In Ancaster Vets Slo-Pitch, the Giants scored seven runs in the last two innings to edge the Pirates 9-8. Greg Wilson was a baseball machine, while Bob Harpur, Tony Salerno and Jim Staios provided outstanding fielding. Rob Winger and newcomer Rob North were superb for the Pirates.
The Sox scored six runs in the fourth to tie the undefeated Tribe 13-13. Bill Pridmore and Dave Lindley demonstrated their baseball genius in a brilliantly managed game. Dan Carter had three doubles to lead the Sox, while Bill Snyder and Darren Stockley had three hits each. Reg Sinasac and Gord Kudlowich provided some nice defence in support of pitcher Tim Richardson. Rob Cavalieri led the Indians’ attack with four hits. Doug Farrell, Don Pente, and John De Zoete each belted three hits. Frank Troisi and Jeff McQueen led a stout defence.
The Braves won a nail-biter 9-8 over the Cards. Jean Marc Leclair provided some timely hitting, and Lyle Bentham played such an aggressive game he required stitches. Claudio Sartori had a great game. Tim Blore had three clutch hits to lead the Cards, and ageless Neil Panabaker doubled.
The Dodgers’ bats woke up for a 20-12 victory over the tough Marlins. Bruce Lawson had a brilliant game and catcher Jim Jenks made two wonderful plays. Dave Brakewell cracked four hits, as did slugger Chris Chevalier. Rick McKenzie and Pete Grubac homered for the Marlins and Darryl Ferguson hit the ball well. Brad Lockwood and Andrew Lemmex reached base every time. Marvin Gunderman played a strong left field, and legendary Rick Mckenzie showed off his golden glove.
The Orioles got by the red-hot A’s 16-9. Larry Travale made a nice catch in left, and Neil Panabaker hammered a 3-run triple. Ken Dunhill had three hits, as did Mike Gustar. Ray Beitz led the A’s with four hits, while Danny Nelson and Rich Cook had three each.
The Tigers beat the Jays 18-13. Finely-conditioned specimen Andy Price batted four-for-four. Russ McLeod, Kenny Moulden, and Jim Royce added four hits each, and Dane Moffat was outstanding in the outfield. John Delaney hammered the ball for the Jays, and Joel Smith covered a lot of ground in centre field.