Herd loses to Kitchener 26-7; Barrie Baycats set new league record for consecutive wins - they have yet to lose a game.

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July 17, 2017



A 26-7 win over the Burlington Herd made it eight straight wins for the Kitchener Panthers, who moved past London and into second place following Saturday’s game

Kitchener took a five-run lead into the seventh and blew the game open with 19 runs over the last three innings.

Sean Reilly led the way with four hits, including two home runs, and eight RBI. He’s currently in position to win the triple crown with 16 home runs, 50 RBI and a .473 average.

Mike Gordner and Jeff MacLeod each singled, homered and drove in four, while Yorbis Borroto went 2-for-3 with two RBI and three runs. Tanner Nivins had two hits, two RBI and two runs, Colin Gordner drove in a run and scored twice, Mike Andrulis picked up two hits, an RBI and two runs, and Ryan Douse, Matthew Vollmer and Connor Mitchell all had an RBI.

Matt McGovern (2-1) earned the win, allowing two runs on eight hits with two strikeouts over seven innings.

Herd-logoMatt Schmidt went 2-for-5 for Burlington, with a home run and three RBI. Ryan Freemantle singled three times and drove in two while scoring once, Andrew Mercier singled twice and had an RBI, Justin Gideon went 2-for-5 with a run, and Canice Ejoh scored twice.

Rich Corrente (1-3) gave up 10 runs (eight earned) on nine hits over six innings. He walked six and struck out one.

The stunning news for the Intercounty Baseball League is the new record for consecutive wins. The Barrie Baycats are now 25-0 for the season

The Guelph Royals suspended operations for the season a number of weeks ago.

Barrie Baycats 25-0
Kitchener Panthers 21-6
London Majors 19-7
Toronto Maple Leafs 12-14
Brantford Red Sox 10-15
Burlington Herd 11-18
Hamilton Cardinals 7-18
Guelph Royals 1-28

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