JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (August 23, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, shut out the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 1-0 in the series opener Friday night at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.Zack Kelly (3-6) retired the first 10 batters of the game and allowed just two
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (August 23, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, shut out the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 1-0 in the series opener Friday night at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
Zack Kelly (3-6) retired the first 10 batters of the game and allowed just two hits in a career-high 6 2/3 innings. He issued one walk and recorded eight strikeouts. It was Kelly's second straight scoreless start on the road.
The BayBears (48-79 overall, 21-38 second half) tallied a run on three hits in the top of the first against Kolton Mahoney (4-4). Jordan Zimmerman drove in Bo Way with a fielder's choice. Mahoney allowed just two additional hits over the next six innings for Jacksonville (63-67, 34-26).
Jesus Castillo collected the final four outs and worked around a ninth-inning single to earn his second career save.
The BayBears continue the six-game road series against Jacksonville Saturday at 5:35 p.m. CDT. Southpaw Max Herrmann (1-2, 5.67 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Josh Roeder (1-4, 3.59 ERA) for the Jumbo Shrimp. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (Jacksonville feed, 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 5:15 p.m. CDT.
The BayBears return home next Thursday for the final five-game series of the Farewell Season. 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].