BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (June 13, 2017) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, were kept off the board in a 7-0 loss to the Birmingham Barons in the series finale Tuesday night at Regions Field.
Mobile (28-37) mustered just two infield singles and two walks against Jordan Guerrero (2-7). Guerrero went the distance, tossing the second complete-game shutout for Birmingham (24-40) in the series. He threw 100 pitches, 68 strikes, and struck out four in his second win of the season.
After three scoreless frames, Nick Basto got the Barons on the board in the fourth with a two-run homer off the foul pole in left field. It was Basto's team-high 10th home run. Birmingham doubled its lead the following inning, added another run in the sixth, and tallied two more in the eighth.
Grayson Long (3-5) gave up five runs, four earned, on seven hits in five innings pitched. He faced one batter in the sixth inning, before Abel De Los Santos entered and got six straight outs in relief.
The BayBears begin a five-game home series against the Biloxi Shuckers Wednesday at 12:05 p.m. CT. Right-hander Jake Jewell (3-4, 4.17 ERA) is slated to make the start against righty Aaron Wilkerson (5-2, 3.36 ERA) for the Shuckers. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (subscription required, promo code: BAYBEARS) and heard on the BayBears Broadcast Network, the TuneIn Radio App, and the MiLB First Pitch App, with the Countdown to First Pitch starting at 11:45 a.m. CT.
The BayBears host a total of 70 home dates through Labor Day, September 4. Single-game tickets and ticket packages are currently on sale. Season tickets and group and hospitality offerings for the 2017 season can be reserved by calling (251) 479-BEAR (2327).
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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