By Robert H. Kelly
LEWISVILLE, TX (June 18, 2007) The Bay Area Toros went 1-1 in their first two games against the Lewisville Lizards this past weekend .In addition, were leading 5-0 in the third game of their five game series with the Lewisville Lizards when the game was called due to rain.
Playing their first road trip in franchise history Friday night, The Toros dropped the first game of the series 7-1 to the Lizards.
Leading 3-1 as they headed into the 8th inning, starting pitcher Brandon Sisk gave up six unearned runs to give the Lizards the 7-3 victory.
There were some bright spots in the Toros play.
Catcher Michael Colvin went 2-for-3, with two singles and reached base on a strikeout/wild pitch. Third baseman Daniel Cox extended his hitting streak to seven games, tying the longest streak of the season for the Toros.
In the second game of the series, the Toros downed the Lizards 6-1 on the strong pitching of Will Smeltzer.
Smeltzer went the distance, holding the Lizards to two hits, giving him the win and raising his record to 2-0.
In the third game of the series on Saturday night, the Toros came out stroke and took a 5-0 lead into the top of the fifth inning before the game was suspended due to rain.
The final two games of the series were also postponed due to weather and will be rescheduled at a later date.
They Toros return home for practice on. The two teams began play in game three of the series on Saturday night and again the Toros came out strong, taking a 5-0 lead into the top of the fifth when the rains came to Lewisville, suspending the game until a later date.
The heavy rain in the north Texas area caused the final portion of the third game, and the last two games of the series to be postponed until a later date.
The Toros return home until they again take to the road for a five game series at Tarrant County beginning on June 21st.
The Toros will practice at Clear Creek High School’s Wildcat Field at 10am on June 19-20 (Tuesday and Wednesday). The public is welcome to come out and watch practice.