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Mudcats fall in 12 at Chattanooga

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Corey Smith led off the 12th inning with a single and later scored on a throwing error, giving the Chattanooga Lookouts a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Mudcats on Tuesday night.

Mudcats pitcher Tom Cochran
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  • Mudcats pitcher Tom Cochran
It was the Lookouts’ fourth win in as many games in the current series, which ends Wednesday.

The Mudcats lost despite a quality start from Tom Cochran, who gave up a run on six hits in seven innings with four strikeouts and no walks.

Cole St. Clair (1-1) was the winning pitcher, while Jeremy Horst (1-2) took the loss.

Elian Herrera’s RBI triple was Chattanooga’s biggest hit.

Denis Phipps led the Mudcats with a pair of hits and an RBI.

The Mudcats will return home Thursday night against the Huntsville Stars.

Wednesday’s game
Mudcats vs. Chattanooga, 11:15 a.m.

Matt Fairel (L, 0-2, 9.00) vs. Alberto Bastardo (L, 5-3, 4.85)

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