Links around the CCBL

AustinWates Here are some links from the Cape Cod Times about the Cape Cod Baseball League.

The first article looks at Virginia Tech’s Austin Wates who has stood out this summer with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. Wates has showcased his in the Cape putting up huge numbers including a batting average over .300 against some of the best pitchers in the country. He also has excellent speed which is seen in his 6.5 second time in the 60.

You can check out the full article by clicking here.

The next article talks with Falmouth manager Jeff Trundy who is currently in his 15th season on the Cape. He has spent the last 11 years in charge of the Commodores after having two assistant coaching jobs to start his Cape career. In the article, he talks about some of the challenges in coaching in the league and recruiting players amongst other things. You can check out the full article by clicking here.

The next article looks at Falmouth’s bullpen catcher in Kevin Mortimer who is spending his summer with the Commodores. Mortimer will be entering his sophomore season with Trinity (CT) College who is a perennial Division 3 power as they won the 2008 National Championship. He discusses some of the issues he has encountered this summer and who has the best stuff on the staff. You can check out the full article by clicking here.