Tag Archives: NECBL

2009 NECBL All-Star Game Recap

Holyoke, MA (Saturday, July 18, 2009)- The Holyoke Blue Sox were privileged to host the New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game, and the Division that they represent did not disappoint as the Western All-Stars take down the East, 6-5.

But the stories of the day was not just the game itself, the record attendance at MacKenzie Stadium, or the exciting festivities ran all day. Continue reading

Team USA vs North Shore Navigators Cancelled

USA Baseball Logo
USA Baseball Logo

The Team USA game tonight against the North Shore Navigators has been canceled due to rain in the Boston area. Team USA is back in action on July 10th against Kokusai Budo University in Tokyo Japan. They will play the Japan Collegiate All-Star team starting July 11-16th in a five game series which features games in the world famous Tokyo Dome and other stadiums around Japan. Continue reading

Team USA defeats Holyoke 5-2

brycebrentz I attended this game and Live Blogged about it. You can check out my Chat Recap by clicking here. I will also be writing a large article profiling the USA team in the coming days.

(HOLYOKE, MASS.) – Bryce Brentz’s two RBI hits pushed Team USA (11-0) passed the Holyoke Blue Sox, 5-2, Monday evening at MacKenzie Stadium in front of a lively, record-breaking, pro-Holyoke crowd of 4,811. Continue reading

Chat Recap: Team USA vs Holyoke Blue Sox (July 6th)

usa-baseball-logoI will be running a Live Blog tonight at 6:35 pm at the Team USA vs Holyoke game that will take place at the home of the Blue Sox. The Live Chat will run during the game where I will take some questions on the players in the game while providing you updates on the game. Feel free to set up an email reminder below or check out my Live Blog from Sunday July 5th which can be viewed by clicking here. Continue reading

CHAT RECAP: Live Blog of Team USA vs NECBL on Sunday July 5th

usa-baseball-logoI will be running a Live Blog from Manchester New Hampshire on Sunday July 5th at 2:45 pm Eastern time. The USA National (Collegiate) Team will take on an all-star squad from the NECBL. The chat will discuss the game and we will take questions about both teams. You can sign up for a reminder below. If this works out well, I will also run a Live Chat on Monday as I will also be in attendance when Team USA takes on the Holyoke Blue Sox. Continue reading

Interesting Game in the NECBL on Friday

necblThe Vermont Mountaineers and the Pittsfield American Defenders played a very interesting NECBL game on Friday night. The game featured a near protest, a sun delay, and an eventual suspension of the game due to lighting in the area. The reason for the sun delay is the fact that Wahconah Park in Pittsfield MA has the stadium facing towards the west with the sun setting in center field thus getting in the batters eyes. The near protest was over Pittsfield using a player not listed as a substitute on the lineup card at the beginning of the game which Vermont questioned on multiple occasions. Continue reading

Links from Around the Country

Here are some of the best links from Around the Nation for today.

The first article comes from The Advocate in Western Massachusetts which has an article on Winthrop’s Matteo D’Angelo who is spending his summer with the North Adams Steeplecats. D’Angelo is a Bologna Italy native as he is the first Italian native to play at Winthrop. The next article comes from the Boston Globe which highlights Tulane recruit Kyle McKenzie’s chances of being drafted in next week’s amateur draft. The next article talks with LSU pitching coach and former Michigan State head coach David Grewe who made the move to take over the Tiger’s pitching staff this season. Continue reading

Q and A for Jan. 6th

Since we are awaiting the start of the 2009 College Baseball season, I thought I would start a weekly segment with users sending us questions about interesting topics. I will select about five questions every week to be posted with answers on Tuesday morning. You can send us your questions for next week by clicking here. Continue reading