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Winning Streak Snapped, Jackets Fall 7-6 in Home Finale

September 12, 2021 - Low-A East League (Low-A East) - Augusta GreenJackets News Release

North Augusta, SC - The GreenJackets scored four runs in the first inning despite not collecting a hit. But the Columbia Fireflies (Kansas City Royals) offense was too much on Sunday night. and they hung on 7-6 The loss for the Jackets snaps their seven-game winning streak. The win snaps Columbia's 11-game losing streak.

The Jackets were outhit 13-6. They scored four runs in the first inning thanks to five walks and a hit batsman. The GreenJackets end the year 37-23 at SRP Park and will finish the year with six games against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Chicago Cubs) starting on Tuesday.

Columbia scored two runs in the first inning to make it 2-0. A Darryl Collins sacrifice fly and a wild pitch allowed Columbia to take the early lead. The GreenJackets scored four runs on five walks in the bottom of the first inning.

With Augusta leading 4-2, Columbia came back for two runs in the second inning on a Jean Ramirez single and a Peyton Wilson sacrifice fly. An error gave Columbia a 5-4 lead in the third inning but Christian Robinson singled home Landon Stephens in the bottom of the third and we were tied up again.

Columbia took the lead for good with an RBI single from Darryl Collins in the fourth. They added one more on Enrique Valdez homer. It was 7-5 Columbia heading to the sixth.

The GreenJackets scored once in the 9th to make it 7-6 on a Cal Conley sacrifice fly. But they left the bases loaded to end the game.


* Dylan Spain threw a scoreless ninth inning. He extended his scoreless inning streak to 11.2 innings to start his career. * Christian Robinson extended his hitting streak to five games. He went 2-for-3. * Cade Bunnell walked twice. He leads the Low-A East League with 88 walks.

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