Friday, July 27, 2012

Friday: Generals 5, Biscuits 3

James Paxton picked up his first win in four starts against the Biscuits, pitching six strong innings in the Jackson Generals' 5-3 victory Friday.

Paxton gave up one run on four hits with three walks and four strikeouts. The former University of Kentucky star was 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA in three previous games against Montgomery.

Biscuits shortstop Hak-Ju Lee extended his on-base streak to 39 games with a seventh-inning home run.

Lee hit a two-run, two-out blast to pull Montgomery within two. It was his third home run of the season and first since he homered on consecutive days June 4-5. He had gone 188 at-bats without a homer.

Montgomery starter Matt Buschmann allowed five runs in seven innings. He's worked at least six innings in his last five starts.

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