Majors' pitchers shut down Cards

Photo by Matt Hiscox

LONDON -- Two London pitchers held the Hamilton Cardinals to 10 hits and no runs in a 2-0 victory Wednesday night at Labatt Park. 

Lucas Kelley (1-0) started and went seven innings, scattering seven hits while walking four and striking out six. Braeden Ferrington finished the game with two innings of three-hit relief to seal the victory and earn his third save of 2021. 

Offensively, Byron Reichstein went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run, Hayden Jaco singled twice, and Chris McQueen went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a pair of steals. 

Jeremie Veilleux had three of Hamilton's hits, while Laine Renaud and Ryan Freemantle added two apiece. 

Starting pitcher Ryan Burnside (0-2) went seven innings, scattering seven hits and striking out seven. One of the two runs he gave up was unearned. 

First-place London now sits at 17-6, while Hamilton dropped to 10-14.