|Copyright 2006 Oshawa Dodgers
Dodgers Out Mann Guelph - Win By a Hare
In Oshawa, the host Dodgers celebrated Troy May Memorial Day by
downing the Guelph Royals 7-5.
The Dodgers paid tribute to May before the game, their original
owner, who passed away three years ago in ceremonies before the
game honouring his great life and legacy to Oshawa’s sporting
The Dodgers then scored three runs in the first inning and never
lost the lead to win their second home game in as many days and
move a game over .500 with their fourth straight victory.
Adam Garner went all the way on the mound for the win, allowing
five runs – three earned – on eight hits with five strikeouts and one
walk. Tyler Patzalek drove in three runs with a pair of hits to pace
the 13-hit attack, while Jordan Castaldo, Marcus Knecht and Daniel
Marra all had two hits.
Frankie Hare had two hits, drove in a run and stole a pair of bases
for the Royals and was thrown out at the plate in the fifth inning on a
great throw by Dodgers outfielder Marcus Knecht. Matt Mann had
two hits, including a solo home run.
Dan Zehr took the loss, allowing seven runs – five earned – on 12
hits over 6 1/3 innings, striking out four and walking one, as the
Royals slipped to 21-12.