Stratford Earns Come From Behind Extra Innings Victory
Steve Charles with a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning tied the score for Stratford at 10 apiece, and hiswalk-off grandslam in the bottom of the 10th inning powered Stratford Nationals to a 14-10 come from behind victory over the Oshawa Dodgers in their season opener at National Stadium in Stratford.
Travis Skelton was the leading hitter for the Dodgers going 3 for 3 with a single, triple, home run and three walks. He collected three RBIs.
Shawn Gillespie earned the victory for Stratford. He struck out four batters through two and two-third innings. Gillespie allowed two hits and a walk. Ben Chisholm took the loss for Oshawa allowing four earned runs on a hit and three walks in two-thirds of an inning of work. He had one strikeout.
In other action Guelph defeated Kitchener 10-0 and Brantford blasted Hamilton 29-4. Dodgers next action is Sunday May 13 v. Toronto 2pm at Christie Pitts.