JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Toledo baseball team opened its 2020 season on Friday afternoon with a 6-2 loss at East Tennessee State.
Both of the Rockets' runs came off solo home runs. Junior Chris Meyers blasted a solo shot to center field in the sixth inning and classmate Matt Kirk led off the ninth with a homer to right field. Junior Danny O'Reilly also reached base three times, including a double, in his Toledo debut.
On the mound, senior Layne Schnitz-Paxton earned the Opening Day start and pitched 4.