CARDINALS DOMINATE BANDITS FOR SEASON SERIES WIN

Posted on Jul 16, 2016 by Mike Marasco

Hamilton gave up an early home run but after that hit they never looked back as they scored a season high 17 runs on 14 hits to defeat the Burlington Bandits 17-1. With the win the Cardinals capture the Skyway Series by winning the season series between the teams four to two. Tyler Hardie had four hits in the game while Robert Wilson allowed a handful of hits in the game.

Just four pitches into the game the Bandits would get on the score board as Justin Gideon hit a solo home run for a 1-0 lead. However, that was just one of five hits that Hamilton starting pitcher Robert Wilson would give up and the only run Burlington would score as the Cardinals took over the rest of the way.

Hamilton tied the game in the bottom half of the first when Nate Mastervick, who had a one out single, scored on a Hardie single. The Cardinals extended their lead in the bottom of the third when Mastervick hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot, and the first by a Hamilton player at Bernie Arbour this season. Hardie would also score in the inning when TJ Baker hit an RBI single.

The runs and the hits kept on coming as the Cardinals put up four runs in the fourth while sending nine batters to the plate. Marcus Dicenzo lead off the inning with a single then was joined by Jake Foden who drew a walk. Liam Wilson then hit a ground rule double to dead center field which allowed Dicenzo to score. Hardie would later collect his third single of the night to score two more runs and make it a 6-1 game. Chris Beer later singled with two outs to bring in a run and make it a six run lead for Hamilton.

Hamilton went on to add a pair of runs in the sixth and seven in the seventh, with four of the runs coming in on walks or hit batters, to make the eventual final score 17-1.

For the Cardinals, Robert Wilson went eight innings and one batter for the win, allowing one run on five hits, walking two and striking out six. Mitch Gardiner would get the final three outs, picking up a strikeout to end the game.

For Burlington, Derek Zwolinski took the loss going four innings, allowing eight runs, one of which was unearned, on ten hits, walking three and striking out three. Luke Melymick went the next two innings allowing a pair of runs, only one was earned, on two hits and two walks. Liam Munshi then took the mound for two-thirds of an inning, allowing seven runs, only four were earned, on two hits, four walks, three hit batters and getting one strikeout. Chris Dupuis pitched the final inning and a third, allowing a walk to one of the five batters he faced.

Hamilton will look to make it two in a row as they travel to Guelph on Saturday to face the Royals starting at 7:30pm. The next home game for the Cardinals is on Sunday afternoon when the Barrie Baycats visit Bernie Arbour for a 2:00pm start.

Winning Pitcher: Robert Wilson (2-4)
Losing Pitcher: Derek Zwolinski (0-1)

Burlington Hitters
Justin Gideon – 1 for 3 (Solo Home Run, Walk, Strikeout, Run, RBI)
Alex Nolan – 1 for 3 (Double, Strikeout)
Julian Johnson – 1 for 3 (Single, Reached on Error, Walk)

Hamilton Hitters
Tyler Hardie – 4 for 5 (4 Singles, Walk, 3 Runs, 4 RBIs)
Chris Beer – 3 for 4 (3 Singles, Hit By Pitch, Walk, Run, 3 RBIs)
Nate Mastervick – 2 for 4 (Single, Solo Home Run, Hit by Pitch, Walk, 3 Runs, RBI)

Tickets for all Hamilton Cardinals home games are available at the Bernie Arbour Stadium Box Office on game day. For more information on Cardinals season passes email iblcardinals@gmail.com or visit the team’s website at www.iblcardinals.com.

Become a fan of the Cardinals on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HamiltonCardinals.
Follow the team on Twitter at www.twitter.com/HamCardinalsIBL.

Local posts

 cid e4d70c5a b538 4954 8299 94a3b042d15e

DeClute Light Up The Beach raises over $11,000

Posted on Dec 3, 2016
The ninth annual DeClute Light Up the Beach was the most successful year ever, raising over $11,000 that will go...
The Beach Read more
Img 4926

Christmas Joy! Healey Willan Singers 10th Anniversary Christmas Concert

Posted on Dec 2, 2016
On Sunday, November 27, the Healey Willan Singers began their 10th anniversary season with a concert to kick off the...
West End Read more
Speaker pastor

"SHINE" Women's Christmas Celebration

Posted on Nov 30, 2016
Women of all ages gathered at Kennedy Road Tabernacle on Saturday November 26th to shimmer, sparkle and shine. The SHINE...
Brampton Read more
Yurisvillage.practitioners

Warm Supports to Your Health Journey

Posted on Nov 30, 2016
On November 19th to 20th, Yuri's Village Naturopathic Clinic held a unique event, "Health. Food. Creativity." This is the 7th...
East End Read more
Joseph   john

Write On! Festival

Posted on Nov 29, 2016
The literary talents of the Mississauga Writers Group (MWG) were on display at the Noel Ryan Auditorium and the atrium...
Mississauga Read more
Santa2

Marian Montessori School Christmas Concert and Bazaar

Posted on Nov 29, 2016
Marian Montessori School celebrated 28 years of service to the community with a beautiful Christmas concert at which the precious...
Greater Toronto Area Read more
Img 0367

A Christmas Event at Ireland House Museum

Posted on Nov 29, 2016
Fun was had by all who attended the Christmas Event at Ireland House Museum on Sunday, November 20th. Despite the...
Burlington Read more
Pb140021

Michelle Lecce-Hewitt Band rocks the 120 Diner!

Posted on Nov 29, 2016
What a successful musical live performance by the Michelle Lecce-Hewitt Band at the 120 Diner on Saturday night, November 26th!!...
Downtown Toronto Read more
Img 5600

Heroes in the Home Recognition

Posted on Nov 29, 2016
Whitby caregivers honoured for outstanding dedication and commitment Whitby, ON Nov. 28, 2016 – Fifty-two residents in the Whitby area...
Whitby Read more
Hamilton header

Eastdale CVI Annual Craft Show

Posted on Nov 29, 2016
The 31st Eastdale Craft Show supporting Eastdale Athletics was a huge success. An enormous thanks goes out to the 80...
Oshawa Read more
Img 1084

Holiday Bazaar -great vendors and a great turn out!

Posted on Nov 29, 2016
Our Holiday Bazaar had great success this past Saturday. Residents and members of the community were able to shop and...
Port Hope Read more
Essential oil bottles mimi larger

Wellness Centre opens in Brantford!

Posted on Nov 28, 2016
Wellness has arrived in Brantford! Mistico Mimi Wellness Centre opened in July 2016 and is proud to offer wellness in...
Brantford Read more
Bazaar 1

St. David's Parish Bazaar

Posted on Nov 22, 2016
The St. David's Parish Bazaar held on November 5, 2016 was a great success. Held annually, this year we added...
Welland Read more
Ecofair sign   open barn door

Electric Cars, Green Investment & Family Fun at this Year’s EcoFair at the Barns

Posted on Nov 21, 2016
The 1,700-plus people from babes in arms to older seniors who poured through the doors of the Wychwood Barns for...
Wychwood Park Read more
14962692 10157642229995034 7800413717167292571 n

Henderson - Kolk Duo Guitar Concert

Posted on Nov 11, 2016
The Henderson-Kolk Guitar Duo performed on Friday November 4th at the Sanderson Center in Brantford. The Duo performed as part...
Brant County Read more