The Riverhead Tomcats are returning to the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series. There’s no catch, but there was The Catch.
A phenomenal diving catch by centerfielder Jason Coules — along with clutch play by the Tomcats in general — makes it possible for Riverhead to continue the defense of its title. READ
No question about it, Louis Antos has a reliable glove that’s a good match with his bat. And that’s saying something, considering he was the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League batting champion last year with a .425 batting average. READ
Bobby V knows baseball, particularly pitching.
In this case, the “V” stands for Vath (not Valentine, the former major league player and manager). The “V” in Vath could stand for victory because when Vath takes the pitching mound for the Riverhead Tomcats, that’s the usual result. READ
The Riverhead Tomcats are going home again — not that they wanted to.
At least in this series. READ
Regular season, postseason, it doesn’t seem to matter. The Riverhead Tomcats still get the same result: They win. (more…)
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
Like a game of musical chairs, a handful of teams are anxiously circling and vying for positions as the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League regular season approaches the final stretch. The Riverhead Tomcats are among those teams contending for three available playoff spots and hoping they will have a seat when the music stops.
Riverhead’s Dan Popio slides in safely at second base while Sag Harbor second baseman Ted Shaw covers the bag. (Credit: Garret Meade)
TOMCATS 9, WHALERS 8 (10 INNINGS)
The Riverhead Tomcats have had their share of offensive heroes this season. Cole Fabio was one of them on Friday evening.
The Tomcats did things the hard way, blowing a six-run lead. Having conceded five runs to the Sag Harbor Whalers in the ninth inning, the Tomcats pulled out a tense 9-8 triumph on Fabio’s walk-off single in the 10th at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton. (more…)