Wahoos outhit the Biscuits, but can't claim the victory against division rival
On a crisp night at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (7-6) dropped game three of the five-game series with the Montgomery Biscuits, 5-0. The Biscuits (7-6) were powered by a5th inning grand slam from left fielder Jeff Malm, which appeared to put the game out of reach.
RHP Robert Stephenson (1-1) struggled in his second start of the season. He logged4.1 innings and gave up 5 R/ER. Stephenson walked seven Biscuit batters and gave up a grand slam to Malm in the fifth, which ended up being his final batter of the evening. Reliever Daniel Renken had his longest outing of the season in relief of Stephenson. Renken pitched 2.2 innings and gave up no runs,three walks and struck out two. Wahoos pitchers combined to match a team record with 11 walks in the game.
Right fielder Juan Duran extended his hitting streak to eight games with a 1-for-4performance at the plate. Left fielder Donald Lutz remained hot going 1-for-4with a double. Shortstop Devin Lohman had his second multi-hit game of theseason; Lohman went 2-for-4 with two singles for the Wahoos.
RHP Jared Mortensen (2-0) gave up no runs in his third start of the season;Mortensen pitched 5.0 innings and gave up just four hits while striking outfive Wahoo batters. RHP Jake Thompson pitched three scoreless innings in relieffor the Biscuits. Thompson gave up just one hit and struck out four in hislongest outing of the season.
Thursday marks the fourth game of the series and first pitch is scheduled for 6:30. RHP Jon Moscot (0-0, 0.90) is set to start for the Wahoos and he will be opposed by Michael Colla (0-1, 6.52). Fans can take part in the Wahoos Waddle, a concourse crawl, featuring drink specials and Thirsty Thursday deals presented by Seville Quarter. Thursday is also the first Bella Blue/Gulf Winds/Woodlands Womens Club event of the season. The game will be broadcast live on WFGX-TV and on the radio at ESPN Pensacola.
Wahoos score seven and hold on late for victory over the Biscuits On a chilly night at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, the Wahoos defeated the Biscuits 7-4 in the second game of the series.The Wahoos (7-5) used a four-run inning in the third to break the game open.The Biscuits (6-6) mounted a comeback scoring three runs in the eighth inning,but eventually fell short.
RHP Daniel Corcino (1-2) started the contest for the Wahoos and went 6.0 innings,giving up just one R/ER and two hits. Corcino worked out of a first-inning bases loaded jam and gave up just one hit in his final 5.0 innings of work, atone point retiring 13 of 14 batters he faced. RHP Drew Hayes walked two, but shut down the Biscuits in the ninth on the way to earning his third save of the year.
The Wahoos exploded offensively; their four-run third inning was a season-high for runs scored in an inning. First baseman Steve Selsky led the way with a 3-for-5game with two runs scored and an RBI. Bryan Anderson, Juan Silverio, Devin Lohman and Juan Duran all drove in runs Tuesday night for the Wahoos. Centerfielder Bryson Smith had his second multi-hit game of the season going 3-for-5with three singles.
RHP Dylan Floro (0-1) was chased from the mound after 4.1 innings; Floro gave up 11hits and 7 R/ER while walking two and striking out four. LHP Braulio Lara had a successful night giving up no runs in 2.2 innings of work while striking out four.
Third baseman Richie Shaffer went 2-for-5 on the night with a triple and an RBI, but just missed out on a game-tying three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning. Designated hitter Curt Casali went 1-for-1 with a double and four walks.
The Wahoos scored at least five runs so use the promo code Wahoos and receive 50%off your entire order Wednesday at PapaJohns.com.
April 14th - 18th - Pensacola Blue Wahoos vs. Montgomery Biscuits What's Cookin' -
This homestand's food special, inspired by the Montgomery Biscuits, is the The Rise & Shine Biscuit Burger - a grilled cheddar burger topped with bacon and a fried egg, served on a fresh biscuit.
Hey, Ladies! - Ladies, stop by the Bait and Tackle Team Store for the featured merchandise item of the homestand - the new Sandy Burnout Cover-ups. The cover-ups are lightweight, comfortable and stylish and great for evenings at the ballpark or out on the beach. Tuesday, April 15 - Montgomery Biscuits vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos, 6:30 p.m., RHP Dylan Floro vs. RHP Daniel Corcino
Team Tuesday - Fans are encouraged to come early for a complimentary pregame autograph session by select Blue Wahoos players. The autograph session begins at 5:40 p.m.
Wednesday, April 16 - Montgomery Biscuits vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos, 6:30 p.m. RHP Jared Mortensen vs. RHP Robert Stephenson
Papa John Appearance - John Schnatter, founder of Papa John's, will be in attendance to throw out the first pitch and sign autographs. Media interviews for Schnatter must be scheduled in advance through the Wahoos media department. The concession stands will serve Papa Johns pizza in honor of Schnatter's visit.
Hi-Chew Wednesday - Every Wednesday enjoy games, prizes and a post game Kids Run the Bases presented by Hi-Chew.
Women's Club - The first Bella Blue/ Gulf Winds/ Woodlands Women's Club event is at So Gourmet at 5:30 p.m. Members will pick up their club shirts and welcome packets and enjoy a cooking class. Fans can sign up for the Women's Club at BlueWahoos.com.
Thursday, April 17 - Montgomery Biscuits vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos, 6:30 p.m. RHP Michael Floro vs. RHP Jon Moscot
Thirsty Thursday and Wahoos Waddle - Take part in the Wahoos Waddle, a concourse crawl, featuring drink specials and Thirsty Thursday exclusive deals: $2 drafts at concession stands, 2-for-$6 domestic bottles and $1 canned sodas. Thirsty Thursday is presented by Seville Quarter.
WFGX-TV - Thursday's game will be broadcast live on WFGX My 35.
Catch select home games aired LIVE on My 35 (WFGX) on the following channels:
|Cox Pensacola:||Ch. 20|
|Cox Ft. Walton Beach:||Ch. 12|
|Dish, Direct TV and U-verse:||Ch. 35|
Friday, April 18 - Montgomery Biscuits vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos, 6:30 p.m., LHP Grayson Garvin vs. RHP Michael Lorenzen
Easter Egg Hunt - Join Marcus Pointe Baptist Church and the Blue Wahoos for Egga-Wahooza on the Community Maritime Park lawn. Egga-Wahooza is a free Easter Egg hunt with 30,000 eggs, no game ticket required. Select eggs will be autographed by the Blue Wahoos. Registration begins at 4 p.m. with the Egg Hunt to follow at 5 p.m.
Wooden Egg Giveaway - The first 2,000 fans 12 and under will receive a Blue Wahoos wooden egg courtesy of Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance.
Sunday, April 20 - Sonrise Service, 6 a.m. - While the Blue Wahoos are away, Pastor Gordon Godfrey, Jr. and Marcus Pointe Baptist Church will once again host an Easter service on the field at sunrise.