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2010 21U (Junior) ChampionshipsDates TBA   Trois-Rivières, Québec

Strong start for Manitoba in shutout over Saskatchewan
August 19, 2010

Trois-Rivières, August 19th 2010. - Manitoba took full advantage of a porous Saskatchewan defence to win 7-0, in it’s first game of the 2010 Baseball Canada Pepsi Junior Championship.

Manitoba scored once in the bottom of the first inning, when on a double steal attempt, Saskatchewan catcher Braden Polreis, saw his throw to third base, sail into left field, Daniel Worb scored on the play.

Manitoba extended it’s lead to 4-0 in the second inning. Brett Schreyer and Jesse Grant scored on an error, and Cody Hunter hit an RBI single.

Manitoba scored twice in the third. Jesse Grant on a ground-out, and an RBI single by Daniel Worb, made the score 6-0.

Leading off for Manitoba in the fourth inning, Cody Hunter hit a single, went to third on a wild throw to first base, and scored Manitoba’s seventh run, on a Elliot Desilets double.

The three Manitoba pitchers combined their efforts to toss a one hitter.


Saskatchewan: 0 runs, 1 hit, 3 errors

Manitoba: 7 runs, 7 hits, 1 error

WP: Anthony Friesen (1-0)

LP: Craig Hucul (0-1)

Players of the game

Saskatchewan:  Jason Fechter

Manitoba: Anthony Friesen

Around the horn

Popular Baseball Quebec Umpire Gary Maslanka was on the three man crew for this game.

Radio-Canada’ s continuous information network, RDI was on site, with journalist Jean-Philippe Nadeau.

Translated to English by Guy Laurin from Robert Legault (LBEQ) French files.