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Rose's surge powers Barons' comeback win

First baseman continues rolling at plate with two home runs
March 28, 2019

The pregame coffee hadn't even set in before Matt Rose and his teammates found themselves down by seven runs, but by the time they left Regions Field for a late lunch, the day had turned around beautifully.Rose continued a recent power surge at the plate with two home runs and

Barons End Season With 6-4 Win In Biloxi

Birmingham closes 2018 season with back-to-back wins
September 3, 2018

With a big offensive outburst to start the game and a strong day from the bullpen, the Birmingham Barons (66-72) earned a season-ending 6-4 win over the Biloxi Shuckers (81-59) on Monday afternoon at MGM Park. The win concludes an entertaining season of Barons baseball that saw the club finish

Barons Lead Vanishes In 9-5 Defeat

Birmingham loses second in a row to Mobile despite 5-0 advantage
August 3, 2018

An early Birmingham Barons (54-56) lead didn't last long as the Mobile BayBears (54-54) scored the final nine runs of the game to earn a 9-5 win on Friday night at Regions Field. The loss is the Barons' third in a row and sixth in their last seven games.   Turning

Barons Bested By BayBears, 8-4

Banks gives up six runs in loss
August 3, 2018

The Birmingham Barons (54-55) fell behind early, giving up runs early and often in an 8-4 loss to the Mobile BayBears (53-54) in the opener of their five-game series on Thursday night at Regions Field. Turning Point: In the first, the BayBears were quick to strike against Birmingham starter Tanner

Rose Powers Barons to Walk off Win

Matt Rose walk-off propels Barons to 9-8 victory over Jackson
July 19, 2018

The Birmingham Barons (47-47) were able to right the ship in a back and forth affair, using some late game heroics as they defeated the Jackson Generals (52-44) 9-8 at Regions Field on Wednesday night. Moments that Mattered: After the Barons pulled ahead 7-5 entering the ninth frame, the Generals used

Barons Bats Smoke Tennessee In Finale, 9-2

Rose, Mendick, Gonzalez homer in win
July 16, 2018

With a tremendous offensive display at the plate, the Birmingham Barons (46-47) erupted for a 9-2 win over the Tennessee Smokies (50-45) on Monday night at Smokies Stadium. The victory gives the Barons four wins in a five-game series for the first time this season. Turning Point: Leading 4-2 in the

Barons' Blues Continue In 6-2 Loss

Lambert takes loss in second Double-A start
July 4, 2018

The Birmingham Barons (39-42) began their four-game road trip with a 6-2 loss to the Chattanooga Lookouts (40-42) on Independence Day at AT&T Field on Wednesday night. The Barons were held to just four hits in the loss for the second straight game. Turning Point: The Lookouts were quick to jump

Pitching Key in Barons 8-1 Victory

Lambert shines in his Double-A debut
June 29, 2018

The Birmingham Barons (37-39) used a convincing pitching performance from Jimmy Lambert  and a pair of four-run innings to defeat the Jackson Generals (42-35), 8-1 on Friday night at Regions Field. By the Numbers: Lambert (W, 1-0) had a strong showing in his first start for Birmingham. He threw 6.0 innings, struck

Barons Smother Biscuits Late Rally

Booker paces Birmingham lineup in Double-A debut
June 21, 2018

José Ruiz  slammed the door on a ninth-inning rally as the Birmingham Barons (33-36) edged out the Montgomery Biscuits (37-34) by a score of 6-5 to open the second half of the season on Thursday night at Riverwalk Stadium. Facts and Figures: Joel Booker  didn't miss a beat in his

Barons Win Extra-Inning Dogfight

Birmingham claws its way to 9-8 victory in first extra-inning clash
May 24, 2018

The Birmingham Barons (20-26) overcame a string of miscues, fighting through four lead changes to snap a six-game skid with a 9-8, extra-inning victory over the Jackson Generals (27-19) Thursday night at the Ballpark at Jackson. The win also ends a six-game losing streak to the Generals. Turning Point: After compounding

Barons Edge BayBears, 5-3

Birmingham's two-run ninth broke a late tie for the series-opening win
May 12, 2018

Ninth inning heroics lifted the Birmingham Barons (18-18) to a 5-3 win over the Mobile BayBears (16-19) at Hank Aaron Stadium on Saturday night. The Barons are now seven-for-eight in series openers. Moments That Mattered: Matt Rose annihilated a 2-1 pitch from Luis Pena, propelling the Barons to an early 1-0 lead

Birmingham Homers Smoke Tennessee, 8-3

Four home runs lead Barons to win in series opener
May 2, 2018

With an impressive power display at the plate and on the mound, the Birmingham Barons (13-13) earned an 8-3 win over the Tennessee Smokies (12-13) in the opener of their five-game series on Wednesday night at Smokies Stadium.   Turning Point: The Barons were quick to jump on Smokies starter Trevor Clifton

Rose's surge powers Barons' comeback win

First baseman continues rolling at plate with two home runs, six RBIs
April 30, 2018

The pregame coffee hadn't even set in before Matt Rose and his teammates found themselves down by seven runs, but by the time they left Regions Field for a late lunch, the day had turned around beautifully.Rose continued a recent power surge at the plate with two home runs and

Rose, Barons Slam Shuckers in 11-7 Shootout

Barons fight out of seven-run hole to win in series finale
April 30, 2018

Matt Rose 's second career grand slam proved the decisive blow on Monday as the Birmingham Barons (12-13) took the rubber game of a home series with the Biloxi Shuckers (15-10), 11-7 at Regions Field. The Game 5 win gives the Barons their fourth series victory through five on the

Jimenez, Rose Homers Not Enough In 5-4 Loss

Birmingham and Biloxi are split in series, 2-2
April 29, 2018

Eloy Jiménez  and Matt Rose  led an aerial attack with powerful homers, but to no avail as the Birmingham Barons (11-13) fell to the Biloxi Shuckers (15-9), 5-4 at Regions Field on Sunday. Moments That Mattered: Trailing 2-0 with runners on first and second and two outs in the bottom of the

Rose, Zavala Homers Lift Barons to 7-3 Win

Birmingham wins series opener in second homestand
April 26, 2018

Powerful home runs led the Birmingham Barons (10-11) to a 7-3 victory over the Biloxi Shuckers (13-8), the Southern League South Division's top team, as Matt Rose  recorded his 40th and 41st career homers and Seby Zavala  notched his sixth of the season Thursday at Regions Field. Turning Points: Trailing 3-1 in the bottom of

Winston sweeps Salem in Sunday doubleheader

Eighth-inning unearned run marks the difference in game two
September 3, 2017

SALEM, Va. (Sept. 3, 2017) - On the heels of a 2-0 shutout win in game one, the Dash used a late-inning, unearned run to eke past the Red Sox in game two of the doubleheader 3-2 in eight innings, sweeping the twin bill on Sunday afternoon at Haley Toyota Field.With

Winston sweeps Salem behind offensive explosion

Dulin, Rose and Zavala each smack three hits in 9-2 win
August 2, 2017

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Winston sweeps Salem behind offensive explosion

Dulin, Rose and Zavala each smash three hits in 9-2 win
August 2, 2017

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Jimenez makes good first impression on Dash

After being traded, No. 2 White Sox prospect plates go-ahead run
July 13, 2017

At the Major League level, Thursday's blockbuster deal sent José Quintana across town from the South Side of Chicago to the North Side.In the Minors, it sent's No. 8 overall prospect, Eloy Jiménez, across the hallway.Jimenez, along with Bryant Flete and Matt Rose, had spent more than half the

Looking Back: Cease, Three Former South Bend Cubs Part of Blockbuster Trade

South Bend's top-prospect, Dylan Cease has been traded to the Chicago White Sox.
July 13, 2017

SOUTH BEND, IN - In the first big trade of the 2017 season, the Chicago White Sox sent José Quintana to the Chicago Cubs in return for Eloy Jiménez (Cubs No. 1 Prospect/MLB No. 8), Dylan Cease (Cubs No. 2/MLB No. 66), Matt Rose, and Bryant Flete.

White Sox acquire Jimenez, Cease from Cubs

Quintana headed across town for Cubs' top two prospects
July 13, 2017

The White Sox added two more big names to their already stocked farm system, acquiring the Cubs' top two prospects, Eloy Jiménez and Dylan Cease, in a five-player trade on Thursday.Veteran lefty starter José Quintana was the centerpiece of the deal -- he was sent to the Cubs for Jimenez,

Home runs power Birds by Keys

Pelicans smash four homers in 9-5 victory
July 8, 2017

FREDERICK, Md. (July 8, 2017) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans drilled four home runs Saturday to back five strong innings from Thomas Hatch in a 9-5 win over the Frederick Keys at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium.The game was scoreless in the second inning when Jesse Hodges popped a solo home run to left

Birds bludgeon Wood Ducks late in 11-inning win

Pelicans overcome Down East 11-7 to earn series split
July 4, 2017

KINSTON, N.C. (July 3, 2017) - Myrtle Beach blew a four-run lead in the eighth inning Monday, but Eloy Jimenez and Jesse Hodges homered in the 11th inning to help the Pelicans earn a series split with an 11-7 victory over the Down East Wood Ducks at Grainger Stadium.The score was tied at seven when

Steele, Rose help Birds snap skid

Myrtle Beach ends three-game losing streak with 4-1 win at Down East
July 1, 2017

KINSTON, N.C. (July 1, 2017) - Matt Rose slugged a two-run homer Saturday to back six stellar innings from Justin Steele and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans stifled the Down East Wood Ducks 4-1 at Grainger Stadium.With the score 1-0 in the second inning, Eddy Martinez led off and laced a double into the left field corner. Two