The Yorkton Cardinals can’t catch a break this season. In a double-header against the Moose Jaw Miller Express on July 12 at Jubilee Park, the Cardinals came close, but weren’t able to best the visiting team.
The day started well for the Cardinals, who were the first team on the board with three runs in the first. But it was the fourth inning that saw Moose Jaw come back, with six runs total. The next inning saw another pair of Moose Jaw runs.
While Yorkton responded in the seventh with another run, the game was over, and Moose Jaw took the contest 8-4.
Michael Borst was tagged with the win for Moose Jaw, while Payton Harris had the loss for Yorkton.
The second game of the day saw the Miller Express hit the board first with a run in the second, followed by a matching run in the third. The fifth saw Moose Jaw go up by three, but Yorkton quickly responded with a run of their own. The sixth was much the same, with both teams getting a spot on the board. In the seventh, Yorkton pulled to within one, resulting in the final score of 4-3 for Moose Jaw.
Jeff Nicolosi got the win for Moose Jaw, while Jake Anderson was tagged with the loss for the home team.
Yorkton’s next chance to finish what they started will be on July 13, when they will again take on the Miller Express at Jubilee Park.