Boulders Big Finale

It was a big weekend for the Boulders, who played their final game of the season Monday night. Friday night the Boulders won the final game in the away series against the Quebec Capitals 6-0. In the first inning Edmondson hit his 12th homerun of the season, bringing in three runs for Rockland. In the fourth the Boulders scored two more runs and one more in the fifth. Budkevics pitched the entire game and allowing only four hits. On Saturday night the Boulders faced the Newark bears in the first of their three game home series, losing 7-6. Though they lost spirits were high in the crowd, as the stadium put on “Paint the Park Pink” for breast cancer awareness, and ended the night on a good note when survivors formed a ribbon on the field. Sunday night brought international attention to the stadium when the Boulders debuted 37- year old South Korean businessman, Min Hur, in the first game of his professional career as their knuckleball pitcher for the night. The game was aired on the Korean equivalent of ESPN as well as local cable channels bringing in more than 50 million viewers. The team lost 6-2, Hur pitching the first three innings, allowing five runs. And on Monday the Boulders ended their successful season with a win over the Newark Bears 3-0. The Can Am League playoffs begin Wednesday between the Quebec Capitals and the New Jersey Jackals.

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