Canada Games Baseball: Day 4
Posted August 2, 2017
WINNIPEG - Alberta and host Manitoba will meet in one of two semi-final games on Thursday as both clubs wrapped up first place in Pool A and Pool B, respectively, with wins on the final day of round robin competition. It will be BC and Ontario meeting in Thursday morning's quarterfinal match-up with the winner facing Saskatchewan in the other semi final.
BC 2 Saskatchewan 1 - A bases loaded walk issued in the bottom of the seventh scored Daniel Gernon to give BC a 2-1 win over Saskatchewan. Both teams tied with 3-3 records in the Pool A standings but Saskatchewan earned second place while BC settled for third as a result of the tie-breaking formula. Gernon and Jayden Knight had two hits apiece for BC who received a 6.1 innings effort from Carter Morris on the mound.
Bryce Libke pitched 4.2 solid innings allowing 1 run on 6 hits with 1 BB and 1 K. Ryan Olchoway pitched the 6th inning with no runs on 1 hit with 1 K.