Bases Loaded: Redbirds carry 4 game loss into weekend

Leading Off–  In the midst of the Grizz mania and Beale Street Music Fest Patrons crowding downtown last weekend, the Redbirds had their Sunday series finale with Round Rock postponed due to rain.  The Birds headed out for an eight game road trip.  First stop was New Orleans, Memphis got off to a good start winning the first game 4-1.  But the celebration was short lived as the Birds dropped the remaining three vs the Zephyrs.  Memphis traveled to Albuquerque to wrap up four more games on the road trip.  The Birds losing streak stretched to four as they lost the first game Friday 7-8.

On Deck–  Redbirds are in Albuquerque this weekend, after they will return home to Memphis for an eight game homestand vs California foes Sacramento and Fresno.

Single– Memphis is alone in third place of the PCL American North Division.  Now 10-17 for the season, the Birds sit 5.5 games behind the leaders Omaha who are 16-12.

Double– Two wins… that’s right the Redbirds are an abysmal 2-10 on the road this season.  Last place in their division Nashville are 3-10 on their travels.

Triple– Memphis is third from bottom in the PCL team batting average category.  The Redbirds are hitting .249 as a team this year.

Homerun–  The Redbirds have hit six homeruns in the past week.  Their season total is now up to 18.

Bases Loaded is a weekly recap of the past week’s story-lines and news from the Memphis Redbirds.

Brennan Somers covers the Redbirds for MemphiSport. You can follow him via Twitter @brennansomers.


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