In Oshawa, after an hour delay due to field conditions, the Guelph Royals stretched their winning streak to 12 games with an 11-5 win over the Dodgers at a soggy Kinsmen Stadium.
Guelph scored eight runs in the seventh inning to stage a big comeback to get the win over the Dodgers, who led 5-1 after six innings in a game that was delayed by rain.
Jeremy Ware belted a three-run homer in the big inning for the Royals, with Sean Reilly’s single driving home the go-ahead run. Mark Allen and Mike Walker also had run-scoring doubles in the big seventh inning.
Reilly and Allen both had two RBI for the winners, who had 11 hits including five doubles off three Oshawa pitchers.
Guelph starter Kris Dabrowiecki went seven innings for the win, surrendering five runs (four earned) on eight hits while striking out seven and walking two. Paul Bruder closed out the game notching two strikeouts over two innings.
Oshawa starter Cam Gray went 6 1/3 innings and gave up seven runs (four earned) on five hits, two strikeouts and three walks to take the loss. Steven Wickens, Jordan Castaldo and Mark Jeffery all had two hits for the Dodgers, who stole four bases in a losing cause. Mark Jeffery stole home in the fourth inning.
A special thank you to groundskeeper Aaron Kolodziejczak who worked tirelessly for over five hours to get the field playable after heavy rains yesterday and today.