NECBL : Sanford Mainers

    Swamp Bats Offensive Outburst Stuns Mainers

    Date:07/19/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – The Keene Swamp Bats showcased their big bats to Goodall Park and silenced a capacity crowd, pouring on runs early and often to win 14-4. Before they got started, however, the Mainers opened the scoring in the very first inning. Erik Stock (Virginia Beach, Va./UConn) got the host’s day ...


    Moose Outlast Hawks in Ten-Inning Shootout

    Date:07/18/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – The Sanford Mainers and Upper Valley Nighthawks combined for 23 runs on 34 hits in a thrilling extra-inning encounter as the visiting team’s ability to convert their scoring chances down the stretch that propelled them to an improbable 12-11 victory. Neither team pushed across a run in ...


    Mainers Put Patience on Display in Loss to SteepleCats

    Date:07/17/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – Mainers batters gave North Adams SteepleCats pitchers everything they could handle on the mound, drawing seven walks in a 9-3 defeat. The visitors raced out of the gates from the very beginning, plating two runs before recording their first out. A walk and two doubles got North Adams on the b...


    Moose Sink Sharks with Statement Win

    Date:07/16/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks came into today’s contest sitting atop the Southern Division with a 19-11 record. By the way the Mainers handled them, nobody would have been able to tell. The hosts dominated at every turn, executing at the highest level in every phase of the game to c...


    Trevor LaBonte Takes Home Pitcher of the Week Award

    Date:07/16/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – Due to his spectacular start last Tuesday against the Upper Valley Nighthawks, Trevor LaBonte (York, Maine/Maryland) was recognized as the Week Six NECBL Pitcher of the Week. LaBonte kept opposition bats off-balance throughout his 7.1 inning start and kept hitters from getting comfortabl...


    Mainers Bust Out the Bats in Keene Doubleheader

    Date:07/15/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media KEENE – Over the course of their two games at Alumni Field, the Mainers combined for 20 runs on 18 hits, splitting their doubleheader against the Keene Swamp Bats. Before the offensive onslaught that was to come in game two, the Moose hit the ground running in game one. After both squads traded zeros i...


    Last-Minute Surge Sees Swamp Bats Past Moose

    Date:07/14/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media  SANFORD – The Sanford Mainers comeback kids got a taste of their own medicine in a tight mid-July matchup, dropping a 7-6 heartbreaker to the Keene Swamp Bats. Things looked promising for the Moose in the early goings as their offense hit the ground running. With two outs in the first inning, con...


    Cardiac Kids Get It Done Late in Laconia

    Date:07/13/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media LACONIA – Down but not out, the Mainers rallied in the final moments, erasing a one-run deficit in the ninth inning to take an 8-6 victory over the Winnipesaukee Muskrats. In the early goings, Muskrats batters hit everything in sight. With two outs in the second inning, a walk followed by three straigh...


    Mainers and Swamp Bats Postponed in Keene

    Date:07/11/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media KEENE – Heavy thunderstorms in southwest New Hampshire have halted play between the Mainers and Keene Swamp Bats before it even began. Instead, the two teams will face off in a doubleheader on Monday, July 15th starting at 4:00 PM at Alumni Field. The Mainers have a scheduled day off tomorrow before hitting the road on Saturday t...


    Mainers Meet Their Match in Mountaineers

    Date:07/10/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    SANFORD – The Mainers could not get anything going today against a Mountaineers offense that fired on all cylinders and took an 8-1 loss. The visitors cracked the scoreboard in the very first inning, manufacturing a run on a hard-hit single to left center field set up by a walk and sacrifice bunt. They doubled their advantage in their next turn at-bat on a base hit which followed two w...


    LaBonte's Stellar Start Spurs Moose Victory

    Date:07/09/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – Trevor LaBonte (York, Maine/Maryland) put the team on his back and willed the Mainers to a 4-0 win over the Upper Valley Nighthawks. He put together his best outing of the season, going further than any other starter in green and white in 2019, and kept his opposition silent all game...


    Late-Inning Push Propels Blue Sox Past Mainers

    Date:07/07/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – The Mainers were on their way to an impressive victory over their Northern Division rival Valley Blue Sox, but a seven-run eighth inning turnaround gave the visitors a 9-4 win. From the outset, the two teams looked ready to engage in a pitcher’s duel. Brandon Backman (Danbury, Conn./St....


    Furious Late Rally Comes Up Short in Keene

    Date:07/06/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media KEENE – The Mainers strung together an improbable ninth-inning comeback at Alumni Field, but their efforts were not enough to overcome a 16-12 defeat to the Keene Swamp Bats. Throughout the game’s first third, the Moose were in complete control. Powered by a two-run home run off the bat of Shane ...


    Mainers Fall to Gulls in Back-and-Forth Affair

    Date:07/05/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media NEWPORT – The Mainers matched the Newport Gulls step for step in an early July contest at Cardines Field, but the hosts found a way to grab a 5-4 win in the final innings. The Gulls got off to a hot start in the bottom of the first. After a leadoff strikeout, two consecutive batters reached on errors. ...


    Moose Earn Split in Thrilling Doubleheader with Nighthawks

    Date:07/03/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Shocking heartbreak turned to elation as the Mainers turned around a last at-bat 4-3 loss to take a 7-6 last at-bat win against the Upper Valley Nighthawks. The Maxfield Sports Complex was never a dull sight as both teams played exceptional baseball over the course of 15 innings. ...


    Muskrats Put Mainers Away Early in Runaway Loss

    Date:07/01/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – The Mainers were unable to slow down a Winnipesaukee Muskrats offense that fired on all cylinders, taking a 17-2 loss to their Northern Division rival. From the get-go, the Muskrats hit the ground running. In the game’s very first inning, they sent 13 batters to the plate and ...


    Moose Out-Hit Mountaineers in Another Weather-Shortened Loss

    Date:06/30/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media MONTPELIER – Mother Nature did not work in the Mainers’ favor once again. This time, it was heavy fog over Recreation Field that abbreviated today’s game against the Vermont Mountaineers, a 4-1 loss in six innings. Although the Mainers out-hit the Mountaineers four to three, the hosts made ...


    Mainers Let One Get Away Early Against Nighthawks

    Date:06/29/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – It was a game to forget for the Sanford Mainers as they dropped a Northern Division contest to the Upper Valley Nighthawks by a 12-3 score. The Nighthawks got their explosive day at the plate started in the second inning when David Mercado found his way home on a Brian Moore single. The visit...


    Comeback Kids Take Center Stage in Walk-off Win

    Date:06/28/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – The Mainers found themselves in familiar territory yet again, trailing 6-0 through five innings against the New Bedford Bay Sox. As has become a habit over the past week, the Moose turned it on late to produce another come-from-behind victory, this time 10-9 in walk-off style at Goodall P...


    Moose Take the Comeback Trail to Victory in Laconia

    Date:06/27/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media LACONIA – The Mainers found themselves in familiar territory when they trailed the Winnipesaukee Muskrats in the eighth inning. As they seem to do often, they dug deep and found a way to win it late, grabbing a 9-5 win from the jaws of defeat. In the early stages of the third meeting between these two teams, it didn’t look ...


    Mother Nature Robs the Mainers

    Date:06/26/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media NORTH ADAMS – The Moose’s second trip to Joe Wolfe Adams ended the same way as their first as heavy rain and thunderstorms give the host SteepleCats a 5-3 win after just four-and-a-half innings of play. The Mainers capitalized on their chances to score, but the weather in North Adams took away th...


    Mainers and Muskrats Will Wait Another Day

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media LACONIA – Heavy rains near Lake Winnipesaukee have postponed today’s scheduled game between the Mainers and Winnipesaukee Muskrats. The two teams will instead face off on Thursday at 6:05 PM at the Robbie Mills Sports Complex. The Mainers will start a two-game road trip tomorrow as they head to N...


    Mainers Meet Hot Bats in Loss to Mountaineers

    Date:06/24/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – It seemed like nothing would go the Mainers way on a Monday night at Goodall Park, taking a 12-1 loss to a streaking Vermont Mountaineers ballclub. The Moose fell victim to surging Mountaineer bats that hit everything in sight as they eclipsed the 10-hit mark for their fourth consecutive game...


    Moose Defy the Odds in Eight-Run Comeback Victory

    Date:06/22/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media MARTHA’S VINEYARD – When it looked like a comfortable win was in the cards for the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, the Mainers refused to accept defeat. Nine unanswered runs in the game’s final two innings saw the Moose grab a historic victory in their first ever trip to Martha’s Viney...


    Mainers Break Even in Doubleheader with Waves

    Date:06/21/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – The Mainers played an entertaining brand of baseball throughout their fifteen innings at Goodall Park, earning a doubleheader split with the Ocean State Waves. Their offense sprang to life in game one while pitching and defense made for an entertaining game two. In the end, despite taking a 2...


    Moose Rained Out in Keene

    Date:06/20/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media KEENE – Thunderstorms in Keene have postponed today’s game between the Mainers and Keene Swamp Bats. A reschedule date will be decided in the coming days. The Mainers will be back at Goodall Park tomorrow for a double-header with the Ocean State Waves starting at 4:00 PM. As always, you can catch...


    Mainers Take Their Walks but Can't Get Hits in Loss to Westerners

    Date:06/19/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – Mainer batters put their patience on full display against the Danbury Westerners by taking six walks, but they only recorded three hits and a single run in a close 3-1 loss. Despite strong outings from the five pitchers who took the mound, a lack of run support slapped Kyle Skidmore (Franklin...


    Dominant Pitching Propels Mainers Past Muskrats

    Date:06/17/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media SANFORD – It did not matter who Mainers skipper Cejay Suarez (Abington, Mass./Bridgton Academy) sent to the hill on a picturesque night in Sanford. Every pitcher did their job magnificently and shut down Muskrat bats to earn a well-deserved 3-2 victory. When it was all said and done, the Moose held the...


    Mainers and Nighthawks Postpone Play on Father's Day

    Date:06/16/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Heavy rain in eastern Vermont has canceled today’s game between the Mainers and the Upper Valley Nighthawks. A reschedule date is yet to be determined. The Mainers return to Goodall Park tomorrow evening for a 6:30 PM game against the Winnipesaukee Muskrats, the second matc...


    Two-Out Hits Put Moose Away

    Date:06/15/2019   Source:NECBL : Sanford Mainers  

    Photography by Remi Frisby Written by Ryan Zimmerman Director of Broadcasting and Media NEW BEDFORD – It took them seven games to do it, but three key two-out, two-run hits finally brought the New Bedford Bay Sox their first win of the 2019 season, downing the Mainers by a 6-1 score. It didn't matter what Mainer pitchers were throwing as Bay Sox hitters consistently barreled up baseba...