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Lookouts take series from Generals01/24/2013 12:51 PM ET
CHATTANOOGA, TENN. (AUGUST 28, 2012) - The Generals dropped their second straight to the Lookouts Tuesday, 4-1 at AT&T Field. Jackson was held to just three hits in the loss as Chattanooga wins three of five in the series. The Generals dropped to four games back in the division with five games left in the regular season. Jackson finished the 10-game road trip to Mobile and Chattanooga, 4-6.
In the bottom of the first Jackson starter Taijuan Walker retired the first two batters on four pitches, but then allowed two singles, a walk and 3-run double to C.J. Retherford. Chattanooga jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead.
The Lookouts made it 4-0 in the third inning on a solo home run by Luis Nunez, his 11th of the season.
Jackson finally dented the scoreboard in the eighth inning on a solo home run from Johermyn Chavez, cutting the deficit to 4-1. The homer was Johermyn's 8th of the season.
Generals' starter Taijuan Walker (7-9) lost his second straight start during the road trip and allowed 4 runs on 5 hits over 6.0 innings. Walker struck out 6 and walked just one. He retired 12 of the final 13 batters he faced. Forrest Snow and Mauricio Robles added a scoreless inning each after Walker. Lookouts starter Andres Santiago (1-1) picked up his first Double-A win allowing just a run on 3 hits over 7.0 innings Tuesday.
For the second straight day, no Jackson player recorded a multi-hit game.
The Generals return to Pringles Park Thursday to begin the final regular series home stand against the Jacksonville Suns. CT. LHP James Paxton (8-4, 3.05) starts for the Generals opposite LHP Jose Alvarez (6-8, 3.97) for the Suns.The game will be available on News Talk 101.5 FM, jacksongeneralsbaseball.com and the Generals TuneIn Radio Station.
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