MOBILE, Ala. (September 4, 2017) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, were shut out 5-0 by the Biloxi Shuckers in the season finale Monday afternoon at Hank Aaron Stadium.
Luis Pena (1-3) gave up just one run on four hits in six innings pitched, but he took the loss in his fourth Double-A outing. However, it was his second quality start.
Dustin DeMuth got Biloxi (71-66 overall, 35-33 second half) on the board first with an RBI single in the second inning. Jacob Nottingham increased the lead with an RBI double in the seventh. Two batters later, Angel Ortega belted a three-run homer to left field.
Cody Ponce (2-1) earned the win, giving up just three hits in six scoreless innings. Jon Perrin pitched three hitless frames to record his first save.
The BayBears open the 2018 season at home against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos on Thursday, April 5, and host 70 games at Hank Aaron Stadium through next Labor Day. The full 2018 schedule has been released and is available by clicking here. Game times and promotions will be announced at a later date.
About the Mobile BayBears
The Mobile BayBears are the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles of Anaheim and play their games at Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. The BayBears were founded in 1997 and have won four Southern League titles in 1998, 2004, 2011, and 2012. Additionally, the 1998 and 2011 championship squads were named Minor League Team of the Year by Baseball America. More than 160 former BayBears have reached the Major League level, including All-Stars Max Scherzer, Paul Goldschmidt, Jake Peavy, Carlos Gonzalez, and Justin Upton. For more information on the Mobile BayBears and Hank Aaron Stadium, please visit MobileBayBears.com, call (251) 479-BEAR (2327), or contact Steve Goldberg via email at Steve@MobileBayBears.com.
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