Harrell shuts down Biscuits 5-0 in series finale

Biscuits head to Jacksonville trailing Braves by 1.5 games

Tools

By Adam Bagni

HOOVER - Birmingham Barons (24-25; 64-55) starter Lucas Harrell shutout the Montgomery Biscuits (29-20; 63-56) 5-0 in Sunday's series finale at Regions Park.

The Biscuits managed only two hits against Harrell, who lasted seven scoreless innings, striking out six and walking two.

Montgomery had few scoring changes, but their best came in the eighth inning. John Lujan loaded the bases with just one out before the Southern League's saves leader Jon Link, struck out Rashad Eldridge and pinch hitter J.T. Hall to end the threat. Link's 30 saves lead all of the minor leagues.

Biscuits starter Mike Prochaska looked solid through his first three frames, but got into trouble, allowing the first five men to reach base in the fourth. C.J Lang had the biggest hit, a bases clearing two-run double and Robert Valido added a two out RBI single, making the score 4-0.

Reliever Steve Andrade walked in a fifth insurance run in the sixth as the Barons continued to hold the Biscuits scoreless, taking the final regular season meeting between the two division rivals, 5-0.

Montgomery heads to Jacksonville for the first and only time in 2008. The Suns swept the Biscuits at Riverwalk Stadium in the first half, so the Biscuits will be looking to even the score in the five game set. Jason Cromer takes the mound for the Biscuits in the lid lifter onTuesday night.

Courtesy: Biscuits Media Relations

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 1000 Characters Left

WNCF and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. Comments are posted on site immediately and without station moderation. If you feel a comment is inappropriate you may flag it for review. For guidelines on flagging comments see our Terms & Conditions. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.

Most Viewed

ABC Montgomery Poll

Which Restaurants Would You Most Like to See in Montgomery? (vote for one or more)

  • Benihana
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Chuy's
  • J. Alexander's
  • Landry's Seafood
  • P.F. Chang's
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House