The Lookouts enter the all-star break after a 7-5 loss to league-leading Jackson Sunday afternoon. The Generals took the rubber match in the five-game series, using a big fourth inning rally to slide past Chattanooga in Jackson.
Chattanooga will have seven representatives in Kodak, Tenn. at Smokies Park on Tuesday for the all-star game, despite falling nine games back of the Generals and remaining in fourth place in the Southern League's North Division.Â
On Sunday, the Lookouts took a 5-2 lead after a four-run fourth inning. They had five hits in the inning and outhit Jackson in the game, 12-9, but were unable to keep the advantage. The Generals responded in the fifth with their own four-run inning.Â Leury Bonilla provided the biggest blow, with a three-run home run to left field.
Dodgers' 2011 first-round pick Chris Reed was again limited to three innings, giving up two runs on four hits in his third start with the Lookouts. The Generals used five pitchers in the game and were able to hold off Chattanooga in the late innings.
The all-star game is set for 7:15 Tuesday, and the Lookouts will be back at AT&T Park on Thursday to begin a five-game series with Pensacola. It will be the first meeting between the two teams this season.