Cardinals move back over .500

HAMILTON – Hamilton moved back over .500 with a 7-3 win over Toronto Friday night at Bernie Arbour Memorial Stadium.

Tanner Rempel doubled three times and drove in four for the Cardinals (8-7). Josh Niles had a pair of sacrifice flies, and Dennis Dei Baning went 3-for-3 and scored twice.

Cards’ starting pitcher Brett Lawson improved to 2-1 with six innings of one-run ball. He scattered five hits, walked two and fanned four.

Justin Marra and Lachlan Maude each had an RBI for Toronto (6-11). Marcus Knecht singled twice.

Leafs’ starter Wilgenis Alvarado (0-3) went 5.1 innings in the loss, allowing seven runs (six earned) on six hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

Photograph by: Guran Sandhu