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Baycats blast Cards

The Barrie Baycats rebounded from their first loss of the Intercounty Baseball League season earlier this week with a huge victory in Hamilton on Wednesday night.

Branfy Infante of the Barrie Baycats steals second base during the second game of a doubleheader at Coates Stadium at the Barrie Community Sports Complex on Sunday. The Baycats opened the Intercounty Baseball League season with a record-setting 26 straight victories before finally falling to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night on the road. BARRIE EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

Take a bow, Baycats

The run of perfection came to an end for the Barrie Baycats on Tuesday night at Christie Pits in Toronto.

Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez aids home plate umpire Chris Segal after he was accidentally hit on the head by Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson's bat during the first inning at Fenway Park in Boston on Monday, July 17, 2017. (Charles Krupa/AP Photo)

Donaldson swings bat, hits ump

Home plate umpire Chris Segal remained in the game after getting hit in the head by Josh Donaldson’s bat in a game between the Blue Jays and Red Sox.

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Panthers win sixth straight

The Kitchener Panthers opened the floodgates before the skies opened up in Thursday’s 13-7 win over the visiting Hamilton Cardinals in Intercounty Baseball League action.

In this June 11, 2017, file photo, Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana delivers against the Cleveland Indians. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Cubs trade for Jose Quintana

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs, scuffling and inconsistent since winning the World Series, acquired ace Jose Quintana from the White Sox on Thursday in a major trade between crosstown rivals.

Kyle DeGrace of the Barrie Baycats slides unsuccessfully into third base after being tagged by Colin Gordner of the Kitchener Panthers on Saturday at Coates Stadium in Midhurst. The Baycats won the game, 3-2, to improve their season record to 15-0, which puts the defending Intercounty Baseball League champions in first place atop the IBL standings. Baycats manager Angus Roy is shown at left. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Baycats still perfect

Kyle DeGrace of the Barrie Baycats slides unsuccessfully into third base after being tagged by Colin Gordner of the Kitchener Panthers on Saturday in Barrie. The home team came away with a 3-2 win and have a sparkling 15-0 record in their Inter-county Baseball League Season.

Blue Jays’ Kendrys Morales beats the tag by Royals catcher Salvador Perez to score during their game in Kansas City last night. Morales got a warm reception from his former team. (AP)

Jays blow it in the ninth

This one left a mark that won't go away for a while. Nor will the stench of a Blue Jays loss so disgustingly improbable it almost defies description.

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