MOBILE, Ala. (July 6, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, broke a tie in the eighth inning for the second straight game to defeat the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 4-3 Saturday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.
Zane Gurwitz delivered a go-ahead single off Vincenzo Aiello (0-1). Erick Salcedo scored to put the BayBears (35-50 overall, 8-9 second half) back in front 4-3, after blowing a one-run lead in the top of the frame.
Mobile erased an early 2-0 deficit with a run in the fourth and two in the fifth. Brandon Sandoval plated the first run with a single, and Jack Kruger hit a two-run single the following inning.
Tyler Carpenter allowed two runs on five hits in a five-inning start and struck out a season-high six batters. The BayBears pitching staff struck out 11 total Jacksonville (38-49, 9-8) hitters. Ryan Clark (2-0) earned the win out of the bullpen, and Dario Beltre recorded his sixth save.
The BayBears continue the six-game home series against Jacksonville Sunday at 6:05 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Luis Madero (4-5, 4.55 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Kolton Mahoney (1-0, 3.18 ERA) for the Jumbo Shrimp. 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 5:45 p.m.
The BayBears 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. Season ticket packages and partial plans are also available, featuring a 7-game plan and a 12-game option to guarantee bobbleheads and 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 Gonzalez, 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 Steve@MobileBayBears.com.
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