Leafs win to force Game 5
Date: Aug 15, 2018
Photo by RS Konjek
TORONTO – Justin Marra, Garret Takamatsu and Zac Orchard all went deep as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Guelph Royals 9-6 in Game 1 Thursday night at Christie Pits.
Orchard finished with three hits, two RBI and two runs, and Takamatsu went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs. Dan Marra had two hits, an RBI and a run.
Justin Cicatello (1-0) went six innings, giving up five runs (two earned) on five hits with three walks and three strikeouts. Dustin Richardson struck out two in a scoreless ninth inning for the save.
Ethan Mohan had two home runs and three RBI for Guelph. Justin Interisano homered and drove in two, Sean Reilly singled and scored twice, and Jon Waltenbury had two hits and an RBI.
Yunior Yambatis (0-1) went 6.2 innings and allowed nine runs (seven earned) on nine hits with five walks and seven strikeouts.