Lookouts Rally To Beat Suns, 5-3, In 10-Innings

Sunday, July 06, 2014
O'Koyea Dickson drove in the winning runs for the Lookouts
O'Koyea Dickson drove in the winning runs for the Lookouts
- photo by Tim Evearitt

JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Lookouts have not had much luck holding leads this season and the bullpen bug bit once again. The Suns rallied for two runs in the ninth to force extra innings, then Jacksonville fell to Chattanooga, 5-3, in 10 innings on Sunday from Bragan Field. Turn-about-is-fair-play. Saturday night it was the Suns who won in extra innings beating the Lookouts, 3-2, in 13-innings.

Recap

Chris Reed was in line for the win for Chattanooga but was dealt a no decision after surrendering one run (earned) on just two hits, while walking two batters and striking out four in six innings of work.

After Blake Smith (BS, 4) blew the save, Jhan Marinez (W, 2-0) earned the win by getting the final out of the bottom of the ninth inning to push the game into extra innings. Robert Carson (SV, 2) picked up the save by working a 1-2-3 bottom of the 10th inning to close out Sunday's game.

The Lookouts opened up the scoring on Sunday with a run in the top of the first inning, using Scott Schebler's RBI groundout to put Chattanooga up 1-0 early.

Following the Suns' Isaac Galloway's leadoff triple to start the bottom of the third inning, Alfredo Lopez brought him in with a RBI single to level the score at 1-1 after three innings of play.

The game remained tied until Jeremy Hazelbaker blooped a two-out, two-run double down the left field line to give the Lookouts a 3-1 lead in the top of the seventh inning.

The Suns were able to tie it up at 3-3 by plating a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth. After reaching with a one-out double, Austin Barnes came around to score on Faustino Oguisten's fielding error on a ball hit off the bat of Joe Benson to make it a 3-2 Lookouts lead and then Jacksonville pulled even on Terrence Dayleg's RBI single into left field.

Chattanooga responded by taking the lead for good in the top of the 10th, with both runs scoring on O'Koyea Dickson's two-run single through the left side of the infield to put the Lookouts up 5-3.

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    The Suns and Lookouts will be back at it on Monday, with first pitch set for 12:05 p.m. ET. The Suns will send out left-hander Justin Nicolino (7-2, 3.16) while the Lookouts will counter with right-hander Andres Santiago (2-4, 5.30).


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