MOBILE, Ala. (September 1, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, scored six runs in the first two innings and defeated the Tennessee Smokies 8-4 Sunday afternoon at Hank Aaron Stadium.Greg Mahle (3-3) recorded his third straight quality start, allowing one run on six
MOBILE, Ala. (September 1, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, scored six runs in the first two innings and defeated the Tennessee Smokies 8-4 Sunday afternoon at Hank Aaron Stadium.
Greg Mahle (3-3) recorded his third straight quality start, allowing one run on six hits in seven innings. He retired the first eight batters of the game and did not give up a run until the top of the sixth.
Gareth Morgan and Jordan Zimmerman plated five of the first six runs for the BayBears (50-85 overall, 23-44 second half) against Erick Uelmen (0-3). Morgan finished 2-for-5 with three RBIs, and Zimmerman drove in a pair of runs with two hits.
Despite three Smokies (57-81, 24-45) runs in the top of the ninth, the BayBears were able to prevail and earn their 50th win of the season to snap a five-game losing streak.
The BayBears wrap up the Farewell Season against Tennessee Monday at 12:05 p.m., with left-handed pitcher Max Herrmann (1-3, 5.29 ERA) scheduled to make the start. 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 11:45 a.m. 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].