Cardinals rebound with win over Brantford
A day after losing a tough game in Kitchener 10-7 on Sunday the Hamilton Cardinals rebounded with a 8-3 victory in Brantford.
One day after beating Kitchener at home 3-1 they returned to Jack Couch and let a 7-3 lead slip away late in the game.
The Kitchener Panthers scored six runs in the sixth inning to break open a close game and defeat the Hamilton Cardinals 10-7 Sunday afternoon in Kitchener.
Yorbis Borroto continues to swing a hot bat since arriving with three hits, inclueeding his third home run. He drove in five runs and raised his batting average to .426. Jeff Hunt had four hits and stole two bases. Brian Burton also homer for the Panthers who are now 15-5.
Chris Beer had three hits for the Cards, including a pair of doubles. Justin Gideon, Grant Arnold and Connor Patterson all homered for Hamilton, which slipped under .500 to 8-9.
Jasvir Rakkar got the win in relief for Kitchener while Tanner Guindon took the loss in just 1/3 of an inning of relief.
On Monday, Grant Arnold drove in three to lead the Hamilton Cardinals to an 8-3 win over the Brantford Red Sox
Arnold finished the game 2-for-5 with a double and triple as Hamilton improved to 9-9.
Chris Beer singled twice and scored twice while driving in a run, Justin Gideon and Jonathan Dziomba each singled and scored a pair of runs, Jake Chiaravalle had an RBI and a run, Jake Foden drove in a run, and Connor Patterson went 2-for-4 and scored once.
Ben Braun (1-1) picked up the win, giving up two runs (one earned) on five hits over six innings. He struck out seven without issuing a walk.
Jacob Reid, Nick Zarzycki and Chris Iltshishin drove in Brantford's runs, and Jesse Fishbaum had two hits.
Edison Frias allowed five runs (three earned) on six hits in six innings. He walked one and struck out eight.
Brantford dropped to 1-19.
* Ben Braun picked up his first career victory on Monday
* Justin Gideon picked up his 230th career hit
* Rookie Connor Patterson hit his 1st career homerun
* Jacob Chairavalle picked up his 70th career hit
* Chris Beer picked up his 180th career hit