JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Suns have advanced to the Southern League playoffs with a 6-5 win over Mobile on Monday afternoon.
Brady Shoemaker hit a 3-run homer in the 5th to give the Suns a 5-2 lead. Nick Wittgren allowed a pair of runs in the 9th, but he was able to hold on for the save as the Suns win 6-5.
Jacksonville finished the regular season with 10 wins in a row. Monday's win allowed the team to clinch the second half championship in the Southern League's South Division. They will play Mobile, the first half champs in a 5-game series which begins later this week. The winner of this series will play the winner of the North division series for the Southern League championship.
Here's a look at the schedule for Suns series against the BayBears:
Game 1 - Thursday, September 4th Jacksonville at Mobile 8:05 P.M.
Game 2 – Friday, September 5th Jacksonville at Mobile 8:05 P.M.
Game 3 – Saturday, September 6th Mobile at Jacksonville 7:05 P.M.
Game 4 – Sunday, September 7th Mobile at Jacksonville 7:05 P.M. (If Necessary)
Game 5 – Monday, September 8th Mobile at Jacksonville 7:05 P.M. (If Necessary)
Playoff Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, September 2nd at 11:00 A.M. at the Suns Box Office and you can purchase them in person, online at www.jaxsuns.com or by calling 904-358-2846. Playoff tickets will be sold at premium game pricing with Home Plate Box tickets will be $16.50, Reserved tickets will be $12.50 and General Admission is $10.50. As A special promotion for the First Round of the Playoffs all Kids 12 and under will get in free.