May 5 - Red Sox at Maple Leafs

by Brantford Red Sox & IBL staff

Brantford Red Sox at Toronto Maple Leafs - 2019 Intercounty Baseball League Season Opener

May 5, 2019 - Christie Pits, Toronto

TORONTO – Fernando Suarez homered and drove in five to lead the Brantford Red Sox to an 11-7 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs to kick off the 101stIntercounty Baseball League season Sunday afternoon at Christie Pits.

Suarez did most of his damage in the first inning, launching a grand slam to make it 5-0 at the time.

Andris Rizquez led off the game with a home run and finished 3-for-6 with two runs. Anthony Rizquez singled and drove in a run and scored four times, Nic Burdett and Steven Correira each had an RBI, Mike Wallace went 3-for-5 with two runs, and Rick Boutilier singled three times and drove in a pair of runs.

Michael Bannon (1-0) earned the win, allowing five runs on six hits over five innings. He walked three and struck out eight.

Matt McGovern picked up the save after giving up two unearned runs on two hits with a strikeout in four innings.



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