Posts Tagged ‘ Baseball ’

Blues falls short of FCBL post-season

August 10, 2016
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER With postseason implications on the line, the Bristol Blues finished out the final week of the 2016 campaign with most of its games coming on the road. And with the American Legion Northeast Regional Baseball Tournament in town, Bristol finished its season with six games away from home. But, ending the…

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Bees swarm the Revolution: New Britain wins, 7-3

August 4, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: New Britain exploded for four home runs including two by Jovan Rosa in the Bees 7-3 win. The Game Changed When…:…York had tied the game at 2 in the third inning but a 2-run home run by Jake McGuiggan gave the Bees the lead and they never looked back. Pitchers…

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Wild pitch stings Bees in the seventh inning

August 4, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees were unable to bring home runners and regain the lead as York tied and eventually scored the game winning run in the seventh inning. The Game Changed When…During the seventh, York came through with two runs with the final tally coming via a wild pitch that scored Michael…

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Blues keeping playoff hopes alive

August 3, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Bristol Blues manager, Pat Riley stretched his arms back and reclined in his chair in the locker room. The expression on his face displayed a calm demeanor. “We have a good team here,” the manager said. “We just have to figure out ways to win and hit our stride at the…

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Bees drop series opener to the Revolution

August 3, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees dropped the opener of their three-game series with the York Revolution 9-2. The Game Changed When…:…the Revolution scored three times in the top of the 4th inning to open up a 5-1 lead, causing the Bees to play from way behind all night long. Pitchers of Record: W:…

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Blue finish in grand fashion, late rally pushes Bristol past the Silver Knights

August 3, 2016
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Post University’s Ben Brown held the Nashau Silver Knights scoreless in his first start with the Bristol Blues last night, but the Blues were only leading, 1-0, through seven and a half innings. It took a five-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning to put the game out of reach as Bristol came…

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Bees bounce back in game two

August 1, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees bounced back in game two outscoring the Blue Crabs 10-3 after getting blanked 6-0 in game one. The Game Changed When…: In game one the Bees couldn’t generate any offense and were blanked by the Blue Crabs. In the second game, the Bees found their rhythm immediately and…

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Big Leagues come up big time

July 27, 2016
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Southington’s Big League baseball team represented Connecticut at the regional tournament in Dover, Del.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER For the second year in a row, Big League baseball manager Andy Levin was in a bind as he walked around town with one of his assistant coaches, going from business to business desperately seeking donations. “We really had to give them the whole we-don’t-know-yet explanation,” said Levin. “A lot of…

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Blues get back on track for tourney

July 27, 2016
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Frankie Gregoire makes a sliding catch during the Blues’ loss to the North Shore Navigators on Sunday, July 24.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues rebounded from the franchise’s worst week of the year to go 4-2 last week. After defeating the Pittsfield Suns twice and splitting games with the Seacoast Mavericks, the Blues finished the week with a total of 72 hits in six games. “We’ve been swinging the bat really well…

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Bristol Blues are slumping to start the second half of the season

July 20, 2016
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Dylan Morris watches the baseball carry deep into the outfield at Muzzy Field.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues baseball team fell to their lowest point of the season after going 1-4 this past week, including a pair of losses to the Worcester Bravehearts and split games with the Torrington Titans. However, as Blues manager Pat Riley explains, the curving point is that the team has a…

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