BayBears shut out by Pensacola to force rubber game Tuesday

Unroe's hit streak increases to 12, season-high for BayBears player

By Mobile BayBears | August 27, 2018 10:45 PM

PENSACOLA, Fla. (August 27, 2018) - After a 1-0 win Sunday, the Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were shut out 2-0 by the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Monday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium.

 

Matt Ball (1-2) gave up a two-run single to Shed Long with two outs in the first inning, the only runs allowed in the game. After a five-inning start for Ball, Jeremy Beasley tossed three scoreless frames of relief.

 

Daniel Wright (7-10) worked out of trouble with runners in scoring position in three of the first six innings, holding the BayBears scoreless. Jesus Reyes, Alejandro Chacin, and Alex Powers finished the game, each pitching a scoreless inning of relief.

 

Riley Unroe 's Southern League hit streak increased to 12 games with a single in the top of the sixth. Mitch Spires also had his second straight two-hit game.

 

Mobile went just 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.

 

The BayBears wrap up the five-game road series against Pensacola Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. CDT. Southpaw Patrick Sandoval (1-0, 1.69 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Wyatt Strahan (7-11, 6.45 ERA) for the Blue Wahoos. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (Pensacola feed, subscription required, promo code: BAYBEARS) and heard on the BayBears Broadcast Network, the TuneIn Radio App, and the MiLB First Pitch App, with the Countdown to First Pitch starting at 6:15 p.m.

 

The BayBears return home Thursday and host five more regular-season home games through Labor Day, September 3. Single-game tickets and ticket packages are currently on sale. Group and hospitality offerings for the 2018 season can be reserved by calling (251) 479-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, Ala. 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 160 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) 479-BEAR (2327), or contact Steve Goldberg via email at Steve@MobileBayBears.com.

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