COBA Week VIII: Eridinale, Morrison, Mullin

 Former Laurier Golden Hawk Ryan Panas earned honourable mention honours with the Etobicoke Rangers hitting .667 (8-for-12) with a double and three RBIs.  

Former Laurier Golden Hawk Ryan Panas earned honourable mention honours with the Etobicoke Rangers hitting .667 (8-for-12) with a double and three RBIs.  


By Dan Estey

Canadian Baseball Network

The COBA Major Zero K Bats Team of the Week for Week 8 was the Erindale Cardinals Senior Baseball Team. This past week the Cardinals had a solid week going 2-0. They started off the week with a solid 17-1 victory at home over the Oakville A’s before traveling to Burlington on Wednesday and defeating the Brants by a score of 10-8

With the wins last week, the Erindale club now sits at 9-4 on the season. That is good for second place in the tight Andrews division race and 2nd place overall in the COBA Major Senior Baseball League.


The COBA Major D-Ville Bats Player of the Week for Week 8 (June 18-24) -- OF Corrie Morrison of the Burlington Brants.

Morrison played in two games during this week helping lead the Brants to a 1-1 record for the week. They started off with a tough 10-8 loss at home on Wednesday to the Erindale Cardinals before rebounding for an 8-6 victory on the road in Brampton. For his week, he was 7-for-11 (.636) with two singles, three doubles, and two triples. He scored four runs while collecting nine RBI and also added a stolen base.

Hononable Mention
Ryan Panas (Etobicoke Rangers)
2 Games, .667 Avg., 12 AB, 8 Hits, 7 Singles, 1 Double, 3 RBI, 1 Run

Chris Novia (Erindale Cardinals)
2 Games, .556 Avg, 9 AB, 5 Hits, 3 Singles, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 Runs

Joe Ferreira (Brampton Royals)
3 Games, .385 Avg, 13 AB, 5 Hits, 4 Singles, 1 HR, 1 BB, 6 RBI, 4 Runs, 1 SB


COBA Major Lazer Pro Pitcher of the Week -- LHP Andrew Mullin of the Erindale Cardinals.

Mullin had one appearance this week helping to lead Erindale to a 10-8 win on the road against the Burlington Brants. In this game, he tossed eight innings allowing three runs (0 earned) on five hits. He walked one batter while striking out five in collecting the win.

For his season, Mullin now sits at 2-0 with one save. In his 27 2/3 innings of work, he has allowed 15 runs (7 earned) on 24 hits good for a 2.28 ERA. He has walked 14 batters while amassing 25 strikeouts thus far.

Honourable Mention
Dan Todoschuk (Milton Red Sox)
2 Games, 0 Win, 0 Losses, 1 Save, 4 2/3 Innings, 2 Hits, 0 Run, 0 Earned Run, 0.00 ERA, 0 BB, 3 K

Kyle Breitner (Etobicoke Rangers)
2 Games, 0 Win, 0 Losses, 1 Save, 4 Innings, 2 Hits, 0 Runs, 0 Earned Runs, 0.00 ERA, 1 BB, 9 K

Linescore
Monday, June 19th
At Greg Cranker Field R H E

Oakville A’s 1 6 4
Erindale Cardinals 17 17 1
Winning Pitcher – John DeWolfe, Losing Pitcher – Noah Ivanyi
HR – Sean Alp, Chris Novia (Erin)

Tuesday
Clarkson Park

Niagara Metros vs. Mississauga SW Twins PPD rain

Chris Gibson Red Diamond R H E
Brampton Royals 13 11 2
Oakville A’s 3 8 0
Winning Pitcher – Mike Burke. Losing Pitcher – Blake Donaldson
HR – Joe Ferreira (Bram.)

Wednesday
Nelson Park R H E

Erindale Cardinals 10 12 9
Burlington Brants 8 8 4
Winning Pitcher – Andrew Mullin, Losing Pitcher – Atasushi Urata
HR – Chris Novia (Erin.)

Milton Sports Complex R H E
Mississauga SW Twins 9 15 1
Milton Red Sox 1 7 2
Winning Pitcher – Jordan Petruska, Losing Pitcher – Ian Zettle
HR – Mike Cardinale (Miss.)

Thursday
Dave Dash Memorial Field R H E

Burlington Brants 8 11 0
Brampton Royals 6 8 2
Winning Pitcher – Brandon Habibi, Losing Pitcher – Steve Hough

George Taylor Field R H E
Etobicoke Rangers 12 14 1
Niagara Metros 3 7 2
Winning Pitcher – Tyler Whealy, Losing Pitcher – Justin Ayles
Save – Kyle Breitner
HR – Tanner Young-Shultz (Etob.)

Friday
Connorvale Park R H E

Brampton Royals 8 13 1
Etobicoke Rangers    8    17    0

Saturday
Milton Sports Complex R H E
Niagara Metros 5 7 1
Milton Red Sox 9 14 0
Winning Pitcher – Jason Schneider, Losing Pitcher – Rhys Tapper
Save – Dan Todoschuk

Dan Estey

Dan Estey was born in Fredericton, N.B., began playing in the Fredericton Minor Baseball Association and has played for the past 26 years. He’s appeared on the national stage: as a member of Team New Brunswick at the Baseball Canada Cup in 2000 in Stonewall, Man., was with the Fredericton Royals at the 2001 nationals midgets in Stonewall, and was with Fredericton at the 2003 Junior Nationals in Windsor, Ont. Estey played five years at the University of New Brunswick (2001-2005) winning four Atlantic Conference championships and three medals at the Canadian Intercollegiate Association championships (silver in 2001 in Ottawa, bronze in 2002 in Fredericton and gold in 2003 in Montreal. Moving to Ontario in 2006 he now resides in Mississauga. After playing three years for the Niagara Metros (2008-2010) of the Central Ontario Major League, he is currently learning under skipper Greg Cranker with the Erindale Cardinals (2011-present) of the same loop. He enjoys golfing and reading in my down time and run the website for the Central Ontario Major League, follows senior ball around the province of Ontario. This year he wrote about senior related topics and plan on doing more of the same next year in a larger capacity.