JACKSON, Tenn. (August 5, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, grabbed a lead for the first time in the series but fell to the Jackson Generals 3-2 in walk-off fashion Monday night at the Ballpark at Jackson.Zack Kelly struck out a career-high 10
JACKSON, Tenn. (August 5, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, grabbed a lead for the first time in the series but fell to the Jackson Generals 3-2 in walk-off fashion Monday night at the Ballpark at Jackson.
Zack Kelly struck out a career-high 10 batters in six scoreless innings. He gave up just two hits and did not issue a walk.
The BayBears (41-71 overall, 14-30 second half) jumped in front in the first inning on a Jack Kruger RBI single. Julian Leon doubled the lead with a run-scoring base hit in the fourth.
However, Jeffrey Baez tied the game in the seventh with a two-run homer to left field. After a fielding error and a pair of walks to start the ninth, Drew Ellis drove in the winning run with a single off Austin Warren (1-1).
Four Jackson (65-47, 26-16) relievers held the BayBears hitless for the final 3 2/3 innings. West Tunnell (1-0) retired the side in order in the top of the ninth and earned his first Double-A win.
The BayBears begin a five-game home series against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Jeremy Beasley (5-6, 3.95 ERA) is scheduled to make the start for Mobile. 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. Partial plans are also available, featuring a 7-game plan and a 12-game option to 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].