Colby Lewis could not get through the third inning in his rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco on Wednesday at Dr Pepper Ballpark, but he felt he rebounded well in his first rehab start in nearly two months while recovering from right elbow surgery.
His outing ended when he allowed a two-run homer to the 14th batter he faced on an 82-mph changeup. Lewis allowed four runs on four hits in 2 2/3 innings with a walk and a strikeout. He threw 45 pitches, 27 for strikes, in his fourth rehab start this season. He has not had a rehab start since May 25 with Triple-A Round Rock.
"I was hoping it would feel a lot better, and it definitely does," Lewis said. "It's just a case of I need to go out and continue to get reps and be able to repeat my delivery and repeating what I'm best at -- pounding the ball down in the strike zone on both sides of the plate -- I feel like I'll get that, I'll be where I need to be."
Lewis threw 20 pitches in the first inning facing six batters. He started the ...