Braun Brothers Strikeout 10

The Hamilton Cardinals snapped a mini two-game skid with a 9-1 win over Barrie Friday night at CARSTAR Field at Bernie Arbour Memorial Stadium. 

Cal Brazier went 2-for-3 with three runs and an RBI for the Cards (6-5). Josh Niles drove in two, while Tristan Osika and Josh Garton each had an RBI. Austin Wheeler singled and doubled, and Justin Gideon scored twice. 

Ben Braun (3-1) allowed an unearned run in 7.1 innings. He scattered three hits, walking three and striking out eight. Brother Gabe would come in and finish off he final inning and two-thirds to preserve the Cardinal victory, striking out two of he five batters he faced.

David LeBlanc drove in the Baycats' lone run with an RBI triple in the eighth. Hunter Campese (0-2) took the loss, giving up five runs (four earned) on two hits in two innings. He walked four and struck out three. 

Barrie dropped to 4-6.