The Eye Black Will Fade But The Memories Will Last Forever

Huge thank you to the entire Rhode Island Baseball Community for sharing your tournament updates, your game photos, your team pictures, your ups and downs and bunts and homers and strikeouts all summer long. Ok, I know its still summer until September something but let’s face it…August 31st is kind of known as the last day of Summer. So, I want give everyone just one … Continue reading The Eye Black Will Fade But The Memories Will Last Forever

My Intern Nick Lemley Recaps Summer Filled With Rhode Island Baseball Experiences

Over the course of my internship this summer with the Rhode Island Baseball Experience, I had a great opportunity to see and write about local summer collegiate baseball leagues and players. One of the leagues I covered over the past two months was the New England Collegiate Baseball League, one of the best summer collegiate wood bat leagues in the country. I went to some … Continue reading My Intern Nick Lemley Recaps Summer Filled With Rhode Island Baseball Experiences

Celebrating A Busy Weekend Of Rhode Island Baseball Champions

Ok, show of hands, how many of you have said “is it hot enough out there?” to someone recently. The record heat and current heat wave throughout the Northeast could be felt at tournaments and festivals from Martha’s Vineyard, MA to Freehold, NJ to Bristol, CT and up to Rhode Island College, Johnson and Wales, Roger Williams Park Zoo and beyond. Players, coaches, families – … Continue reading Celebrating A Busy Weekend Of Rhode Island Baseball Champions

Rhode Island Host Families Wave Good-Bye To Summer Baseball League Family Members

A typical roster on a typical summer collegiate baseball league, pick any league in any state, has players from other states playing away from home all summer long. Players travel from Santa Cruz, California to play in Wakefield, RI. Players from Cumberland, RI play in Coral Gables, FL. Players from Maine and Missouri and Michigan play in Newport, RI. And where do these out of … Continue reading Rhode Island Host Families Wave Good-Bye To Summer Baseball League Family Members

Tuesday Night NECBL Playoff Action Featuring Bristol Blues vs Martha’s Vineyard Sharks

by Nick Lemley On Tuesday August 2nd I was able to attend my first NECBL playoff game, a semifinals game between the Bristol Blues and Martha’s Vineyard Sharks. On the first of August, the MV Sharks won their wildcard game against the Mystic Schooners in extra innings setting them up to play a best of three series against the Bristol Blues, who were the #2 … Continue reading Tuesday Night NECBL Playoff Action Featuring Bristol Blues vs Martha’s Vineyard Sharks

2022 NECBL All Star Game Recap – The Shark Tank, The Fans, The Rhode Island Players

By Nick Lemley On Sunday, July 24th I was lucky enough to get out to Martha’s Vineyard for the 2022 New England Collegiate Baseball League All Star Game. My journey from Connecticut to MV was a bit long but it was worth it to see the NECBL showcase their best players for fans and MLB scouts in attendance. The game was held at the Martha’s … Continue reading 2022 NECBL All Star Game Recap – The Shark Tank, The Fans, The Rhode Island Players

Wednesday Morning Baseball Rhode Trip to See Westfield Starfires vs Norwich Sea Unicorns

by Nick Lemley On the morning of July 20th, I visited Billy Bullens Field in Westfield to see the Westfield Starfires take on the Norwich Sea Unicorns. Similar to last week when I visited Dodd Stadium, this game was held earlier for the day camps in the area to attend. Both teams are a part of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League, the Westfield Starfires joined … Continue reading Wednesday Morning Baseball Rhode Trip to See Westfield Starfires vs Norwich Sea Unicorns

Salve Regina University’s Dynamic Duo Of Lefty Pitchers Now Heading to Professional Baseball

Newport, Rhode Island’s Salve Regina University Baseball team has been an incredible local baseball story for me for several years running. Salve Baseball consistently recruits local Rhode Island baseball talent, which is a main draw for me as a Rhode Island baseball fan and writer. The Salve baseball club is always in the discussion as one of the top Division 3 baseball programs, not only … Continue reading Salve Regina University’s Dynamic Duo Of Lefty Pitchers Now Heading to Professional Baseball

Wednesday Morning Summer Baseball Field Trip Featuring Brockton Rox vs Norwich Sea Unicorns

by Nick Lemley Wednesday morning, July 13, I got to experience a game at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, CT between the Norwich Sea Unicorns and Brockton Rox. Dodd is home to both the Norwich Sea Unicorns of the Futures League and the Mystic Schooners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League. It was also home to one of the Detroit Tigers Minor League affiliates (the … Continue reading Wednesday Morning Summer Baseball Field Trip Featuring Brockton Rox vs Norwich Sea Unicorns

A Return To Muzzy Field And An NECBL History Lesson From Coach Gregg Hunt

By Nick Lemley On Wednesday the 6th, I returned to Muzzy Field in Bristol, CT to watch the NECBL (New England Collegiate Baseball League) Bristol Blues against the Danbury Westerners. This is my second trip this summer to Bristol to watch some of the best collegiate baseball talent in the country and to revisit a really cool baseball park.  And while at Muzzy Field, I … Continue reading A Return To Muzzy Field And An NECBL History Lesson From Coach Gregg Hunt