BASEBALL - Burlington Bandits continue to be dominated by the Barrie Baycats

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August 6, 2016



The three teams at the bottom of the IBL regular season appear to be repeating their performance. All three were soundly defeated in the quarter finals games played so far.

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Inter County Baseball League quarter final standings as of August 6, 2106

Matthew St. Kitts was dominant as the Barrie Baycats beat the Burlington Bandits 7-3 Saturday night to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven quarter-final.

St. Kitts (1-0) went seven innings and scattered four hits, allowing two runs while walking one and striking out eight.
Kyle Nichols homered, doubled and drove in five to lead the Baycats offence. Kevin Atkinson doubled and scored twice with an RBI, and Kyle DeGrace added a double and RBI.

Robert Tavone had both Bandits RBI. Grant Okawa added a double.

Jack Dennis (0-1) went 5.2 innings and gave up seven runs (six earned) on six hits, walking seven and striking out four.

In Hamilton the Kitchener Panthers took a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven quarter-final against Hamilton with a 6-2 road win Saturday night.

Tanner Nivins and Mike Glinka each hit solo home runs as the second-place Panthers never trailed. Nivins added a single and had two RBI, while Glinka also walked and scored. Terrell Alliman added an RBI, David Whiteside singled twice, and Sean Reilly scored twice.

Noelvis Entenza (1-0) went seven innings for the win, giving up a run on four hits, striking out seven and walking one.

IBL batting champion Dre Celestijn singled and had a solo home run for the seventh-place Cardinals.

On the mound, Robert Wilson (0-1) took the loss after allowing four runs (three earned) on four hits in 6.2 innings. Wilson walked five and struck out two.

In Guelph the London Majors scored early and often in a 10-0 win over the Guelph Royals Saturday night.

London, which finished first in the regular season, broke open a scoreless game with five runs in the second inning and scored at least once in five different innings.

The Majors lead the best-of-seven quarter-final 2-0.

RJ Fuhr and Carlos Arteaga each had two hits and two RBI. Leadoff hitter Fuhr scored once, and Arteaga, batting eighth, scored twice. Keith Kandel added two hits, two runs and an RBI. Michael Ambrose, Cleveland Brownlee and Byron Reichstein all had a hit and RBI.

Oscar Perez (1-0) struck out nine over six shutout innings, scattering four hits and a walk.

For Guelph, Santino Silvestri and Chandler McLaren each had two hits.

Marc-Andre Major (0-1) lasted 1.1 innings and gave up two runs on one it, walking three and striking out two.

Baseball IBL league colours2016 IBL quarter-finals

Series A
(1) London Majors vs (8) Guelph Royals
London leads series 2-0
Game 1: London 9, Guelph 4
Game 2: London 10, Guelph 0
Game 3: Sunday, Aug. 7 at London; 1:05 p.m.
Game 4: Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Guelph; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 5: Thursday, Aug. 11 at London; 7:35 p.m.
*Game 6: Friday, Aug. 12 at Guelph; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 7: Saturday, Aug. 13 at London; 7:35 p.m.

Series B
(2) Kitchener Panthers vs. (7) Hamilton
Cardinals Kitchener leads series 2-0
Game 1: Kitchener 12, Hamilton 6
Game 2: Kitchener 6, Hamilton 2
Game 3: Sunday, Aug. 7 at Kitchener; 7 p.m.
Game 4: Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Hamilton; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 5: Thursday, Aug. 11 at Kitchener; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 6: Friday, Aug. 12 at Hamilton; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 7: Saturday, Aug. 13 at Kitchener; 7 p.m.

Series C
(3) Barrie Baycats vs. (6) Burlington Bandits
Barrie leads series 2-0
Game 1: Barrie 6, Burlington 1
Game 2: Barrie 7, Burlington 3
Game 3: Sunday, Aug. 7 at Barrie; 7 p.m.
Game 4: Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Burlington; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 5: Thursday, Aug. 11 at Barrie; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 6: Friday, Aug. 12 at Burlington; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 7: Saturday, Aug. 13 at Barrie; 7:30 p.m.

Series D
(4) Brantford Red Sox vs. (5)
TorontoMaple Leafs Series tied 1-1
Game 1: Brantford 9, Toronto 8 (10 innings)
Game 2: Toronto 6, Hamilton 5
Game 3: Sunday, Aug. 7 at Toronto; 2 p.m.
Game 4: Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Brantford; 8 p.m.
*Game 5: Friday, Aug. 12 at Brantford; 8 p.m.
*Game 6: Saturday, Aug. 13 at Toronto; TBD
*Game 7: Sunday, Aug. 14 at Brantford; 8 p.m.

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