Burdett's two home runs spark Red Sox win over Leafs
Photo by Crystal Young
TORONTO -- Nick Burdett homered twice and drove in two to lead the Brantford Red Sox to a 7-5 win over the host Toronto Maple Leafs Sunday afternoon.
Burdett, who finished with four hits, also scored three times as the Red Sox moved to 7-15. Michael Deluca had two singles and three RBI, Jacob Reid picked up two hits and an RBI, Gianfranco Morello went 2-for-5 with a run and two stolen bases, and Jason Pineda doubled and scored twice.
Adam Jafine (2-1) went eight innings for the win, allowing four runs on seven hits with four walks and seven strikeouts. Mike Mueller picked up his first save, giving up a ninth-inning run while striking out a batter.
Dan Marra drove in three of Toronto's runs. Jordan Castaldo doubled and added a solo home run, and Johnathan Solazzo went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run.
Andrew Hyde (0-2) took the loss, yielding four runs on six hits over four innings. He walked one and struck out one.
Toronto fell to 11-10.