Adam Rosales homered twice to power visiting Chattanooga past Tennessee, 5-2, on Sunday.
The Lookouts left town Friday following a disappointing series with West Tennessee in which they lost 4-of-5 to the last place Diamond Jaxx.
As if to say, "We're not going to give up," the team has won their first two games against the Smokies.
The victory moves Chattanooga into a second-place tie with Tennessee and just three games behind the first-place Huntsville Stars. There are eight games remaining in the 2007 regular season - three with Tennessee and five with West Tenn.
Southern League North Division Standings Second Half
Team - - - - - W-L - GB
Huntsville --- 35-27 ---
Chattanooga 32-30 3.0
Tennessee - 32-30 3.0
Carolina ---- 30-32 4.5
West Tenn - 27-35 8.0
(Huntsville won the first-half)
Carlos Fisher (5-9) snapped a personal four-game skid after giving up two runs on eight hits and three walks with a strikeout over five innings.
Pedro Viola allowed 2 hits in 1.1 shutout innings. Viola has been incredible since day 1 this year. Between A, A+ and AA the left handed Dominican has a combined 1.47 ERA, a .188 BAA, 54 hits allowed and 92 strikeouts in 79.1 innings.
Justin Mallett had a perfect 8th inning.
Josh Roenicke yielded a hit and fanned two in the ninth for his seventh save.
Rosales cranked a two-out solo shot in the first inning and belted another solo blast, his 10th, in the seventh to cap the scoring. The 24-year-old shortstop also had two homers against Mississippi on July 24.
Rosales also walked and scored in the fifth on a wild pitch by Smokies starter Mark Holliman. Sean Henry doubled and scored on another wild pitch by Holliman and Caonabo Cosme added an RBI double in the third for the Lookouts.
Chattanooga Top 1st
* Adam Rosales homers (11) on a fly ball to center field.
Chattanooga Top 3rd
* Sean Henry doubles (1) on a fly ball to center fielder Sam Fuld.
* Drew Anderson singles on a bunt ground ball to pitcher Mark Holliman. Sean Henry to 3rd.
* With Adam Rosales batting, wild pitch by Mark Holliman, Sean Henry scores. Drew Anderson to 2nd.
* Adam Rosales flies out to right fielder Jemel Spearman.
* Daniel Dorn strikes out swinging.
* Caonabo Cosme doubles (17) on a fly ball to center fielder Sam Fuld. Drew Anderson scores.
Tennessee Bottom 4th
* Jemel Spearman walks.
* Issmael Salas singles on a line drive to right fielder Shaun Cumberland. Jemel Spearman to 2nd.
* Nate Spears flies out to center fielder Sean Henry.
* Robinson Chirinos singles on a fly ball to left fielder Daniel Dorn. Jemel Spearman scores. Issmael Salas to 2nd.
* Mark Holliman strikes out swinging.
* Sam Fuld singles on a ground ball to left fielder Daniel Dorn. Issmael Salas scores.
Chattanooga Top 5th
* Adam Rosales walks.
* Daniel Dorn singles on a ground ball to right fielder Jemel Spearman. Adam Rosales to 3rd.
* With Caonabo Cosme batting, wild pitch by Mark Holliman, Adam Rosales scores.
Chattanooga Top 7th
* Adam Rosales homers (12) on a fly ball to left center field.
The Lookouts and Smokies meet again Monday night. Game time is 7:00 p.m.
The game can be heard at WDOD 1310 AM radio or over the Internet at Lookouts.com.