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WE DID IT!

Sep 18 2011

After losing the first game of the Mills Cup, we won the next three games to win the Carolina League Championship.  Games 1 and 2 were great pitchers duels, after coming up short in Game 1 we were able to stage a 2 out rally in the 8th inning of game 2 and come away with a 3-2 win.  One interesting note about Game 2, the game didn’t start until 10 pm after a 3 hour rain delay.  The game ended around 12:45 am and then we immediately packed up the bus and headed to Kinston, NC where we arrived at about 8 am.  After a few hours of sleep we were back on the bus to head to the field to play Game 3 in Kinston.

After falling behind 2-0 early in Game 3, we came back and won 7-3.  Up 2 games to 1 in a best of five series, we knew it was important to score early and another rain delay to start a game, we scored 11 runs in the 3rd inning to take a commanding 11-2 lead.  The best part of the 11 runs was that 8 of them were scored with 2 outs, capped off …read more»

Playoff Update

Sep 13 2011

Last night we defeated the Potomac Nationals 3-2 in Game 5 of the Northern Division Championship to advance to the Mills Cup, a best-of-five game series for the Carolina League Championship.  We scored just enough runs and our infield played spectacular defense behind great pitching to hold on for the win.

The first game of the finals is tonight against the Kinston Indians, the first two games of the series are in Frederick before traveling to Kinston, NC for the remainder of the series.

The Past Week

Sep 6 2011

Well the 2011 regular season has come to a close and I have had quite a lot going on.  After playing Friday night in Delmarva I found out I was going to Triple-A Norfolk for the final 3 games of the season to fill in as they were short on players. website uptime .  I drove from Salisbury to Norfolk Saturday morning and played right field that night in front of a crowd of more than 10,000 people.  I had an RBI single in my first at-bat and ending up getting the game winning RBI in the bottom of the 10th inning.  This happened after we scored 5 runs in the bottom of the 9th to tie the game after trailing 6-1.  It was a great game and I was glad to be able to help contribute to the win.  We lost on Sunday but then bounced back and finished up the season with a win Monday afternoon.  I really enjoyed the three games I got to play in Norfolk, it was a great group of guys to play with, and the fans and the whole …read more»

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