Baccari wins it for Ali's Run
Ali's Run won its second game of the season this past Sunday with an exciting 3-2 win over a tough and determined Mel's Café team. Strong pitching by John Rafanelli with great relief by Nathaniel Vigneault set up the win. In the bottom of the seventh inning, with the score tied at 2-2, Rafanelli singled, stole second and came home on Alessandro Baccari's game winning single. Earlier in the game, strong defensive plays by Will Deffley, Matt Baptista, Christian Tiexeira, and Nathaniel Vigneault gave the team its chance to win. The team's next game is this Sunday, May 13, at 5 p.m. at Cardine's Field in Newport. Manager Jim Bryer is doing a great job with the team this year. Come on out and root for your team.
Jamestown Baseball News
Jamestown Cal Ripken's major league season is underway. Thus far, the records of all three major league teams is 1-1. Conanicut Marine Dodgers, Jamestown Hardware Red Sox, and Gillis Painting Giants are all in a tight race. Catch the exciting action every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday night at the Lawn Avenue fields. Also, the minor leagues are underway. The Central Garage Mets, Baker's Pharmacy Braves, the Jamestown Gold Devil Rays, and the House of Pizza Tigers (with the cool uniforms) are underway and all are anticipating an exciting season. Next week, we'll report on those amazing Rookie League teams and the surprising Instructional League teams.