DH Jared Schlehuber went 4-for-5 with a home run and six RBI to lead the Rockland Boulders to a 14-4 victory over the Trois-Rivieres Aigles. Rockland outhit the Eagles 13-11 to back starter Richard Salazar who earned his third win of the year going 5.2 innings, allowing two earned runs on eight hits with seven strikeouts. Boulders’ 1B Alex DeBellis and LF Riley Palmer both had two hits. For Trois-Rivieres Aigles, 1B Daniel Mateo hit his second home run of the season and was one of the Aigles to record multiple hits.
Sunday’s baseball game was postponed due to weather. Quebec and Rockland will play their makeup contest on August 12 at Palisades Credit Union Park. Here’s Saturday’s recap — The Quebec Capitales earned their ninth win of the year defeating the Rockland Boulders by a final score of 2-1. On the mound, Jasvir Rakkar earned his second win of the year throwing six innings, surrendering just one earned run on six hits while reliever Jon Fitzsimmons earned the save for throwing a scoreless ninth inning.
(sports coverage from: http://canamleague.com) Seven runs combined in the first two innings propelled the Rockland Boulders to an 8-5 victory over the Quebec Capitales. Starter Richard Salazar earned his second win of the year throwing six innings, allowing just three earned runs on six hits and reliever Hector Nelo logged the save. Boulders’ Center Fielder Jared McDonald went 2-for-3 with a home run, three runs scored and two RBI while third baseman Mike Fransoso went 3-for-4 to lead Rockland’s offense.
(provided by: http://canamleague.com) Both the top batters in the Boulders’ batting order pushed three runs across the plate propelling Rockland to a 9-2 win against the Ottawa Champions. Center Fielder Jared McDonald went 1-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored and shortstop Junior Arrojo, battling second, went 2-for-5 with three RBI and a run scored. Catcher Alex DeBellis and secondbaseman Ray Frias both had two hits and two runs scored. That was enough run support for starting pitcher Bo Budkevics who earned the win for working eight scoreless innings and striking out 11 batters.
The Boulders played their final games this weekend, beginning on Friday with a win against the Trois Rivieres Aigles of 7-6. On Saturday they lost 4-3 and on Sunday, they lost again 7-2 and officially finished their season, unfortunately losing the playoffs.
The Boulders played their second game against the Trois Rivieres Aigles on Thursday night in Canada. The Rockland team had lost the first game in the playoffs on Wednesday, but were able to redeem themselves with a win of 4-2 at last night’s game. The playoffs continue tonight at Provident Bank Park at 7:00. You can listen live at WRCR 1700 AM or online at wrcr.com.
The Boulders played their first game in the playoffs against the Trois Rivieres Aigles on Wednesday night. Unfortunately for the Rockland team they lost with a score of 2-1. The two teams play again tonight in Canada at 7:00. You can listen live at WRCR 1700 AM or online at wrcr.com
The Boulders played their final game against the Ottawa Champions as well as three games against the Sussex Miners this weekend. On Friday the Boulders lost against the Champions, 4-2. On Saturday they began their series against the Miners, starting the game with a lead of 2-0. In the bottom of the second inning the Miners were able to bring in three runs, although the Boulders were able to take the lead again, eventually winning with a score of 9-7. On Sunday they won again 5-0, and on Monday again 7-2. The Rockland team has a night off and will play the Trois Rivieres Aigles on Wednesday night at 7:00.
The Boulders continued their series against the Ottawa Champions on Wednesday night. The Rockland team began the game strong, bringing in 12 runs in the first seven innings. In the fifth inning Ottawa attempted to catch up, scoring three runs, but the Boulders continued scoring finishing the game with a win of 19-3. This makes the team’s second pennant win in a row; they won last year as well. They will continue on to play their third game against Ottawa tonight at Provident Bank Park at 7:00. You can listen live at 1700 AM or online at wrcr.com.
On Tuesday the Boulders began their series against the Ottawa Champions. The Rockland team held a lead of 5-1 until the fifth inning, when the Champions brought in five more runs by the end of the game, winning 6-5. The two teams play again tonight at Provident Bank Park at 7:00 you can listen live at 1700 AM or online at wrcr.com.