CHATTANOOGA, TN (lookouts.com) -- The Chattanooga Lookouts (75-60) scored two runs in the ninth inning, but the team left the bases loaded to fall 4-3 to the Jackson Generals (52-83).
Greg Peavey was on the mound for Chattanooga and pitched well, only allowing two earned runs in seven innings of work. When the right hander left the game after the seventh inning, the team was only down one run, but the Generals scored two runs in the eighth to take a 4-1 lead.
In the final frame, Chattanooga's offense showed some signs of life. With one out, DJ Hicks walked and Stephen Wickens singled to put two runners on and the bases became loaded with another walk. After a pitching change, one run scored on a Stuart Turner force out. Two straight walks by new Generals pitcher Paul Fry brought home a run and made the score 4-3. The next batter, Jorge Polanco, narrowly missed a game winning hit when he lined out to short to end the game.
Sunday is Fan Appreciation Night at AT&T Field at 6:15 p.m. Fans who come out to the park tomorrow night will have the chance to win some great prizes and see post-game fireworks. LHP Brett Lee (6-4, 2.89) is on the mound for the home team against LHP James Gillheeney (4-6, 3.05).