New Bedford Bay Sox

    Outstanding relief work allows Bay Sox To hold wild 13-9 win over Schooners

    Date:06/29/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Adam Belue  NEW BEDFORD - The bats were as hot as the weather at Paul Walsh Field during the early stages of Friday’s Southern Division encounter between the New Bedford Bay Sox and the Mystic Schooners, but a clutch relief outing from Jake Rockefeller (Rhode Island) secured a 13-9 Bay Sox win that pushed New Bedford closer to first place in the crowded race. The two teams combine...


    Brito Honored by NECBL

    Date:06/29/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Serafino Brito (Rutgers) landed on the NECBL Week 3 Honor Roll after a stellar “relief” performance last Tuesday against Newport.  The senior from Oakland, NJ took the hill in New Bedford to restart the suspended contest between the Bay Sox and Gulls that began on June 13th in Newport.  With the now-visiting Gulls leading 6-5 when play resumed in the bottom of the third innin...


    Bay Sox edge Gulls in offensive affair, 8-6

    Date:06/27/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    NEWPORT - It was the fourth meeting of the 2018 NECBL season between the Bay Sox and Newport Gulls on Wednesday night at Cardines Field, and this time, the two squads were looking to avoid mother nature’s wrath. Game one at Cardines was suspended due to a god delay, but there was no fog this time around, just a lot of fireworks. The teams exploded for 14 runs combined, and the Bay Sox came ...


    Bay Sox outlast Pilgrims in 12-inning walk-off

    Date:06/21/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Adam Belue The longest game of the season for the New Bedford Bay Sox ended with two huge escapes in the 10th and 11th inning followed by a run-scoring error in the 12th, as the Bay Sox defeated the Plymouth Pilgrims 5-4 on Thursday night. A grounder to the left side by Ryan Markey (St. John’s) was fielded by Plymouth’s William Howza, but the shortstop’s attempt to begin an...


    Bay Sox split makeshift doubleheader with the Gulls

    Date:06/20/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    NEW BEDFORD - It was a tale of two grand slams in Tuesday’s first game of an unconventional doubleheader, with New Bedford’s Ryan Markey (St. John’s) clearing the bases in the sixth inning in the Bay Sox’ 10-8 win over the Newport Gulls. The game originally began last Wednesday in Newport, with heavy fog halting the contest at Cardines Field in the bottom of the third inni...


    R.J. Wagner shines on the mound, Bay Sox wallop Winnipesaukee

    Date:06/15/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Adam Belue  NEW BEDFORD - Every New Bedford Bay Sox hitter reached base by the fourth inning, as they scored 11 times in an 11-3 blowout victory over the Winnipesaukee Muskrats on Friday night at Paul Walsh Field. In need of a victory and a spot start, the Bay Sox turned to Dayton’s R.J. Wagner, who delivered an impressive outing, as he spun a shutout through the first six innings...


    Waves down Bay Sox, 5-4

    Date:06/15/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Brendan Howe KINGSTON - It was the second meeting of the season between the Ocean State Waves and the Bay Sox on Thursday night, manager Chris Cade handed the ball to 6’7 RHP Buddy Hayward (Harvard) to try and propel New Bedford to their fifth win of 2018. For a while, it appeared that he would. Hayward retired the side in order in each of the first two innings before the waves were f...


    Bay Sox Drop Duel of First Place Teams in Loss to Nighthawks

    Date:06/12/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Adam Belue Tuesday night saw a matchup of two teams with just one loss on the NECBL season, as the New Bedford Bay Sox (4-1) hosted the Upper Valley Nighthawks (3-1). The road team dominated throughout, defeating the Bay Sox 7-1 to give New Bedford its first home loss of the year. The Nighthawks’ quintet of pitchers held the hot Bay Sox offense to just one run on six hits in ...


    Bay Sox Earn Top Honors in NECBL First Week

    Date:06/12/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    With New Bedford racing out to a 4-1 record and the top of the Southern Division, two Bay Sox players were named to the NECBL Week 1 Honor Roll for their outstanding performances from June 5th to June 10th. Austin Markmann (Sacred Heart) leads the league in hitting with an absurd .571 average through his first four contests with the Bay Sox.  The third baseman has a hit in every game, tallie...


    Sox bats wake late to earn fourth win over Keene

    Date:06/10/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Adam Belue Another late four-run inning guided the New Bedford Bay Sox to their third home win and fourth in five contests, as they defeated the Keene Swamp Bats 7-3 on Sunday night at Paul Walsh Field.  Starting pitchers Jared Shuster (Wake Forest) and Jacob McLinskey dueled through the first five innings, but the Bay Sox exploded for four runs in the bottom of the seventh to eras...


    Buddy Hayward, C.J. Dandeneau Dazzle 6-1 Win Over Pilgrims

    Date:06/09/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Adam Belue  The New Bedford Bay Sox struck for four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the Plymouth Pilgrims 6-1 on Saturday night at Paul Walsh Field. Holding a slim one-run lead, the New Bedford offense broke out for four hits and four runs, with Austin Markmann (Sacred Heart), Elijah Brown (Sacred Heart), and Jacob Yish (Boston College) driving in runners to put the ga...


    Sox stage impressive comeback versus Newport

    Date:06/05/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Adam Belue  The New Bedford Bay Sox kicked off their 10th season in the NECBL with a dramatic 5-4 comeback victory over the Newport Gulls on Tuesday night at Paul Walsh Field. Austin Markmann (Sacred Heart) guided the offense from the ninth spot in the Bay Sox order, going 3-for-3 with the tying RBI and the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning, while relievers Sam Henrie (So...


    Meet Jacob Yish, Tylor Arruda, Robert Emery, and Jack Winkler

    Date:05/31/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Jacob Yish – Yish played sparingly for the Boston College Eagles in 2018, making 12 starts in the outfield, with five hits, three doubles and four RBIs.  The sophomore from Byfield, MA was fifth on the Eagles in batting average last spring, hitting .269 with one homer and eight runs scored as a true freshman. Tylor Arruda – The freshman from New Bedford made eight start...


    Meet Tommy Seidl, R.J. Wagner, Logan Allen, Christian Aybar

    Date:05/31/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Tommy Seidl – Seidl, a freshman from Wellesley, MA, appeared in 26 games as mostly a defensive replacement in the outfield for Harvard during the spring.  Seidl went 6-for-29 (.207) with three runs scored, two doubles, and one stolen base.  He was a three-sport star at St. Sebastian’s HS, lettering in football, baseball, and basketball. R.J. Wagner – Wagner r...


    Meet Ryan LaMay, Elijah Brown, Jared Shuster, and Sam Henrie

    Date:05/31/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Ryan LaMay – The freshman right-handed pitcher made six starts for Sacred Heart in 2018, posting a 1-2 record with a 5.40 ERA.  LaMay averaged nearly a strikeout per inning, whiffing 27 batters in 28.1 innings. Elijah Brown – Brown was a blur on the bases for Sacred Heart this season, swiping 18 bags while only getting caught stealing one time.  The sophomore infie...


    Meet Chandler DeBrosse, Karsten Sherman, Michael Young, Serafino Brito

    Date:05/31/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Chandler Debrosse – The New Bedford, MA infielder will spend his third consecutive summer playing for the Bay Sox after hitting .391 (18-for-46) in 15 games with Central Connecticut State this spring.  Debrosse tallied a .265 average with five doubles and two triples while playing multiple positions in the field for the Bay Sox last season. Karsten Sherman – The 6&rsquo...


    Meet Anthony Raucci, Ryan Markey, Jack Owens, and Tyler Panno

    Date:05/31/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Anthony Raucci – The infielder, who is one of four Anthony’s on the St. Joseph’s – Long Island baseball squad, led the Golden Eagles with a .345 average this spring.  Raucci played in all but one game for St. Joseph’s, with 50 hits, 31 runs, eight doubles, five triples, and 30 RBIs.  The junior also hit .321 with four doubles and four triples in 2017 an...


    Meet Rafe Chaumette, Buddy Hayward, Nick, Matera, Tyler Zell

    Date:05/30/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Rafe Chaumette – Chaumette was superb in his sophomore season at Trinity University, leading the Tigers in batting average (.392), hits (67), triples (5), RBIs (47), OBP (.449), slugging (.596), and OPS (1.045).  The outfielder started all 42 games in 2018 and swiped 13 steals in 14 attempts.  The Sugar Land, TX native was named First Team All-SCAC in 2017, hitting .344 with t...


    Meet Andrew Rapoza, Noah Stern, C.J. Dandeneau, Austin Markmann

    Date:05/05/2018   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    The 2018 Bay Sox assemble to practice for the first time this weekend in preparation for next Tuesday night's home opener against the Newport Gulls. Here are more of the players who make-up this season's 10th-anniversary team.  Andrew Rapoza – The sophomore from New Bedford, MA started all 50 games for Barry University, leading Bucs’ regulars in hits (69), on-base pe...


    Gulls refuse to fly home...Take Sox in 16.

    Date:06/15/2017   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    The Newport Gulls defeated the New Bedford Bay Sox 7-5 in a five-hour, 16-inning marathon on Thursday night at Paul Walsh Field. The Gulls scored twice in the top of the 16th inning to take the lead for the third time, while their bullpen shut down the Bay Sox’ offense for the final nine innings in the lengthy victory. New Bedford had their chances in extras, as T.J. Lake (West Virginia) w...


    Sox shock Mainers with last minute knock-out punch

    Date:06/14/2017   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Trailing by two runs in the top of the ninth inning, the New Bedford Bay Sox rallied to score five times to defeat the Sanford Mainers, 9-6, on Wednesday night in their most impressive win of the season. With two outs and the bases loaded, Nick Matera (Rutgers) lined a hard single to left field to score T.J. Lake (West Virginia), then Luke Bakula (Kansas) cleared the bases with a three-run triple...


    Sox pitching brings Pilgrims to their knees

    Date:06/12/2017   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

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    Sox welcome 2016 Champs to a new season.

    Date:06/09/2017   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    The fans at Paul Walsh Field during Friday night’s home opener witnessed a rainbow, a full moon hovering over center field, and a thrilling walk-off victory for the New Bedford Bay Sox. Corey Joyce (North Carolina Central) laced a single down the left field line to score Cody Doyle (Sacred Heart) in the bottom of the tenth inning, as the Bay Sox defeated the Mystic Schooners 5-4. The Bay S...


    Sox Kick-Off 2017 Season With a Drubbing

    Date:06/08/2017   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

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    Exciting Bay Sox Season Closes in Mystic

    Date:08/05/2016   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    The New Bedford Bay Sox’ 2016 season came to an end at Fitch Senior High School in Groton, CT, as they dropped the decisive game of their three-game playoff series by a score of 6-3 on Friday night. Mystic, who had the best offense in the NECBL this season, used the long ball once again to victimize the Bay Sox, hitting two homers in the middle part of the game to seal the clinching victory...


    Closer to Lifesaver - Ragins Wins Big

    Date:08/04/2016   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By holding the most potent offense in the NECBL to just one run, the New Bedford Bay Sox forced Game 3 of their best-of-three playoff series with the Mystic Schooners in a 2-1 victory on Thursday night at Paul Walsh Field. And they did it with two dominant pitching performances from their best late-season arms, Darrien Ragins and Matthew Leon. Darrien Ragins (Delaware State), who was one of the ...


    Schlimm Throws Bay Sox into Playoffs

    Date:08/04/2016   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

      By Bill Abramson Standard-Times Contributing Writer    Updated Aug 2, 2016 at 10:30 PM  NEW BEDFORD — Brandon Schlimm followed the script he wrote two weeks ago when he and closer Darrien Ragins shut out the Newport Gulls, 1-0. Only better. The rising junior from St. Bonaventure kept the New Bedford Bay Sox's season alive, giving up five hits, no walks and striki...


    Matt Leon Honored as Pitcher of the Week

    Date:08/01/2016   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    Figueroa (Mystic), Leon (New Bedford) Claim Week 8 Awards Hot Schooners Repeat with a Player of the Week   NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Mysti...


    Sox Fall In Spectacular Fashion to Division Rival

    Date:07/31/2016   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    After winning their last three games to stamp a place in the postseason, the New Bedford Bay Sox played their ugliest game, committing seven errors in a 12-5 loss to the Danbury Westerners on Sunday night at Paul Walsh Field. The loss places New Bedford in a tie for third place with Danbury with one game remaining in the regular season.  Danbury has the season series with the Bay Sox, which ...


    Challenges Loom As Bay Sox Enter Playoffs

    Date:07/31/2016   Source:New Bedford Bay Sox  

    By: Patrick Briand  After a somewhat slow start to the season, the New Bedford Bay Sox have played a winning brand of baseball throughout the month of July, enabling them to be in the thick of the playoff battle in the NECBL’s Southern Division. Coming into July 30th’s game, the Bay Sox have won 9 of their last 14 games, with their 3rd-place record sitting at .500 with a 21-21 re...