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Lookouts Win Big In Birmingham With 12-1 Victory

Chattanooga Takes Second Straight Win Over the Barons

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Aaron Slegers (9-6) went seven innings, giving up six hits and a run.
Aaron Slegers (9-6) went seven innings, giving up six hits and a run.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The Birmingham Barons fell victim to a lopsided loss Friday evening at Regions Field, dropping the second game of the series to the Chattanooga Lookouts by a 12-1 final score. Thursday night the Lookouts thumped the Barons, 7-1, on Stephen Gonsalves complete game.

The Lookouts were unable to gain ground on either Jackson or Montgomery since both teams were winners Friday. Montgomery will be in Chattanooga on August 17th for a crucial five-game series.

Chattanooga hitters had 14 hits without a home run but Birmingham's only run came from Courtney Hawkins' solo homer. Lookouts leadoff hitter Zach Granite drove in a game high five RBIs.

Aaron Slegers returned to nearly his pre-DL form in this game, and his offense provided plenty of offensive support.

On this night Slegers gave up one run on six hits in seven innings. He struck out five without issuing a walk.

Brandon Peterson worked two scoreless innings. He gave up one hit, walked one and struck out two.

The Lookouts scored six runs in the third inning. They got an RBI double from Granite, an RBI double from Niko Goodrum, a two-run double from Stuart Turner and a two-run single from TJ White.

They added four more runs in the sixth inning, and two more runs in the ninth inning.

Granite led the way going 3-for-6 with his 15th double, sixth triple and five RBI. Turner went 3-for-4 for the second straight night, with a walk and two doubles.

Goodrum went 2-for-5 with his fourth double. TJ White, who recently rejoined the Lookouts from Triple-A, was 2-for-5. Travis Harrison hit his 21st double.

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In Saturday night's contest, the Lookouts send Kohl Stewart (6-5) to the mound to face Birmingham's Spencer Adams (0-3).

For the second consecutive night, Stuart Turner was 3-for-4.
For the second consecutive night, Stuart Turner was 3-for-4.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

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