ASHLAND — The Roseburg Pepsi Bottlecaps opened their American Legion baseball season on Monday with a 15-11 loss to the Ashland Pilots.

Pepsi coach Eric Savage used four pitchers in the nine-inning contest.

Carson Dunn, Evan Martin and Garrett Schulze each had two hits for the Bottlecaps, with Dunn and Martin both hitting two doubles. The ’Caps committed six errors.

“We’re a new team that has some kinks to work out,” Savage said.

Pepsi will play a single game at North Medford Wednesday.

Pepsi 015 001 202 — 11 12 6

Ashland 204 040 32x — 15 9 3

Jacobs, Jenks (5), York (5), White (7) and Shaver, Dill (7); Ashland na. W — na. L — Jenks. HR — Absent (A). 2B — Dunn 2 (P), Martin 2 (P), Kincaid (P), York (P).

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