PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 15, 2018) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were held to just one hit in a 5-0 shutout loss to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Friday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium.After giving up a pair of runs on three hits in the
PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 15, 2018) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were held to just one hit in a 5-0 shutout loss to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Friday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium.
After giving up a pair of runs on three hits in the first inning, Jose Rodriguez (5-7) retired 17 straight batters until a leadoff single in the seventh. Pensacola (30-36) added three more runs on a pair of hits in the frame, and Rodriguez took the loss.
Keury Mella (6-3) held the BayBears (35-31) hitless in a five-inning start. He walked three batters in the second, but Mobile could not take advantage of the bases-loaded opportunity. Mella recorded five strikeouts in the win.
Mobile's only hit of the hit came on Jared Walsh 's leadoff double in the seventh inning. Walsh was left stranded in scoring position.
Dario Beltre pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings, issued one walk, and struck out two batters in his Double-A debut.
The BayBears continue the five-game road series against Pensacola Saturday at 6:05 p.m. CDT. 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 5:45 p.m.
The BayBears return home Thursday and 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 González, 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 [email protected].