Lookouts Out Hit Jumbo Shrimp But Stumble To 5-2 Loss Sunday

Monday, July 9, 2018 - by Tim Evearitt
Zander Wiel had the only extra base hit for the the Lookouts, a solo home run.
Zander Wiel had the only extra base hit for the the Lookouts, a solo home run.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -  While the Lookouts bats produced base hits in seven of nine innings, they would only score in two innings for a 5-2 loss in game one with Jacksonville. Chattanooga left nine men on base and went 0-for-5 with runners in scoring position.

The struggling Lookouts are 5-12 in second-half play and remain in last place in the Southern League North Division.

Omar Bencomo took his third loss but he only allowed one earned run over six frames. Bencomo uncorked a wild pitch in the fourth inning that eventually lead to another run. He finished with four strikeouts and one walk.

Paco Rodriguez pitched two shutout innings with a pair of strikeouts to end the game.

The bulk of the scoring for the Jumbo Shrimp took place in the second inning. After getting a double play with the bases loaded the Shrimp loaded the bases again. This time a ground ball to shortstop Taylor Motter was thrown away at first and four runs were plated and the Shrimp never looked back. 

Motter was added to the Lookouts' roster after outfielder Tanner English was placed on the Disabled List.

Zander Wiel would homer for his fourth time on the season in the fourth inning. The Looks would add a run in the seventh but the damage was done by then.

Luis Arraez went 3-for-5 at the plate and Wiel collected his home run as part of a two-hit game.Ryan Walker also reached base three times. Out of the team’s 10 hits, Wiel had the lone extra-base hit.

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Monday the Lookouts go with RHP-Sean Poppen (24/5.05 ERA) while the Shrimp counter with RHP-Jordon Yamamoto making his first start. Air time on REAL 96.1 is set for 6:50 EDT and game at seven all on MiLB.com as well. 

Luis Arraez went 3-for-5 in a losing effort to Jacksonville Sunday.
Luis Arraez went 3-for-5 in a losing effort to Jacksonville Sunday.
- Photo2 by Tim Evearitt


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