Suns Fall to Wahoos 3-1

Game Recap

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By: Kyle Crooks / Jacksonville Suns

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Suns (14-20) dropped the series finale 3-1 to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (15-20) Friday night from Bragan Field.

Hear from Suns Manager David Berg postgame:

Carlos Gonzalez (W, 2-1) lasted 1 and 2/3 scoreless innings while walking one and striking out three in relief for Pensacola. Matt Tomshaw (L, 0-3) entered in the eighth for the Suns and was tagged for three earned runs on three hits while walking one and striking out a solo batter. Zack Weiss (S, 2) tossed 1 and 1/3 frames nailing down his second save of the year for the Wahoos.

The scoring would begin in the top of the eighth when Pensacola put up a three spot against Suns reliever Matt Tomshaw. It all began with a two-out walk to Jesse Winker, followed by a single off the bat of Marquez Smith to set the table. Kyle Waldrop then provided a RBI single to get the Wahoos on the board with a 1-0 lead, subsequent to that Seth Mejias-Brean created breathing room after mashing a two-run double to create a scoreboard advantage of 3-0.

In the bottom of the ninth against Wahoos reliever Zack Weiss, David Adams lined a run-scoring single down the right field line to send home Carlos Lopez who lead off the frame with a single trimming the deficit to 3-1.

Kendry Flores manufactured seven scoreless frames allowing five hits while walking two and tying a season-high in strikeouts with eight. Wandy Peralta lasted six scoreless innings allowing three hits while walking two and striking out six in his start for Pensacola.

The Suns will begin a five-game set with the Biloxi Shuckers in Huntsville, Alabama Saturday night with a first pitch set for 8:10 p.m. ET from Joe Davis Stadium. The Suns will send out right-hander Austin Brice (1-3, 7.18 ERA) while the Shuckers will throw righty Brooks Hall (4-1, 2.19 ERA).

Suns fans can also listen to Saturday’s game on the Suns Baseball Network, 100.3 FM or 600 AM “The Answer” or through,, or the TuneIn radio app, coverage will start with the Memorial Hospital Suns Pregame Show beginning at 7:55 p.m. ET

The 2015 season of Suns baseball is presented by EverBank, the official banking partner of the Jacksonville Suns. Sponsorships, group outings, and season/individual game tickets are currently available by calling the Suns front office at (904) 358-2846.

Here are highlights from tonight’s contest:


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