SLO Rattlers lose to Seals in San Francsico

The San Luis Obispo Rattlers jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first inning but couldn’t hold on in an 11-4 loss to the San Francisco Seals in a summer collegiate baseball game Sunday.

Stephen Takahashi hit a two-run double in the top half of the first inning and scored on Scott Shields’ double to put the Rattlers (33-16) up 3-0.

But the Seals scored four runs in the fifth inning to take a 5-4 lead, then added four more in the sixth to pull away.

Takahashi finished 2 for 4 with three RBI, Shields was 2 for 5 with an RBI, Steven Lozier was 2 for 4 with a double, and Charlie Sharrer was 2 for 4 with a double for the Rattlers.