Barrett Slam Gets Alibrandis Even with Bulldogs, Both Series Resume on Sunday at 8

Bobby Barrett (pictured) hit a grand slam in the top of the eighth inning, to break a 1-1 tie, and then Alibrandis held on to beat the Reading Bulldogs 5-2 at Morelli Field. With the win, Alibrandis tied the series up at one game each. Tyler Cedeno drove in Mason Campbell in the bottom of […]

Bulldogs & Reds Take First Round Series Leads

The Reading Bulldogs got a complete game five-hitter from Jack Burke and shutout Alibrnadis 6-0 to take a 1-0 series lead on Thursday night at Morelli Field. Jeff Roy had three hits, including two doubles, and Zac Talis drove in two runs to lead the Reading offense. Tyler Cedeno, Joey Hodapp and Johnny Hayes drove […]

Chiefs Beat Americans in Play-In Game 12-3, First Round Begins on Thursday

The Andre Chiefs spotted the Melrose Americans a 3-0 first inning lead, then scored 12 unanswered runs, on the way to a 12-3 play-in game win at soggy Maplewood Park on Wednesday night. With the win the Chiefs advance to the first round of the ICL’s playoffs against the Watertown Reds. Game one of that […]

UPDATED 10:20 AM: Americans-Chiefs Play-In Tonight at Maplewood 8:00 PM, Other Seeds Set

2018 ICL PLAYOFF SEEDS: 1. Lexington Blue Sox 2. Wakefield Merchants 3. Watertown Reds 4. Alibrandis 5. Reading Bulldogs 6. Melrose Americans/Andre Chiefs (Winner of Wednesday’s Play-In Game) The Lexington Blue Sox, Wakefield Merchants, Watertown Reds, Alibrandis and the Reading Bulldogs have all secured playoff berths with Lexington and Wakefield earning first round byes. The […]

Reds Edge Chiefs, Alibrandis-Bulldogs Tie, Royals Sweep Maddogs

The Watertown Reds scored an unearned run in bottom of the sixth inning and went on to edge the Andre Chiefs 4-3 at Victory Field. Nate Esplin (1-0) got the win in relief and Tim Dunphy (2-2) took the loss after Chiefs’ starter Evan Walsh worked into the fifth, striking out seven. Justin Forman had […]

Americans, Bulldogs & Blue Sox Take Friday Night Wins

Dave Center had a triple and four RBI’s to lead the Americans to a 17-3 win over the Malden Maddogs in Melrose on Friday night. Kyle Cortese drove in three runs and Chris Hopkins had a double and three hits for the Americans. Mike Peters (2-1) chalked up with win, pitching two innings in relief […]

Merchants Clinch Playoff Bye, Alibrandis Win Slugfest, 13-12

The Wakefield Merchants clinched second place and a first round playoff bye with a 2-0 win over the Americans on Thursday night in Melrose. Mike Andrews (4-1) got his fourth win of the year with a complete game five-hitter, striking out one. Dillon Koster and Joe Barry drove in the runs and Brendan Barry had […]

Americans, Alibrandis, Merchants & Bulldogs Win on Wednesday

John Jennings had three RBi’s to back the pitching of Shawn Smeglin (3-2) when the Americans beat the Malden Maddogs 10-1 at Morelli Field. Will Shackelford added two hits and a couple of RBI’s and Charlie Huegi scored three runs for the Americans. At Maplewood, Brian Tanguy (3-1) allowed just one hit in five innings, […]

Blue Sox Clinch, Merchants & Maddogs Win

The Lexington Blue Sox clinched the regular season pennant and a first round bye with a 4-3 win over the Watertown Reds at Bentley University. (see separate story by Bruce Hack). The Wakefield Merchants got a three run homer from Ryan Collins and five solid innings from Domenic Nardone (2-3) to beat the Andre Chiefs […]

Lexington edges Watertown on Tuesday

Waltham – Richie Burgos singled in Josue Feliciano (double) in the top of the seventh to give Lexington a 4-3 lead and Manny Delcarmen pitched a 1-2-3 bottom of the seventh to give the Blue Sox the win over Watertown in a game played at Bentley University. In a game between the top two teams […]