MOBILE, Ala. (May 8, 2019) - After a shutout win Tuesday, the Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were handed a 7-1 loss by the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Wednesday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.The BayBears (14-18) had seven hits in the game but left nine runners
MOBILE, Ala. (May 8, 2019) - After a shutout win Tuesday, the Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were handed a 7-1 loss by the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Wednesday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.
The BayBears (14-18) had seven hits in the game but left nine runners on base. Mobile went 0-for-5 with runners in scoring position.
Robert Dugger (2-5) pitched five scoreless innings to earn the win for Jacksonville (11-22). Dugger has tossed a total of 12 innings without allowing a run at Hank Aaron Stadium in his career. He helped the Jumbo Shrimp snap their eight-game losing streak and win just their third road game of the season.
The lone run for the BayBears came in the bottom of the seventh. Trailing 6-0, Brandon Sandoval hit a double and scored two batters later on a Jack Kruger sacrifice fly.
The Jumbo Shrimp plated six runs in a three-inning span from the third through the fifth. Rodrigo Vigil hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Matt Ball (1-2) to cap the scoring in the fourth. Zack Kelly kept Jacksonville off the board with three hitless innings of relief.
The BayBears continue the 10-game homestand and five-game home series against Jacksonville Thursday at 6:35 p.m. 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 González, 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 [email protected].