Life is good if you’re a Riverhead Tomcat these days.
The Tomcats continued their fine run in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League, hammering the Southampton Breakers, 10-0, in a mercy-rule shortened game Tuesday. Chris Stefl and Alex Baratta each drove in three runs and Tyler Henry (3-0) allowed four hits over five scoreless innings, lowering his league-leading ERA to 2.37. The seven-inning game at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton was stopped after 2 hours, 7 minutes. (more…)
Riverhead Tomcats outfielder Luke Oliphant was named MVP of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League all-star game Monday night at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank. READ
Sometimes simpler is better, even when dealing with something as difficult as hitting a baseball.
That’s Alex Baratta’s approach, and it has been working. READ
The Riverhead Tomcats were on a whale of a run — until the Whalers ended it.
Harpooned by Sag Harbor Whalers pitching, the Tomcats saw their five-game unbeaten streak (including four straight wins) come to an end Tuesday. READ
Colorful fireworks lit up the night sky at the Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival. Not too far down the road, the North Fork Ospreys produced fireworks of their own Saturday night.
It could be a sign that the Ospreys are turning things around offensively. Or maybe it’s just a case that they simply love playing against the Riverhead Tomcats. READ
It’s hard for a baseball team to win when it’s not hitting. The North Fork Ospreys finally did something about that Monday.
After going winless through their first seven games of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League season, Game No. 8 was a welcomed hit for the Ospreys. READ
The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League is going international. Well, at least that’s the plan.
An initiative pushed by the league’s new commissioner, Vin Colasuonno, has the HCBL looking into the active recruitment of players from abroad to bring their talents to the United States. READ
Mike Amendola noticed an interesting change in attitude in his Riverhead Tomcats. During the dog days of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League season, the coach said, his players looked forward to returning home after a long, grueling stretch of baseball. And then, a funny thing happened: the playoffs.
Suddenly, the Tomcats were in no hurry to go home.