NECBL: Valley Blue Sox

    Blue Sox drop 3-2 pitcher's duel at Upper Valley

    Date:07/13/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT - In a barn-burner from start the finish, the Valley Blue Sox dropped a tough one, 3-2, to the Upper Valley Nighthawks on Saturday. The game was a pivotal NECBL Northern division matchup, with roughly two-thirds of the season in the books. With third place at stake, the Blue Sox fell behind 2-0, before rallying to tie the game in the sixth, and ultimately losing by one run...


    Richard Constantine powers Blue Sox past North Adams, 10-6

    Date:07/12/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    NORTH ADAMS, MA – In an important NECBL Northern division matchup, the Valley Blue Sox came away with a convincing 10-6 road win over the first-place North Adams SteepleCats. After falling behind 4-2 after five innings, the Sox scored eighth straight runs in yet another comeback victory. The win moves the Blue Sox to 2-1 against North Adams with three games remaining this season against thei...


    Blue Sox Cruise Past Mountaineers 11-4

    Date:07/11/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    The Blue Sox defeated the Vermont Mountaineers tonight by a score of 11-4. While Valley’s lead slowly built up over the course of the night, two consecutive three-run innings in the seventh and the eighth broke the flood gates open and shut down all doubt about the outcome of this one. Third baseman Michael Wroth had a strong showing tonight, finishing with two hits and four RBIs. Wroth&rsq...


    Blue Sox stay hot, beat Winnipesaukee 8-4

    Date:07/09/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    LACONIA, NH – After an off-day Monday, the Blue Sox were back in action Tuesday for a road date with the Winnipesaukee Muskrats. The Sox won, 8-4, at Robbie Mills Field to move to 12-11 on the season and win for the fourth time in their last five games. The Valley is now 3-0 against their division foes from Winnipesaukee this season. The victory moves the Blue Sox into a tie in the loss colu...


    Morales Making Season Debut On Road

    Date:07/09/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      By: Freeman Alfano   Holyoke native Endy Morales will be making his 2019 Valley Blue Sox debut tonight against the Winnipesaukee Muskrats. Now in his fourth season with Valley, Morales will look to build off of his 2018 season in which he was named to the NECBL All-Star team and earned the Robin Roberts Top Starting Pitcher Award.   Last summer, the 6”1 righty finished ...


    BLUE SOX USE SEVEN-RUN INNING TO BEAT MAINERS, 9-4

    Date:07/07/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    By: Dan Bahl   SANFORD, ME - The Valley Blue Sox erased a one-run deficit, scoring seven runs in the top half of the 8th inning to defeat the Sanford Mainers, 9-4, at Goodall Park in Sanford.   Sanford got the scoring started in the bottom half of the second inning with a two-run single from Drew DeMartino. The Blue Sox would add a run in the top of the third on an RBI triple from Jo...


    Tonight's Game (July 6th) Postponed

    Date:07/06/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      Tonight's game against the North Adams Steeplecats has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be made up as part of a doubleheader at Mackenzie Stadium on July 31st.     Game one will start at 4:30 p.m. and game two will start 30 minutes after game one.   Tickets for tonight's game will be valid for the next Blue Sox home game on Thursday, July 11. &nb...


    Six-run ninth propels Blue Sox to 13-8 win over Danbury

    Date:07/06/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    DANBURY, CT – In a pivotal game between the Valley Blue Sox and Danbury Westerners, the Sox erased a five-run deficit to win 13-8 at Rogers Park Friday. Valley scored six runs in the ninth inning to complete a potentially season-altering comeback for a team that came into the game having lost nine of their last 11 games. The meeting was the first of two this season between the Blue Sox and t...


    Blue Sox take down Muskrats 10-2 at home

    Date:07/04/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    HOLYOKE, MA - Playing at home for the first time in six days, the Valley Blue Sox got the best of the Winnipesaukee Muskrats in a 10-2 win at Mackenzie Stadium. After falling behind 1-0 in the top of the first, the Sox took control of the game with a three-run bottom of the first and never looked back. With the victory, Valley improved to 2-0 against Winnipesaukee this season. Entering the game o...


    Sox Back Home Tonight (Wednesday, July 3rd)

    Date:07/03/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      BLUE SOX CLASH WITH WINNIPESAUKEE MUSKRATS AT HOME TONIGHT   MACKENZIE STADIUM – The Valley Blue Sox will take on the Winnipesaukee Muskrats tonight at Mackenzie Stadium in Holyoke.  Tonight’s game is presented by Liquors 44.  Fans can visit a local Liquors 44 location to receive two free tickets to tonight’s game (no purchase necessary), courtesy of Liqu...


    Blue Sox bested 7-4 by North Adams

    Date:07/03/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    NORTH ADAMS, MA – Playing an NECBL Northern division opponent on the road for the third straight night, the Blue Sox fell to the North Adams SteepleCats, 7-4, at Joe Wolfe field in Northwestern Massachusetts. The Sox and ‘Cats have split the first two meetings of their five-game series against each other this season. North Adams got going early in this one with three runs in the first...


    Blue Sox battle, lose 8-4 to Vermont

    Date:07/01/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    MONTPELIER, VT – In a battle of NECBL Northern division foes, the Valley Blue Sox dropped an 8-4 game to the Vermont Mountaineers at Montpelier Recreation Field. The Sox and Mountaineers have split the first two games of their five-game series against each other this season, with the home team winning each contest. After tonight’s victory, Vermont has won nine straight games and owns f...


    Blue Sox blanked 5-0 by Upper Valley

    Date:06/30/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT – For the third time in six days, the Upper Valley Nighthawks and Valley Blue Sox met in NECBL Northern division action. In the first of those three games hosted by Upper Valley, the Nighthawks beat the Blue Sox, 5-0, behind a dominant pitching performance from William Carnley. Valley is now 1-2 against their divisional foe this season. Over the game’s first s...


    Martha's Vineyard defeats Blue Sox 8-5

    Date:06/30/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    HOLYOKE, MA - The Martha’s Vineyard sharks took down the Blue Sox tonight by a score of 8-5. Valley starter Lane Flamm let up just two earned runs in his six innings of work, but errors by the Blue Sox defense let up four more to lose this one at Mackenzie Stadium. Vineyard starter Brett Marshall performed well in his short stint, throwing four scoreless innings as the Sharks opened up thei...


    Blue Sox drop 14-12 slugfest to Keene

    Date:06/28/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    KEENE, NH - On a wild night filled with offense, the Blue Sox fell, 14-12, to the Keene Swamp Bats after the two teams combined to score six runs in the ninth inning alone. The two squads put up 26 runs on 36 hits in a contest that would make hitting coaches everywhere celebrate. Following tonight’s loss, the Blue Sox drop to 8-6 on the season and sit one game out of first place in the NECBL...


    BLUE SOX MOUNT LATE COMEBACK, TOP NIGHTHAWKS, 3-1

    Date:06/27/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    By: Dan Bahl   HOLYOKE, MA - The Valley Blue Sox struck for three runs in the bottom half of the eighth inning, erasing a one-run deficit, and topped the Upper Valley Nighthawks 3-1 on Thursday night at Mackenzie Stadium in Holyoke.   The Blue Sox and Nighthawks played three innings of scoreless baseball to begin the game, before Upper Valley broke the tie on an RBI single from Jack ...


    Best Buddies Night To Be Held Tonight

    Date:06/27/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      The Blue Sox are proud to support Best Buddies chapters from around Western Massachusetts at tonight's game (Thursday, June 27th) against the Upper Valley Nighthawks.  All members of Best Buddies and those wearing Best Buddies apparel will be admitted free of charge to tonight's game.   Gates open at 5:35 p.m. with first pitch taking place at 6:35 p.m.  Fans can pu...


    Best Buddies Night To Be Held Tonight

    Date:06/27/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      The Blue Sox are proud to support Best Buddies chapters from around Western Massachusetts at tonight's game (Thursday, June 27th) against the Upper Valley Nighthawks.  All members of Best Buddies and those wearing Best Buddies apparel will be admitted free of charge to tonight's game.   Gates open at 5:35 p.m. with first pitch taking place at 6:35 p.m.  Fans can pu...


    Blue Sox Fall to Upper Valley

    Date:06/24/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    The Upper Valley Nighthawks defeated Valley tonight 7-1, extending the Blue Sox losing streak to three. While starting pitcher Trey Shaffer had a solid first few innings, a two-run single in the third by Anthony Quirion began a stretch of seven unanswered that the Blue Sox were unable to compete with. Upper Valley starting pitcher William Carnley continued his impressive start to the season, thro...


    Blue Sox To Play Makeup Game Tonight (Monday, June 24)

    Date:06/24/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      The Valley Blue Sox are home on Monday, June 24 to take on the Upper Valley Nighthawks on Deuces Are Wild Night at Mackenzie Stadium.  Fans will be treated to $2 tickets and $2 hot dogs during tonight's game, courtesy of Explore Western Mass.   Gates open at 5:35 p.m., first pitch is at 6:35 p.m. ...


    Swamp Bats Take Down Blue Sox 8-6

    Date:06/23/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    The Keene Swamp Bats defeated the Blue Sox tonight, 8-6. Despite a solid showing from Valley’s bats throughout the evening, Keene’s five-run fifth inning created just enough momentum to take down the Blue Sox for their second loss in a row. Keene bullpen pitcher Marc Davis got the save in this one, throwing two scoreless innings and fanning four Blue Sox batters. On the other side of ...


    Blue Sox fall 5-3 at home to Newport

    Date:06/22/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    HOLYOKE, MA - On the second night of a four-game, weekend home stand, the Valley Blue Sox fell, 5-3, to the visiting Newport Gulls at MacKenzie Stadium. With the loss, the Sox drop to 7-3 on the season and sit one game out of first place in the NECBL Northern division, behind the North Adams SteepleCats. The loss was the first at home for the Blue Sox in 2019, as they’re now 3-1 in Holyoke. ...


    Blue Sox Cruise to First Home Victory of the Weekend

    Date:06/22/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    HOLYOKE, MA - The Blue Sox shut out the New Bedford Bay Sox by a score of 8-0. Starting pitcher Lane Flamm earned the win in his Valley debut after recording six strikeouts in four scoreless innings. Designated hitter and catcher Dakota Mulcay continued his stellar streak in this one, scoring three runs and adding an RBI as well. Mulcay is now batting .412 on the season with eight RBIs, the latte...


    Tonight's Game (Thursday, 6/20) Postponed

    Date:06/20/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      Tonight's game has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be made up on Monday, June 24 at 6:35 p.m.     Fans with tickets for tonight's game can use those tickets on Friday, June 21 or Monday, June 24. ...


    Mulcay Powers Blue Sox to 12-10 Win over Swamp Bats

    Date:06/19/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    KEENE, NH-In a back-and-forth slugfest between the Valley Blue Sox and Keene Swamp Bats, it was the Sox that ultimately came out on top with a 12-10 victory. The Blue Sox got multi-hit performances from four players, as Richard Constantine had three hits, and Dakota Mulcay, Danny Ryan and JP Walsh had two knocks each. The 12-run outburst was the most tallies for the Blue Sox in any game this seaso...


    Shaffer K’s 11 As Blue Sox Down Mountaineers

    Date:06/14/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    By: Dan Bahl   HOLYOKE, MA - Blue Sox pitcher Trey Shaffer struck out 11 batters over five innings of work, and the bullpen did the rest, as Valley beat the Vermont Mountaineers, 5-2, at Mackenzie Stadium on Friday night.   The southpaw allowed just two hits and no runs in his outing, only allowing two runners past second base. Four of his 11 strikeouts were looking.   The Blu...


    Schooners Outlast Blue Sox in 11-Inning Thriller, 8-7

    Date:06/12/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    By: Dan Bahl   GROTON, CT - The Valley Blue Sox battled back from a 6-2 deficit to take a 7-6 lead into the bottom of the 11thinning, but ultimately fell to the Mystic Schooners by a score of 8-7 on Wednesday night in Groton.   The Blue Sox bats started out at a torrid pace in the third inning, breaking a scoreless tie with two runs. Catcher Dakota Mulcay drove in a run on a dou...


    Week Ahead: June 12 - June 18

    Date:06/12/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      WEEK AHEAD June 12 – June 18   UPCOMING GAMES (HOME GAMES HIGHLIGHTED IN YELLOW):   Wednesday, June 12, Blue Sox at Mystic Schooners, Robert E. Fitch High School, 6:05 p.m.   Thursday, June 13, Blue Sox vs. Sanford Mainers, Mackenzie Stadium, 6:35 p.m. AAA Thursday Kickoff presented by AAA Pioneer Valley All fans who present valid AAA card will be admi...


    Blue Sox Battle Back to Beat SteepleCats 4-2

    Date:06/11/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

    By: Dan Bahl   The Valley Blue Sox struck for three runs in the top half of the sixth inning, rallying from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the North Adams SteepleCats 4-2 on Tuesday night at Joe Wolfe Field in North Adams.   The Sox and Cats were locked in a pitcher’s duel early on, with the only blemish being a North Adams two-run home run in the bottom of the second inning. The scor...


    Blue Sox Raise Banner, Win In Home Opener

    Date:06/10/2019   Source:NECBL: Valley Blue Sox  

      By: Freeman Alfano   HOLYOKE, MA - The Valley Blue Sox defeated the Winnipesaukee Muskrats by a score of 7-2 in their home opener. Starting pitcher Jackson Svete let up one earned run through six innings of work for Valley, while also recording three strikeouts in the victorious effort.   Starting left fielder Carter Williams finished with three hits on the night and an ...