Lookouts Nip Generals in 11 innings, 3-2, In Game One Of Doubleheader

Generals Take Second Game, 5-4

Monday, April 29, 2013
In  the fifth inning, Yasiel Puig hit one of the longest home runs hit at AT&T Field this season.
In the fifth inning, Yasiel Puig hit one of the longest home runs hit at AT&T Field this season.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

The Chattanooga Lookouts beat the Jackson Generals Monday night in 11 innings of what was to be a seven-inning game. Joc Pederson, who made a fantastic catch of a deep fly ball to center in the top of the inning, singled, was bunted to second and moved to third on a swinging strike to Yasiel Puig. Puig singled to right scoring Pederson from third, giving the Lookouts a 3-2 win.

Inning by inning  Recap the game.    

Jackson outhit Chattanooga 11-to-10. Each team used four pitchers in the scheduled seven inning contest. Starting pitcher Rob Rasmussen went six innings giving up two runs - one earned - on six hits; he walked one and fanned four. Reliever Luis Vasquez (1-0), who pitched the final inning, was the winning pitcher.

Pederson and Puig were each 2-for-6. Puig had two RBIs - he accounted for a run in the fifth inning when he hit a gigantic solo home run over the center field wall. The home run was his fourth of the season.

Chattanooga scored in the first inning but the Generals knotted the game in the fourth.

The Lookouts tied the contest at 2-2 in the fourth. The game remained tied at 2 until the walkoff base hit by Puig scored Pederson.

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