Chattanooga continues to be 0-for-July, losing the series opener in Jacksonville despite allowing only three hits in Friday's 3-0 loss.
The Suns got two of their hits in the first inning, including J.T. Realmuto's RBI triple to center, to grab a 2-0 lead. Realmuto drew a leadoff walk in the third inning, advanced to third on an error by third baseman Daniel Mayora and scored on a sacrifice to put Jacksonville up 3-0.
The Lookouts dropped to 6-10 in the second half and 32-54 overall.
Game two of a five-game series in Jacksonville is tonight at 7:05.
Matt Shelton (2-1, 3.65) is scheduled to start for the Lookouts, with Jared Rogers (3-2, 4.76) scheduled for the Suns.
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 ...