MOBILE, Ala. (July 23, 2017) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, scored six runs in the first three innings to earn a 6-4 victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts in the series finale Sunday evening at Hank Aaron Stadium.The BayBears (43-65 overall, 13-16
MOBILE, Ala. (July 23, 2017) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, scored six runs in the first three innings to earn a 6-4 victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts in the series finale Sunday evening at Hank Aaron Stadium.
The BayBears (43-65 overall, 13-16 second half) scored one run in the first inning, three in the second, and two in the third to grab a 6-0 lead. Taylor Ward , Forrestt Allday , and Alberto Triunfel all had RBI singles, Tim Arakawa scored on a wild pitch, and Sherman Johnson plated two runs with a double.
Alex Klonowski (5-5) earned his first win of the month, falling just one out shy of a quality start. He gave up one run on five hits with five strikeouts. The lone run came on an Andy Wilkins home run in the fourth inning.
The Lookouts (65-35, 23-7) scored three more runs in the eighth inning to cut the Mobile lead to 6-4. Max Murphy hit a two-run double and then scored on an Alex Perez RBI single. Chattanooga put two runners on base with two outs in the ninth inning, but Michael Dimock induced a fielder's choice to end the game and earn his fourth save.
The BayBears begin a five-game road series against the Jackson Generals Tuesday at 6:05 p.m. CT. Right-handed pitcher Jaime Barria (1-2, 2.79 ERA) is slated to make the start against righty Taylor Clarke (8-6, 2.71 ERA) for the Generals. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (subscription required, promo code: BAYBEARS) and heard on the BayBears Broadcast Network, the TuneIn Radio App, and the MiLB First Pitch App, with the Countdown to First Pitch starting at 5:45 p.m. CT.
The BayBears host a total of 70 home dates through Labor Day, September 4. Single-game tickets and ticket packages are currently on sale. Season tickets and group and hospitality offerings for the 2017 season can be reserved by calling (251) 479-BEAR (2327).
About the Mobile BayBears
The Mobile BayBears are the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles of Anaheim 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 160 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) 479-BEAR (2327), or contact Steve Goldberg via email at [email protected].