JACKSON, Tenn. (August 2, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were defeated 4-1 by the Jackson Generals Friday night at the Ballpark at Jackson.Brandon Marsh hit a home run for the third time in his last four games. The solo shot in the
JACKSON, Tenn. (August 2, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were defeated 4-1 by the Jackson Generals Friday night at the Ballpark at Jackson.
Brandon Marsh hit a home run for the third time in his last four games. The solo shot in the fifth snapped a 16-inning scoreless stretch for the BayBears (41-68 overall, 14-27 second half) and cut Jackson's lead to 2-1.
However, the Generals (62-47, 23-16) pulled away with a pair of long balls. Cole Duzenak began the bottom of the fifth with a home run, and Daulton Varsho added his 13th of the season in the seventh.
Greg Mahle (0-2) recorded a career-high seven strikeouts in a losing effort. He allowed three runs on nine hits in 5 1/3 innings pitched.
Saraland native and South Alabama product Matt Peacock (8-3) earned the win for Jackson, giving up just one run on five hits in a seven-inning start. West Tunnell notched his first Double-A save with a scoreless ninth.
The BayBears continue the five-game road series against Jackson Saturday at 6:05 p.m. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (Jackson 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 5:45 p.m.
The BayBears return home next Wednesday and 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 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].