NACBL Update (06/16/2013) – Shamrocks and Whalers Split

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Shamrocks 4 – Whalers 3

Shamrocks John Scuderi

Shamrocks John Scuderi had two hits and two RBIs.

The Whalers were in control leading the Shamrocks 3-0 after four innings. The Shamrocks rallied picking up three runs in the fifth inning and one run in the 6th. Shamrocks John Scuderi led the team with two hits, two RBIs, and one run. Matt DiBiase, Jake Otis, and Thomas Roberti combined for the other three runs. Whalers Tyler Hardison pitched five innings, striking out seven.

Winning Pitcher – Shamrocks – Rich Cavazza (1-0)
Losing Pitcher – Whalers – Seth Noreman (0-1)

Whalers 2  – Shamrocks 1

Whalers' Brian Helft

Whalers’ Brian Helft earned the complete game victory, allowing just one unearned run.

Adam Shuster hit an inside-the-park home run in the sixth inning, scoring both Whalers runs. Ralph Caccavale, who singled to lead off the inning, scored on Shuster’s hit. Brian Helft pitched six innings with four strikeouts, giving up just one run.

Winning Pitcher – Whalers – Brian Helft (1-0)
Losing Pitcher – Whalers – Matt Petro (0-2)
Save – Whalers – Joey Schultheis (1-0)


NACBL Update – (06/16/2013) – Atlantics Take Two from Federals

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Atlantics 6 – Federals 5

Atlantics Derek Hirsch

Atlantics Derek Hirsch hit an infield grounder that led to three runs.

Led by back-to-back-to-back home runs by Johnny Galanoudis, Cameron Shaw and Chris Goetz, the Federals led for most of the game. Atlantics’ Derek Hirsch went 2-for-4 including a game-winning grounder that stayed in the infield. Brandon Stahl, Vinny Orlando and Vinny Maietta all scored on that play that gave the Atlantics the win.

Winning pitcher – Atlantics – Brandon Lubrano (1-0)
Losing pitcher – Federals – Stephen Schumacher (1-1)

Atlantics 8 – Federal 1

Atlantics Matt Taurasani

Atlantics Matt Taurasani drove in two of the Atlantics runs.

Atlantics’ Sean Abbate pitched six innings while striking out seven. He surrendered four hits and allowed only one run to score. Vinny Orlando and Matt Taurasani each drove in two runs and combined to go 5-for-8. Robbie Hopes went 3-for-4 and scored two runs, and catcher Chris Hardart went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

Winning pitcher – Atlantics – Sean Abbate (1-0)
Losing pitcher – Federals – Kevin Pelisson (0-1)

NACBL Update (06/15/2013) – Cardinals Edge Whalers Twice

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Cardinals 2 – Whalers 1

Cardinals Tom Midolo

Cardinals Tom Midolo sacrifice fly was the difference in game 1

Alex Weingarten stifled the Whalers, striking out nine during a complete game four-hitter. With runs coming few and far between, small ball was the strategy, as all three of the runs scored on sacrifice flies. It was Tom Midolo’s sacrifice fly that gave the Cardinals a 2-1 lead in the 6th inning. Mike Roestenberg picks up the loss in spite of giving up just one earned run in six innings.

Winning Pitchers – Cardinals – Alex Weingarten (1-1)
Losing Pitcher – Whalers – Mike Roestenberg (0-2)

Cardinals 2 – Whalers 1

Cardinals Francisco Scuidero

Cardinals Francisco Scuidero held the Whalers to one run in his 4 1/3 innings pitched.

Lucas Vallas and Tom Midolo drove in a run each in the 5th inning to erase a 1-0 deficit, and give the Cardinals just enough offense to edge the Whalers. Just like the first game, pitching was sharp. After giving up a run in the first inning, Francisco Scuidero did not allow anyone else in to score in 4 and 1/3rd innings pitched. John Dugan picked up the save, highlighted by inducing a 6-4-3 double play with the bases loaded in the 6th inning. The Cardinals are on a six game winning streak.

Winning pitcher – Cardinals – Mike Sheridan (1-0)
Save – Cardinals – Mike Dugan (1)
Losing Pitcher – Whalers – Ariel Gomerez (0-1)

NACBL Update (06/14/2013) – Atlantics 4 – Federals 2

Friday, June 14, 2013

Atlantics 4 – Federals 2

Atlantics Robert Frank

Atlantics Robert Frank pitched a complete game, striking out 9.

After Nick Fanneron tied the game earlier in the inning, Matt Taurasani broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the 6th inning with a two-run single to centerfield. Alex Miden started the game for the Federals, and was strong through the first five, giving up just four hits and three walks, but ran out of gas in the 6th. Robert Frank went the distance for the Atlantics, striking out nine, and walking only two batters.

Winning Pitcher – Atlantics – Robert Frank (2-0)
Losing Pitcher – Federals – Alex Miden (0-1)

NACBL Update (06/12/2013) – Federals 2 – Shamrocks 0

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Federals 2 – Shamrocks 0

Federals Johnny Galanoudis

Johnny Galanoudis hit a two-run home run in the third inning.

In a game dominated by pitching, one swing of the bat provided all of the offense this game would see. Johnny Galanoudis hit a two-run home run in the third inning that scored Tommy Smith. Tim Ingram pitched all seven innings for the Federals, striking out six and surrendering only one hit. Paul Mills and Joseph Ducoing combined to strike out four for the Shamrocks.

Winning pitcher – Federals – Tim Ingram (1-0)
Losing pitcher – Shamrocks – Paul Mills

NACBL Update (06/09/2013) – Makos Sweep DH

Sunday, June 9, 2013
Makos 8 – Shamrocks 2

Makos Mike Manganiello

Makos Mike Manganiello had a two-run home run.

Dominick Raucci led the Makos’ offense with four RBI and two hits, including a two-run home run. Mike Manganiello plated two on a two-run home run of his own. Sean McMurray and Matt Castaneda combined to strike out four while allowing only two runs on two hits. Alex Mosetto gave the Shamrocks all of their offense with a two-run home run in his first at bat.

Winning pitcher – Makos – Matt Castaneda (2-0)
Losing pitcher – Shamrocks –Michael Auriemmo (1-1)

Makos 7Shamrocks 6

Shamrocks Alex Mosetto

Shamrocks Alex Mosetto drove in two runs.

Brian Bilello and Marshall Bets of the Makos contributed two hits and two RBI apiece.  Makos’ pitcher Anthony Padrazzo pitched five innings while surrendering only two earned runs. Jake Faraci would pitch only one inning, but earned the win. Alex Mosetto drove in two runs for the Shamrocks, going 1-for-4.

Winning pitcher – Makos – Jake Faraci (1-0)
Losing pitcher – Shamrocks – Matt Petro (0-1)

NACBL Update (06/09/2013) – Cardinals Take Two

Sunday, June 9, 2013
New York Cardinals 3 – New York Federals 2

Cardinals Andrew Nunez

Cardinals Andrew Nunez two-run home run keyed the Cardinals victory in game 1.

Chris Ahearn was 1-for-3 with a single, a stolen base, and scored the eventual game-winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the sixth inning. Andrew Nunez’s two-run home run in the fourth inning was the Cardinals first hit of the afternoon. This was in support of a fabulous combined effort on the mound by Dylan Mouzakes, J.P. Lipovac, and Paul Perez, who allowed just two runs on four hits. Perez struck out three batters in two innings of work and received the victory.

Winning Pitcher – Cardinals – Paul Perez (1-0)
Losing Pitcher – Federals – Pete Vath (1-1)

New York Cardinals 3 – New York Federals 2 (Final/8)

Cardinals Tom Midolo

Cardinals Tom Midolo’s pinch-hit RBI single in the 8th was the eventual game-winning run.

Tom Midolo’s pinch-hit, RBI single in the 8th inning drove in the eventual game-winning run to give the Cardinals a sweep of Sunday afternoon’s doubleheader. Jim Pjura, who was 2-for-4, helped the offense early by crushing a solo home run. Similar to the first game, pitching was strong all around. The Cardinals pitching staff struck out eleven batters, while the Federals’ starter, Glenn Cinelli, whiffed nine in five innings of work.

Winning Pitcher – Cardinals – Anthony Pastrana (1-0)
Losing Pitcher – Federals – James Scagnelli (0-1)

NACBL Update (06/09/2013) – Atlantics 5 – Whalers 1

Sunday, June 9, 2013
Atlantics 5 – Whalers 1

Atlantics Robert Frank

Atlantics Robert Frank earned the win on the mound, and had three hits and one RBI.

The Atlantics trailed the Whalers heading into the 7th inning 1-0, but tied it up in the bottom of the inning. In the 14th, the Atlantics scored four runs, and defeated the Whalers 5-1. Vinny Orlando had two hits, three RBI’s, and one home run.  Brandon Stahl had two hits and one RBI. Derek Hirsch had three hits and one RBI. The Whalers run was scored by Dave Groeneveld who had one hit.

Winning pitcher – Atlantics – Robert Frank (1-0)
Losing pitcher – Whalers – Mike Roestenberg (0-1)

NACBL Update (06/06/2013) – Whalers Top Federals, Makos and Atlantics Tie

North Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League

Thursday, June 6, 2013
By Justin Cirillo & Matt Turner 

Whaler's Tyler Hardison

Whaler’s Tyler Hardison

Whalers 10 – Federals 4
The Whalers poured on the offense, led by the top of their order. Ralph Caccavale, Nick Gargan and Adam Shuster combined to score eight of the ten runs.  Whalers’ pitcher Tyler Hardison pitched 5.1 innings while allowing three runs to score and striking out four. Federals pitcher Kevin Pelisson pitched four innings in relief, allowing only three hits and one run.

Winning pitcher – Whalers – Tyler Hardison (1-0)
Losing pitcher – Federals – Anthony Galanoudis  (0-1)

Makos 4 – Atlantics 4
Trailing by one run with two outs left in the game, Matt Cahill’s bases loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh inning to force in Derek Hirsch secured a 4-4 tie for the New York Atlantics. Jason Rivera hit a solo home run to help the Atlantics erase an early 4-1 deficit. The seventh inning comeback spoiled AJ Martucci’s five and two-third inning effort where he surrendered just two earned runs on six hits. Noah Shulman was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for the Makos.

NACBL Update (06/05/2013) – Cardinals Blank Shamrocks

North Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
By Tom Pemberton

Cardinals Alex Weingarten

Cardinals Alex Weingarten pitched five shutout innings.

Cardinals 3 – Shamrocks 0
Joe Pugliese had one hit, one walk, and scored two runs for the Cardinals. Alex Weingarten pitched five shutout innings. Kyle Ambury scored as well. Tom Midolo and Jack Joyce combined for two RBI’s with one hit each.

Winning pitcher – Cardinals – Alex Weingarten (1-0)
Losing pitcher – Shamrocks – Matthew Busch (0-1)