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Australian Baseball League: Canberra Cavalry make a statement against Melbourne

7 December 2017 11:12 AM
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The Canberra Cavalry have sent a huge statement to the Australian Baseball League.

The Cavalry thrashed the Melbourne Aces 17-2 to extend their brilliant run at Narrabundah Ballpark on Thursday night.

Canberra have won seven of their past nine games but few would have expected the Cavalry onslaught that left Melbourne stunned.

Gabriel Arias belted two of Canberra's six home runs in a stunning effort, with the hosts piling on six runs in the bottom of the sixth and another seven at the bottom of the eighth to rub salt into the wound.

Canberra gave up nine hits but Melbourne only managed to turn it into two runs as they were picked apart by a ruthless Cavalry side.

The Cavalry will look to continue their stunning form in the return bout at Narrabundah Ballpark on Friday night.

Friday: Canberra Cavalry v Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark, 7pm.

Saturday: Canberra Cavalry v Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark, 7pm.

Sunday: Canberra Cavalry v Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark, 1pm.

Also read: 10 Canberra Cavalry players picked for ABL All Stars game

Source: theage.com.au

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