From the Birmingham Barons Media Relations:
Birmingham, AL — The Birmingham Barons defeated the Chattanooga Lookouts 9-2 in the continuation of their suspended game from April 28th.
Micah Johnson led off the game with a double and scored a batter later on a sacrifice fly by Trayce Thompson. After the Lookouts scored single runs in the second and third innings to take a 2-1 lead, Thompson would tie the game in the fifth on a solo home run. The homer was his second long ball of the season.
Asthey did in Sunday's game, the Barons took the lead for good in the seventh getting an RBI double by Rangel Ravelo, a two-run single by Chris Churley and an RBI double by Michael Earley to take a 6-2 lead. Ravelo, who went 3-for-4 with three doubles on Sunday, finished 3-for-3 on Monday with two more doubles.
The game was then suspended with runners on first and third and the Barons leading 6-2 in the 7th. The game was resumed Monday, May 26th.
The Barons added to the lead with three runs in the ninth inning. Jamie Pedrozastarted the scoring with an RBI base hit to center field and scored on a booming double by Trayce Thompson. Thompson would finish 3-for-4 with threeruns scored and three RBI. Kevan Smith followed with an RBI single as the Barons built a 9-2 lead.
Terry Doyle, who started the game on April 28th, picked up the win forthe Barons allowing two runs on six hits over 6.0 IP. Doyle had since been released by the club on May 16th.
The Barons and Lookouts will play their regularly scheduled nine-inning game starting at 7:05 PM CDT.
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