Royals Blown Out by Baycats At Home
GUELPH - Regroup for the weekend.
The Barrie Baycats blew out the Guelph Royals 10-2 on Tuesday evening to improve to 9-5 on the season.
With the loss, the Royals fall to 4-10.
Barrie starter Juan Benitez was fantastic yet again for the visiting Baycats, throwing seven shutout innings while allowing just two hits and one walk.
The former Miami Marlins farmhand struck out four Guelph batters.
Baycats shortstop Carson Burns led the offensive surge for Barrie, going two-for-three with a walk.
Guelph starter Yomar Concepcion took the loss after allowing five earned runs on six hits and two walks in six innings pitched.
BARRIE - 10-10-0
GUELPH - 2-5-3
BIGGEST PLAY OF THE GAME: Up 3-0 in the top of the third inning, Baycats first basemen Ryan Rijo hit a two-run single to extend the Baycats lead to 5-0.
BY THE NUMBERS...
4. Four losses in a row for Guelph, who were on a three-game winning streak prior.
5. Just five hits from the Royals offence on Tuesday, who expect major reinforcements to the lineup ahead of the roster deadline.
The Royals are back at home on Saturday when they host the London Majors.
The first pitch is set for 7:30 pm.