De Los Santos strikes out 12 as Majors take Game 1

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LONDON -- Pedro De Los Santos struck out 12 in a complete-game five-hitter as the London Majors beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 to open the best-of-five Dominico Cup Friday night at Labatt Park. 

The London lefty improved to 2-0 in the playoffs after allowing three runs (two earned) and walking just one. 

Offensively, Cleveland Brownlee drove in two, while Byron Reichstein went 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Keith Kandel also drove in a run. 

For Toronto, Connor Lewis had three of the Leafs' five hits. Lewis hit a solo home run and scored twice, while Jordan Castaldo drove in the other run. 

Justin Cicatello (2-1) allowed four runs on six hits over six innings. He walked two and struck out three.