Lookouts' Daniel Mayora Named Southern League Player-Of-The-Week

Mayora Hit Over .500 With Four Extra-Base Hits In Six Games

Monday, August 11, 2014
Daniel Mayora
Daniel Mayora
- photo by Tim Evearitt

The Southern League announced that Chattanooga Lookouts’ infielder Daniel Mayora has been named the Southern League Player of the Week for the period of August 4-10.  Mayora is the third Chattanooga Lookouts’ player to earn a weekly accolade from the league this season, outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker took home the award for the week of 5/12 and first baseman O’Koyea Dickson won it for the week of 7/21.

       

 

In six games, Mayora went 12-for-23 (.522) with two doubles, one triple, one home run and six RBIs.  His 12 hits last week was tied for the most amount of hits in all of Double-A baseball during that span.  The infielder’s outstanding week has helped lead the Lookouts to a season-high nine game winning streak and back into contention.  The Lookouts now have a record of 23-25 and are only one game back of the Tennessee Smokies for the division lead. 

 

Last week’s numbers were not an aberration for Mayora who has been on fire in the second half.  After the All-Star break the Venezuelan native is hitting .335 (61-for-182) with 17 extra-base hits and 28 RBIs.  His 61 hits in the second-half is the second most in all of Double-A baseball during that time period.   

 

Tuesday, Mayora will set out to help the Lookouts extend their winning streak to 10 games when they take on the Jacksonsville Suns at AT&T Field.  RHP Andres Santiago (3-7, 4.72) will start the first game of the five-game series against RHP Jose Urena (10-7, 3.51) at 7:15 p.m. 

Tickets for this upcoming homestand, which includes Arts Night/Fireworks Friday (8/15) and College Football Night (8/16), can be bought online at www.lookouts.com or by phone at 423-267-4TIX.


Bryan Softball Remians Undefeated In Conference Play

Looking to remain undefeated in Appalachian Athletic Conference Play, the Bryan College Lions Softball Team had already prevailed 4-1 in game one of Thursday’s home doubleheader against the Skyhawks of Point University (Ga.), but the clean slate came down to the bottom of the seventh inning in the second game. Trailing 4-3, Bryan starting pitcher, freshman Courtney Petty, kept ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: South Pittsburg Vs Columbia Academy In Owls Invitational

South Pittsburg met Columbia Academy Thursday at Central High’s field on the first day of the 2017 Ooltewah Invitational baseball tournament. Thirteen teams are participating in the weekend tournament at four different locations (click for more)

Officers Respond To Shooting On Pinewood Avenue

Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting in Brainerd on Thursday night. The call was to 3301 Pinewood Ave. at 7:05 p.m. It was reported that a silver vehicle was seen leaving the scene. Pinewood is off South Seminole. (click for more)

Judge Bales To Ask Governor Haslam For Disability Leave

General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck said he received a call from Judge David Bales Tuesday evening, saying he was in the process of preparing a letter to Governor Bill Haslam requesting he be placed on disability leave until he has received clearance from his doctor to return to the bench.   Judge Bales said that his doctors are preparing their recommendations ... (click for more)

Repeal Obamacare, Congressman Fleischmann - And Response (2)

Chuck: I'm writing to express my strong opposition to the plan that is being rolled out by Paul Ryan to replace Obamacare. And as I'm writing this, I'm remembering all the times you and all of your Republican colleagues over the last six years campaigned on REPEALING  Obamacare and used that call to action as the basis for your reelection. And I'm also remembering the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: You, The Bald-Headed Lady

You were wearing a pretty sweat shirt and blue jeans when I saw you outside the Infusion Center at Erlanger Hospital on Wednesday. You were the one who was nearly bald and I was the guy you greeted with a huge smile as we said hello in passing. You reminded me exactly of my brother Franklin. Years ago when chemotherapy began to rob him of his hair, Franklin was pretty devastated ... (click for more)