Lookouts Fall To Biscuits Saturday, 5-2

Sunday's Game Suspended By Rain. Teams Play Two Games Beginning At 5:15 P.M.

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - by Tim Evearitt
Montgomery's Nick Solak's two-run homer was his 13th of the season.
Montgomery's Nick Solak's two-run homer was his 13th of the season.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

Over 3,000 fans were on hand at AT&T Saturday night on a hot, steamy night to witness the Lookouts  5-2 loss against Montgomery.

In the defeat Brent Rooker extended his MiLB record home on-base streak to 42 games with a single.

Lookouts starter Omar Bencomo (5-4) went 4 2/3 innings giving up four runs on eight hits.

Reliever Andrew Vasquez shined in relief tonight, going 2 1/3 hitless innings with four strikeouts to bring his ERA to 1.29 on the year.  

Mitchell Kranson hit his first home run of the year in the bottom of the second with the team down one run. The blast tied the game up at one. Montgomery seized the lead right back in the third on a two run homer by Nick Solak.

Chattanooga tacked on a run in the fourth, but the offense did not muster any more runs after that.

For Montgomery, starter Benton Moss notched a quality start by only surrendering two runs in six innings. Curtis Taylor earned only allowed one hit in relief over three innings while compiling five strikeouts.  

Ryan Walker was 1-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base. Brent Rooker committed two errors in left field. Andrew Vasquez pitched two perfect innings out of the bullpen and struck out four batters

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RHP Sean Poppen is getting the start for Chattanooga tomorrow against Brandon Lawson. Game time for Autograph Sunday is 2:15 p.m.  


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