Anthony Fera hit a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a 5-5 tie, and send the East York Bulldogs to a 9-5 win on Monday night at Stan Wadlow Park. East York is now 2-0 on the young season, and look sharp to open 2024.

Niall Windeler(1-0) picked up the win in relief, while Aaron Sprague(0-1) suffered the loss. Windeler, the 2023 rookie and pitcher of the year has now worked 4.2 scoreless innings in 2024, striking out 11.