Lambo Slams Walkoff Homer for Lookouts

Outfielder Andrew Lambo singled, doubled and cracked a walkoff home run in the last of the 10th as Chattanooga outlasted Huntsville 7-6. Inland Empire lost 6-3 to High Desert despite a homer and double by Adolfo Gonzalez. Dee Gordon had three hits but Great Lakes lost 6-3 to Wisconsin. Albuquerque had the day off.

Albuquerque not scheduled.

Lambo's Walkoff Homer Boosts Chattanooga
Outfielder Andrew Lambo slammed a long home run leading off the last of the 10th inning and the Lookouts earned a 7-6 win over Huntsville.

Huntsville took an early 2-0 lead on starter James Adkins but the Lookouts scored a run in the bottom of the second when Gaby Martinez doubled and J.D. Closer singled him across.

Chattanooga tied the game on Lambo's RBI double in the fourth and Victor Mercedes sac fly, then added two more runs in the fifth to take the lead when Lambo doubled to score Adam Godwin, who had walked, and Jamie Hoffman's RBI single.

The Stars added a run in the sixth and three in the eighth off Matt Sartor and Carmen Cali to take a 6-4 lead.

Lambo drew a walk to open the last of the eighth and scored when Hoffman doubled. Martinez then ripped a single off of the second baseman's glove to tie them score.

Cali gave up a single to open the ninth and threw a sac bunt away but worked out of trouble by getting an inning-ending double play.

Lookouts reliever Jacobo Meque (1-3) entered the tenth inning by retiring all three batters he faced, two of them on strikeouts. He earned the win when Lambo ended the game in the bottom of the inning.

Lambo led the Lookouts' attack with three hits, three runs and a pair of RBI. Hoffman had two hits and knocked in a pair of runs, Martinez singled and doubled and added an RBO and Closser had two hits and a run batted in.

Adkins worked six innings and allowed six hits and three runs, two of them earned.

Chattanooga hits the road to open a five-game series against the Carolina Mudcats.

  Score by Innings
Huntsville	110 010 300-6
Chattanooga	010 120 021-7

  Chattanooga	ab r  h bi  ave
Godwin cf	4  1  1  0  .235
JGonzalez ss	4  0  1  0  .160
Lambo lf	4  3  3  2  .321
Hoffmann rf	4  1  2  2  .324
GMartinez 1b	3  1  2  1  .306
Bell 3b        	3  1  0  0  .292
Closser c	4  0  2  1  .106
Mercedes 2b	3  0  0  1  .106
Adkins p	2  0  0  0  .000
 Sartor p	1  0  0  0  .000
 Cali p	        0  0  0  0  .000
 Mitchell ph	1  0  1  0  .169
 Meque p	0  0  0  0  .000
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  Totals	33 7 12 7
  Huntsville	38 6 10 4

  Errors- Adkins (1), Cali (1). 2B- GMartinez 
(6), Lambo (8), Hoffmann (8). HR- Lambo (3). 
RBI- Closser (4), Mercedes (4), Lambo 2 (10), 
Hoffmann 2 (11), GMartinez (14). S- JGonzalez. 
SF- Mercedes. LOB- Chattanooga 5, Huntsville 10.
CS- Hoffmann (3), Bell (4), Godwin (1). 
DP- Mercedes, JGonzalez and GMartinez; JGonzalez, 
Mercedes and GMartinez; JGonzalez and Bell.

  Chattanooga 	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Adkins        	6.0  6 3-2  2  2  7.45
Sartor         	1.2  1  2-2  2  1  4.32
Cali         	1.1  3  1-1  2  0  5.68
Meque (1-3)	1.0  0  0-0  0  2 18.00
  WP- Adkins 2. HBP- by Cali. 
T- 3:07. Att- 2,884. 
High Desert Overpowers Sixers
?High Desert broke a 3-3 tie in the fifth inning and went on to top Inland Empire 6-3. Starter Tim Sexton (1-2) was tagged for seven hits and five runs, four earned, in five innings and took the loss.

The Mavericks scored on a solo home run in the second and another solo shot plus a costly outfield error in the third to take a 3-0 lead.

Inland Empire fought back in the bottom of the third. Kenley Jansen walked, Johnny Washington singled and Tray Robinson's sac fly drove in the first run. Adolfo Gonzalez's first home run tied things at three each.

The 66ers didn't manage another hit until Washington singled in the eighth.

The Mavericks reclaimed the lead with two in the fifth and another run in the sixth to end the scoring for the evening.

Daigoro Rondon and Joe Jones followed Sexton with a perfect perfect inning of relief in the eighth and ninth.

Preston Mattingly, Washington and Gonzalez each had a pair of hits Empire's seven hits.

  Inland Empire closes the series with High Desert tonight with Alberto Bastardo (1-1) taking the ball for the 66ers. Jake Wild (2-0) gets the call for the Mavericks.

  Score by Innings
High Desert	012 021 000-6
Inland Empire	003 000 000-3

  Inland Empire	ab r  h  bi  ave
Robinson cf	2  0  0  1  .333
Mattingly lf	4  0  2  0  .270
AGonzalez 3b	4  1  2  1  .316
Van Slyke rf	4  0  0  0  .328
Caseres 1b	4  0  1  0  .258
Lara ss        	3  0  0  0  .206
Gibson dh	4  0  0  0  .125
Jansen c	3  1  0  0  .250
Washington 2b	3  1  2  0  .286
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  Totals	31 3 7 3
  High Desert	35 6 8 4

  Errors- AGonzalez (2), Robinson (1). 
2B- AGonzalez (3). HR- AGonzalez (1). 
RBI- Robinson (11), AGonzalez 2 (6). 
SF- Robinson. LOB- Inland Empire 5, 
High Desert 3. SB- Lara (4).

  Inland Empire in  h r-er bb so  era
Sexton (1-2)	5.0  7  5-4  1  2  3.86
Vasquez	        2.1  1  1-1  1  1  8.59
Rondon	        1.0  0  0-0  0  0  4.09
Jones        	1.0  0  0-0  0  0  6.92
  WP- Sexton. T- 2:37. Att- 2,451.
Timber Rattlers Bite Loons 6-3
Brad Golder
    Great Lakes Loons

                                     Outfielder Kyle Russell belted a two-run home run in the top of the first inning, but Wisconsin responded with a three-run blast in the bottom half and the Timber Rattlers defeated the Great Lakes Loons 6-3 in the first game of the Loons' six-game roadtrip through the Badger state.

  Wisconsin added an additional run in the third but the Loons pulled to within one in the fifth with the help of Dee Gordon's speed. With Gordon running from first, Jaime Pedroza grounded to third. Gordon continued around second for third, slid in safely, and advanced home on a throwing error on the Timber Rattler's first baseman. 

The Loons nearly tied the score that same inning, but Russell, attempting to score on a Tony Delmonico single, was gunned down at the plate by the Wisconsin right fielder.

  The Rattlers extended their lead to 6-3 with single runs in the fifth and sixth innings.

  Kyle Smit (0-1) made his first start of the season for the Loons after three relief appearances. He allowed six hits and five runs in 4.1 innings for the loss.

  Gordon and Austin Gallagher collected three hits each and Russell and Delmonico had a pair and the Loons out-hit the Snakes 11-8.

  The Loons continue their three game series in Appleton tonight in the second game in the series. Right-hander Justin Miller (1-1) will start for the Loons opposite right-hander Michael Bowman (0-0).   

  Score by Innings
Great Lakes	200 010 000-3
Wisconsin	301 011 00x-6

  Great Lakes	ab r  h  bi  ave
Gordon ss	4  1  3  0  .311
Pedroza 2b	4  0  0  0  .271
Gallagher 1b	4  1  3  0  .324
Russell rf	4  1  2  2  .333
Delmonico c	4  0  2  0  .266
Hatch 3b	4  0  0  0  .237
Silverio lf	4  0  0  0  .323
Wallach dh	4  0  0  0  .200
Herrera cf	4  0  1  0  .281
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  Totals	33 3 11 2
  Wisconsin	29 6  8 5

  Error- Gordon (10). HR- Russell (3). 
RBI- Russell 2 (17). LOB- Great Lakes 6, 
Wisconsin 6. SB- Gordon (10). DP- Gordon, 
Pedroza and Gallagher.

  Great Lakes     in  h r-er bb so  era
Smit (0-1)	4.1  6  5-5  4  4  5.68
Walter        	1.1  2  1-1  1  1  1.64
Smith        	2.1  0  0-0  1  2  0.00
  WP- Smith. T-2:29. Att- 814.

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