MONTGOMERY, Ala. (August 27, 2017) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, were kept off the board in a 1-0 loss to the Montgomery Biscuits Sunday night at Riverwalk Stadium.
The BayBears (62-69 overall, 32-30 second half) put runners in scoring position in each of the last two innings. However, Mobile went hitless in five chances with runners in scoring position and fell by just one run.
Anthony Misiewicz (3-1) pitched a complete-game shutout for the Biscuits (74-58, 37-25) in his fourth start as a member of the Rays organization. He allowed five hits, issued one walk, and struck out two batters.
Jesus Castillo (0-1) took the loss, despite only allowing one run on four hits. He struck out four batters in five innings pitched, making the start for Mobile on his 22nd birthday. Kevin Grendell and Tyler Warmoth combined for three scoreless innings of relief.
Grant Kay drove in Montgomery's only run with an RBI single in the bottom of the third inning.
The BayBears continue the five-game road series against Montgomery Monday at 7:05 p.m. CT. Right-handed pitcher Grayson Long (8-6, 2.62 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Benton Moss (3-4, 3.94 ERA) for the Biscuits. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (Montgomery feed, 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 6:45 p.m. CT.
The BayBears return home Thursday and 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).
The 2018 BayBears 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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