Cozart completes comeback for Mudcats

From Mudcats news releaseJuly 3, 2009 

— Todd Frazier and Zack Cozart hit home runs to lead the Carolina Mudcats to a comeback 4-3 victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts at AT&T Field on Thursday night.

Trailing 3-0 in the fourth, Frazier drilled a pitch off the left-field scoreboard to draw the Mudcats (3-8) to 3-1.

In the sixth with Lookouts starter Travis Chick still in the game, Sean Henry tripled and scored on a groundout by Jose Castro. After an error kept the inning alive, Cozart crushed a 3-1 pitch over the left-field wall to give Carolina a 4-3 lead.

Jordan Smith (5-3) earned his first win since May 24, working five innings, permitting three runs -- all in the first inning.

Smith, Philippe Valiquette, Sean Watson and Logan Ondrusek, who earned his third save, combined to shut out the Lookouts (5-6) on five hits over the final eight innings.

Logan Parker hit two doubles, and Castro singled twice and drove in a run to assist the Carolina offense.

Carolina, trailing the six-game series 3-2, plays the final game of the set at 6:15 tonight with Travis Wood pitching against J.D. Durbin.

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service