Majors fall to the Baycats
After what was a 24 hours delay due to the torrential rain storm that passed through the city on Sunday night, the Majors and Baycats continued their game on Monday night. The Majors would fall 13-7 but still, come away with the regular season series run 4-1.
Heading into the 2nd inning on Monday after a 7 run first that was played on Sunday night, the Majors came in down 7-0. Nick Carrell who was pitching in the game when it was rained out would continue his outing going 3 innings giving up 2 runs while striking out 3 before Mike DeLong would come in and pitch an inning striking out 1 before leaving with an apparent injury. Connor Ambrogio came into the game and pitched 2 innings giving up 1 earned run before Eduardo Perez would pitch the final 3 innings with 3 K’s finishing up with an unearned run given up.
On the offensive side, Carlos Arteaga would go 1 for 5 with 2 RBIs while Byron Reichstein would hit his team leading 6th home run on the season. Keith Kandel would continue to hit well with his thumb injury going 3 for 4 with a walk and 2 runs scored. Hayden Jaco would continue his rounds on the diamond as in the resumption of the game on Monday night he would be moved from catcher to third base. Jaco only needs shortstop, center field and right field to play all 9 positions this season.
The Majors are back at in on Tuesday night in Toronto followed by a busy weekend with 3 in 3 with Brantford at home on Friday followed by Welland on Saturday in the rose city then to end the regular season in Kitchener.
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