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Baycats end Guelph's winning streak with hit parade

Jordan Castaldo and Starlin Rodriguez each had two hits, two RBI and a run for Barrie
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Jon Waltenbury celebrates with his Barrie Baycats teammates in this file photo. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday

The Barrie Baycats ended Guelph's win streak at six after a 10-6 victory over the Royals Tuesday night at David E. Hastings Stadium. 

It was Guelph's first loss since a June 23 matinee in Toronto. 

Jordan Castaldo and Starlin Rodriguez each had two hits, two RBI and a run for Barrie. It was Castaldo's 11th longball this season. Jon Waltenbury had two hits and an RBI, and Ryan Spataro singled and drove in a run while scoring three times. 

Santos Arias (5-2) went all nine innings for the win. He surrendered six runs on nine hits with five walks and nine punchouts. 

Yunior Yambatis (1-3) took the loss, allowing seven runs (five earned) on nine hits with three walks and five strikeouts. 

Offensively, Kyle Kush led the Royals with two hits, an RBI and a run. Sean Reilly and Justin Interisano each drove in a run, Riley Perks added two hits, an RBI and a run, and Darius Barlas went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. 

Barrie improved 17-6, and Guelph dropped to 13-12. 

The Baycats host the Toronto Maple Leafs (9-14) on Friday night at Coates Stadium. 

Future games: 
Wednesday, July 10
Hamilton at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. 
London at Brantford, 8 p.m. 
Thursday, July 11
Hamilton at Guelph, 7:30 p.m. 
Toronto at Kitchener, 7:30 p.m. 
Brantford at Welland, 7:30 p.m.