Red Sox Winter Weekend Back For 2023 In Springfield, MA

True baseball fans don’t care what place their favorite team finishes, right? I mean last place, first place, third place – no matter what place your favorite team ends up, you still buy the hats, the sweatshirts, the pennants, and all the great souvenirs at local retail stores, right? Take me for example, my Boston Red Sox finished behind the 4th place Baltimore Orioles in … Continue reading Red Sox Winter Weekend Back For 2023 In Springfield, MA

Winter Clinics, Brew Tour, Post-Turkey Day Workouts, And More Baseball News

Happy Saturday morning to everyone in the Rhode Island Baseball Community. I have a few local Rhode Island baseball events happening soon to share with you that stretch from URI to Tiverton to North Smithfield. And an overdue shout out to a Rhode Island fall baseball league champion from Warwick North. Have a day and be thankful we didn’t get 5 + feet of snow … Continue reading Winter Clinics, Brew Tour, Post-Turkey Day Workouts, And More Baseball News

A Baseball Journey Back To The Mound, Featuring North Kingstown’s Henry Hersum

A few months have passed since I had an update to share with you regarding a very talented right handed Pitcher from North Kingstown and Rhode Island’s Prout School – Henry Hersum. Henry found out in his Spring Collegiate baseball season with Virginia’s Old Dominion University that he had sustained a UCL (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) injury and would require season ending Tommy John surgery to … Continue reading A Baseball Journey Back To The Mound, Featuring North Kingstown’s Henry Hersum

RI Rays Fall Champions, ATC Looking For Players, The ALCS MVP, MSBL Father/Son Tourney News and More

As the fog continues to blanket the view out of my baseball office window, I thought I would shed some light on some recent Rhode Island Baseball News. Not bad for a baseball writer huh??? Fall championships were competed in and champions were crowned. A few AAU teams are looking for players to complete rosters for 2023. And a group of Rhode Island Father/Son teams … Continue reading RI Rays Fall Champions, ATC Looking For Players, The ALCS MVP, MSBL Father/Son Tourney News and More

Anchor Sports Fall Programming Schedule Updates, Clinics, and Live BP Sessions

South County has always been associated with amazing recreation options. Growing up (some would say I never grew up) and then raising a family here, I would head to Narragansett and East Matunuck Beach, the driving range on Boston Neck Road near my sister’s house, Ocean Skate Roller Rink, Sprague Park and Old Mountain Field for baseball games and more recently Christofaro Park for home … Continue reading Anchor Sports Fall Programming Schedule Updates, Clinics, and Live BP Sessions

Rhode Island’s Jeff Diehl Now Offering Hitting & Catching Instruction at Hops Athletic Performance

One of the coolest things I get to experience as a baseball blogger and fan is interviewing Rhode Island baseball players who play or have played at a very high level. I have been lucky to have met and interviewed players who play/played at the collegiate levels, amateur summer leagues here in Rhode Island and on the Cape, and even a few that were drafted … Continue reading Rhode Island’s Jeff Diehl Now Offering Hitting & Catching Instruction at Hops Athletic Performance

Why Parents Are The Worst Judges Of Athletic Talent – Coach Wayne Mazzoni Advises On The Subject Of Recruiting

Throughout my day, I receive tons of great emails from parents, leagues, players, former players, schools, and organizations on a wide range of baseball subjects. I love reading about what’s happening in the baseball industry top to bottom, in the professional leagues, amateur leagues, local Rhode Island and New England based organizations, and college recruiting. This morning, I received an email from former Sacred Heart … Continue reading Why Parents Are The Worst Judges Of Athletic Talent – Coach Wayne Mazzoni Advises On The Subject Of Recruiting

Johnson & Wales University Baseball News – Casey Baseball Camps, Golf Tournament, Alumni Game Coming Soon

The Johnson & Wales University Baseball Team has a number of awesome events happening this fall. I follow JWU-PVD Baseball on social media and have seen a flurry of event posts. These events support the JWU-PVD Baseball Program and feature prospect baseball camps, a golf tournament, and some alumni weekend activities. Here are some snapshots from the JWU-PVD Baseball Instagram account: According to the Casey … Continue reading Johnson & Wales University Baseball News – Casey Baseball Camps, Golf Tournament, Alumni Game Coming Soon

For The Rhode Island Multi Sport Athlete – It’s Not Good-Bye Baseball, It’s See You Later

I read this announcement the other day on the RIIL (Rhode Island Interscholastic League) Twitter page and thought “Wow, it’s fall sports time already?” Although there is still competitive baseball games, tournaments, and events happening this late in August, the transition for many Rhode Island multi sport athletes from catcher’s gear to shoulder pads is just about complete. Personally, I love the multi sport concept … Continue reading For The Rhode Island Multi Sport Athlete – It’s Not Good-Bye Baseball, It’s See You Later

Umpire Training Course Offered For Rhode Island High School Students This September

I received an email this week from Strike Zone Director Dan LaCorbiniere regarding an upcoming umpire course. Dan and I connected earlier this year when Strike Zone was opening up and this course continues the Strike Zone philosophy of integrating sports and education. Here is more from Dan on the Umpire Training Course being offered at Strike Zone starting this September: “This is the second … Continue reading Umpire Training Course Offered For Rhode Island High School Students This September