PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Pensacola Blue Wahoos came from behind to win the rubber match against the Chattanooga Lookouts, 4-2.
RHP Garrett Gould had his best start of the season for the Lookouts, going a season-high 6.0 innings with a season-high nine strikeouts in the series finale. Gould gave up 1 R/ER on four hits and took a no decision. Gould allowed two runs or less for the third straight start. Juan Noriega took the loss for the Lookouts; the right-hander gave up 3 R/1 ER on three hits.
Chattanooga's first baseman O'Koyea Dickson homered for the third time this series. Dickson's first inning home run gave the Lookouts a quick 2-0 lead. It was the fourth time in the series that the Lookouts scored in the first inning.
Chattanooga returns home for Saturday's opening game against Huntsville. May 10th's game will also be Negro League Baseball Night, a special event to pay homage to the rich baseball history of Chattanooga and feature former Negro Leaguers Carl Long and Clifford Layton.