MOBILE, Ala. (June 23, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were defeated 9-1 by the Jackson Generals Sunday afternoon at Hank Aaron Stadium.The BayBears (29-43 overall, 2-2 second half) broke up the shutout bid with a run in the bottom of the eighth
MOBILE, Ala. (June 23, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were defeated 9-1 by the Jackson Generals Sunday afternoon at Hank Aaron Stadium.
The BayBears (29-43 overall, 2-2 second half) broke up the shutout bid with a run in the bottom of the eighth inning. Connor Justus drove in Erick Salcedo with a double to get Mobile on the board.
Bo Takahashi (5-3) tossed seven scoreless innings for the Generals (41-33, 2-2) after holding the BayBears scoreless in a seven-inning start last month. Takahashi did not issue a walk and struck out seven batters.
Drew Ellis hit his third home run in the past four games to open the scoring against Jeremy Beasley (3-4) in the fourth. Jazz Chisholm followed with his second long ball of the series in the fifth. Jackson broke the game open with seven runs on eight hits in the seventh.
Jo Adell went 2-for-4 and has collected multiple hits in eight of his 16 games with Mobile this year.
The BayBears wrap up the five-game home series against Jackson Monday at 6:35 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Zack Kelly (1-2, 2.40 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Riley Smith (4-4, 1.75 ERA) for the Generals. 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 6:15 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. 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].