Another Close Game But The Lookouts Lose Again To Jacksonville Monday, 3-2

Monday, July 9, 2018 - by Tim Evearitt
Sean Popper pitched spectacularly Monday except for the two solo home runs he gave up.
Sean Popper pitched spectacularly Monday except for the two solo home runs he gave up.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

Chattanooga Lookouts bats won the battle with eight hits but lost for the second night scoring only a pair of runs in the 3-2 defeat in Jacksonville. 

 Zander Wiel had two extra base hits and an RBI as did Jaylin Davis.

It was a great night for starter Sean Poppen, that is until the seventh inning when the Jumbo Shrimp hit two jumbo home runs to take the lead for good. The Lookouts starter had faced the minimum number of batters until then allowing just two hits.

Two double plays kept the Shrimp off the bases earlier. Then a two run belt with one on by Isan Diaz was followed by a two out solo shot by Joe Dunand and the bullpen retired nine in a row for the second win in the series for Jacksonville.

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 Tuesday the Lookouts send MLB RH-Ervin Santana (re-hab start) facing RH-Robert Dugger (1-2/6.25). Air time at MiLB.com and FM 96.1 is set for 6:50 EDT

Major Leaguer Ervin Santana will start for Chattanoogta Tuesday in a re-hab assignment
Major Leaguer Ervin Santana will start for Chattanoogta Tuesday in a re-hab assignment
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