Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Biscuits Beat Badly By Braves

Montgomery BiscuitsA return to home didn't improve things for the Montgomery Biscuits. After dropping 3-of-5 to Jacksonville, the Biscuits opened a home series with a lopsided 9-1 loss to the Mississippi Braves Wednesday night.
Matt Harrsion (4-0, 2.14 ERA) tossed 8 scoreless innings before being chased by back-to-back hits to start the 9th. He gave up one-run and scattered 7 hits with 1 walk and 4 strikeouts to stay perfect on the year. The Braves (19-7) pushed their lead to 5 games in the South Division over the Suns and Barons. The Braves ERA dropped to 2.57 and they remain in first in the Southern League ahead of Birmingham - 2.72 ERA.

The Biscuits (12-14) finally solved Matt Harrison in the 9th inning as Reid Brignac led off with a double and Evan Longoria followed with an RBI single to chase Harrison from the game. Charlie Morton induced a 6-4-3 double play on the first pitch before getting Gabriel Martinez to ground out to Hernandez to end the game on just 4 pitches. Biscuits starter Chris Seddon (2-2, 5.29 ERA) struggled to find the strike zone as he allowed 3 walks and gave up 6 runs in his four innings of work. The Biscuits ran through 4 relievers after that with Evan Meek the only Biscuit to prevent the Braves from picking up a hit.

More: Mississippi Braves, Montgomery Biscuits

Four more games are on tap between Mississippi and the Biscuits. I'm planning on being at the game Saturday night. If all goes well, I'll be catching the game with a blogger and others who'll be in Montgomery this weekend.


  1. I'll be there with bells on, Basil. I'm devastated that I missed Saltalamacchia in Jacktown, but that's life. What a great debut in the bigs though for a catcher. Hose a runner and hit one to the track on your birthday. That's a Michelob moment.

  2. Biscuits, that's a great name for a team.


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