Majors 10 run inning to get win
After 2 rainouts, the Majors finally travelled down to Christie Pits to take on the Maple Leafs in the final game of the regular season with a lot on the line. A win gave the Majors a 1 game match-up vs the Royals on Wednesday for 1st place. A loss and they drop to third. The Majors made sure there was going to be no doubt as a 10-run lead gave secured the victory 14-4.
After Jose Arias set the single-season strikeout record for the Majors on Friday, Owen Boon was looking to join him in the top 5 needing only 2 strikeouts in the game to pass Jon Owen for 5th all time. Boon would go 6 innings striking out 10 giving him 111 on the season. Boon would only allow 3 earned runs while only walking 2. After Boon’s 6th inning, Pedro De Los Santos who has turned his season around lately would pitch 3 innings, with 4 strikeouts but did walk 3.
The Majors wanted to leave nothing to doubt in this game. Tearing the cover off of the baseball in the game getting 1 run in the first inning on a single by Robert Mullen before exploding for 10 runs in the 3rd. Taylor Wright would come around to start the scoring off on another single by Mullen while Byron would drive Cleveland and Robert in on a single to give the Majors a 4-0 lead. Dan Perrier and Jakob Newton would also score a run each before Taylor Wright would send a ball into the soccer field beyond the right field for a grand slam. Keith Kandel would hit a single to score Byron Reichstein to continue the domination of the Maple Leafs. Dan Perrier and Robert Mullen would hit solo home runs in the game bringing the Majors season total to 73, 26 ahead of their closes team in the Maple Leafs at 47.
It will all come down to a one-game pennant matchup for the Majors tomorrow vs the Guelph Royals! Tickets for this game can be purchased online at www.londonmajors.com or in person as well. Season passes are not eligible for this or any playoff games moving forward.
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