Lookouts Make It Three Straight Beating Suns, 4-2

Zach Lee Collects His 10th Win

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Rafael Ynoa's solo home run went over the right field wall.
Rafael Ynoa's solo home run went over the right field wall.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

The Lookouts seem to have come alive now that they no longer have an opportunity to play in the post-season.  With Tommy Lasorda looking on, Chattanooga downed the Southern League's South Division leaders, 4-2.

Rafael Ynoa went 2-for-4, including a solo home run, and Zach Lee (10-9) had another quality start.

Inning-by-inning Recap of the game

Angelo Songco raised his average over the .200 mark by going 2-for-4.

Joc Pederson went 0-for-3, striking out twice.

Yimi Garcia struck out the first two hitters he faced in the ninth but then gave up back-to-back hits to Derek Dietrich and Mark Canaha. With the tying runs on base, Garcia struck out Zack Cox to end the game.


The Lookouts and Suns play again Wednesday night at 7:15 p.m.

Tommy Lasorda signing an autograph for a fan.
Tommy Lasorda signing an autograph for a fan.
- Photo2 by Tim Evearitt

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