NYCBL announces 2016 schedule

NYCBL announces 2016 schedule

The New York Collegiate Baseball League opens its 2016 season on Saturday May 28th with a pair of games including a matchup of the past two champions. The 2014 champion Hornell Dodgers will pay an opening night visit to Bradner Stadium to take on the 2015 title winner Olean Oilers…

NYCBL adds Rome Generals for 2016

NYCBL adds Rome Generals for 2016

Rome is no stranger to the NYCBL with the city fielding the Indians from 1990 through 2002. That organization developed players such as Jason Motte who went on to win a World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals and current Los Angeles Dodgers catcher, A.J. Ellis…

New ownership takes command of Sherrill Silversmiths

New ownership takes command of Sherrill Silversmiths

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — For the Sherrill Silversmiths it’s back to the future. Marty McFly and Doc Brown won’t be on hand for one of the upcoming seasonal promotions, but the leadership group which will take the Silversmiths into the future will consist of a pair of former players. When the Silversmiths open the 2016 New […]

NYCBL unveils new logo

NYCBL unveils new logo

The new logo will represent the NYCBL when play opens for the 39th season next June. It will also mark a return to inter-divisional play. Teams will play a 46-game schedule. A bulk of those contests will take place against divisional rivals, but as league commissioner Jake Dennstedt noted a small portion of games will involve teams from opposing sides of the standings…

Base Paths ponders Power’s demise

Base Paths ponders Power’s demise

Far more important to the team was the reasonable assurance that games would be played as scheduled. At least three times this year, playable games were postponed, a double body blow to the team, both in revenue stream (a trickle in the best of times) and scheduling…

Wofford, the NYCBL and a 700-mile connection

Wofford, the NYCBL and a 700-mile connection

Over 700 miles separate the city of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and the state of New York, however, the relationship between the two could not be any stronger. Every summer, baseball players from Wofford College pack their bags and head north to the Empire State to play in the New York Collegiate Baseball League…

Apicella awarded NYCBL Pitcher of the Year

Apicella awarded NYCBL Pitcher of the Year

Taking a gander at the basics of Apicella’s stat line-a 0.30 ERA, a 0.82 WHIP and a .145 BAA-it’s not hard to fathom that the lefty acquired a pretty high percentage of such starts in the eight he made this summer. All of eight of them earned the “quality” distinction for an even 100 percent. Oh and then there’s the minor achievement of breaking current Houston Astros starter Mike Fiers’ NYCBL strikeout record of 76 by posting 77 of his own…

G-Twins Monk named NYCBL Reliever of the Year

G-Twins Monk named NYCBL Reliever of the Year

Monk did not allow a run over a span of 11 appearances (11 innings pitched) during the middle of the season. He recorded six straight saves during that stretch helping the Twins clinch second place in the NYCBL’s Western Division and home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs…

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