MOBILE, Ala. (August 19, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, retired 12 consecutive batters to finish the game and defeat the Chattanooga Lookouts 8-3 Monday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.After a pair of batters reached against Dario Beltre in the sixth inning, Beltre
MOBILE, Ala. (August 19, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, retired 12 consecutive batters to finish the game and defeat the Chattanooga Lookouts 8-3 Monday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.
After a pair of batters reached against Dario Beltre in the sixth inning, Beltre set down the next nine hitters and recorded a season-high five strikeouts. Austin Warren pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning to end the game.
The BayBears (45-78 overall, 18-37 second half) plated four runs on five hits in the bottom of the second against Packy Naughton (6-10) to grab a 4-1 lead. Jordan Zimmerman , Bo Way , and Brandon Marsh all had RBI singles, and Jahmai Jones drew a bases-loaded walk. Way added his seventh home run of the season in a three-run eighth.
Max Herrmann (1-2) gave up just one earned run in a five-inning start. The BayBears made a pair of errors for the second straight game, leading to two Lookouts (55-70, 19-37) runs in the top of the third.
The BayBears continue the five-game home series against Chattanooga Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Luis Madero (4-10, 5.99 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Johendí Jiminian (3-4, 4.24 ERA) for the Lookouts. 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 in the Farewell Season 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, and 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].