MOBILE, Ala. (May 16, 2018) - Wednesday's game between the Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, and the Birmingham Barons was halted in the bottom of the fourth inning and canceled due to heavy rain at Hank Aaron Stadium. The game will not be resumed at a later date, since the teams do not play again in the first half of the season.
The BayBears begin a five-game road series against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Thursday at 6:05 p.m. CDT. Angels No. 23 prospect Luis Pena (1-3, 5.87 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Nick Neidert (3-3, 3.82 ERA) for the Jumbo Shrimp. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (Jacksonville 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 5:45 p.m.
The BayBears return home next Wednesday and host a total of 70 home dates through Labor Day, September 3. Single-game tickets and ticket packages are currently on sale. Season tickets and 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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