Cards win third straight

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TORONTO – After a 14-game losing streak, the Hamilton Cardinals have won three straight following Sunday’s 5-2 win over Toronto at Christie Pits.

Luis Jean and Laine Renaud each had two hits and an RBI for the Cards (9-26). Tristan Osika drove in the other run.

Sam Turcotte (1-5) picked up the win in relief. He was charged with two runs (one earned) on four hits and a walk in two innings. Jose Fernandez struck out five of six batters he faced over two innings for his first save.

Sam Greene (1-2) took the loss for the Leafs (21-15). He allowed three runs on three hits with a walk and six strikeouts over 4.1 innings.

Justin Marra and Connor Lewis drove in Toronto’s runs. Jose Vinicio had three hits while Greg Carrington singled twice and scored