THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville Bombers’ home schedule still hasn’t taken flight.

One week after losing their season debut at home thanks to a late scheduling change, the Bombers’ second shot at a home opener was rained out after one-half inning of play Wednesday at Brookwood.

The Florida Legends led 1-0 when play was halted. The game has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Friday at Tallahassee, Fla.

“That’s alright. We won’t mess with Mother Nature,” Thomasville coach Bobby Rodriguez said, laughing. “Whatever she calls, we’ll do.”

The Bombers and Legends meet at 6 p.m. Friday for the new doubleheader and then play in a 3 p.m. doubleheader Saturday.

“Most likely, we won’t pick this game up. We’ll just start from scratch,” Rodriguez noted.

Before the lightning and rain hit Wednesday, Bombers starter Jeremy Jones, a Cairo product, got in trouble on back-to-back singles to start the game. Florida’s Kevin Vasquez reached on an infield single, beating second baseman Austin Taylor’s throw from behind the second base bag. After stealing second, Vasquez advanced to third on Ricky Moulton’s single into right field.

Jones, a left-hander, settled in and retired three straight, although Jordan Hoffman’s sacrifice fly scored Vasquez.

“Jeremy is a spot pitcher,” Rodriguez said. “He doesn’t throw very hard, but when his control is on, he’s a tough guy to score on and he keeps you in the game.

“The kids, we had everyone in today, and everybody was pumped up. We were looking at, hopefully, having a good game. Yeah, they came out and scored that run, but we really didn’t feel like we were down. It was more like, ‘OK. It’s our turn now.’”

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