Royals Winning Streak Snapped in High Scoring Affair at the Pits
TORONTO - Winning streak snapped.
The Toronto Maple Leafs snapped the Guelph Royals three-game winning streak on Sunday with a 14-10 win to improve to 8-5 on the season.
With the loss, the Royals fall to 4-8.
Toronto starter Dan Procopio took a no-decision after allowing seven earned runs on nine hits and four walks in four and one-thirds innings pitched.
Maple Leafs reliever Ryan Wells picked up the win in relief.
Toronto third basemen Johnathan Solazzo went three-for-three with two walks and a solo home run in the win.
Toronto starter Kyle Thomas took the loss after allowing eight earned runs on 11 hits and two walks in four and two-thirds innings pitched.
GUELPH - 10-16-0
TORONTO - 14-20--0
BIGGEST PLAY OF THE GAME: Tied at three in the bottom of the third, Maple Leafs second basemen Dan Marra hit a two-run single to give Toronto a 5-3 lead.
The Leafs never surrendered the lead from that point forward.
BY THE NUMBERS...
4. A four-hit game for Royals outfielder Ethan Hammond, who has gotten on base nine times in his last three games.
6. The Leafs had two six-run innings on Sunday, with the first coming in the third inning and the other coming in the sixth.
36. The Leafs and Royals combined for 36 hits on the afternoon.
38. Guelph scored 38 runs in three games this weekend.
The Royals are back at home on Tuesday when they host the league-leading Welland Jackfish.
The first pitch is set for 7:30 pm.