Connecticut NABA: Welcome

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  The NABA Season is finally underway....

 The defending NABA Champs, Bridgeport All Stars starts off the same way the ended the year, with a sweep of the Aftershock in two tight games. In game 1, Bridgeport gots 15 strikeouts from Mike Aquilino in the 4-1win over Southington. It was a good day at the plate for' Tyler Casserta as he went 1-3, drove in one and scored one run. He tripled in the fourth inning. Bridgeport didn't relinquish the lead after scoring four runs in the fourth inning when it scored on a sacrifice fly by Mike Torello, an RBI single by Joel Rodriguez, and two triples. Dylan Danko got the start for Southington, pitching a complete game striking out 9 and allowing 2 earned runs in the lost. The Shock's only run came on a sacrifice fly by Nick Blais

Game 2 was an All-around effort to lead the Bridgeport All Stars past Southington 3-1.Belter powered Bridgeport All Stars at the plate and on the mound Sunday, willing Bridgeport All Stars to a 3-1 victory over Southington. Belter reached base two times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He doubled in the fourth inning.Belter looked sharp on the rubber. Southington managed just one hit off of Belter, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out 10 during his four innings of work. Southington’s Tommy Stagis pitched a 13 strikeout complete game in the loss. Stagis scored the only run on an RBI single from Dave Danko. 

 

Last year’s league runner ups, Naugatuck Hackers started with a split with the new team in the league, the Cheshire Rams.  Naugy won the first game3-2 and the Rams won 5-4 in game 2.

 

The Nighthawks got the season off in the right directions with a 4-2 win in game one against Orange at Brinley Field. Mike McQuillan pitched a solid complete game for the win. Jim Coury hit a clutch 2-run single to help put the Nighthawks jump out in front in the first. . Orange used a sacrifice fly by Pisano and an RBI single by Pawlak to cut the lead but couldn’t rebound from the big first inning by the Hawks.. Pawlak went a perfect 3-3 at the dish for the Concentration . He singled in the second, third, and fifth innings. Pisano was charged with the loss. He went 7 innings, walked five, struck out one, and allowed four runs. 

In game 2 Dave Wirkus held Nighthawks hitless over five innings, allowed no earned runs, walked three and striking out four to help Orange win 7-0. The Concentration scored three runs in the third on a two-run double by Pisano and an error. Boland went 2-3 and scored two runs. Concentration never trailed after scoring one run in the first on an RBI single by Sousa.  Floyd Pellegrino was flashing the leather in right field for the Nighthawks, making a diving catch then throwing the runner out at second to highlight the nightcap for the Hawks.

 

Milford in typical form early used a big first inning to beat Owls 8-1 in game 1. The Monsters scored 5 runs in the inning to put the game away early. Milford scored in the first on a two-run triple by Chris Flynn, an RBI double by Rich Catalano, an RBI double by Dennis Hine, and a fielder's choice. Chris Flynn had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. Matt DeRosa recorded the win for Milford Monsters. He allowed one run over 4 1/3 innings. He struck out seven, walked two and surrendered three hits. 

 

In game 2 Milford once again used an offensive charge early to lock up the game 13-0. They scored eleven runs in the first three innings. No Owls batter was able to locate Connor Nolan's pitches during the game. Nolan threw a no-hitter, striking out six batters and walking one while recording his momentous feat. He got James to ground out for the final out of the game. A bases loaded walk by Vinny, an RBI single by Matt Maloney, a passed ball, and a two-run single by Nick Campos during the first inning and an RBI triple by Chris Flynn and a sacrifice fly by Rich Catalano in the second inning helped Milford Monsters put some runs on the board early. Mark Weinstock was hot from the plate for Milford Monsters. Weinstock went 3-4 and scored three runs. He doubled in the second inning and singled in the first and third innings.  Milford Monsters tacked on another four runs in the third. A double by Zack Davidson ignited the offense, scoring Christopher Peloso and Buddy Hine. Milford Monsters piled on two more runs in the top of the fourth. Hine doubled, plating Kevin Kotos to start the inning. That was followed up by Peloso's single, scoring Matt Maloney.

 

The Steamers used a 5 run first inning to win 5-2 over the CT Flyers on Sunday in game 1. Steamers scored in the first on a TJ Grande double, a fielder's choice, two errors, and two walks.  Grande also had the only other hit for the Steamers in the game. John Pember racked up eight strikeouts in the Steamers win, allowing no earned runs on two hits and two walks over a complete game 7 innings.  Anthony Zumstag did all he could to keep the Flyers in the game going 5 innings, six strikeouts, no walks and only giving up 2 hits in relief. Kozera had both hits for the Flyers.

In game 2 the Flyers needed every run to pull off a walk-off single in the bottom of the twelfth inning in a 9-8 win. The top of the second saw the Steamers take an early 3-0 lead with doubles by Maksymiw and Faienza and RBI singles by Lynch and Moore.  Maksymiw collected two extra-base hits and Grande added to the effort with a triple.  The Steamers took a 5-4 lead in the top of the fifth on a Pember RBI single but couldn’t secure the win after the Flyers scored 3 unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth.  With the score tied at eight, Mallico singled, plating Zumstag for the win. Multiple hits were also recorded by Anzalone, Mallico, and Zumstag with the winning hit going toTJ Mallico in the 12 inning.

 

Meriden swept Durham 7-1 & 8-1.