In Ancaster Vets Slo Pitch action, the Braves won their seventh straight, thumping the Orioles 20-5. Legendary infielder Mark Edmondson hit one over the fence and one off it. Serge Fappiano was a scooping machine, and alert Jean Marc LeClair snagged two foul tips for outs.
Neil Panabaker doubled twice to lead the Orange Birds. Glenn Ferrell and Larry Travale power-bunted their way on base. Larry Sbrega and Scott Ashworth made fine catches.
Des Dufresne hammered a dinger and four other hits to lead the Giants in a slugfest over the Tigers 24-11. Al Borsollino pitched a great game and cracked three hits. Greg Wilson flashed the cowhide at third, and outfielder Bob Harpur provided solid glove-work.
Bill Dunnfield, Dave McInnis and Dave Anderson were perfect at the plate for the Tigers, and Russ MacLeod took care of business in the outfield.
The Cards defeated the Jays 13-5 behind the five-for-five hitting of Doug Parsons and two triples by Steve Warrick. Randy Crispo made a fine running catch to end a threat.
Ron Lacroix was three-for-the for Jays, and Bob Ward added three hits. John Parrett made a great catch in left, and Wayne Daniels played a strong third base.
Gord Winger had a perfect day at the plate and pitched well to lead the Marlins to an impressive 18-7 over the Sox.
Ken Lukas, Brad Lockwood and Andrew Lemmex pounded the ball for the fish. Bob Parsons was solid at short to support the fine pitching of Don French.
Reg Sinasac was perfect at bat for the Sox, and Chuck Gibson belted two hits. Robert Lindley returned with a good all-around game, and Gord Kudlowich starred in left.
The Indians won their ninth straight, coming back to beat the Dodgers 17-13. Doug Farrell smacked two long home runs, and Rick Pearson was perfect in four trips. Rob Cavalieir and Ed Salwach had three hits each and shared a well-earned pitching win. Second sacker Don Pente made a terrific diving catch.
Bruce Lawson played a superb center field and was perfect at the plate to lead the Dodgers. Mike Harris and Chris Chevalier had three solid hits each.
The A’s won another tight game, as Brian KcKeown crushed a liner to cash in the winning run in the seventh. Ray D’Andrade belted a three-run homer, and multi-talented John Donovan made a juggling catch in centre field.
Jim Banyard, Steve Davis, John King and Ken Boyko swung hot bats for the Pirates. Wayne Watson played a solid second, and Rob Winger started an awesome double play. Jim Gaudry made as snappy grab of a line shot at third.