Gordon Great Again in 11-0 Drubbing
North Augusta, SC - Six innings of shutout baseball put an exclamation point on Tanner Gordon, and the GreenJackets, incredible homestand. He allowed just one hit, and his offense wasn't shy. The Jackets scored five runs in two separate innings and won by a final score of 11-0.
The win gives Augusta their second consecutive series victory. They finish the 12-game homestand with an 8-4 record. The Jackets collected 12 hits on Sunday. It's the fifth consecutive game with nine or more hits.
Gordon retired the first nine he faced before Kevin Made's single in the fourth inning. He ended the game with five strikeouts. Gordon went 2-0 with a 0.48 ERA in 18.2 innings-pitched over the homestand. He allowed only one run in his three starts. He has an ERA of 1.95 this year in six starts for the GreenJackets.
After both pitchers retired the first six they faced to start the game, Myrtle Beach's Flemin Bautista made a costly error in the third inning. A throwing error with one out allowed Connor Blair to reach base. Cam Shepherd came up next and singled. It was 1-0 Augusta. Later in the inning, it was Cody Birdsong with a flare into right field to score Shepherd, and the lead was 2-0.
Pelicans starter Jeremiah Estrada left the game and Jarod Wright took over with two men on-base. Landon Stephens mashed his sixth homer of the year. A three-run blast, and it was 5-0 Augusta after three innings.
Estrada's finished after 2.2 innings. He allowed three hits, and four runs. Only three were earned. He'd get the loss.
The offense went back to work in a big way in the sixth inning. Five runs on six hits brought the lead to 10-0. Connor Blair, Shepherd, and Cade Bunnell all had RBIs in the inning.
Lisandro Santos came out of the bullpen to go two scoreless innings. The Augusta offense snagged another run in the eighth on a single for Bryson Horne to make it 11-0. Horne finished 3-for-5 with an RBI.
Ben Thompson retired the side to end the night for the Jackets.
Cam Shepherd went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Cody Birdsong went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two walks. He has a three-game hitting streak.
Lisandro Santos did not allow a run in three outings and 5.2 IP on the homestand.
NEXT HOMESTAND: Tuesday, July 27th - Sunday, August 1st vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Chicago Cubs)
Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans - 7:05 p.m.
Gates Open 6:00pm
Craft Flight Tasting Package
o Take flight with this Craft Tasting! Package includes: Ticket to the game, 90-minute-All-You-Can Eat-Buffet, 5 tastings of some great local crafts! Advanced opportunity only, purchase tickets here: https://bit.ly/AUG-Craft-Flight-Tix
"First Responder Tuesday's," presented by Academy Sports and Outdoors
All Fire, Police, and EMS can receive $2 off reserved or general admission (standing room only) ticket options with valid ID at the SRP Park Box Office (while supplies last).
Register to be our Academy Sports and Outdoors First Responder of the Game and receive four (4) tickets, four (4) food vouchers and a $100 gift card to Academy Sports & Outdoors. Link to Register: https://www.milb.com/augusta/ballpark/gj-first-responders
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Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans - 7:05 p.m.
- Gates Open 6:00pm
- It's the ever-popular Baseball Bingo presented by Comfort Keepers, guests receive a bingo card upon entry and play to win prizes all night long.
- Join us for the sixth "Warrior Wednesday"
o The Jackets will wear special military-themed jerseys. The specialty jerseys will be auctioned off on Wednesday, September 8th to benefit ForcesUnited.
o Active military who present ID can purchase $2 off or general admission (standing room only) ticket options at the SRP Park Box Office.
- Appearance by the GreenJack-ettes Dance Team presented by North Augusta School of Dance
- It's a Silver Jackets Club Member Night presented by AARP Georgia, Augusta Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy and Comfort Keepers. Guests 60+ can join this great club to join us every Wednesday, to learn more visit: https://www.milb.com/augusta/ballpark/gj-silver-jackets.
- Media Partner: News-Talk WGAC Augusta
Thursday July 29th, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans - 7:05 p.m.
- Gates Open 6:00pm
- University of Georgia Night Featuring Aaron Murray Appearance & Cam Shepherd Poster Giveaway
o Football season is around the corner, and University of Georgia night is the PERFECT way to see other Bulldog fans! (Pssst. It's also Thirsty Thursday)
o Thanks to Cintas, the first 1,000 fans through the gates get a poster of GreenJackets shortstop, and former Georgia Bulldog, Cam Shepherd!
o Aaron Murray Appearance at SRP Park
Pre-game VIP Meet and Greet (approx. 6-6:30) Package for only $20
- Includes a reserved ticket (section 109), Food Voucher, & Aaron Murray Photo
- Only 150 available purchase today: https://bit.ly/3yNbXhe
General Public Autograph Opportunity following first pitch (1 per guest)
- Thirsty Thursday returns Presented by KICKS99, BOB FM, Garden City Social and Mr. Tattoo. The weekly promotion features $1 PBR and Natural Light and all draft beer and 21 oz Coca-Cola Fountain Soda half price from 6:00-8:00 PM.
- Media Partner: KICKS99
Friday, July 30th, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans - 7:05 p.m.
Gates Open 6:00pm
Mason Jar Giveaway (1,000) presented by American Pest Control
o Come celebrate the great outdoors at SRP Park! Everyone loves a good camping trip or a hike into the mountains! That's why we are flying every fan to Mount Everest postgame to climb Earth's highest mountain above sea level! (Just kidding. We are not doing this. But we got your attention and we promise that outdoors night will be way cooler than actually climbing Everest.)
Braves BUZZFest - Red Out: The GreenJackets will be wearing their new Red Affiliate Jerseys on Fridays!
Bee A Fan Feature Friday is back where every Friday Game features a select beer on special at the Keg Stand and Chef John and Team Food & Beverage whip up a special menu option available all weekend long!
End of July Keg Stand Special - Half-off of all drafts at the Keg Stand from 6:00PM-8:00PM.
Featured Food: __
Sweetwater Cup Series Night #2
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Saturday, July 31st, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans - 6:05 p.m.
Gates Open at 4:30 p.m.
The White Claw Concert Series continues with a Pre-game concert featuring ___
Guests can enjoy $2 off White Claw until first pitch
Live from SRP Park...it's Saturday Night!
o Hey kids, you know all those funny TV moments your dad tries to get you to watch on the old Youtube machine? Well guess what? If you bring him to this baseball game, you will make him the happiest man on the planet. We plan to honor Saturday Night Live throughout the game as we celebrate some of the best moments in TV history.
It's our SEVENTH MEGA BOOMing fireworks show of the 2021 season! You don't want to miss a Saturday baseball game finished off with fireworks!
Another Saturday, another Anthony and London Thaun State Farm Family Saturday! Come on out and cheer on the Jackets!
Media Partner: KICKS99
Sunday, August 1st, 2021 vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans - 5:05 p.m.
$1 Hot Dog night
o It's the dog days of summer and it's time to eat a hot dog, or two...or seventy five. Come out to the ballpark and do your best Joey Chestnut impersonation.
Pajama party at SRP Park
o It's going to be a PARTY...a Pajama Party! Wear your PJ's to the ballpark (Remember pajama shirts and shorts/pants are required...don't be a weirdo).
o "Sunday FUNday," returns with kid-friendly themes each week. Face Painting with Rainbow Factory will be available for two hours!
STUFF THE BUS!
o Help us collect much needed school supplies for local children! Partnered with the United Way of the CSRA! Fans that bring in school supplies will receive a Hot Dog voucher (1 per guest)! It's presented by SRP Federal Credit Union and WOW! Internet, Phone, Cable
Bark in the Park presented by Hollywood Feed
o Bring out your four-legged GreenJackets fan for a night at the ballpark presented by Hollywood Feed. Please Note: Dogs are welcome in the lower seating bowl (excluding section 100). Dogs cannot go up to the WOW! Club, Suites and MurphyAdvantage.com Lounge. Dogs are free to the game. Dogs and owners must check in the Dog Waiver Table by the Main Gate Entrance. Relief areas for dogs are the Berm and behind the centerfield near the Batting Cages
Every Sunday features the Maurice's Piggie Park BBQ Sunday Savings Meal Deal for fans 12 and under to enjoy savings and a delicious menu option.
Jr. Jackets Game presented by Best Office Solutions, Family Y of Greater Augusta, Pediatric Partners and Tum-E Yummies.
Kids 12 and under get in this game for FREE by joining our FREE Club to select games throughout the season and receive great giveaways and benefits. Not a member sign up today: https://www.milb.com/augusta/community/jr-jackets-activities
Kids Run the Bases partnered with Shout 94.7FM
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To learn more or purchase tickets to this homestand or any 2021 GreenJackets home game visit: https://www.milb.com/augusta/tickets/promotions
The MLB Mandated clear bag policy is in effect for the 2021 season. For a complete rundown of SRP Park Gameday need to knows visit: https://www.milb.com/augusta/ballpark/srp-park-rules.
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