Herd hammers Hamilton - 7 to 0

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June 17, 2017


The season series between the Hamilton Cardinals local rival Burlington Herd finally got off the ground following three postponements as the Herd took the opener by a 7-0 score.

Herd T-shirtWinning pitcher Adam Prashad (2-2) threw eight innings of shutout baseball, allowing three hits, a walk and striking out 10.  Branden Kuzyk pitched the ninth inning, allowing a hit and a walk while striking out two to finish up.

The Herd were led at the plate by Justin Gideon’s two solo home runs, one in the first and the other in the seventh inning. John Whaley also had a solo home run in the fourth. Carlos Villoria and Canice Ejoh each had two hits for Burlington.

Cal Murphy had two hits for Hamilton.

Dan Weagle (0-3) took the loss going six innings, allowing five earned runs on seven hits, walking one and striking out one.  Jackson Jones pitched the final three innings allowing two runs on four hits, walking two and striking out four.

The loss drops Hamilton to 2-8, a full game behind Burlington (who are in fifth place)


Future games:

Saturday, June 17

London at Burlington, 1:05 p.m.

Sunday, June 18

Burlington at Toronto, 2 p.m.



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