Huntsville put away Wednesday’s 5-1 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts with a three-run eighth inning that occurred at the expense of Lookouts relief pitcher Luis Vasquez, who walked the first batter he faced to load the bases and then hit Anderson De La Rosa and Juan Sanchez with pitches to bring in two runs.
Rafael Ynoa tripled to right to lead off the game and provided Chattanooga (9-5) a 1-0 lead when he scored on a Nick Buss sacrifice to center.
The Stars took a 2-1 lead in the second inning on a Kendall Davis RBI double to right and a De La Rosa RBI single to center.
Game two of a three-game series in Huntsville is tonight at 7:43 EDT.
Matt Magill (5-4, 4.71 ERA) is scheduled to start for the Lookouts; the Stars will make a game-day decision.