Peanuts Fall Again; Lose Series to Macon Music

The South Georgia Peanuts, presented by Security Bank, lost their fourth
game in a row and second consecutive series on Friday night. South Georgia
lost by a score of 6-3 at Macon as Damas Garcia lost his first game of the
season.

South Georgia ended a 16-inning scoreless streak in the top of the fourth
inning. Johnny Washington led off the inning with a walk. Steve
Garrabrants then came up and promptly hit a two-run homerun to left-center
to give the Peanuts a 2-0 lead. The homerun was the third on the year for
Garrabrants as he is the only player to have more than one long ball.

The lead only lasted one inning as Macon scored five runs in the bottom of
the fifth. Damas Garcia, who did not allow a run in the first four
innings, did not retire a batter and allowed five runs in the fifth. The
Music added a run off of Mike Colacchio in the sixth.

South Georgia got back within three runs in the seventh. Chris Demons led
off with a walk, stole second and third and then scored on a passed ball.
South Georgia would put runners at first and second with one out but could
not score either runners. Steve Garrabrants struck-out on an iffy pitch to
end the inning.

Garcia ended up going four innings, allowing five runs on five hits with
two walks, two hit batters and one strikeout. Jake Upwood and Ja Jones did
combine for 2.2 innings of scoreless baseball

The Peanuts ended up with only five hits on the night. The two teams will
face each other again Saturday night for the series finale. Austin Weilep
is set to get the start for the Peanuts. First pitch is set for 7:05. The
game can be heard in South Georgia on “1450 The Fan” and worldwide at
www.southgeorgiapenauts.com.


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