Sky Sox Taken Down by the Dodgers, 2 – 7


(Colorado Springs, CO) Beginning a four game road series on Independence Day, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox couldn’t complete their comeback bid as they fell to the Oklahoma City Dodgers 7-2 on Monday night.

Sky Sox starter Jorge Lopez (1-6, 6.40) got off to a shaky start. With two outs in the first, Andrew Toles blasted a solo home run to right-center field to give the Dodgers an early 1-0 lead.

For the Dodgers, starting pitcher Logan Bawcom (2-3, 2.50) was strong from the start as he retired six of the first seven batters he faced in the first two innings.

Oklahoma City also struck in the second inning with two outs as Bawcom helped his own cause with a triple to score the second run of the game. He came around to score on a single from Micah Johnson. A few batters later, Johnson came around to score on another single, this time from Toles to make the score 4-0 Oklahoma City after two innings.

After a scoreless third, the Dodgers struck for another pair in the fourth as a run scored on a balk and Toles doubled in another