Solazzo leads Maple Leafs to win over Cardinals
Johnathan Solazzo did what he does best, hitting home runs and scoring his teammates as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Hamilton Cardinals 9-5 Sunday during Intercounty Baseball League action at Dominico Field at Christie Pits.
Solazzo hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning and added an RBI single in the eighth to help lead the way. Garrett Takamatsu hit a solo shot for the Maple Leafs in the second inning, while Jordan Castaldo had four hits and a pair of RBI.
Tyler Duncan hit a solo shot for the Cardinals, while Connor Bowie had three hits on the afternoon.
Dustin Richardson was credited with the win. Starter Daniel Procopio had seven strikeouts in four innings of work. Colby Ring was tagged with the loss.
The Maple Leafs improve to 15-14 and visit the Kitchener Panthers Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The Cardinals now 15-17 visit the Welland Jackfish Thursday at 7:25 p.m.
Baycats chip away at Royals
The Barrie Baycats chipped away at the Guelph Royals Sunday and came away with a 9-4 win during Intercounty Baseball League action at Vintage Throne Stadium.
Starlin Rodriguez had a two-run single and Malik Williams did the same to give the Baycats four runs in the third inning. Carson Burns had three hits, while Adam Odd and Ryan Rijo had two each.
Brando Leroux, Malik Collymore, and J.D. Williams all had two hits for hte Royals.
Evan Soules got the win, striking out five in five innings. Hector Yan had six strikeouts in a losing effort.
The Baycats are now 21-10 and visit the Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The Royals are 13-19 and visit the London Majors Tuesday at 7:35 p.m.
De Oleo hits four homers as Majors bats come alive
The wait for the London Majors bats to wake up has ended.
Eduardo De Oleo had four home runs, as the Majors pounded 15 hits and four more homers in an 18-6 win over the Kitchener Panthers Sunday during Intercounty Baseball League action at Jack Couch Park.
Not to be outdone, Starling Joseph hit two home runs, while Jordan Schulefand and Cleveland Brownlee hit one each.
Marcel Lacasse had three hits for the Panthers, including a home run.
Wilbur Martinez was effective in his six innings to get the win. Jose Vasquez took the loss.
The Majors improve to 10-19 and host the Guelph Royals Tuesday at 7:35 p.m. The Panthers are 20-12 and host the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.