MOBILE, Ala. (July 27, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, snapped a season-long nine-game losing streak with a 13-4 victory over the Mississippi Braves Saturday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.The BayBears (41-62 overall, 14-21 second half) recorded a season-high 13 runs on 18
MOBILE, Ala. (July 27, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, snapped a season-long nine-game losing streak with a 13-4 victory over the Mississippi Braves Saturday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.
The BayBears (41-62 overall, 14-21 second half) recorded a season-high 13 runs on 18 hits. After falling behind 3-0 in the first, Mobile scored 13 of the next 14 runs. Mississippi (49-55, 16-19) has scored first in all six meetings between the two teams at the Hank this year, but the BayBears have rallied to win five of the six games.
Jahmai Jones came one RBI short of matching a career-high, driving in four runs. Jones has collected eight hits and seven RBIs in the past three games. Jo Adell hit his seventh home run, Jordan Zimmerman went 4-for-5 in his first home game, Jhoan Urena scored a career-high four runs.
For the second straight game, the BayBears bullpen allowed just one hit. Austin Warren (1-0) earned the win with two scoreless innings in his Double-A debut.
Joey Wentz (5-8) suffered the loss for Mississippi, allowing seven runs on nine hits in 3 2/3 innings. In his three starts against the BayBears this year, he has given up 19 runs on 23 hits.
The BayBears continue the five-game home series against Mississippi Sunday at 2:05 p.m. Left-handed pitcher Greg Mahle (0-0, -.-- ERA) is scheduled to make the start against southpaw Kyle Muller (6-6, 3.30 ERA) for the Braves. 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, 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].