The game was a pitcher's duel and scoreless through the first seven innings. Generals' starter Brandon Maurer struck out a season-high 8 batters, tossing 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing just 4 hits. Montgomery starter Alex Colome (7-3) also tossed 7.0 shutout innings and picked up the win.
In the eighth, Jackson reliever Jonathan Arias (1-3) walked the bases loaded with two outs and balked in the first run of the game.Shawn O'Malley crossed the plate and the Biscuits led 1-0. Arias suffered the loss.
Montgomery made it 2-0 in the top of the ninth with a solo homer by Brett Nomensen against reliever Mauricio Robles.
Offensively the Generals were 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and only one General collected a multi-hit game. Johermyn Chavez was 2-for-2, with a walk.
The Generals and Biscuits will have a quick turnaround with a 12:05 p.m. start on Wednesday at Pringles Park. RHP Forrest Snow (1-4, 4.46) will pitch for the Generals against Montgomery LHP Kyle Lobstein (5-5, 4.02). Wednesday is Super Splash Day #2 and the second Business and Baseball day game. The game can be heard jacksongeneralsbaseball.com and the Generals TuneIn Radio Station.
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