MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Chattanooga Lookouts' strongest stretch of the season continued Thursday night with an 8-2 win over the Montgomery Biscuits.
Daniel Mayora went 4-for-5 in a sixth straight victory for the Lookouts, who improved to 20-25 in the second half of the Southern League season.
Chattanooga took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Walter Ibarra's single to right that scored Corey Seager and made it 5-0 in the third on a Mayora RBI single to center, a Seager RBI double to right and a two-run single to left by Alex Liddi.
Game three of the five-game series is tonight at 8:05 EDT. Matt Shelton (3-3, 4.59 ERA) is scheduled to start on the mound for the Lookouts, with Albert Suarez (3-2, 3.18) scheduled for the Biscuits.
• The Los Angeles Dodgers promoted Lookouts starting pitcher Chris Reed to Triple-A Albuquerque. Reed was 4-8 with a 3.22 earned run average in 23 starts with Chattanooga.
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 ...