Colts Suffer 13-6 Loss to EdinburgJune 16, 2012 - North American League (NAL) San Angelo Colts
Second baseman Wilmer Pino and left fielder Derek Perren each hit two-run homers in the first inning against Colts' starter Jose Sanchez. Perren hit a pair of home runs, his first two of the season.
In his Colts' debut, Sanchez (0-1) took the loss. He gave up seven runs on eight hits in four innings.
Edinburg scored more three runs in the fourth and fifth innings to take a commanding 10-0 lead.
The Colts got on the board in the bottom of the fifth with a solo home run by centerfielder Ronnie Gaines. It was his third homer of the year.
San Angelo knocked Roadrunners' starter Aaron Tullo out of the game in the sixth, as right fielder Jamar Walton hit a two-run double. The Colts went on to score four runs in the inning thanks to a two RBI homer by catcher Josh Banda. It was his league-best fifth of the season.
Tullo (1-0) allowed four runs on five hits in 5 1/3 innings, and picked up his first win.
The Roadrunners scored in all but three innings, and the Colts used six pitchers. It was the second time this year San Angelo has used that many pitchers in a game.
The Colts and Roadrunners play game three of this four-game series Saturday night at Foster Field. It will be Thunderstick Giveaway Night, sponsored by the Army National Guard. The first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a set of Colts' thundersticks, courtesy of the Army National Guard. Gates open at 6:05 p.m., and first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.
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