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Baycats win to break even with Panthers, sharing first place

Both teams are now 16-6; Barrie is in Guelph on Tuesday night to face the Royals
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The Barrie Baycats pulled into a first-place tie with Kitchener after a 5-3 win over the Panthers Sunday afternoon at Jack Couch Park. 

Barrie's Jordan Castaldo led the way with a three-run blast in the third inning. Ryan Spataro and Branfy Infante each drove in a run and scored, Starlin Rodriguez singled twice and scored, and Steve Lewis added two hits.

Adrian Salcedo (6-1) went the distance, giving up three runs (two earned) on six hits with four walks and eight strikeouts. 

For Kitchener, Tanner Nivins went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run. Yorbis Borroto and Brian Burton both had a hit and scored. 

Jasvir Rakkar (3-1) took the loss, giving up two runs (one earned) on three hits in an inning. 

Yoen Socarras started and went five innings, allowing three runs on five hits with a walk and four strikeouts. 

Both teams are now 16-6. 

Future games: 
Tuesday, July 9
Barrie at Guelph, 7:30 p.m.
Kitchener at London, 7:35 p.m. 
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.