The Chattanooga Lookouts explode for 17 runs in offensive drubbing of the Jackson Generals. The 17-5 win was the Lookouts 74th of the season.
Chattanooga was red hot right off the bat as the first eight batters reached base to start the game. In the first inning the team tallied eight runs on six hits off of Jackson starting pitcher Brad Keller. The momentum continued in the second inning as T.J. White led off the inning with a double. The team added four more runs in that inning to give the Lookouts the 12-0 lead. After a scoreless third, the runs continued to pile on when Andy Wilkins smashed a homer in the fourth and Brian Navaretto clubbed a three-run homer in the fifth. The 17 runs is tied for the most runs a Lookouts team has scored in a game since 2004.
With a insurmountable lead startin pitcher Zack Littell got off to a solid start in his first home game. The righty allowed one run in five innings before giving up four in the sixth. Ryan Eades and Nick Anderson came on in relief to finish out the game.
Catcher Brian Navarreto posted a season-high five RBIs and Levi Michael went 3-for-4 to raise his average to .274. T.J. White, Jon Rodriguez, Ryan Walker and Nick Gordon also tallited multi-hit games.
Tomorrow the series continues as Fernando Romero takes the hill on a Kids Eat Free Monday. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.
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