Opening Day: Meet The 2014 Chattanooga Lookouts

Coaches, Pitchers, Position Players

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - by Tim Evearitt

The 2014 edition of the 2014 Chattanooga Lookouts (Dodgers) will be on display Thursday night at 7:15 p.m. at AT&T Field against the Jackson Generals (Mariner) in their Southern League season opener.

Any player has the potential of reaching the Major Leagues and in recent years the Lookouts have sent several players to the big leagues. Last June, Yasiel Puig went to the Dodgers and the last place NL West team finished in first place.

The top prospects on the 2014 Lookouts, according to MLB.com, include pitchers Chris Reed (6), Pedro Baez (10), outfielder Scott Schebler (15) and infielder Darnell Sweeney (19).

Veteran Razor Shines is the manager with Scott Radinsky pitching coach and Shawn Wooten hitting coach. Larry Ward returns as "the voice of the Lookouts."



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