Leafs take down Jackfish

Photo by CAPS Sports Photography

TORONTO – Toronto improved to 8-2 in its last 10 games after a 5-2 win over Welland Sunday afternoon at Christie Pits.

Justin Marra went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs for the Maple Leafs (20-13). Damon Topolie had three hits, Aidan McAskie drove in a run on two hits and Grant Tamane had an RBI and a run.

Dylan Jacober (4-0) picked up the win in relief, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits over five innings. He walked one and struck out two. Sam Greene started and went two hitless innings, striking out one. Franklin Hernandez earned his first save, striking out four over two scoreless innings.

Gianfranco Morello went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run for Welland (23-9). James Smibert singled and doubled.

Casey Bouillere-Howard (2-1) took the loss, giving up a run on five hits over three innings. He struck out three. Starter Wyatt Hummel went three innings and yielded two runs on four hits in three innings. He walked five and struck out two.