The GCL Rays struggles continue as they lost the series opener to the GCL Twins 3-1 on Monday afternoon in Port Charlotte.
The game was scoreless through the first four frames before the Twins scored a run in the top of the fifth to break the scoreless tie.
The Twins added two more in the seventh to make it 3-0.
The Rays avoided being shut-out by scoring in the bottom of the eighth. Oscar Rojas doubled to center and later scored on a wild pitch to make it 3-1.
The Rays stranded the tying run on the bases in the eighth as they fell 3-1.
Jose Disla suffered the loss for the Rays.
The series shifts to Fort Myers on Tuesday.
- Oscar Rojas (CF): 1 for 4 with a double and a run scored
- Andrew Velazquez (SS): 0 for 1 with a walk
- Adrian Rondon (SS): 0 for 1 with a walk
- Juan Rodriguez (3B): 1 for 3
- Ty Morrison (LF): 0 for 3
- Juan Carlos Arias (DH): 0 for 4
- Delvin Davis (1B): 1 for 2
- Gilbert Marrero (1B): 1 for 2
- Rafelin Lorenzo (C): 1 for 4 with a double
- Blair Beck (RF): 0 for 4
- Anthony Cantillo (2B): 0 for 4
- Jose Disla (Loss, 0-1): 1 run on 3 hits with 3 strikeouts and 2 walks in 4 2/3 innings
- Ty Nichols: 2 runs on 3 hits with a strikeout in 2 1/3 innings
- Collin Chapman: 1 no-hit inning with 3 strikeouts
- Ty Jackson: 1 no-hit inning with 2 strikeouts