JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (August 26, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, took a brief lead in the fifth inning but fell 3-2 to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Monday night at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
Trailing 1-0 through four innings, Roberto Baldoquin hit a game-tying double to right field. Bo Way scored the second run of the frame on a wild pitch to give Mobile a 2-1 lead.
However, Stone Garrett put Jacksonville (66-68 overall, 37-27 second half) back in front with a two-run double in the bottom of the frame. Daniel Castano (7-1) earned the win with six innings of relief, and Tommy Eveld tallied his 11th save with a 1-2-3 ninth inning.
Greg Mahle (2-3) recorded a quality start, giving up three runs in six innings. The BayBears (pitching staff limited the damage, stranding nine runners and getting out of two bases-loaded jams.
The BayBears wrap up the six-game road series against Jacksonville Tuesday at 6:05 p.m. CDT. 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 5:45 p.m. CDT.
The BayBears return home 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 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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