Bandits lose to Brantford; play Guelph on Saturday

sportsgreen 100x100By Staff

June 17th, 2016


Brantford and Burlington:

A four-run eighth inning gave the Brantford Red Sox a win over Bandits making up for a sloppy start that ended with the Bandits losing 9-5 Thursday night.

Brantford led 1-0 after the first inning on Ricky Murray’s RBI single, but the Bandits scored five runs the second – four of them unearned – after the Red Sox committed two of its four errors.

The Red Sox chipped away and tied the game in the seventh before pulling away in the eighth. Nic Burdett delivered the decisive blow, belting a three-run blast with two out and Brantford holding a one-run lead. Burdett also singled twice for a three-hit game.

Bandits Team-pumped

Despite a decent start the Bandits lost the game to the Brantford Red Sox.

Murray finished with two hits, two RBI and two runs, Dan Jagdeo drove in a pair, Dennon Koziol had an RBI, while Benjamin Bostick singled and doubled, and Brandon Dailey scored four times. Jeff Hunt added two hits, an RBI and run.

Jamie Richmond (1-1) went seven innings for the win, giving up five runs (one earned) on nine hits, striking out three and walking two.

Canice Ejoh led the Bandits with three hits and two RBI. Bryce Dimitroff had an RBI, and John Whaley added two hits and scored once.

Branden Kuzyk (0-2) took the loss in relief. He threw 1.2 innings and allowed four runs on three hits without walking or striking out a batter. Starter Derek Zwolinski went six innings and allowed five runs on 10 hits, walking five and striking out two.

Brantford improved to 9-7 and sits fourth in the IBL standings. Burlington dropped to 3-12.

Entenza dominates Leafs as first-place Panthers pounce KITCHENER

The Kitchener Panthers stopped a mini two-game slide with a 9-0 home win over the Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday night.
Tanner Nivins had two hits, including his 10th home run, two RBI and two runs. Sean Reilly singled and homered and drove in two.

Jonathan Brouse added two RBI, while Mike Glinka and John Interisano each drove in a run. Frank Camilo Morejon had two hits and scored twice.

Noelvis Entenza struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings. He scattered five hits but didn’t allow a walk.

Grant Tamane, Jon Waltenbury, Jonathan Solazzo, Connor Lewis and Dan Marra accounted for all five of Toronto’s hits.

Harold Rumion took the loss, allowing seven runs (five earned) on eight hits over five innings, walking five and striking out three.

Kitchener improved to 12-3 atop the standings, while Toronto slipped to 7-7.

Barrie and Guelph

Atkinson, Arruda poweredthe Baycats past the Barrie Royals where Kevin Atkinson drove in three runs and Nate Arruda went seven innings as the Barrie Baycats beat the Guelph Royals 8-5 Thursday night.

Atkinson had a single, double and scored twice to lead Barrie’s offence. Jeremy Walker singled and had three RBI, while Jordan Castaldo and Ryan Spataro each had a hit and RBI.

Arruda (1-3) allowed both runs on seven hits, striking out four and walking three.

For Guelph, Santino Silvestri and Matt Schmidt each had two hits and an RBI. Brendan Power had the Royals’ other RBI.

Alberto Rodriguez (0-1) took the loss, allowing six runs on six hits over six innings. Rodriguez struck out seven and walked three.


Future games
Friday, June 17
London at Hamilton, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto at Brantford, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 18
Burlington at Guelph, 1 p.m.
Hamilton at Barrie, 7 p.m.
Kitchener at London, 7:35 p.m.

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