Generals Shutout Lookouts, 4-0, Monday

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
O'Koyea Dickson got the only hit off Jordan Pries.
O'Koyea Dickson got the only hit off Jordan Pries.
- photo by Tim Evearitt
The Lookouts (2-3) and  Jackson Generals (3-2) closed out their only season series at AT&T Field Monday night  on College Fair Night at the park .  Right-hander Garrett Gould (L, 0-1)  took  the mound hoping to give the Lookouts a winning record for the first time in 2014, but was unable to do so because of  a solid  pitching  performance by the Generals ' staff.

Gould had his low-90s fastball working very early in the game as 17 of the first 20 pitches he threw ranged between 92  and 93 miles per hour.
Gould used that fastball to perfection,  coaxing  nine of the first ten batters to fly out. 

Once the lineup card flipped over, he tossed in more off-speed pitches, but the Generals’ hitters were well prepared. After giving up a run on back-to-back doubles in the fifth inning, Gould struck out Kevin Rivers to strand the bases loaded and limit the damage. 

The Lookouts got into trouble again in the sixth, but they were unable to  escape unschathed  that time. The Generals brought three runs around to score, but only one of them was earned, since an error in deep centerfield changed the outcome of that inning. 

The pitchers for the Jackson Generals had stellar performances, led by their starter, Jordan Pries (W, 1-0)  who finished the night only allowing one hit in six inning of work.


Box

The Lookouts have an off day on Tuesday before they take a bus ride up I-75 to Kodak, Tennessee on Wednesday to face the Tennessee Smokies for five games. RHP Carlos Frias  (0-0, 7.20)  is scheduled to make his second start of the season against RHP Dae-Eun Rhee  (0-0, 4.50) of the Smokies in the first game of the series.


PREP SCHEDULE

(Please notify us of any schedule changes and times as well as game and match scores at news@chattanoogan.com) Softball: THURSDAY, APRIL 19 Brainerd at Signal Mountain Rhea Co. at Cookeville East Hamilton at Soddy Daisy Howard at Central Bradley at Cleveland Baylor at Whitwell 5:30 p.m. Silverdale at Chattanooga Christian Meigs Co. at Hixson ... (click for more)

Lookouts Make It Six Straight With Double-Header Win Over Jacksonville Wednesday

The Chattanooga Lookouts have swept their Wednesday doubleheader against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, piling on a combined 15 runs and five home runs across the two contests. Chattanooga have now won six straight games to move three games above .500. In the first game of the double header the Lookouts scored three runs in the first, second, fourth and fifth innings to keep ... (click for more)

Federal Jury Finds Gillispie Guilty Of 6 Counts In Sex Trafficking Case

A federal jury on Wednesday morning found Corrie Gillispie guilty of six counts in his sex trafficking trial. Gillispie was ruled guilty of two counts of sex trafficking, two counts of kidnapping, one count of transporting a person across state lines for prostitution, and one count of money laundering.  The panel found him not guilty of another charge of transporting ... (click for more)

Attorney Says There Was No Valid Reason To Euthanize Monteagle Family's Pet Raccoon Boomer

A Chattanooga attorney who specializes in wildlife cases says there was no valid reason for health officials to have euthanized a pet raccoon belonging to a family in Monteagle. Candace Bone said the family had owned "Boomer" for three years after getting her from an approved raccoon farm. She said, "We are all devastated. He was just like a baby to us. Boomer slept between ... (click for more)

A Tribute For My Brother – Sgt. Jonathan Gardner, U.S. Army

Seven years ago today, my family and I found out that my brother, Sgt. Jonathan D. Gardner, was seriously injured by a roadside bomb, (explosively formed penetrator - EFP), while on a mission in Kuwait. The EFP went through the bottom of his seat and put a softball size hole in his upper thigh. The doctors said that if the bomb had entered the Humvee an inch to the right, he ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Teacher's Pay Cut

The Hamilton County School Board will hold a “working session” Thursday afternoon as steps continue to formulate the FY2019 budget and it is a frightening process in a badly-broken system. Everybody knows it is equally embarrassing and after watching teachers who “have had enough” go on strikes in Oklahoma, West Virginia and Kentucky this spring, I guarantee you that Tennessee is ... (click for more)