SEVIERVILLE, TENNESSEE - After the offense exploded for 10 runs on Friday night, the Smokies' offense struggled on Saturday, falling to the BayBears 6-3.
Five of Mobile's six runs came in the top of the third inning as three BayBears tallied RBI singles. Mobile would tack its sixth and final run on in the top of the eighth thanks to a sacrifice fly from Jose Briceno.
Tennessee tallied its first run of the game in the bottom of the third inning, coming on an RBI double from David Bote, allowing Andrew Ely to score. The Smokies would add two more in the seventh thanks to a two-run double from Ian Rice.
Brett Anderson made another rehab start with the Smokies on Saturday night, pitching 4.1 innings. Anderson allowed five runs, three of them earned, on eight hits to go along with a walk and four strikeouts. Craig Brooks and Steve Perakslis would each see action in relief.
The Smokies are back in action tomorrow afternoon against the BayBears. Game four of the five-game series is set for 5:30 p.m. ET. Sunday's matchup will feature a "W" Flag Rally Towel to the first 1,000 fans, presented by Pepsi as gates will open at 4:30 p.m. E.T. Tennessee can clinch a series win with its fifth straight.
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