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Generals Gameday: April 22 - Generals at Birmingham

April 22, 2019 - Southern League (SL) - Jackson Generals News Release


TODAY:

Jackson Generals (8-7)

vs. Birmingham Barons (9-8)

Monday, April 22 | 11:00 am CT | Regions Field

Game #16 | Road Game #12 | First Half Game #16

Generals Starter: RHP Emilio Vargas (0-0, 3.60 ERA)

Opponent Starter: LHP Bernardo Flores (1-1, 0.56 ERA)

LAST GAME: The Jackson Generals, the Double-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks, finally felt the pendulum back swing the other way, losing 10-4 on Sunday to the Birmingham Barons. The loss by the Generals (8-7) ends a four-game winning streak, as the Barons (9-8) evened the series with a 13-hit barrage at Regions Field. Recap: JacksonGeneralsBaseball.com

TODAY'S PITCHING MATCHUP: Right-hander Emilio Vargas hasn't claimed a win yet in 2019, but he was lights-out in his only previous outing at Birmingham last August (8.0 IP, 0 R, 10 K). He'll square up to Birmingham's Bernardo Flores, who's allowed just one run over his last four starts, dating back to last September.

HIT OR MISS: After scoring 37 runs during a four-game stretch last week (4/16-4/20), the Generals were held to just four runs yesterday. The offensive trends over the last two games have been concerning: Birmingham has stranded a total of 21 Jackson runners over the past two games, holding the Generals without a hit in 18 situations with men in scoring position.

MORNING BASEBALL: Today's 11:05am CT start will be the earliest first pitch the Generals have had this year. Jackson will have three morning games in their next eight contests, with one coming on Wednesday for the finale at Birmingham and another for the series finale against Pensacola next Monday at The Ballpark at Jackson.

|GENERALS TICKETS SUMMARY|

General Admission (GA): $6 in advance, $8 on game day

Reserved Seating: $10 in advance, $12 on game day

Group Picnics: $7/person (plus food) for 15+ people; $6/person for 100+

Suites/Party Decks: Please call the front office for pricing & availability.

|WEEKLY SPECIALS|

Belly Buster Monday Nights:

$16 bottomless popcorn, hot dogs, burgers, ice cream, soda & nachos

$1 Dollar Thursday Nights:

$1 tickets, hot dogs, popcorn, and soda; $1 beer for age 21+

Pay-It-Forward Fridays:

Generals partner with a local non-profit for in-game promotion; call us for details!

The 2019 baseball season is here! Get your tickets today: dial 731.988.5299 or log on to JacksonGeneralsBaseball.com!


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