Royals use longball to beat Barnstormers

CHATHAM – Guelph hit six home runs in a 13-3 win in Chatham Sunday afternoon.

Blake Simpson went deep twice as part of a four-hit game. He drove in three and scored three times. J.D. Williams hit a solo home run, Garrett Takamatsu went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI, josh Garton singled twice and hit a solo home run, and Jeff MacLeod had a three-run home run and drove in four. Ryosuke Ohashi went 2-for-6 and scored twice.

Hector Yan (2-0) went five innings to earn the win. He allowed two runs on two hits with five walks and seven strikeouts.

Seth Strong went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI for the Barnstormers (2-3). Anthony Polowick had an RBI.

Kenny Williams (0-1) took the loss after allowing eight runs (six earned) on 10 hits over 6.1 innings. He walked two and didn’t register a strikeout.