Herd loss to Brantford pushes the team down one level in league standings - Guelph ceasing operations means the bottom is even closer now.

sportsgreen 100x100By Staff

July 8th, 2017



Brantford Red Sox player, Nic Burdett, went 4-for-5 and drove in a pair of runs as the Red Sox beat the Burlington Herd 10-5 Friday night at Arnold Anderson Stadium.

After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first, the Red Sox scored twice in the bottom of the inning and tacked on four runs in the second to pull away.

Brandon Dailey, Benjamin Bostick and Dennon Koziol each had two hits, an RBI and a run, while Dan Jagdeo drove in a pair with two hits. He also scored once. Nate DeSouza had two RBI and a run, Andris Rizquez went 2-for-4 with two runs, and Cody Mombourquette had an RBI.

Matt Martinow (2-3) went six innings for the win, giving up three runs on eight hits with a walk and strikeout.

The Herd production came from John Whaley who went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run. Justin Gideon added a pair of hits and scored twice, Nolan Pettipiece had two hits and a run, Andrew Mercier added two hits, and Quinton Bent picked up an RBI.

Ryan Beckett (1-3) allowed six runs on nine hits over four innings to take the loss. He walked three and struck out one.

Guelph Royals cease operations.

Future games:
Saturday, July 8
Hamilton at Burlington, 1:05 p.m.

Barrie Baycats 21-0
London Majors 19-2
Kitchener Panthers 15-6
Toronto Maple Leafs 10-13
Brantford Red Sox 8-13
Burlington Herd 9-16
Hamilton Cardinals 5-14
Guelph Royals 1-24

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