by Thunderbirds, 2021-06-25T11:30:56.000-07:00June 25 2021, at 11:30 AM PDT in 2021 NTABL 35+ Veterans LeagueThe NTX Thunderbirds dropped a late inning heartbreaker to the Oak Cliff Pelicans 6-3 Thursday night to drop to 2-2-1 on the season.
Sean House started on the mound for the birds going 2 1/3 innings while collecting 3 Ks. Brent Smerczynski came on in relief in the 3rd and finished the game out, suffering the loss and falling to 1-2-1 on the year. After falling behind 1-0 in the first, the birds tied the game in the top of the third. House singled, then Smerczynski ran for him, stole 2nd, then scored after a wild pitch and an errant throw.
Again falling behind 2-1, the Thunderbirds scored 2 in the 4th to take a 3-2 lead. ... [more]