Jacksonville bested by Nashville in ten innings

Conine homers 5-3 loss to Nashville

Eight different Jumbo Shrimp hitters reached base, but the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp fell to the Nashville Sounds 5-3 in 10 innings Wednesday at 121 Financial Ballpark.

Locked in a 2-2 tie, Nashville (20-21) put runners on first and second in the tenth. With two on and nobody out, Tyler Black (6) crushed a go-ahead three-run home run off Jacksonville (17-24) reliever Huascar Brazoban (L, 0-1) pushing the score to 5-2.

Jacksonville scraped across a run in the bottom of the tenth. With Victor Mesa Jr. at second, Javier Sanoja moved him to third on a fly ball. Troy Johnston then brought Mesa home on a ground ball to first. The Jumbo Shrimp continued to fight with two straight two-out walks from Jonah Bride and Jhonny Pereda, but Darrell Thompson got Griffin Conine fly out to end the game.

Jacksonville opened the scoring in the second. Conine (6) cracked a solo home run to put the Jumbo Shrimp ahead 1-0. The blast was Conine’s third in his last eight games.

With Jacksonville up a run, Nashville battled back in the fifth. Francisco Mejia and Chavez Young worked one out walks to put runners at first and second. Following a strikeout, Vinny Capra ripped a single and scored Mejia to tie the game. Isaac Collins followed with an RBI single of his own and gave Nashville a 2-1 lead.

In a one-run game, Pereda led off the sixth with a single. After a strikeout, Jonathan Davis laced a single to centerfield. Ryan Middendorf recorded the second out of the inning of a foul out, but Jonathan Guzman rolled a single to left and scored Pereda to tie the game at two.

Jacksonville and Nashville will continue the series Thursday at 7:05 p.m. from 121 Financial Ballpark. LHP Patrick Monteverde(3-1, 5.00) will make the start and RHP Chad Patrick (1-1, 3.52) will counter for Nashville. Coverage begins at 6:50 p.m. on Bally Live, MLB.tv, MiLB.tv, ESPN 690 and espn690.com.

Gates open at 6:00 p.m. for “Thirsty Thursday.” Fans can purchase $2 (16-oz) and $3 (24-oz) draft beers at various locations around 121 Financial Ballpark.

ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins and compete in the International League. The team calls 121 Financial Ballpark home for baseball but also a wide variety of additional community focused events with a goal of providing Affordable, Family, FUN to Northeast Florida. Winners of many marketing and sales awards and recognition since the team was rebranded prior to the 2017 season, the Jumbo Shrimp continually lead the state of Florida in attendance across all minor league professional sports organizations.

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