PEARL, Miss. (June 15, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, dropped a pair of games in walk-off fashion, 4-3 and 3-2, to the Mississippi Braves Saturday evening at Trustmark Park.GAME ONE:The BayBears tallied three runs on 11 hits against Dallas Keuchel, making his
PEARL, Miss. (June 15, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, dropped a pair of games in walk-off fashion, 4-3 and 3-2, to the Mississippi Braves Saturday evening at Trustmark Park.
The BayBears tallied three runs on 11 hits against Dallas Keuchel, making his second start as a member of the Braves organization. Jo Adell went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in a two-run first.
Drew Waters and Ryan Casteel both hit first-inning home runs for the Braves to tie the game 2-2. Cristian Pache knotted up the score again with a two-out home run in the bottom of the seventh. Former BayBear Riley Unroe delivered a walk-off single off Brett Hanewich (0-2) in the eighth.
Connor Justus went 3-for-3 in the game and scored a run in the fourth to give Mobile a 3-2 lead.
For the second straight game, the BayBears (26-41) scored a pair of runs in the first inning but let the lead slip away.
Ian Anderson (5-4) did not allow another run after the first and pitched a complete game. He allowed just three hits and struck out seven batters.
The Braves (33-35) scored a pair of runs on Mobile errors in the first and sixth to tie the game 2-2. After back-to-back singles against Adam Hofacket (1-2) in the seventh, Adrian Almeida issued a pair of one-out walks to end the game. Tyler Neslony drew the final free pass to plate Luis Valenzuela.
The BayBears wrap up the six-game road series and the first half of the season against Mississippi Sunday at 1:05 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Jesus Castillo (4-6, 3.41 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against southpaw Kyle Muller (4-3, 2.58 ERA) for the Braves. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (Mississippi feed, 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 12:45 p.m.
The BayBears return home Thursday and 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. Season ticket packages and partial plans are also available, featuring a 7-game plan and a 12-game option to guarantee bobbleheads and receive tickets to select fireworks nights. 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].