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Guelph Royals on a three-game losing skid

Guelph will host the Barrie Baycats on Tuesday night
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Justin Interisano of the Guelph Royals takes a big cut at a pitch in this file photo. GuelphToday file photo

The Guelph Royals have now lost three in a row after dropping both games on the weekend.

They fell 6-2 Friday in London and 7-6 in extra innings to London Saturday afternoon in Guelph. 

The Royals sit mired in sixth place in the nine-team league with a 6-7 record.

On Saturday, the Majors got one hit from nine different players and the winning run came home on a wild pitch in the top of the 11th inning.

Bo Lewington pitched 4.1 innings in relief for the win, giving up only two hits and two walks and striking out two.

For Guelph, Claudio Custodio went seven innings, giving up five runs on nine hits and two walks with 13 strikeouts. Brandon Deans (0-1) who pitched three innings, allowed two runs and one walk with four strikeouts to take the loss. J.D. Williams had four hits including two doubles and two RBI’s to lead Guelph at the plate.

On Friday, Cleveland Brownlee and Keith Kandel each hit solo home runs in the Majors’ 6-2 win at Labatt Park.

Jose Arias (4-0) pitched into the eighth inning for the win, allowing two unearned runs on five hits over 7.2 frames. He walked two and struck out 11.

Ethan Hammond picked up two of Guelph’s five hits and also scored one of two Royals’ runs in the eighth.

Emilis Guerrero (2-2) allowed six runs (five earned) on 13 hits over seven innings, walking one and striking out three.

Guelph hosts Barrie Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.