After allowing seven earned runs in 3 1/3 innings in a home start against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp in the AA Southern League, Mobile BayBear righty Jeremy Beasley was back on his game in a home start against the Jackson Generals.
Jeremy pitched five shutout innings and allowed only four hits with six srikeouts and three walks. All the runs in Jackson’s 2-1 victory were scored after Beasley left the game. The Generals scored single runs in the sixth and seventh innings and Mobile tallied a run in the eight.
Beasley faced his most trouble in the first inning. After a ground out to second base- a walk and and single put runners on first and third base. A swinging strikeout and a walk followed to load the bases. The inning came to an end with three runners standing on a base as Jeremy struck out Drew Ellis swinging on a 2-2 pitch.
It took Beasley only 10 pitches to navigate the second inning which begin with a leadoff single on a 1-0 pitch. After that Galli Cribbs Jr, went down swinging on three straight pitches and a pop up to second and a ground out to first base ended that frame.
The top of the third was a three-up, three down inning with a swinging strikeout and a pop up and a ground out to first baseman Julian Leon.
Pavin Smith led off the fourth with a single and then Beasley retired the next three batters. Two fly balls to left and a another singing strikeout of Cribbs Jr. did the trick.
The fifth inning began with Jeremy’s sixth and final strikeout and it was another swing and a miss by Ben Deluzio on a 1-2 pitch. Ryan Grotjohn doubled to center field on a first pitch. A fly ball to left made it two down and a walk on a 3-1 pitch put runners on first and second base. Beasley ended his night with a pop up to short.
Jeremy is 1-3 this season with a 4.70 ERA. In 30,2 innings he has allowed 31 base hits and has struck out 35 batters and walked 17. For his career he is 10-11 with a 3.10 ERA with 176 strikeouts and 61 walks.
All five of Beasley’s innings were shutout frames against Jackson. So far this season 20-of-his-25 (80%) complete innings have been shutout innings. For his career 126 of Jeremy’s 160 complete innings have been shutout innings for a percentage of 78.7%.