Burlington Herd lets a 7-0 lead turn into an 18-7 loss to Toronto Maple Leafs

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July 24, 2017



It started out looking like a pretty good game for the Burlington Herd – they were ahead 7 – 0 but the Toronto Maple Leafs rallied for an 18-7 win Sunday afternoon at Christie Pits in Toronto.

Herd T-shirtBurlington leadoff batter Justin Gideon had two hits, including his seventh home run, two RBI and two runs.

John Whaley singled, homered and drove in three, and Ryan Freemantle drove in a run and scored once.

The Leafs got their 18 runs this way: Christian Hauck (2-2) gave up 10 runs on 10 hits in four innings. He walked four and struck out two. Ryan White went 5-for-5 with a home run and two RBI to lead the Leafs. Grant Tamane singled, homered and drove in four, while Dan Marra had four hits, including his first home run of the season, and six RBI.

Damon Topolie had three hits, three RBI and two runs, Adam Odd singled twice and had an RBI and a run, Julian Johnson went 2-for-4 with three runs, and Daniel Szpik singled, doubled and drove in a run while scoring twice.

Trevor Caughey (2-0) earned the win, allowing seven runs (six earned) on eight hits with five strikeouts over seven innings.

Future games
Tuesday, July 25
Burlington at Hamilton, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday July 27
Toronto Maple Leafs at Burlington, 7:15 pm

Barrie Baycats 30-1
Kitchener Panthers 25-6
London Majors 21-9
Toronto Maple Leafs 15-16
Brantford Red Sox 13-17
Burlington Herd 11-20

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