is batting .329 (24x73) with 17 runs scored, 5 doubles, 5 home runs, 12 RBI, 11 walks and 1 stolen base in his last 19 games. In 4 games since returning from the DL on June 10, INF
is batting .286 (4x14) with 2 runs scored, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 RBI and 2 walks. Overall this season he is batting .365 (58x159) with 31 runs scored, 15 doubles, 6 triples, 3 home runs, 22 RBI, 14 walks and 9 stolen bases. OF
has hit safely in each of his last 8 games, battin .400 (12x30) with 5 runs scored, 3 doubles, home runs, 9 RBI, 2 walks and 1 stolen base. OF
currently has a 6-game hit streak, batting .333 (10x30) with 4 runs scored, 2 home runs, 4 RBI and 1 walk. RH
is 4-4 with a 2.30 ERA (14 ER, 54.2 IP) in his last 9 starts (since 4/30/14). During this stretch he has limited opponents to a .222 average (44x198) with 18 walks and 42 strikeouts. RH
is 1-0 with a 0.83 ERA (2 ER, 21.2 IP) over his last 12 releif appearances, dating back to May 13. During this stretch he has limited opponents to a .162 average (12x74), while walking 6 and striking out 20. Since allowing a 1 earned run (2 R) in 0.1 inning his season debut on May 31, RH Todd Coffey has allowed only 3 hits and struck out 8 in 5.0 scoreless innings.
is the 29th manager in Tacoma franchise history. Howell is in his third season coaching in the Mariners organization after two seasons as the hitting coach at Class-A Advanced High Desert. His managerial resume includes 3 seasons at short-season Eugene (2003-05), 3 seasons with San Luis of the California Collegiate League (2007-10) and one season leading the field staff for the Road Warriors of the independent Atlantic League (2011). A former first-round selection by Texas in the 1972 draft, Howell logged time in the PCL as a player with Spokane (1974) and Portland (1985), as well as three seasons as a hitting coach with Portland (2000-02).
, who is entering his 6th season with the Mariners organization, returns to the Rainiers after spending the last 3 seasons as the Mariners bullpen coach.
, who spent the last 3 seasons with Jackson, will serve as hitting coach.
each return to Tacoma as part of the training staff, while
will be the te
am’s performance coach.
AA Jackson Generals Southern League
AFFILIATE YEAR: 8th Year STADIUM: The Ballpark at Jackson MANAGER: James Horner (1st year) PITCHING COACH: Lance Painter COACH: Mike Kinkade TRAINER: Eduardo Tamez PERFORMANCE COACH: Ryan White
: Jacksonville at Jackson
| PROBABLE STARTER
Jacksonville 3 runs, 9 hits, 0 errors Jackson 4 runs, 6 hits, 1 error
: Jacksonville 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors Jackson 4 runs, 9 hits, 0 errors
hit a 2-home run as part of a 4-run 4th inning as Jackson came-from-behind to defeat Jacksonville 4-3 in game 1 on Friday night.
(1x3, R, HR, 2 RBI), CF
(1x3, R, 2B, RBI), C
(1x2, BB) and RF
) each recorded 1 of the team’s 6 hits. Starter
(5.1,8,3,3,1,4) recorded his 2nd AA win of the season, allowing 3 runs on 8 hits in 5.1 innings. RH
(1.2,1,0,0,0,3) struck out 3 over the last 1.2 scoreless innings to record his 6th save. Starter
tossed a 2-game 7.0-inning complete game shutout as Jackson picked up a 4-0 win in game 2 over Jacksonville on Friday night.
(7.0,2,0,0,0,3,8) earned his 3rd win of the season, while recording his 2nd career-complete game shutout (also: 7/17/13 vs. Lansing w/Clinton
9.0,0,0,0,0,8,HB). Also marked only the 5th time in his career to toss at least 7.0 innings (last: 8/18/13 at Kane County w/Clinton
(2x3, 2 R, RBI, SB), CF
(2x2, R, BB, SB), 3B
(2x3, HR, RBI, SB) and RF Kevin Rivers (2x3, R, 3B) each recorded 2 of the team’s 9
(1x3, R, HR, 3 RBI) and Kivlehan hit back-to-back home runs with 2 outs in the 5th inning.
currently has a 13-game hit steak, batting .396 (19x48) with 11 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 3 RBI and 5 stolen bases. SS
has hit safely in 16 of his last 17 games, batting .329 (23x70) with 12 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 11 RBI, 1 walk and 3 stolen base. INF
has recorded 6 multi-hit efforts in his last 16 games, batting .339 (20x59) with 12 runs scored, 3 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 9 RBI and 5 walks. C
is batting .345 (29x84) with 15 runs scored, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 11 RBI, 7 walks and 4 stolen bases in 23 games. During this stretch, since May 6, he has raised his season average from .219 to .291. 3B
currently has a 10-game hit streak, batting .472 (17x36) with 6 runs scored, 6 doubles, 1 home run, 12 RBI, 5 walks and 1 stolen base. After going just 4-for-35 in his first 10 Jackson games from May 10-21,
has reached base safely in 22 straight games since May 22, batting .377 (29x77) with 11 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs, 20 RBI, 12 walks and a .451 OBP. He has raised his season average from .114 to .295. OF
has recorded 5 consecutive 2-hit games, while extending his hitting streak to 7 games. During this 7-game stetch, Landry is batting .462 (12x26) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 1 RBI, 1 walk and 2 stolen bases. LH
is 1-2 with a 2.20 ERA (4 ER, 16.1 IP) in his last 4 games, 2 starts (since 5/25). During this stretch he has limited opponents to a .230 (14x61) average, while walking 9 and striking out 10. Since May 22, RH
is 2-0 with a 2.30 ERA (7 ER, 27.1 IP) in his last 5 starts. During this stretch he has limited opponents to a .271 average (29x107), while walking 7 and striking out 20.
SOUTHERN LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM
: The Southern League announced that Jackson Generals SS
and RHP Mayckol Guiape have been announced to the North Division All-Star team. Each will represent Jackson at the All-Star Game in Chattanooga at AT&T Field on June 17. Guiape, Kohlscheen, Marte will be making their first All-Star appearance in any level of their professional career.
: After managing High Desert in 2013,
will take over as manager of the Mariners affiliate in the Southern League, the Jackson Generals. Horner enters his 8th season with the Mariners (2005-10, 2013-current), but second as manager since returning to the organization prior to last season. Pitching coach
returns to Jackson after spending the 2013 season with the High Desert Mavericks. Painter enters his 9th season with the Mariners, including his 4th with Jackson (2010-12). Entering his 4th season with the Mariners organization,
will serve as the Generals hitting coach. The rest of his staff will include athletic trainer
and performance coach