Carolina starting pitcher Matt Klinker threw six scoreless innings, and his one-out infield hit in the fourth inning scored Chris Denove to cap the scoring as the Mudcats beat the Lookouts 3-0. Denove's two-out single to center scored Denis Phipps in the second inning to put the Mudcats up 1-0, and Phipps came home in the third inning on a throwing error by Lookouts shortstop Dee Gordon. The Mudcats improved to 8-18, while the Lookouts dropped to 12-14.
Next game: Game two of a five-game series at Carolina is tonight at 7:15.
Pitchers: Alberto Bastardo (2-2, 5.19) is scheduled to start for the Lookouts, with Dallas Buck (2-3, 6.29) scheduled for the Mudcats.
Transaction: The Lookouts activated catcher Alex Garabedian from the disabled list and placed catcher Mike Rivera on the temporary inactive list.
David Paschall is a sports writer for the Times Free Press. He started at the Chattanooga Free Press in 1990 and was part of the Times Free Press when the paper started in 1999. David covers University of Georgia football, as well as SEC football recruiting, SEC basketball, Chattanooga Lookouts baseball and other sports stories. He is a Chattanooga native and graduate of the Baylor School and Auburn University. David has received numerous honors for ...