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ON THE COVER (JUNE 2016): PATROLLING THE PARK

June 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (JUNE 2016): PATROLLING THE PARK

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PHOTO BY R.S. KONJEK: Jon Waltenbury patrols the outfield at Christie Pits during the Toronto Maple Leafs’ game against the Brantford Red Sox on May 22. Waltenbury’s three-run homer put the Leafs ahead for good, and ensured an 8-6 victory. R. S. Konjek summarizes a month of Maple Leafs in his baseball column.

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SPORTS: The bats are back at Christie Pits

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on SPORTS: The bats are back at Christie Pits

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PHOTO COURTESY OF DAN HAMILTON/VANTAGE POINT STUDIOS: Toronto Maple Leafs baseball returned to Dominico Field at Christie Pits with a bang on May 8. First baseman Jon Waltenbury blasted one of the Leafs’ four home runs on opening day, powering the club to a 13 to 2 victory over the Guelph Royals. Next game is 2 p.m. on May 15 versus the Burlington Bandits. This summer, the Gleaner will feature a monthly Maple Leafs Baseball column by R.S. Konjek.

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Maple Leafs fall in extras, after wacky comeback

July 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment

GUELPH ROYALS 11, TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 8

By Jonah Birenbaum

Signified by an animated fist-pump as he rounded first base and began his trot around the bases, Mark Allen knew he had redeemed himself.

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Maple Leafs claim wild win over Barrie

July 11th, 2012 · Comments Off on Maple Leafs claim wild win over Barrie

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 17, BARRIE BAYCATS 13

By Michael Radoslav

The Toronto Maple Leafs survived a war of offensive attrition on Sunday to secure their first three-game win streak of the season.

Toronto claimed a 17–13 win over the Barrie Baycats, and with it fourth place in the Intercounty Baseball League standings.

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Kitchener continue dominance over Maple Leafs

July 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on Kitchener continue dominance over Maple Leafs

KITCHENER PANTHERS 16, MAPLE LEAFS 8

By Michael Radoslav

It was a third inning the Maple Leaf baseball club would sooner rather forget, surrendering 11 runs to the Kitchener Panthers en route to a 16–8 loss on Wednesday night.

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Leafs sweep their Royal weekend with win over Guelph

June 24th, 2012 · Comments Off on Leafs sweep their Royal weekend with win over Guelph

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 5, GUELPH ROYALS 3

By Michael Radoslav

It is officially a winning streak. The Toronto Maple Leafs swept their home-and-home series with the Guelph Royals this weekend with a 5–3 win at Dominico Field on Sunday. Toronto also won 5–2 on Saturday in Guelph.

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Ottawa snaps Leafs win streak

June 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Ottawa snaps Leafs win streak

OTTAWA FAT CATS 8, TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 1

By Michael Radoslav

After stringing together their first set of consecutive wins this season, the Toronto Maple Leaf ball club fell back to earth with an 8–1 loss to the Ottawa Fat Cats on Wednesday night.

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Deska, Arias Lead Charge as Maple Leafs Drop Majors

June 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Deska, Arias Lead Charge as Maple Leafs Drop Majors

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 6, LONDON MAJORS 5

By Jonah Birenbaum

Marek Deska threw six-plus solid innings, while Branfy Arias led the way offensively, as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the London Majors 6–5 at Dominico Field on Sunday.

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Leafs get crowned by Royals

June 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Leafs get crowned by Royals

GUELPH ROYALS 4, TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 2

By Mike Radoslav

On a rainy afternoon at Dominico Field, the Maple Leafs continued their slide down the IBL standings, posting a 4–2 loss to the visiting Guelph Royals.

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Gibbons Goes Down, Brantford Bullies Toronto

May 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment

BRANTFORD RED SOX 21, TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 7

By Jonah Birenbaum

The combination of an untimely injury to their cleanup hitter, some abysmal pitching, and an unrelenting Red Sox offense proved insurmountable for the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday as they fell to Brantford 21–7 at Dominico Field.

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Maple Leafs let it go late in ballgame

May 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment

BARRIE BAYCATS 7, TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 2

By Mike Radoslav

The top of the order for the Barrie Baycats were too much for the Toronto Maple Leaf ball club on Sunday, as Toronto was handed their second loss of the weekend at Dominico Field.

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Fata Homers, Maple Leafs Lick Fat Cats in Season Opener

May 6th, 2012 · 2 Comments

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 6, OTTAWA FAT CATS 4

By Jonah Birenbaum

Despite failing to register a hit through the first six innings, a five-run seventh proved all the offense the Toronto Maple Leafs would need as they downed the Ottawa Fat Cats 6–4 at Dominico Field on Sunday.

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