Villalona breaks out in Royals' win

GUELPH – Angel Villalona snapped an 0-for-10 skid with four hits, including his first home run of the season, to lead the Guelph Royals to a 7-5 win over the London Majors Saturday afternoon at David E. Hastings Stadium.

Villalona added three singles and drove in two while scoring twice as Guelph improved to 3-4. Justin Interisano, Ricky Murray and Matthew Pilarczyk drove in the other runs. Josh Garton had two hits and two runs, and Ethan Mohan singled and scored twice.

Yomar Concepcion (1-0) went six innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on four hits with four walks and eight strikeouts.

Brett Lawson picked up a two-inning save – his first of 2019 – striking out three.

Ismael Pena and Cleveland Brownlee each hit solo home runs for the Majors (2-7). Jonathan Duforest had an RBI and scored, Evan Britt singled twice and scored, and Carlos Artega had an RBI.

Migel Burgos (0-1) gave up six runs on nine hits in 6.1 innings. He walked three and struck out five.