Rubi Silva leads Smokies over Chattanooga Lookouts, 4-1

Rubi Silva leads Smokies over Chattanooga Lookouts, 4-1

August 14th, 2013 by David Paschall in Sports - Professional

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KODAK, Tenn. - Rubi Silva's two-run double to center field in the seventh inning catapulted the Tennessee Smokies to a series-opening 4-1 win Tuesday night against Chattanooga, which dropped the Lookouts to 16-34 in the Southern League's second half.

Christian Villanueva doubled to left and scored on Rafael Lopez's two-out single to right to put the Smokies up 1-0 in the second inning, and Arismendy Alcantara's single to center in the seventh scored Nate Samson to make it 2-0.

Game two of the five-game series is tonight at 7:15. Chris Reed (3-9, 3.67 ERA) is scheduled to start on the mound for the Lookouts, with Dae-En Rhee (3-1, 3.79) scheduled for the Smokies.