MOBILE, Ala. (June 24, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, outlasted the Jackson Generals 6-5 Monday night at Hank Aaron Stadium to win the five-game series.With the game tied 5-5 in the bottom of the eighth, Bo Way came through with an RBI
MOBILE, Ala. (June 24, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, outlasted the Jackson Generals 6-5 Monday night at Hank Aaron Stadium to win the five-game series.
With the game tied 5-5 in the bottom of the eighth, Bo Way came through with an RBI triple to put Mobile (30-43 overall, 3-2 second half) back in front. Despite blowing the save in the top of the eighth, Ryan Clark (1-0) recorded the final three outs in the ninth to earn his first win of the season.
After falling behind 3-0 in the top of the first, the BayBears rallied back to take the lead in the bottom of the frame. Jo Adell scored his first of two runs on a Brendon Sanger single, and Jhoan Urena followed with a three-run homer. Adell finished the game 2-for-4 and has collected multiple hits in nine of his 17 games with Mobile this year.
Ramon Hernandez and Jamie Westbrook hit solo home runs for Jackson (41-34, 2-3) in the sixth and eighth, respectively. The Generals left 12 runners stranded in the game.
The BayBears begin a five-game road series against the Birmingham Barons Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. Right-handed pitcher Andrew Wantz (0-1, 4.82 ERA) is scheduled to make the start against righty Blake Battenfield (2-2, 4.84 ERA) for the Barons. Live coverage can be seen on MiLB.tv (Birmingham feed, 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 6:45 p.m.
The BayBears return home next Thursday, July 4, and 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].