Two multi-run blasts by Reid Brignac and John Jaso proved the difference in the Montgomery Biscuits 7-2 win over the Jacksonville Suns (Dodgers) this afternoon.
Jacksonville took an early lead with an unearned run in the 1st inning. Biscuits LF Jason Pridie misplayed a ball hit by former Columbus Catfish Xavier Paul, allowing a run to score.
The Biscuits tied it up in the 4th, when 3B Evan Longoria scored on a wild pitch.
In the 5th, LF Brooks Badeaux drove in C John Jaso on an RBI single. SS Reid Brignac followed with a 3-run shot to right. More fireworks ... but no runs ... followed that inning. After the next batter, 3B Evan Longoria, was hit by a pitch, things got heated. Before it was all over, Biscuits manager Billy Gardner and pitcher Jeremy Flanagan ... who wasn't pitching ... were ejected ... but the Biscuits were up 5-1.
In the 8th, Jaso hit a 2-run shot to extend the Biscuits lead. In the bottom of the inning, Jacksonville scored another unearned run on an error.
Dale Thayer came in and pitched the 9th for the Biscuits, and struck out the side, preserving the win.
Chris Mason pitched 5-1/3 innings, allowing 1 unearned run on 8 hits and a walk. He struck out 6 in improving his record to 3-0.
Brian Henderson closed out the 6th, Evan Meek pitched the 7th and 6th, allowing an unearned run on one hit.