Lund launches two home runs to lift BayBears over Shrimp

First career multi-homer game for Lund, ties career-high with five RBIs

By Mobile BayBears | July 7, 2018 12:03 AM

MOBILE, Ala. (July 6, 2018) - Brennon Lund hit a pair of two-run homers to help lead the Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, to a 7-3 victory over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Friday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.

 

It was the first multi-homer game of Lund's career. He went 3-for-5 in the game and matched his career-high with five RBIs. The home runs came in the third inning off Merandy Gonzalez (0-3) and the sixth off Reilly Hovis .

 

Luis Rengifo also went 3-for-5, his 15th multi-hit game with Mobile (46-36 overall, 9-5 second half). He drove in a run with a triple in the sixth and scored on both of Lund's home runs.

 

Joe Gatto gave up three runs on six hits in 4 2/3 innings pitched. Ralston Cash (1-0), Adrian Almeida , and Dario Beltre combined to hold the Jumbo Shrimp (31-52, 3-12) to just one hit over 4 1/3 scoreless frames.

 

The BayBears wrap up the four-game home series against Jacksonville Saturday at 7:05 p.m. CDT. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (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 6:45 p.m. CDT.

 

The BayBears host a total of 70 home dates 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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