Our boys, the Boulders are just not having a good week. They lost the first game in their series against the Quebec Les Capitales last night at Provident Bank Park at 7 pm. Quebec started the game early with a 3 run hit by Rene Leveret. Rockland picked up some hits in the bottom of the seventh, putting them in a 6-4 lead, but their fielding wasn’t enough and Quebec ended the game 7-5. Quebec returns today to face the boulders on their home field here at Provident Bank Park at 11 am.
It seems that when it comes to the Bears the Boulders just can’t get ahead. The team put up a good fight Friday night, with Donnie Webb’s home-run putting him in the lead on the team for number of home-runs, but it just wasn’t enough, losing to the Newark Bears 8-6. And on Saturday they lost again, with the Bears leading the game 4-1. Sunday wasn’t much luckier for the Boulders, even though they were back on home ground. They lost the final game in the series against the Newark Bears 8-4. The Rockland Boulders will face the Quebec Capitales here at Provident Bank Park tonight at 7 pm.
The Rockland Boulders lost 8- 6 to the Newark Bears last night at the 6:35 pm game. This leaves the Boulders with 29 wins and 22 losses in the Can Am series.
Bad news for the Boulders last night in their final game against the Trois- Rivieres Aigles, they took a hit, losing 9-1. This puts them 3 games back from Quebec and they remain in second place in the Can Am League. No game tonight, but they will head to New Jersey on Thursday to play Newark and then return to Provident Bank Park on Sunday, where they will play a seven game home stand.
The Rockland boulders won last night in Canada, winning 10-9 against the Trois-Rivieres eagles. This victory puts the Boulders six games ahead of New Jersey as they move towards the final can-am playoff slot.
The Boulders made their fans proud beating the Jackals 10-3!
Marty Popham tossed a complete game with the team pounding 14 hits. The series continues today at Provident Bank Park at 7 pm.
The first 1,000 fans will receive a free first aid bag and its dollar beer night.
The game will be broadcast live of WRCR AM 1300.
The Boulders came back strong, defeating the solid New Jersey Jackals.
No one was thrown out this time. Bobby Blevins pitched a solid seven innings, allowing only two runs and nine hits with four strikeouts.
The Boulders were the first on the board in the second, with Jerod Edmonson scoring on a wild pitch. Shortstop Steve Nysztor followed up with a single to score in Stephen Cardullo.
In the sixth, bases loaded, it seemed like the Jackals couldn’t stop walking the Boulders, giving the boys two runs.
Rockland defeated Jersey 4-2. They go on to continue the series this evening at 7. You can listen to that game here live on WRCR.
Things got heated in Provident Bank Park yesterday.
The highlight of the game wasn’t the hitting or the pitching, but Boulders Manager Jamie Keefe being tossed after a heated argument with the homeplate umpire in the bottom of the seventh and before being ejected, unloading a bucket of practice baseballs onto the field.
Keefe was one of three people thrown out yesterday, Boulders catcher Scott Knazek and Quebec’s Manager also joined Keefe shortly after.
The Boulders were on top in the bottom of the second thanks to home runs from Jerod Edmonson and Knazek, leading 5-1, but that was short lived.
Boulders starter Pat Moran allowed six walks in 4 innings. Moran still leads the can-am league with 47 strikeouts.
The Boulders fell to Quebec 9-7.
The Boulders were defeated last night at Yogi Berra Stadium 5-2 by the New Jersey Jackals.
Pat Moran started on the mound for the Boulders giving up seven hits and three runs in seven innings with six strikeouts. He was relieved by Alex Kreis who gave up two more runs in the eighth.
Shortstop Nick DelGuidice cut the Jackals lead to one in the seventh with an RBI to right field, but that wasn’t enough.
The Boulders go on to play the Jackals again tonight at 8:05 pm.
Rockland defeated Trois Riveires yesterday in the final game of their series.
They started from behind but managed to get their act together and take down Trois Rivieres 10-6. The Boulders made their comeback in the seventh with Chris Edmonson doubling to centerfield and Stephen Cardullo hitting a two-run homer.
The starting pitcher for yesturday’s game was Dan Sausville. He pitched six innings and gave up six runs and eleven hits with two strikeouts. Garret Johnson went on to replace him in the seventh, giving up one hit in his two innings pitched.
The Boulders are off today. They are currently in 2nd place behind Quebec one and a half games.