By: Kyle Crooks / Jacksonville Suns
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Suns (13-23, 42-63) and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (20-16, 45-59) were suspended due to rain in the third Monday night from Bragan Field. The game will be resumed at 5:35 p.m. ET followed by game three of the series set to start 30 minutes after the completion of the opener.
The scoring would begin in the top of the first after Alex Blandino and Jesse Winker generated a double and a walk respectively, to then score courtesy of Seth Mejias-Brean’s two-run double. Pensacola would hold a 2-0 advantage through one inning of play.
Moving to the second frame, Pensacola worked a pair of runners in scoring position for Sal Romano’s RBI sacrifice fly to make it a 3-0 contest.
The Suns and Wahoos will continue their series Wednesday night with a first pitch set for the suspended game for 5:35 p.m. ET with game two of the day slated to begin 30 minutes after the completion of the opener. The Suns will send out Matt Tomshaw (5-8, 4.25 ERA) while the Wahoos will send left-hander Wandy Peralta (6-7, 5.71 ERA) to the hill in the nightcap.
Suns fans can also listen to Wednesday’s games on the Suns Baseball Network, 600 AM & 100.3 FM “The Answer” or through http://www.jaxsuns.com, MiLB.com, or the TuneIn radio app, coverage will start with a special “Suns Sunday” edition of the Memorial Hospital Suns Pregame Show beginning at 5:35 p.m. ET.
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