This is Bryce Wallace’s first visit to Long Island and he likes it. Especially the weather.
“I’m a long way from home,” said Wallace, who lives in Bastrop, La. “It’s very different. I love the [Long Island] weather.”
By contrast, he pointed out: “When I left home it was probably 95 [degrees] with 90-percent humidity. This is amazing up here.” READ
The Riverhead Tomcats are hoping some web gems will lead to another gem of a season.
When it comes to the defense of their first Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship, defense is going to be critical for the Tomcats. Judging by the way that defense played Sunday, the Tomcats have a great deal to feel good about. READ
Bill Ianniciello didn’t do anything like mistakenly walk into the wrong dugout or give signs to the other team, but the Riverhead Tomcats’ new manager acknowledged that going up against his former club was a different experience. READ
As Tom Hanks said in the movie “A League of Their Own,” there’s no crying in baseball.
Or is there? READ
When the pressure is really on, it’s more important than ever to stay loose.
As contradictory as that may sound, Miles Kelly can attest to its truth. READ
The Tomcats are the top cats.
No longer can the Riverhead Tomcats be called the only one of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League’s seven active teams to have never won a league championship. Instead, just call them league champions. READ
The North Fork Ospreys didn’t reach the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League playoffs, but one of the Ospreys did. It’s part of Markus Melendez’s strange but enjoyable baseball summer. READ
Will the real warriors, please stand up?
In one dugout we have the Long Island Road Warriors, whose nickname speaks for itself. Across from them, in the other dugout, we have the Riverhead Tomcats, who have shown the warrior spirit through their play. READ