MOBILE, Ala. (July 28, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, fell 6-1 to the Mississippi Braves Sunday afternoon at Hank Aaron Stadium.Greg Mahle (0-1) held the Braves (50-55 overall, 17-19 second half) hitless and faced the minimum for the first five innings. However,
MOBILE, Ala. (July 28, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, fell 6-1 to the Mississippi Braves Sunday afternoon at Hank Aaron Stadium.
Greg Mahle (0-1) held the Braves (50-55 overall, 17-19 second half) hitless and faced the minimum for the first five innings. However, he allowed three runs, one earned, on three hits in the sixth and exited the game after 5 2/3 innings.
Connor Justus drove in the only run for Mobile (41-63, 14-22). He delivered an RBI double on a 12-pitch at-bat with two outs in the ninth
The BayBears collected hits in seven of the nine innings and out-hit the Braves 10-6. However, the team went just 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine runners stranded.
Kyle Muller (7-6) pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings to earn the win for Mississippi.
The BayBears continue the five-game home series against Mississippi Monday at 6:35 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Andrew Wantz (0-2, 4.04 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against southpaw Tucker Davidson (5-6, 2.01 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 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. 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].