Burlington Bandits manage to stay in the quarter final playoffs by beating Barrie 3-2 last night.

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August 10th, 2016



The Burlington Bandits avoided elimination by the Barrie Baycats with a 3-2 home game win

Bandits - Adam Odd - batter of weekAdam Odd singled and hit a solo home run for the Bandits. Kevin Hussey doubled and drove in a run, and Canice Ejoh singled twice and scored once.
Ryan Beckett (1-1) threw a complete-game five-hitter. He was charged with two earned runs and walked two while striking out six.
Jeff Cowan hit a solo home run for the defending champion Baycats. Kyle DeGrace had the other RBI. Ryan Spataro singled twice and scored a run.

Emilis Guererro (1-1) went eight innings and scattered nine hits and three runs, striking out 10 without issuing a walk.

Barrie leads the best-of-seven quarter-final 3-1.

IBL Aug 9Things didn’t go as well for the Hamilton Cardinals. The Kitchener Panthers swept the first four games in a seven game quarter final play off and become the first IBL team Cardinals to advance in the IBL playoffs.

Kitchener took the fourth game in an 11-4 win Tuesday night.

Tanner Nivins went 3-for-6 with three runs and an RBI, while Sean Reilly singled twice and drove in two runs. Jonathan Brouse, Frank Camilo Morejon and Mike Andrulis each had a hit and an RBI, Mike Glinka singled, doubled, drove in a run and scored twice, Terrell Alliman had two hits and a run, and Justin Interisano singled once and scored three runs with three walks.

David Whiteside (1-0) went 5.2 innings for the win, allowing four runs on nine hits, walking five and striking out three.

Chris Beer homered and drove in two for the Cardinals, who finished seventh in the regular season. Tyler Hardie doubled twice and had an RBI and run, TJ Baker drove in a run, and Geoffrey Seto had two singles and a run.

Jonathan Palumbo (0-1) took the loss after giving up six runs (three earned) in 1.1 innings, walking four without striking out a batter. Chris Lazar started and allowed three runs (two earned) on seven hits over 4.2 innings, walking two and striking out one.

In Guelph the Royals were taken out of the quarter finals by the London Majors but it wasn’t easy.

London let a three-run lead slip away in the ninth inning before scoring the winning run in the top of the 10th in Game 4 of the best-of-seven quarter-final Tuesday night. The Majors won 10-9.

The Majors’ winning rally started with two outs when Chris McQueen walked and stole second. RJ Fuhr doubled on a full count to bring him home.

Guelph had runners on first and third in the bottom of the inning, but Todd Leavitt struck out Blake Kauer to end the game and the series.

Fuhr had two hits, an RBI and run, while Carlos Arteaga had two RBI. Brett Sabourin and Byron Reichstein each drove in a run.

Leavitt (1-0) threw a hitless inning for the win. London’s sixth reliever walked one without striking out a batter. Starter Cory Hammond went six innings and gave up a run on six hits with four walks and four strikeouts.

Guelph’s Chandler McLaren had four hits and finished a triple short of the cycle. He drove in four and scored twice. Matt Schmidt had two hits, an RBI and run, Jeff MacLeod added a pair of hits and scored once, while Keegan Marsden, Kyle Alarcon and Trevor Nyp all drove in a run.

Alexander Gowing (0-1) took the loss, giving up a run on one hit in 1.1 innings of relief. He struck out two and walked one. AJ Mackey started and allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits, striking out seven and walking two.

Guelph outhit London 14-8 but committed five errors, while London committed three.

Baseball IBL league colours2016 IBL quarter-finals

Series A
(1) London Majors vs (8) Guelph Royals
London wins series 4-0
Game 1: London 9, Guelph 4
Game 2: London 10, Guelph 0
Game 3: London 8, Guelph 5
Game 4: London 10, Guelph 9 (10)

Series B
(2) Kitchener Panthers vs. (7) Hamilton

Cardinals Kitchener wins series 4-0

Game 1: Kitchener 12, Hamilton 6
Game 2: Kitchener 6, Hamilton 2
Game 3: Kitchener 17, Hamilton 7
Game 4: Kitchener 11, Hamilton 4

Series C
(3) Barrie Baycats vs. (6) Burlington Bandits

Barrie leads series 3-1

Game 1: Barrie 6, Burlington 1
Game 2: Barrie 7, Burlington 3
Game 3: Barrie 14, Burlington 4
Game 4: Burlington 3, Barrie 2
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) Toronto Maple Leafs

Brantford leads series 2-1

Game 1: Brantford 9, Toronto 8 (10 innings)
Game 2: Toronto 6, Brantford 5
Game 3: Brantford 16, Toronto 6
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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