Herd out of the IBL baseball playoffs - lose 7-2 to London Majors who take quarter 4-1 in best out of seven quarter final.

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August 9th, 2017

BURLINGTON, ON

 

Herd playerThe Burlington Herd are the first team to get taken out of InterCounty Baseball 2017 playoff contention. The London Majors won its first-round series after a 7-2 victory over the Burlington Herd Tuesday night at Labatt Park.

London wins the best-of-seven series 4-1.

For Burlington, Matt Schmidt hit a solo home run, and Reese O’Farrell had the other RBI. Ryan Freemantle singled twice.

Christian Hauck (0-2) gave up seven runs (four earned) on seven hits with two walks and six strikeouts in 6.2 innings.

Byron Reichstein and Cleveland Brownlee each had two hits for the Majors and two RBI and combined to score three times for the team. Kyle Gormandy drove in three, LeJon Baker had an RBI, and Chris McQueen went 2-for-3 with two runs and a stolen base.

Luis Sanchez (2-0) went eight innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on nine hits with a walk and four strikeouts.

The Brantford Red Sox broke a 6-6 tie with two runs in the eighth inning to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 8-6 Tuesday night at Arnold Anderson Stadium.

The best-of-seven quarter-final is tied 2-2.

Panthers pitcher Jasvir Rakkar struck out 13 in a complete-game shutout as the Kitchener team blanked the Hamilton Cardinals 7-0 Tuesday night.

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

Future games
Wednesday, Aug. 9
Brantford at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 10
Hamilton at Kitchener, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto at Brantford, 8 p.m.

2017 playof sched FINAL

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