Lookouts Feast On Jumbo-Shrimp In Friday's 9-3 Win

Friday, July 14, 2017
Max Murphy had his biggest night at the plate since joining the Lookouts.
Max Murphy had his biggest night at the plate since joining the Lookouts.
- photo by Tim Evearitt

Max Murphy was a home run short of the cycle, driving home two runs as the Chattanooga Lookouts beat the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 9-3 on Friday.

Jonathan Rodriguez doubled and singled twice with two runs for Chattanooga.

Trailing 2-0, the Lookouts tied it up in the second inning when T.J. White hit a two-run home run.

The Lookouts later added runs in four additional innings to secure the victory.

Chattanooga right-hander Kohl Stewart (3-4) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing three runs on six hits over six innings.

Opposing starter Trevor Richards (2-1) took the loss in the Southern League game after a rough outing in which he allowed five runs and 10 hits over four innings.

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Chattanooga and Jacksonville meet again Saturday night at AT&T Field at 7:15 p.m.



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