Jacksonville Sports Day

RECAP: Jumbo Shrimp Blanked by Shuckers 5-0; Suffer Sixth Straight Loss

Jacksonville starting pitcher McKenzie Mills. Photo by Michael Krebs.

BILOXI, Miss. – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (5-12) fell to the Biloxi Shuckers (9-8) by a 5-0 score in the second game of the five-game series at MGM Park on Sunday afternoon.

Biloxi right-handed starting pitcher Trey Supak (2-1) earned the win by pitching seven scoreless innings, allowing just four hits with one walk and five strikeouts.

Jacksonville left-handed starting pitcher McKenzie Mills (0-3) took the loss, allowing four runs (all earned) on six hits with two walks and eight strikeouts in his five innings of work.

The game was scoreless until the Shuckers scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth. Weston Wilson delivered the first run with an RBI double, then Michael O’Neill clubbed a three-run home run to center to put the Biloxi lead at 4-0.

The Shuckers added a run in the bottom of the eighth with a Luis Aviles, Jr. RBI single off Jacksonville left-handed relief pitcher Jeff Kinley to put the score at 5-0, which would be the final.

The Jumbo Shrimp will continue their five-game series with the Biloxi Shuckers at MGM Park at 7:35 p.m. eastern on Monday night.

Right-handed pitcher Robert Dugger (0-3, 7.20 ERA) will start for Jacksonville against Biloxi right-handed pitcher Braden Webb (0-3, 9.95 ERA).

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