Winning streak ends at three, Charleston wins 7-0
North Augusta, SC – The Jackets were faced with another Top 30 prospect in the Tampa Bay Rays system on Thursday. This time it was Cole Wilcox for the Charleston RiverDogs (Tampa Bay Rays), and the 2020 third round selection went five scoreless innings to earn his first professional win. Charleston scored seven times to win it 7-0.
The GreenJackets had their three-game win streak snapped and fall to 12-15. Charleston improves to 16-11.
The RiverDogs offense did the majority of their damage in the 2nd inning. Charleston scored four times. It was a bases clearing triple from Abiezel Ramirez to make it 3-0. Heriberto Hernandez doubled, and the lead was 4-0.
Charleston continued to pile on. Three wild pitches from Gabriel Rodriguez allowed two RiverDogs to score and make it 6-0. In the 6th inning it was a Ramirez sacrifice fly to make it 7-0.
The Jackets did not score the rest of the way and finished the night 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position. Ben Thompson pitched two scoreless innings down the stretch for the Jackets.
· Willie Carter extended his hitting streak to five games.
· Cade Bunnell walked two more times. He now has 25 walks this year.
· Ben Thompson lowered his ERA to 1.13.
NEXT HOMESTAND: Tuesday, June 1st – 6th vs Charleston RiverDogs (Tampa Bay Rays)
Tuesday, June 8th- 13th vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Chicago Cubs)
Thursday June 3rd, 2021 vs Charleston RiverDogs – 7:05 p.m.
· Thirsty. Thursday. Is. Back. Presented by KICKS99, BOB FM, Garden City Social and Mr. Tatoo. The weekly promotion features $1 PBR and Natural Light and other discounted beers from 6:00-8:00 PM.
Friday, June 4th, 2021 vs Charleston RiverDogs – 7:05 p.m.
- Gates Open 6:00pm
· First 1,750 fans through the gates can receive a Tin Sign presented by Coca-Cola
· 90s Night - 90s babies unite! It’s 90s night at the ballpark.
- Braves BUZZFest – Red Out
- “Feature Friday,” highlights one beer at the Keg Stand from 6:00PM-8:00PM
Saturday, June 5th, 2021 vs Charleston RiverDogs – 6:05 p.m.
- Gates open at 4:30 for the White Claw Pre-game Concert.
- $2 Off White Claw from 4:30 until first pitch
· 2000s Night – Come join us for the new Millenium!
· It’s the 2nd Booming Fireworks Show of 2021. You don’t want to miss it!
Sunday, June 6th, 2021 vs Charleston RiverDogs – 2:05 p.m.
- Sunday FUNday presented thanks to Shout 94.7 - Enjoy kid-friendly themes and activities during the game!
- Bark in the Park - Bring out your four-legged GreenJackets fan for a night at the ballpark! Presented by Hollywood Feed
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