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Cavs club 10 in second of big win
Canberra wins second Wollongong Classic
11/26/2017 12:59 AM ET
Buddy Reed hit a grand slam as Canberra put up 10 runs in the second inning (C) SMP IMAGES/ABL MEDIA
Buddy Reed hit a grand slam as Canberra put up 10 runs in the second inning (C) SMP IMAGES/ABL MEDIA (Ben Southall)

Canberra has blasted its way to a series win - and second-straight Wollongong Classic victory - against Sydney on Sunday afternoon.

The Cavs used a 10-run second inning to blow the game wide open en route to a 15-7 win over the Blue Sox.

Buddy Reed and Boss Moanaroa both hit grand slams in the 10-run surge as Canberra became the first team in ABL history to hit two slams in the same inning.

Only two teams before them - Adelaide in 2010 and Perth in 2011 - had even hit two grand slams in the same game.

The Cavs punished a pair of errors by Sydney as Reed went deep to left-centre field and Moanaroa followed soon after with one of his own to right-centre.

Canberra recorded eight hits, had two runners reach on errors and another on a walk as they built a 10-run lead against Blue Sox starter Luke Wilkins.

Michael Suchy homered to get Sydney on the board in the fourth and Jay Baum and Moanaroa went deep back-to-back for the Cavs in the sixth.

The Blue Sox added three runs in the eighth and three more in the ninth to cut the margin to single figures.

Moanaroa went 3-for-4 with six RBIs for Canberra as they racked up 14 hits.

Frank Gailey impressed in his first start for the Cavs, striking out nine and allowing one run on four hits in seven innings.

Suchy had three hits for Sydney.

Canberra heads to Adelaide in round three and the Blue Sox host Perth at Blacktown.

This story was not subject to the approval of the Australian Baseball League or its clubs.