(Trois-Rivieres) Beavers Charlesbourg won a second straight game on the territory of the Eagles Three Rivers Junior on Monday, and they have virtually copied the model that allowed them to snatch first win earlier this season.
Despite the presence on the mound of Martin Gagnon and Francis Desilets, two good gunners of Birds, visitors slammed 13 hits en route to a 6-4 win. Despite five errors Beaver, the Eagles had to admit defeat, loupant few opportunities to make points.
“We have to play much better baseball if we want to win a championship. We have to win these games against the league’s best teams, “grumbled the head coach Jean-Philippe Lemay, who expects a” big performance “of his own Wednesday, while the Warriors will Granby passage stage Fernand-Bedard.
A fire broke out Monday afternoon on the terrace adjoining the Fernand-Bedard Stadium. The fire was quickly controlled by members of the Can-Am Eagles before firefighters arrive as reinforcements. It is not known what caused the fire, but welding work has been made recently to the stage to install a new emergency exit on the terrace.
Can-Am: Gillies released
In the Can-Am League, the Eagles finally threw in the towel in the Charles Gillies folder. The 25 year old pitcher, who broke anything for some time on the mound, was released by the organization on Monday.
This is a significant step backwards for Gillies, who was considered last year as one of the top prospects in the organization. Manager Pierre-Luc saw in him a candidate for a return in affiliate baseball, as it was equipped with an arsenal of interesting shots.
The problem is that he did not master these shots, as did the faith many walks granted to opposing hitters.
Gillies showed the worst average of earned runs for a pitcher in the Can-Am League this season (7.22). He conceded 19 free passes in over 28 innings and his average of hits and walks given per round was higher than 2.
The Eagles will begin a series of three games against the Champions on Tuesday in Ottawa. They will return to Trois-Rivieres on Friday to visit the Japanese of Shikoku island.