Offense explodes in seventh inning as GreenJackets win 12-3

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North Augusta – The Augusta GreenJackets delivered a knockout blow in the seventh inning on Wednesday evening. A nine-run seventh broke a tie baseball game, and Augusta beat the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, 12-3. The Jackets have won the first two games of the series with Kannapolis.

Landon Stephens led the way offensively. His 2-for-4 night featured his 13th home run of the year in the 3rd inning. It gave Augusta a 3-2 lead at the time. Stephens also drove in the first run of the night on a double in the first inning.

Rainery Rodriguez went seven innings, allowing three runs. He picked up the win. Rodriguez struck out seven.

With the game tied at three in the seventh inning, the GreenJackets bats scored nine times. Kannapolis walked four in the inning as 13 GreenJackets came to the plate. Augusta had four hits in the inning, and the last one was a Tyler Tolve two-run homer. His first of his professional career.

With Augusta leading 12-3, Alec Barger and Lisandro Santos each pitched a scoreless inning to finish off the night. Every GreenJackets scored at least one run.

NOTES:

  • Tyler Tolve finished 2-for-4 with a HR and two RBIs.
  • Rainery Rodriguez improved to 2-1 on the year.
  • Cade Bunnell hit his 22nd double of the year. He finished 1-for-3, BB, 2 R, RBI

Thursday August 12th, 2021 vs Kannapolis Cannon Ballers – 7:05 p.m.

· Gates Open 6:00pm

· Clemson Night with special appearance by Woody Dantzler and the Tiger!

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· Thirsty Thursday returns Presented by KICKS99, BOB FM, Garden City Social and Mr. Tattoo. The weekly promotion features $1 PBR and Natural Light and all draft beer and 21 oz Coca-Cola Fountain Soda half price from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Friday, August 13th, 2021 vs Kannapolis Cannon Ballers – 7:05 p.m.

Gates Open 6:00pm

· Pimento Cheese Night presented by Palmetto Cheese

  • That famous sandwich identity is back for another cheesy weekend! The team will wear specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off following the game on Saturday night with proceeds benefiting a local charity.

· Braves BUZZFest – Red Out

· Scout Night

o Catch a GreenJackets game, sleepover on the field, enjoy a post-game movie and earn a badge! Contact the GreenJackets Office about signing up your troop!

· Bee A Fan Feature Friday is back where every Friday Game features a select beer on special at the Keg Stand and Chef John and Team Food & Beverage whip up a special menu option available all weekend long! Half-off draft of the night is Bold Rock Hard Cider at the Keg Stand from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 14th, 2021 vs Kannapolis Cannon Ballers – 6:05 p.m.

· Pimento Cheese Night presented by Palmetto Cheese

o That famous sandwich identity is back for another cheesy weekend! The team will wear specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off following the game on Saturday night with proceeds benefiting a local charity.

· Gates Open at 4:30 p.m.

· The White Claw Concert Series continues with a Pre-game concert!

· Guests can enjoy $2 off White Claw until first pitch

· It’s another MEGA BOOMing fireworks show of the 2021 season! You don’t want to miss a Saturday baseball game finished off with fireworks!

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Sunday, August 15th, 2021 vs Kannapolis Cannon Ballers – 7:05 p.m.

· Auggie’s Birthday Bash

o Celebrate our lovable mascots birthday!

· Water Bottle & Cooling Towel Giveaway

o Stay cool with these great items! While supplies last presented By Phoenix Printing | First 1,000 fans in attendance

· Post-Game Kids Run the Bases

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· Bark in the Park

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  • Sunday FUNday presented thanks to Shout 94.7 – Enjoy kid-friendly themes and activities during the game!
  • Every Sunday features the Maurice’s Piggie Park BBQ Sunday Savings Meal Deal for fans 12 and under to enjoy savings and a delicious menu option.
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