Chattanooga Lookouts Rout Huntsville Stars Monday, 10-0

Jay Bruce Hits Two Home Runs

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 - by Tim Evearitt
20-year old Jay Bruce showed Monday night why he is rated one of the top prospects in baseball.

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20-year old Jay Bruce showed Monday night why he is rated one of the top prospects in baseball. Click to enlarge photo.
- photo by Tim Evearitt (file photo)

Chattanooga pounded out 16 hits and got shutout pitching from James Avery and Brock Till to down Huntsville, 10-0.

Chattanooga (6-2) is in first-place in the Southern League's North Division.

Lefty Jay Bruce, who hit two home runs for the Lookouts, was 4-6 with five RBI. Bruce is hitting .444 since joining Chattanooga from Class-A Sarasota despite going 0-5 in his first game. He now has three homers in Southern League action.

The Lookouts put the game away with eight runs in the first three innings.

Avery (7-7), who yielded three hits over eight innings, has not given up a run in this last two starts.

Ryan Hanigan was 3-4; Adam Rosales and Luis Bolivar were 2-5; Drew Anderson was 2-6. Enrique Cruz was the only Chattanooga starter without a hit.

Till threw a scoreless ninth inning.

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The teams play again Tuesday night.

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