

Sunday, September 12th, 2021 vs Columbia Fireflies – 6:35 p.m.

  • Entertainment begins at 5:00pm
  • Service Industry Night - Show your paystub or work I.D. for $5 general admission/SRO Ticket (50% off)
  • LAST GAME OF THE 2021 SEASON – IT’S A LUAU PARTY – BEE a Fan Appreciation Night
  • Aloha! Let’s celebrate YOU. The greatest fans in Minor League Baseball as we wrap-up another great season. Prize giveaways, specials and FUN all night long
  • Sunday FUNday presented thanks to Shout 94.7 - Enjoy kid-friendly themes and activities during the game!
  • Last BOOMing Fireworks Extravaganza of the season presented by Medical College of Georgia
  • White Claw Pregame Concert Series
  • The White Claw Pre-Game Concert will feature Josh Hilley (5:00-6:10 p.m.)
  • Post-Game Kids Run the Bases
  • Kids 12 and under can run the bases following the game presented By Shout 94.7 FM

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