The Rhein Rockets began defence of their Richardson Pioneer Men's Fastball League crown Thursday hosting the Fishing Lake Cubs.
The Rockets jumped out to an early 2-0 lead on their home field, and then rode the steady arm of veteran hurler Terry Peppler to a 4-0 win.
Grayson Neufeld, in his first game as a Rocket would punch a home run with two runs batted in on the night.
Corbitt Sabit took the loss for the Cubs.
The Rockets don’t play again until Friday, June 11, when they are scheduled to travel to Foam Lake to take on the Merchants.