Shuckers Win South Division, Clinch Spot in Championship Series
With their season on the line, the Biloxi Shuckers (85-59, 3-2 Playoffs) put together a five-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning to top the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (78-66, 2-3) 8-4 on Sunday evening at MGM Park and win the 2019 South Division Title. Biloxi secures their second
With their season on the line, the Biloxi Shuckers (85-59, 3-2 Playoffs) put together a five-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning to top the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (78-66, 2-3) 8-4 on Sunday evening at MGM Park and win the 2019 South Division Title. Biloxi secures their second consecutive South Division title and third trip to the Southern League BC® Powder Championship Series in five seasons.
Going to the eighth inning with the score even at 3-3, the Blue Wahoos took the lead on a solo home run by
In the bottom of the ninth inning, Bender struck out the first two batters, but
Pensacola and Biloxi went back and forth all night. The Blue Wahoos scored the first run in the top of the second on a triple by
Biloxi now matches up with the Jackson Generals in a best-of-five series in the Southern League BC® Powder Championship Series starting on Tuesday night at 6:35 pm at MGM Park. In Game One, the Shuckers will send RHP
In the Southern League Championship Series for a second consecutive season, the Biloxi Shuckers will host Game 1 and Game 2 against the Jackson Generals on Tuesday, September 10 and Wednesday, September 11. Tickets to both games are available for purchase at the MGM Park Box Office, online at biloxishuckers.com or over the phone through Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-300. With the 2020 Southern League schedule announced, Shuck Nation Memberships for the 2020 season are available by calling 228-233-3465 or by visiting the Biloxi Shuckers front office.
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The Biloxi Shuckers are the Double-A Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Shuckers play at MGM Park in Biloxi, Mississippi. For more information please visit biloxishuckers.com and follow us on Twitter @biloxishuckers and at facebook.com/biloxishuckers.