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Johnson City Cardinals Win 2019 Appalachian League Title

by Mick Lite

BURLINGTON, N.C. – The Johnson City Cardinals  beat the Burlington Royals 8-6 last night to become the 2019 Appalachian League champions.

Jhon TorresMalcom Nunez, and Carlos Soler picked up RBIs in the first to power an early 3-0 lead.

The Royals took advantage of Cardinal errors to steal the lead away at 5-3 in the third. Jake Sommers got the start and took a no-decision, allowing five runs (one earned) in three innings.

This is the 11th Appalachian League title in franchise history. Mike Shildt managed them to their 2010-11 back-to-back championships.

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