TJ Hopkins kept his hot hitting going in a Louisville Bats win that also saw Leonardo Rivas get on base three times. Chattanooga picked up a win on Thursday night, too, getting multi-hit games from Christian Encarnacion-Strand, Garrett Wolforth, and Quincy McAfee while Connor Curlis continued his dominant pitching in September.
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The Louisville Bats won 5-2. Box Score
- Michael Siani went 1-4 with a run and an RBI.
- Leonardo Rivas went 1-3 with a double, steal (15), 2 walks, and 2 runs.
- Cristian Santana went 1-4 with an RBI.
- TJ Hopkins went 1-3 with a walk, double, and an RBI.
- Ronnie Dawson went 1-4 with a run.
- Michael De Leon went 2-4 with a run.
- Justin Nicolino allowed 2 runs in 5.0 innings with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts.
- Pedro Payano threw 2.0 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts.
- Ryan Hendrix threw a hitless inning with a walk and a strikeout.
- Ricky Karcher threw a shutout inning with a walk.
The Chattanooga Lookouts won 5-3. Box Score
- Elly De La Cruz went 1-4 with a walk, double, and 2 runs.
- Matt McLain went 1-4 with a walk and an RBI.
- Christian Encarnacion-Strand went 2-4 with a double and 2 RBI. He was also hit by a pitch.
- Allan Cerda went 0-3 with 2 walks and a run.
- Rece Hinds went 1-5 with a double and an RBI.
- James Free went 1-4 with a walk, double, and a run.
- Garrett Wolforth went 2-3 with a walk and a run.
- Quincy McAfee went 2-3 with an RBI.
- Steven Leyton went 1-4.
- Connor Curlis threw a 1.1 shutout innings.
- Mike Byrne threw 1.1 hitless innings with 2 walks and a strikeout.
- Evan Kravetz threw a perfect inning with a strikeout.
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