Smokies Score Five Runs In The Ninth To Defeat Lookouts Thursday, 7-2.

Friday, May 2, 2014
Tyson Brummett
Tyson Brummett
- photo by Tim Evearitt
The Chattanooga Lookouts allowed five runs in the top of the ninth inning and fell to the Tennessee Smokies, 7-2.  Lookouts' starting pitcher Tyson Brummett (L, 2-2) only allowed two runs in 6.2 innings of work, but the offense could not overcome the Smokies' ninth inning offensive barrage.
 
Brummett came into tonight's game with the fifth-lowest ERA in all of Minor League Baseball with a mark of 0.39.  The righty's place among the leader boards seemed in jeopardy early on when he gave up a RBI double to Rubi Lopez in the first inning.  After the double, Brummett shut out the Smokies for the next four innings.
 
Down one run the Lookouts' offense could not get anything going against Smokies' starter Matt Loosen (W, 2-2).  Chattanooga was finally able to get on the scoreboard when Chris O'Brien and Ozzie Martinez smacked back-to-back doubles.  Loosen finished the day only going five innings, but ended up fanning eight batters.
 
The stalemate didn't last long as the Smokies were able to scratch out their second run of the day in the top of the sixth inning.  The score remained 2-1 until the top of the ninth inning when Tennessee scored five runs on four hits.
 

In the bottom of the final inning O'Koyea Dickson came around to score on a RBI single by Scott Schebler, but the late game run was not enough to avoid the team's second straight loss.

Box

Friday night the two teams will face each other for the eighth time this season and third time at AT&T Field.  Pitching for the Lookouts will be southpaw Chris Reed (2-1, 1.71) who went six innings and struck out a season-high nine batters against the Smokies on April 11.  Reed will be facing off against righty Dae Eun-Rhee (1-1, 2.92).
 
Notes: With his single tonight, Scott Schebler has now recorded a hit in six of his last seven games...Sweeney's hit extended his hitting streak to 11 games.  During the streak the second baseman has raised his average from .200 to .294.


Georgia Northwestern Wins Over Dalton State, 46-41

One of the most successful seasons in Lady Bobcat history ended in fine fashion  Friday  night at the Rossville Athletic Center as Georgia Northwestern held off the Dalton State College club team, 46-41, to put a cap on a winning season. Even with leading scorer Tori Harvey on the bench and unavailable for the game, the rest of the Lady Bobcats picked up the slack. ... (click for more)

Bryan Women Win AAC Tournament Championship

For the second year in a row, the Bryan College women’s basketball team captured the Appalachian Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship with a rewarding 75-68 victory over No. 1 seed Reinhardt University (Ga.) in the title game on Saturday.  Last year, the Lions made history by winning four games in four days to secure the crown, which had never ... (click for more)

Report Of Shots Fired At Hamilton Place Mall Sends Crowd Scrambling; No Victims Found

A report of shots fired at Hamilton Place Mall shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday sent customers at the mall racing out in a panic. Police later said no shooting victims had been found. A call to 911 at 6:07 p.m. said there was an "active shooter." There was a call for EMS to the mall, then another call at 6:10 p.m. of an "active shooter." Those in the vicinity of the mall said ... (click for more)

Signal Facing Decisions On Expanding Commercial Area Past Albert Road, Mountain Community Center And Water Service

The design review committee (DRC) of the town of Signal Mountain is in the process of establishing standards for commercial buildings. In the meantime, developer Bob Elliott would like to buy property at the corner of Taft Highway and Albert Road. Albert Road has traditionally been where the commercial property ends. A number of residents in the neighborhood around that area are ... (click for more)

Legislators: Protect Our Students And Teachers

When students step into their classrooms, they are there to learn and prepare for their future. Our teachers serve to advance each student’s education and guide them towards success.  Educators have an additional responsibility: maintaining the trust and respect of their students by conducting themselves professionally and responsibly. The vast majority of our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why CNN Is Gonna Croak

I believe CNN (Cable News Network) has become one of the most disappointing news sources America has ever known in the last five years. The bastions of sound journalism no longer exist as the once-great organization has gone the way of liberal loathing. Its new basis-of-fact cannot be trusted and the overwhelming bias against conservatives in our nation is as morbid as it is frightening. ... (click for more)