CARDS SNAP LOSING STREAK WITH WIN IN TORONTO
The Hamilton Cardinals snapped a three-game losing skid with an 11-7 win Sunday afternoon in Toronto.
Chris Procopio had two hits, including his first home run of the season, and two RBI in the win. Laine Renaud and Clay Miller each had two hits and drove in a pair of runs, Justin Gideon went 3-for-5 and scored twice, Ryan Burnside had a pair of hits and drove in three, Jeremie Veilleux went 2-for-4 and scored twice, and Matt Lonetto picked up a pair of singles and an RBI.
Julian Tymochko (1-0) earned the win, allowing a run on two hits over seven innings. He walked three and struck out one.
Leafs starter Andrew Hyde (0-3) took the loss, giving up four runs on eight hits over five innings. He walked three and fanned four.
Offensively, Jordan Castaldo and Chandler McLaren each homered and drove in three. Connor Lewis added an RBI, and Damon Topolie plated a pair of runs.
Fifth-place Hamilton improved to 11-15, and fourth-place Toronto dropped to 12-13.
Hamilton returns to action on Thursday night when they travel to face the Kitchener Panthers at Jack Couch Park. The first game of the doubleheader will go at 6pm.
The next home action for the Cardinals is not until Friday September 3rd when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs to make up the game that was rained out on August 17th. Game time that night will be 7:35pm. You can follow along with all the action courtesy of Skyway Broadcast Company on the Cardinals YouTube channel. Tickets for the game are available at SeatGIANT - Hamilton Cardinals Single Game Tickets (seatgiantevents.ca).
The Hamilton Cardinals are a member of Canada’s top baseball league, the Intercounty Baseball League. The 100-year old summer league is one of the oldest baseball leagues in the world, with the league established in 1919, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. For more information, visit www.iblcardinals.ca or follow the Cardinals on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @HamCardinalsIBL.