OKOTOKS — The Red Deer Carstar Braves got off to a poor start at the provincial midget AAA baseball playoffs Wednesday, losing 11-1 to the Calgary Cubs.
Blake Thomson started on the mound and took the loss with Jayden Hutlet pitching two innings of scoreless relief.
Brendan Baker had a triple while Ty Wagar added a hit and a pair of walks for the Braves. Jesse Kowalchuk and Jesse Muirhead added singles.
The Braves face the Edmonton Cardinals at 4 p.m. today.