Eagles surpass Mariners in baseball standings

St. Michaels University host the annual Gareth Rees Boot Game versus the Oak Bay Barbarians, today at 5 p.m.

Victoria Eagles first baseman Brandon Feldman

Victoria Eagles first baseman Brandon Feldman

A complete game shutout by pitcher Brendan Miller on Sunday afternoon (April 29) improved the Victoria Eagles to 8-4 on the season.

The Eagles swept both games against the Coquitlam Reds in the B.C. Premier Baseball League doubleheader on Sunday (April 29), 4-0 and 7-6.

Brett Hull earned the win in the first game despite allowing four runs in four innings. Kurt Horne threw three innings in relief for the save, and batted in an RBI from the cleanup position, helping his own cause.

Miller surrendered one walk and six hits in seven innings of the second game. Catcher Sam Stevenson and second baseman Mitch Hawkins each clubbed two RBI.

Meanwhile at Henderson Park on Saturday the Langley Blaze held the Victoria Mariners scoreless, sweeping the doubleheader 7-0 and 3-0.

Mariners starter Nathan McKinlay was tabbed with his first loss of the season.

On Saturday (May 5) the Blaze visit the Eagles at Lambrick Park while the M’s host the Abbotsford Cardinals at Henderson Park, at 12 and 2:30 p.m.