Chattanooga Lookouts End First Half Play Sunday With 10-2 Romp Over Tennessee Smokies

Lookouts Return To AT&T Field To Begin Second Half On Thursday, June 22

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Paul Clemens (2-0) returned to action Sunday tossing five innings for the win
Paul Clemens (2-0) returned to action Sunday tossing five innings for the win
- photo by Tim Evearitt

KODAK, Tenn.  -- Andy Wilkins homered and had two hits, driving in three, as the Chattanooga Lookouts exploded for a season-high six extra-base hits in a 10-2 win over the Tennessee Smokies on Sunday. The Lookouts won the Southern League North Division first half with a 42-28 record; 4 1/2 games ahead of second place Jackson.

Chattanooga right-hander Paul Clemens (2-0), recently returning from the disabled list, picked up the win after allowing one run on five hits over five innings.

Smokies starter Preston Morrison (0-6) took the loss in the Southern League game after giving up six runs and seven hits over six innings.

Tennessee tied the game 1-1 in the first after Jason Vosler hit a solo home run.

The Lookouts grabbed the lead with four runs in the third inning, including a double by Dan Gamache that scored Wilkins.

The Lookouts later scored in three additional innings to punctuate the blowout, including three runs in the seventh.

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