By CHRIS HOBBS
Zach Jarrett did not get a hit but walked twice and scored a run on Wednesday night as visiting Norfolk (Va.) downed Jacksonville (Fla.) 9-3.
A former prep baseball star at Hickory High and college star at Charlotte, Jarrett went 0-for-3. He walked twice and struck out twice, batting No. 8 in the Tides’ batting order and starting in centerfield.
The Triple-A series continues on Thursday night in Jacksonville.
Jarrett’s batting average dipped to .297. He has two home runs and has driven in 13 runs this season while playing Double-A and in Triple-A.
The next home run by Jarrett will be his 30th as pro player.
CURRENT TRIPLE-A STANDINGS: https://www.milb.com/standings
ZACH JARRETT’S PRO STATS: https://www.mlb.com/player/zach-jarrett-676913?stats=career-r-hitting-minors&year=2021
NORFOLK’S CURRENT ROSTER: https://www.milb.com/norfolk/roster
NORFOLK’S 2021 SCHEDULE: https://www.milb.com/norfolk/schedule/2021-05