Tag archive for ‘Baseball’
Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon
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By Guy Kipp On Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Mets Need to Hold on to Bartolo Colon

The Mets made it known last week that pitcher Bartolo Colon was available for a trade before the July 31 trading deadline. Now, the Mets should make sure they pull the hefty veteran off the market at once. Mets More...

Dylan Cozens
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By Steven Bassin On Friday, July 25th, 2014

BlueClaws Pound Drive to Even Series

Game Notes: Dylan Cozens is 2nd in the whole Philadelphia Phillies minor league organization with 13 home runs this season. BlueClaws DH Willians Astudillo leads his team with a total of 48 RBI’s. BlueClaws More...

By Steven Bassin On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Patriots Take First Series After the All-Star Break

The Somerset Patriots got off to a great start after the Atlantic League All-Star break. The Patriots went on the road to face the Bridgeport Bluefish over the weekend, where they won the four game series, 3-1. More...

Dontrelle Willis
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By Hayley Tafuro On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Connecticut Sports Round-Up

As this week kicks off, let’s take a look at what happened last week with our Connecticut sports teams. Bridgeport Bluefish: It was a quiet week for the ‘Fish who got to enjoy three days off after going nonstop More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Boulders Drop Rubber Game 5-4 to Saltdogs

Matt Forgatch’s massive solo shot off of losing pitcher Shawn Gilblair(0-2) leading off the top of the 9th into the concourse walkway in left, proved to be the game winning run, as the Lincoln Saltdogs defeated More...

Jon Matlack
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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Jon Matlack Should be in Mets Hall of Fame

During a telecast on the Mets’ most recent homestand, Gary Cohen conducted a live, in-game interview via phone with Jon Matlack. Matlack spent seven seasons with the Mets from 1971-1977, but has been conspicuous More...

Jeter surrounded by the media on his final All-Star appearance.  Photo Credit: Angela Jiminez
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Jeter All-Star Fanfare Evokes Nostalgia and Uncertainty for Yankee Fans

There was no shortage of emotional moments during Derek Jeter’s final All-Star Game Tuesday night. Standing ovations during both at-bats. A riotous swan song when Alexi Ramirez replaced him in the field in the More...

Todd Frazier, right, and brother Charlie Frazier
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By Diane Quail On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Former Rutgers Baseball Star Makes it to Home Run Derby Final

Todd Frazier stepped into the box after a 1-hour rain delay with a smile on his face.  The third baseman showed pure calmness at the plate, considering the rain and the cold. Todd Frazier, right, and brother Charlie More...

Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice for the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field. (AP Photo)
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

On a Field of All-Stars, All Eyes Will Be On Derek Jeter For Final Time

Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice for the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field. (AP Photo) For the final time, Derek Jeter will take the field to participate in a Major League Baseball All-Star Game. It’s More...

Pitcher Matt Zielinski
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By Steven Bassin On Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Three Patriots Make Atlantic League All-Star Game Roster

The Somerset Patriots will be sending three players from their team to the Atlantic League All-Star Game. The game will be played on July 16th. The three players are catcher Adam Donachie, third baseman Corey Smith, More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Sean Bierman Tosses Complete Game as Boulders Pummel Trois-Rivieres Aigles, 8-1

Starting Rockland Boulders pitcher Sean Bierman tossed a complete game, as the Boulders walloped Trois-Rivieres on Friday night at Provident Bank Park. Rockland broke the game wide open in the 2nd inning by scoring More...

By Steven Bassin On Friday, July 11th, 2014

BlueClaws Win First of Four Against Delmarva

Game Notes: BlueClaws 5 – Shorebirds 4 BlueClaws catcher Andrew Knapp extended his hitting streak to 14 straight games. BlueClaws catcher Andrew Knapp threw out a runner trying to steal 2nd in the 9th. BlueClaws More...