Saturday, August 25, 2012

Saturday: Suns 9, Biscuits 6

Alfredo Lopez, Jacksonville's No. 9 hitter, hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth inning and finished with four RBIs in the Suns' 9-6 win over the Biscuits on Saturday.

Jacksonville trimmed Montgomery's lead to one game in the Southern League's second-half South Division race. There are eight games remaining in the regular season.

Lopez's RBI single in the third capped a four-run rally that tied it 6-6. After his eighth-inning single dribbled through the middle of the infield to make it 8-6, he scored on a Jake Smolinski double.

The Biscuits scored six runs in the first two innings. After Mikie Mahtook's two-run double in the second, Montgomery had just three more hits.

Jacksonville, the worst-hitting team in the Southern League, racked up a season-high 16 hits.

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