MOBILE, Ala. (August 10, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, had a pair of one-run leads in the first half of the game but fell 8-5 to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Saturday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.After falling behind by two early, Brandon
MOBILE, Ala. (August 10, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, had a pair of one-run leads in the first half of the game but fell 8-5 to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Saturday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.
After falling behind by two early, Brandon Marsh plated two runs with a single in the fourth against Alex Phillips (1-1) to give Mobile a 5-4 lead. However, Pensacola (63-55 overall, 25-23 second half) responded with a three-run fifth and added another run in the sixth.
Oliver Ortega (0-2) gave up six runs on six hits in his second Double-A start. Luis Pena was a bright spot out of the bullpen, retiring nine consecutive batters to finish the game.
Jahmai Jones led the BayBears (43-73, 16-32) at the plate, matching his career-high with four hits. Jhoan Urena hit his eighth home run of the season in the second inning, and he is now tied for the team-lead. Mobile out-hit Pensacola 12-9.
The BayBears wrap up the five-game home series against Pensacola Sunday at 2:05 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Zack Kelly (2-5, 3.66 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Bailey Ober (0-0, -.-- ERA) for the Blue Wahoos. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (subscription required, promo code: BAYBEARS) and heard on MobileBayBears.com, the TuneIn app, and the MiLB First Pitch app, with the Countdown to First Pitch starting at 1:45 p.m.
The BayBears host a total of 70 home dates through Labor Day, September 2. The new BayBears Pass is available, featuring a general admission ticket to every BayBears game at Hank Aaron Stadium for only $19.97 per month. Partial plans are also available, and individual game tickets can be purchased online at MobileBayBears.com or by calling 251-572-BEAR (2327).
About the Mobile BayBears
The Mobile BayBears are the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels 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 175 former BayBears have reached the Major League level, including All-Stars Max Scherzer, Paul Goldschmidt, Jake Peavy, Carlos González, and Justin Upton. For more information on the Mobile BayBears and Hank Aaron Stadium, please visit MobileBayBears.com, call (251) 572-BEAR (2327), or contact Steve Goldberg via email at [email protected].