Cardinal season ends in Ft. McMurray

The 2019 Western Canadian Baseball League season came to a close Tuesday for the Yorkton Cardinals.

The game was the last of a swing through Alberta with the Cardinals facing Fort McMurray.

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The Giants struck early posting two runs in their half of the first inning, then adding three in the second.

The Cardinals got right back in the game scoring a quartet of runs in the fourth inning, only to surrender one to the Giants in the bottom of the frame to make it a 6-4 contest.

Yorkton would get no closer but Fort McMurray would add a run in the sixth and three in the seventh to complete a 10-4 win.

Tyler Hodder was the winning pitcher. He started and tossed two hitless innings.

Jake Anderson took the loss. He started and three six innings allowing seven hits, seven earned runs, while walking five and striking out six.

The Cardinals end the WCBL campaign with only six wins against 50 losses.

Yorkton finished in the basement of the WCBL east, 35 games back of division-leading Regina who were 41-15 on the season.

Swift Current finishes second in the east three game back of Regina, with Weyburn third, Moose Jaw fourth and Melville fifth.

In the west Okotoks tops the division nine games up on Lethbridge, with Medicine Hat third, Edmonton fourth, Fort McMurray fifth and Brooks sixth.

The 2019 Western Canadian Baseball League season came to a close Tuesday for the Yorkton Cardinals.

The game was the last of a swing through Alberta with the Cardinals facing Fort McMurray.

The Giants struck early posting two runs in their half of the first inning, then adding three in the second.

The Cardinals got right back in the game scoring a quartet of runs in the fourth inning, only to surrender one to the Giants in the bottom of the frame to make it a 6-4 contest.

Yorkton would get no closer but Fort McMurray would add a run in the sixth and three in the seventh to complete a 10-4 win.

Tyler Hodder was the winning pitcher. He started and tossed two hitless innings.

Jake Anderson took the loss. He started and three six innings allowing seven hits, seven earned runs, while walking five and striking out six.

The Cardinals end the WCBL campaign with only six wins against 50 losses.

Yorkton finished in the basement of the WCBL east, 35 games back of division-leading Regina who were 41-15 on the season.

Swift Current finishes second in the east three game back of Regina, with Weyburn third, Moose Jaw fourth and Melville fifth.

In the west Okotoks tops the division nine games up on Lethbridge, with Medicine Hat third, Edmonton fourth, Fort McMurray fifth and Brooks sixth.

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