In Ancaster Vet Slo-pitch action, the Indians edged the Brewers 10-8, behind a tremendous game by Darren Stockley, who thumped three hits and made a pair of outstanding catches.
Paul McKinney and John Delaney added three hits each. Outfielders Bill Irvine and Ian Johnson flashed the cowhide.
The Braves prevailed in a 15-13 win over the Sox. Mario Sardo singed home two runs that proved the difference, and Tim Blore hit a fortunate inside-the-park homer.
Pitcher Rob Cavalieri was perfect in relief, and Bob Harper set a record for the most runners tagged out at first. Captain Brian Carey made the shortstop position look easy. Art Rinsma and Pat Moulden were each three for four to lead the Sox, and Fred Stremble hammered the ball. Hank Vipari and Gary Brown made nice catches.
The AL-leading Orioles won a hard-fought 8-6 victory over the Pirates. Brian McKeown was a perfect three for three to lead the orange birds. Frank Accomando had three hits, and Larry Sbrega added a triple.
Dane Moffatt had two hits and a great catch in right, and Jean Marc Leclair added another nice grab. Mike Gustar started a slick twin killing to Doug Parsons and Ken Dunhill.
The Jays and Giants played to an 8-8 tie. Frank Hruska and Randy Crispo both hit and pitched well for the Jays.
Greg Best, Dana Wedlock, John Carnahan and Mark Edmondson were solid at bat. Ron Pongetti made a key relay in one of three double plays.
The Giants were led by four hits by Glenn Herrell and three each by the leadership team of captain Rick Gunter and Grant Hill. Frank Troisi and Rick Larose were a superb infield combination, and Jim Gaudry and Tim Richardson pitched a terrific game.
The mighty Cards exploded for 22 runs and held the A’s to only a pair. Rick McKenzie and Kerry Travaskis were each a perfect five for five, to complement the four for four performances of John DeZoete and Jim Royce.
Earl Sutherland started a double play and threw the next runner out to account for all the outs in the third. Ron Edwards, Paul Capoferri and Serge Fappiano twisted another smooth twin killing. Carl Fiamelli doubled twice for the A’s and scored both his team’s runs. Dave Dunn played well in his return from the disabled list.
The Dodgers doubled the Tigers 10-5 behind a fine pitching performance by Paul Bolduc and Mike Harris. Des Dufresne belted an impressive dinger and had two more hits to lead the Dodgers’ attack.
Brian Davies had a huge hit to score two, and John Donovan added two solid smashes. Outfielder John Sullivan made a great catch in the seventh. Matt DiTomasso pounded three hits for the hard-luck Tigers, and Neal Panabaker was three for three.