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Make it six straight for red-hot Guelph Royals (5 photos)

Four games this week, three at home, as the team enters the home stretch of the regular season
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The Guelph Royals are on a roll.

A pair of victories on the weekend made it six straight for the win column as they improved to 13-11 on the season, good enough for fourth place in the Intercounty Baseball League standings.

Barrie and Kitchener are tied for top apot with 16-6 records.

Several hundred fans turned out Saturday at Hastings Stadium for Turn Back The Clock Night, as the Royals, donning retro uniforms, beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 8-3.

Yomar Conception, last week's pitcher of the week in the IBL, continued his winning ways with a nine-strikeout performance over six innings, allowing three earned runs.

Josh Garton homered and he and Jeff MacLeod each had a pair of hits in the Royals' 10-hit attack.

Sunday in Welland, Guelph scored four times in the top of the ninth inning to earn a comeback 5-4 win over the Welland Jackfish.

Garton hit a three-run homer and Riley Perks singled home the winning run a four-run ninth for Guelph.

Evan Kiser threw three innings of scoreless relief, striking out six, to earn the win on the mound in relief of Edwin Javier.

Guelph has four games this week: Tuesday at home versus Barrie, Thursday at home versus Hamilton, Saturday at home versus Welland and on the road Sunday in Brantford.



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