Barons Stagger Late, Look to Avoid Series Sweep

Posted: 12th September 2009 by Dan McArdle in MLB
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HOOVER, Ala.—The box score would indicate a pitching duel reminiscent of the night before. But what really transpired Friday night at Regions Park were back-to-back-to-back missed opportunities by the Barons, followed by a battle within of who could care less. And a visiting club that was happy to mow over an uninspired home team. The Jacksonville Suns punched in a pair of runs in their half of the fifth, then toyed with the Barons' bullpen in the latter innings to claim an 8-1 Game two win in the best-of-five Southern League South Division Championship Series. Leadoff hitter Bryan Peterson went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles to lead Jacksonville, which carries a 2-0 series lead back home today. The Barons and Suns each left 10 men stranded over the cour ...

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