M-Braves blast Lee, Lookouts
PEARL, Miss. (WRCB) -- Mississippi tagged Chattanooga starter Zach Lee for eight earned runs in less than three innings and pounded out 16 hits as a team to blow out the Lookouts 15-5 Sunday night at Trustmark Park.
Lee (0-2) gave up seven hits and issued three walks while striking out just two in just two-and-a-third innings. The Dodgers' top overall prospect has now allowed 18 runs (15 earned) in his last three starts.
Joe Terdoslavich and Phillip Gosselin each homered, while Gosselin joined Christian Marerro and Matthew Kennelly in driving in three runs. Terdoslavich finished with a pair of RBI as seven different M-Braves drove in a run.
Kyle Russell led the Lookouts with three hits, including two doubles, and two RBI. Chattanooga collected 12 hits and four walks as a team, but also stranded eleven runners on base.
Despite the loss, Chattanooga (13-11) remains just a game-and-a-half behind first-place Jackson in the Southern League's North Division. The Generals lost in Pensacola, 6-2, on Sunday.
Sunday's game was somewhat of a quick turnaround after the two teams played well past 2 a.m. ET Saturday night. The Lookouts weathered two separate rain delays before pulling out a 3-0 win in the series opener.
Game three of the four-game series is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Monday night.