BayBears roll past Jumbo Shrimp with big sixth inning

Beasley tosses five scoreless, second straight 3-for-4 game for Urena

By Mobile BayBears | July 9, 2019 12:41 AM

MOBILE, Ala. (July 8, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, used a four-run sixth to pull away from the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 7-2 Monday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.

 

Jeremy Beasley (5-5) tossed five scoreless innings to earn his second straight win. Beasley has pitched 13 consecutive scoreless frames and has not allowed a run in the month of July.

 

After going 3-for-4 Sunday, Jhoan Urena led the BayBears (36-51 overall, 9-10 second half) with another three-hit game. He drove in a pair of runs and scored one. Jahmai Jones also contributed in the four-run sixth with a two-run single.

 

The BayBears tagged Daniel Castano (1-1) for five runs on 11 hits. Jacksonville (39-50, 10-9) scored a run on a wild pitch in the sixth and plated another in the ninth.

 

Adam Hofacket tossed the final three innings to earn his fifth save.

 

The BayBears wrap up the six-game home series against Jacksonville Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Zack Kelly (1-4, 4.04 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Edward Cabrera (2-0, 2.25 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 6:15 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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