JACKSON, Tenn. -- Home-team homers doomed the visiting Chattanooga Lookouts in Southern League baseball Monday night. They lost 7-3 to the Jackson Generals.
Steven Proscia's home run to left field in the seventh inning broke a 3-3 tie and ignited Jackson to a second straight win over Chattanooga. Jabari Blash added a three-run homer to right in the eighth inning for the Generals.
The Lookouts (23-40) took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Joc Pederson doubled to right and scored on Brian Cavazos-Galvez's single to left, and they went back up 3-2 in the fifth on Jeremy Moore's two-run homer to right.
The five-game series ends tonight, starting at 8:05 EDT. Rob Rasmussen (3-2, 2.48 ERA) is the scheduled starting pitcher for the Lookouts, with Cam Hobson (0-1, 3.00) scheduled for the Generals.
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 ...