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The Hamilton Cardinals defeated the Brantford Red Sox 13-5 on Saturday, June 10, 2023 to keep them winless at home this season.

Red Sox SP Danny Garcia got the nod for the home team, pitching a clean first inning, getting three flyball outs to keep the Cardinals off the scoreboard.

Red Sox LF Tyler Wilson snags a flyball for the first out in the top of the first inning.
Red Sox RF Roger Keen makes the grab for the final out in the top of the first.

Brantford started out strong in the bottom half getting a leadoff single from 3B Matt Fabian followed by a sac bunt from CF Jesse Fishbaum but couldn’t take advantage to open the scoring.

Red Sox CF Jess Fishbaum drops down a sac bunt in the bottom of the first.

Garcia ran into a bit of trouble in the top of the second, giving up a leadoff homerun to Cardinals 1B Josh Niles as they took an early 1-0 lead. Garcia settled in the rest of the inning, recording two strikeouts and a pop out to end the inning.

Red Sox C Jeremie Veilleux fouls off a pitch in the bottom of the first inning.

Brantford, once again, had a good start as LF Tyler Wilson ripped a single to right field but was caught stealing. The Red Sox recorded another hit but couldn’t tie things at one.

In the top of the third, Garcia was strong early, recording two quick outs before allowing a walk, hitting a batter and then allowing an RBI single as the Cardinals doubled their lead to 2-0.

Red Sox SP Danny Garcia induces a flyball to left field for the second out in the top of the first.

Fabian recorded his second single of the game to lead off the bottom half of the third before the next three batters all grounded out as the Red Sox couldn’t cut into the Cardinals lead.

Red Sox C Jeremie Veilleux catches a pop fly behind home plate for the second out in the top of the second.

Hamilton finally got to Garcia in the top of the fourth, recording three consecutive singles to start the inning and knocking Garcia out of the game. Noah Falkenberg came on in relief and allowed a single, a hit batter and another single as the Cardinals put up five runs to take a 7-0 lead.

Red Sox 3B Matt Fabian rips a single to left field against the Hamilton Cardinals on Saturday, June 10, 2023.

Brantford couldn’t get their bats going over the next four innings while Hamilton tacked on another four runs in the fifth and sixth innings to open up an 11-0 lead.

In the top of the eighth, the Cardinals recorded two more runs to make it 13-0 but in the bottom half, the Red Sox came alive, scoring five unanswered runs to cut into the Cardinals lead but it wasn’t enough as the Sox remain winless at home this season.

Brantford’s next home game will be on Friday, June 16 when the Kitchener Panthers visit Arnold Anderson Stadium at 8:00 p.m.

Red Sox C Jeremie Veilleux grounds out to 3B against the Hamilton Cardinals on Saturday, June 10, 2023.

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