Academy Barons Drop Season Opener to the Bakersfield Sound, 8-7
Dear Academy Members and Friends,
The Academy Barons fell short of the victory last night, taking an 8-7 loss in their season opener against the rivaled Sound in Bakersfield. The Barons collected 12 hits while the sound mustered eight. OF Jordan Hinshaw led the Barons at the plate with four hits (4×4). INF Jared Robinson hit a three-run blast, while INF Chris Ferret began his season going 2×3 at the dish.
The Barons will face the Sound again tonight in game two of their four-game set in Bakersfield with the first pitch scheduled for 6:45 p.m. The teams will meet in a doubleheader tomorrow before the Barons make their way back to Compton.
Please see below for an Academy Barons schedule.