Slow start for the Herd as they struggle to get out of the barn - lose the first two games of the season.

sportsgreen 100x100By Staff

May 14th, 2017

BURLINGTON, ON

 

The London Majors rolled to a season-opening 17-4 win over the Burlington Herd Friday night at Labatt Park.

Byron Reichstein and Cleveland Brownlee combined to drive in 14 runs.

Reichstein had five hits, including a double and home run, and finished with nine RBI. He also scored three times. Brownlee went deep twice and had five RBI and two runs.

Burlington scored three of its runs in the top of the first inning before the offence dried up.

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Herd hasn’t made it out of the barn yet.

Carlos Villoria drove in two of the runs, while Andrew Leggo and Matt McCue had the other RBI.

Justin Gideon doubled once and scored twice, and Nolan Pettipiece singled and doubled.

Ryan Beckett took the loss, giving up seven runs (two earned) on five hits over two innings.

Burlington made five errors.

The home opener for the Herd didn’t go much better on Saturday.  The Kitchener Panthers won a 4-2.

John Whaley and Canice Ejoh each had a pair of hits for the Herd.  Ejoh and Justin Gideon scored Burlington’s runs.

Derek Zwolinski took the loss, allowing five runs on three hits over three innings, striking out three and walking three.

Schedule for the season:

May 12
Burlington at London –  4-16 Burlington (0-1)

May 13
Kitchener at Burlington – 4-2 Burlington (0-2)

May 18
7:15 PM Barrie at Burlington

May 20
1:05 PM Toronto at Burlington

May 21
2:00 PM Burlington at Hamilton

May 25
7:15 PM Hamilton at Burlington

May 26
7:35 PM Burlington at London

May 27
1:05 PM Brantford at Burlington

Jun 3
1:05 PM Toronto at Burlington

Jun 4
2:00 PM Burlington at Kitchener

Jun 8
7:15 PM Guelph at Burlington

Jun 9
8:00 PM Burlington at Brantford

Jun 10
1:05 PM Brantford at Burlington

Jun 11
7:00 PM Burlington at Barrie

Jun 16
7:30 PM Burlington at Hamilton

Jun 17
1:05 PM London at Burlington

Jun 18
2:00 PM Burlington at Toronto

Jun 20
7:30 PM Burlington at Barrie

Jun 21
7:15 PM Barrie at Burlington

Jun 24
1:05 PM Hamilton at Burlington

Jun 25
2:00 PM Burlington at Kitchener

Jun 27
7:30 PM Burlington at Guelph

Jun 29
7:15 PM Guelph at Burlington

Jun 30
8:00 PM Burlington at Brantford

Jul 4
7:30 PM Burlington at Barrie

Jul 7
8:00 PM Burlington at Brantford

Jul 8
1:05 PM Hamilton at Burlington

Jul 13
7:15 PM Guelph at Burlington

Jul 14
7:30 PM Burlington at Hamilton

Jul 15
1:05 PM Kitchener at Burlington

Jul 20
7:15 PM London at Burlington

Jul 22
1:05 PM Kitchener at Burlington

Jul 23
2:00 PM Burlington at Toronto

Jul 27
7:15 PM Toronto at  Burlington

 

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