The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

Saturday, April 17th, two Rhode Island collegiate baseball teams squared off in a doubleheader at Newport’s Reynolds Field. The home team, Newport’s Salve Regina University played host to Bristol’s Roger Williams University. I had circled this game (doubleheader) on my calendar when the two teams posted their Spring 2021 schedules about a month ago. A …

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Through the GameChanger fan page of the Northeast Reds 13U baseball club, I spotted a series of games in Connecticut for the weekend of April 10th and 11th. The games were listed as “War At the Shore.” I was curious to learn more about War At The Shore, so I contacted Joe Zrenda via their …

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Saturday morning, as per policy of the University of Rhode Island Athletic Department, I logged into the Covid-19 Assessment portal. In order to ensure that visitors are coming onto URI’s campus safely, this test must be filled out, per the AD’s office. I completed and passed the Covid-19 Self Assessment Test and was granted admission …

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This past weekend, as the temperatures dipped into the 20s and as layers of ice were still covering parts of my lawn, I caught the movie “Summer Catch.” For those of you who haven’t seen or heard of this movie, “Summer Catch” is a 2001 romantic comedy/baseball film based on the Chatman A’s(Anglers) of the …

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This past July I attended several games in the summer showcase event called Providence Slugfest. On one occasion, I made it up to Providence’s Central High School and the Providence Career & Technical Academy baseball field, which sits next to the school on Cranston St. I was minding my own business, as I typically do, …

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Coach Cody Ortega of the New England Scorpions Baseball Club has been a constant contributor to the Rhode Island Baseball Experience. Coach Ortega and his organization consistently groom and produce talented baseball players, showcase well in local and national tournaments, and provide the RI baseball family with a very positive experience. I met Cody a …

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The Rhode Island Riverdogs Baseball Club is holding tryouts Friday, August 21st and Saturday, August 22nd for player divisions 9U to 15U. Tryouts are located at Rice Memorial Field, which is just off Route 117 in Coventry. You can learn more about the Riverdogs baseball club by logging onto http://www.riverdogs.com. The RI Riverdogs utilize Coventry’s …

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