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BayBears Win Opener with Outfield Defense

Parra reached base 5 times and made a fine catch

Mobile BayBears opening day starter Matt Torra allowed just two hits, Gerardo Parra reached base five times, and Bryan Byrne knocked in three runs, but it was two incredible defensive plays that stood out in the BayBears' 5-4 victory over the Huntsville Stars.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A thrilling season opener at Joe W. Davis Stadium went to the BayBears after Gerardo Parra's diving catch with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning preserved a 5-4 win over the Stars. Parra's diving grab helped Daniel Schlereth (S, 1) pick up his first professional save in his Double-A debut. It didn't come easy for Schlereth, as the Stars (0-1) put runners on second... Recommended Stories

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