Tag Archives: NECBL

Torrington edges Team USA


The Torrington Twisters (NECBL) edged Team USA 4-3 behind a strong start from Steve Strasberg who struck out seven out of the twelve batters he faced. The Torrington staff held Team USA to only three hits as Justin Smoak picked up two hits including a two run homer in the eighth inning. Garrett Green went 2-3 with two runs scored and a homer in the victory for the Twisters. Team USA will be back in action on Sunday as they finish their tour of New England when they visit the Newport Gulls.

Team USA Recap

Torrington Recap

Team USA picks up another win


Team USA continued their strong start to their summer season with a 5-0 victory over the Vermont Mountaineers. Pedro Alvarez led the team at the plate for the second straight day by going 3-4 with three RBI in the win. Brian Matusz started for Team USA while giving up one hit and hitting one batter in four scoreless innings of work. Team USA will be back in action on Saturday when they head down to Torrington CT.

Team USA Recap

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Team USA beats Keene


The USA National Team picked up a 5-0 rain-shortened victory in seven innings over the Keene Swamp Bats. The USA team was led by Pedro Alvarez who went 3-4 with a homer. Ryan Flaherty also picked up a homer as the Vanderbilt teammates provided the offense. Jacob Thompson started for Team USA and gave them two perfect innings before leaving due to a rain delay. (The CBB saw Thompson pitch this past season and can be read about here.) Thompson faced college teammate Tyler Cannon who led off for the Swamp Bats but did not pick up a hit. Team USA will be back in action on Friday when they play against the Vermont Mountaineers.

Team USA Recap
Keene Recap

Team USA knocks off North Adams


Team USA continued their tour of New England with a 9-1 victory over the North Adams Steeplecats who play in the NECBL. Justin Smoak from South Carolina and Roger Kieschnick of Texas Tech hit back to back homers while Ryan Flaherty went 2-4 with two RBI in the win. Mike Minor started the game and gave up only one hit and one run in three innings of work. Team USA is back in action on Thursday when they head to play against the Keene Swampbats who is also a member of the NECBL.

Team USA Recap
North Adams Recap