Rain SuspendsGenerals/Lookouts Friday Tied 4-4
GENERALS PRESS RELEASE
CHATTANOOGA, TENN. (April 26, 2013) – For the second straight Friday night, the Generals game has been suspended due to rain tied 4-4. The Lookouts and Generals played through steady rainfall in the seventh and top of the eighth, but the game was finally suspended after a 34 minute rain delay with Chattanooga coming to bat in the bottom of the eighth. The game will resume on Saturday, weather permitting at 5:15 p.m. CT with the regularly scheduled game to start afterword.
Chattanooga began the scoring with a pair of runs in the bottom of the second inning. C.J. Retherford opened the inning with a solo homer and Joc Pederson brought in run number two with an RBI groundout.
Retherford singled again in the bottom of the third inning and Brian Cavazos-Galvez scored making it 3-0 Lookouts.
The Generals began their march back in the top of the fourth on the second double of the night from Vinnie Catricala that scored Steven Proscia.
The Generals tied the game in the top of the seventh inning on a tape measure three-run home run by Leon Landry to left. The homer was his second on the year.
Both starters will receive no decisions on Friday. Jackson starter Brett Shankin (6.0,8,4,3,1,3) matched a season-high with six inning pitched and Lookouts starter Chris Reed went seven innings.
The Generals and Lookouts play game three of the five-game set Saturday night after the conclusion of game two at AT&T Field.. LHP Roenis Elias (0-2, 3.28) will make his fifth Jackson start and be opposed by Chattanooga RHP Andres Santiago (2-1, 1.17).