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2014 Game Reports

WEEK #1 -

Barnstable, 7 vs. Post #220, 6 (0-1); Post #220 started off the summer season w/ a loss to the defending state champions at Spillane Field. Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) tossed six-plus innings and allowed five earned runs, while Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) made a relief appearance to strike out four of the six batters he would face. Offensively, Post #220 was led by Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College), who went 2-for-5 w/ an RBI and two runs scored. Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) also added two hits, while Teddy Costa (Old Rochester) collected his first American Legion Baseball hit in the third inning and added an RBI double in the fifth. Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) and Wiley Knight (Tabor) each had a base hit.

Post #220, 8 vs. Kingston, 6 (1-1); Tim Reilly (Wareham) settled down after a slow start to pitch six strong innings to put Post #220 in the win column. Reilly struck out two and walked two in Kingston. Teddy Costa (Old Rochester) and Wiley Knight (Tabor) added two base hits apiece, while Evan Sylvia (Old Colony) collected his first American Legion Baseball hit. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College), Chris Carando (Old Rochester), Luke Mattar (Old Rochester), Brett Labonte (Wareham) and Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) all had a base knock. Ferdinand came in relief to seal the victory by retiring all three batters that he would face.

Middleboro, 6 vs. Post #220, 3 (1-2); Brendon Deverix (Old Rochester) made his American Legion Baseball debut and allowed four earned runs, before handing it over to Cy Bariteau (Wareham), who allowed only one hit and two walks. Thomas Cummings (Upper Cape) also made his American Legion Baseball debut and did not allow a run in one inning of work. Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) led the way offensively w/ three hits, while Chris Carando (Old Rochester), Luke Mattar (Old Rochester), and Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) contributed w/ a base hit.

WEEK #2 - 

Post #220, 9 vs. Duxbury, 6 (2-2); After being down six runs, Post #220 scored 9 unanswered runs to even their record to 2-2. Tim Reilly (Wareham) came back on short rest to strike out two in three innings of work. Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) relieved Reilly and only faced thirteen batters, while striking out five in the final four frames. Brett Labonte (Wareham) led the offensive charge by going 3-for-4 w/ three RBI's. In the six run fifth inning, Plunkett put a charge into a two strike double that sparked some much needed offense. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) had two hits and scored two runs, while Chris Carando (Old Rochester) and Wiley Knight (Tabor) each collected a base hit.  

Post #220, 5 vs. Orleans, 0 (3-2); Still in the early stages of the season, Post #220 gets above the .500 mark for the first time. Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) settled in nicely on the hill and controlled the pace by throwing a complete game effort. Bacchiocchi finished w/ eight strikeouts, two walks, and allowed only four hits on the night. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) and Wiley Knight (Tabor) had two hits apiece. In addition, Ferdinand stole two bases and scored two runs, while Knight opened up the scoring w/ a two strike base hit RBI in the first inning of play. Evan Sylvia (Old Colony) added an RBI base hit in the fourth inning and would eventually come around to score a run.

Post #220, 11 vs. Whitman, 4 (4-2); Brendon Deverix (Old Rochester) got his first American Legion Baseball win on the hill by tossing six-plus strong innings of work. Deverix pounded the lower half of the strike zone; finishing w/ three strikeouts and three walks, while allowing only four base hits on the night. In the biggest run output thus far, Brett Labonte (Wareham) had three hits, while Wiley Kinght (Tabor) went 2-for-3 w/ 2 RBI's. Chris Carando (Old Rochester) collected a pair of RBI's and Teddy Costa (Old Rochester) added an inside the park home run, as the left and center fielders collided in the gap; while making a valiant attempt to catch the baseball. Cy Bariteau (Wareham) went 2-for-4 w/ an RBI, while Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor), Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester), each added a base hit. 

Post #220, 4 vs. Plymouth, 0 (5-2); In another complete game effort this week, Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) allowed only one hit in the top of the seventh inning. Plunkett struck out seven and certainly helped his cause at the plate, by going 2-for-2, which included a two RBI double down the left field line. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) went 2-for-4 w/ a stolen base, and Wiley Knight (Tabor) went 2-for-3 on the night. Cy Bariteau (Wareham) and Evan Sylvia (Old Colony) each added an RBI for the home team.

Post #220, 7 vs. Pembroke, 6 (6-2); Tom Cummings (Upper Cape) threw six solid innings and allowed only three earned runs to gain his first American Legion Baseball win for Post #220. Cummings was in control the entire game and did not walk a Pembroke batter. Cy Bariteau (Wareham) came in during the top of the seventh to collect the save. Brett Labonte (Wareham) went 3-for-4 w/ two runs scored and Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) went 2-for-3 w/ an RBI. Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) went 1-for-2 w/ an RBI and two runs scored, while Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochetster) went 1-for-3 w/ two RBI's. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester), each added a base hit. 

WEEK #3 - See the article from The Wicked Local Wareham at http://wareham.wickedlocal.com/article/20140630/SPORTS/140639771/2001/SPORTS 

Post #220, 11 vs. Rockland, 3 (7-2); For the second time this season, Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) delivered a complete game pitching performance. Bacchiocchi struck out five and allowed only two earned runs in Rockland. Cy Bariteau (Wareham) belted a lead off triple in the seventh inning and Marcus Ferdinand (Upper Cape) pushed him across w/ his first American Legion Baseball hit. Wiley Knight (Tabor) also added a triple and ended up going 2-for-3 w/ two RBI's. Teddy Costa (Old Rochester) had two hits and scored twice, while Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) went 2-for-5, w/ two runs scored and two RBI's. Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) went 2-for-4 w/ an RBI and Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) added a base hit. 

Plymouth, 12 vs. Post #220, 2 (7-3); The six game winning streak came to an abrupt end, as Plymouth handed Post #220 their third loss of the season. Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) went 2-for-3 w/ a double, while Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) and Wiley Knight (Tabor) each added a double. Teddy Costa (Old Rochester) and Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) each had a base hit.

Kingston, 10 vs. Post #220, 3 (7-4); Dropping back to back games for the first time this season, Kingston avenged an earlier loss to Post #220. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) went 3-for-4 w/ three stolen bases, while Wiley Knight (Tabor) went 2-for-2 w/ a double. Teddy Costa (Old Rochester), Brett Labonte (Wareham), Luke Mattar (Old Rochester), and Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) all collected a base hit. 

Post #220, 7 vs. Hawkeye, 2 (8-4); Execution was the key factor in getting back in the win column for Post #220 Baseball. Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) was in complete command on the hill, as Hawkeye scored their only runs on a wild pitch and a bases loaded walk. Plunkett allowed five hits and fanned nine over five-plus innings of work. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) made another relief appearance and retired all four batters that he would face. Offensively, Ferdinand had another stellar performance, by going 4-for-4 w/ a run scored and two stolen bases. Brett Labonte (Wareham) had two hits and an RBI, while Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor), Teddy Costa (Old Rochester) and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) each added a base hit. Wiley Knight (Tabor), scored a run after his third triple of the season.

Sandwich, 8 vs. Post #220, 1 (8-5); After a walk and four straight base hits, the four runs scored in the second inning is all visiting Sandwich would need; as Post #220 would only push one run across home plate. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) each had two hits, while Teddy Costa (Old Rochester), Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester), and Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) all collected a base hit. 

WEEK #4 - See the article from The Wicked Local Wareham at http://wareham.wickedlocal.com/article/20140710/SPORTS/140719344/2000/NEWS  

Sandwich, 3 vs. Post #220, 2 (8-6); In game two of the home and home series, Sandwich was able to walk off in extra innings, when a Post #188 base runner scored from third after a pitch went to the back stop. Tom Cummings (Upper Cape) pitched well enough into the bottom half of the sixth inning and allowed only two earned runs on the night. Offensively, Post #220 stranded ten base runners and could not hold on to their one run lead. Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) went 3-for-4, while Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College), Luke Mattar (Old Rochester), Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester), and Evan Sylvia (Old Colony) all collected a base hit. 

Post #220, 6 vs. Duxbury, 3 (9-6); After trailing 3-2 after five innings of play, Post #220 responded w/ four unanswered runs in the final two frames in a comeback win on the road. Tim Reilly (Wareham) picked up the victory on the mound by allowing only one earned run and collecting five strikeouts in six innings of work. Brett Labonte (Wareham) started the offensive charge in the top of the first inning w/ an RBI base hit. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) went 3-for-4, w/ one run scored and a stolen base, while Cy Bariteau (Wareham) had two hits and two RBI's. Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) went 2-for-2 w/ an RBI, and Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) collected two hits. Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) connected on a deep double to center field and scored a run, while Wiley Knight (Tabor) added a base hit. Ferdinand picked up his third save of the season as he watched his brother, Marcus Ferdinand (Upper Cape) turn a double play to end the game. 

Post #220, 12 vs. Orleans, 6 (10-6); Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) pitched five efficient innings; allowing only four hits and two walks, while striking out eight batters. Brendon Deverix (Old Rochester) collected his first American Legion Baseball hit, and then went on to strike out two in the final two frames on the hill. Chris Carando (Old Rochester) went 2-for-4 w/ two RBI's and Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) also collected two hits on the night. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) each had RBI doubles, while Wiley Knight (Tabor) and Evan Sylvia (Old Colony) each added a base hit. Cy Bariteau (Wareham) reached base three times w/ two walks and an RBI hit by the pitch w/ the bases loaded.

WEEK #5 - See the article from The Wareham Week at 
http://wareham-ma.villagesoup.com/p/post-220-does-well-in-week-4-will-send-four-players-to-all-star-game/1208712

 

Post #220, 13 vs. Marshfield, 2 (11-6); After coming up with only three hits in the first three innings of play, the Post #220 bats came alive to produce twelve more hits for the remainder of the game. Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) went 4-for-4 w/ two runs sored and Brendon Deverix (Old Rochester) went 3-for-4 w/ three RBI's to lead the offensive charge. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) each had two big hits to go along w/ two RBI's apiece, while Brett Labonte (Wareham) went 2-for-4 w/ an RBI of his own. Wiley Knight (Tabor) and Evan Sylvia (Old Colony) each added a base hit. Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) hurled another complete game performance; allowing only one earned run and fanning five Marshfield batters.

Post #220, 12 vs. Hanover, 3 (12-6); The offensive production continued and Tim Reilly (Wareham) settled in nicely on the hill. In six solid innings of work, Reilly allowed only one earned run and fanned three. Brett Labonte (Wareham) knocked in four runs w/ two hits and Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) went 3-for-4 w/ two runs scored. Chris Carando (Old Rochester), Wiley Knight (Tabor) and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) added to the mix; when they each collected two hits on the night. Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) went 1-for-3 w/ a sacrifice bunt and Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) went 1-for-2 w/ two runs scored.

Post #220, 10 vs. Hingham, 7 (13-6); After fanning nine and allowing only one earned run, Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) cruised to his fifth win of the season on the mound. Offensively, Post #220 produced double digits in runs for the fourth straight game. Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) had a nice offensive night by going 3-for-4 w/ two runs scored. Chris Carando (Old Rochester), Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols), Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) and Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) all collected two hits apiece, while Brett Labonte (Wareham) delivered four RBI's for the second game in a row. Marcus Ferdinand (Upper Cape) added a base hit and scored a run, while his brother Tyler earned his third save of the season; after Higham made a late game run. 

WEEK #6 -  

Post #220, 8 vs. Brockton, 1 (14-6); Cy Bariteau (Wareham) reached base in all three of his plate appearances and had two hits in the game. Bariteau's two RBI double opened up the game and allowed Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) to cruise in his six solid innings of work, while allowing only one run. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) went 3-for-4 w/ an RBI and closed out the game on the hill without allowing a run in the top of the seventh inning. Chris Carando (Old Rochester), Wiley Knight (Tabor) and Brett Labonte (Wareham) each collected RBI's, while Brendon Deverix (Old Rochester), Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) and Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) each added a base hit.  

Barnstable, 6 vs. Post #220, 5 (14-7); After loading the bases w/ only one out and trailing by a run, Post #220 had hopes to continue their winning ways, but the six game winning streak came to an end after two straight outs. Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) went 3-for-3 and caused havoc on the base paths, while Cy Bariteau (Wareham) went 2-for-4 w/ an RBI. Wiley Knight (Tabor), Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) and Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) each added a base hit. Tom Cummings (Upper Cape) pitched four tough innings and gave Post #220 a chance, as Bariteau finished the final two frames on the hill without allowing a hit.

Post #220, 14 vs. Middleboro, 4 (15-7); In the last game of the regular season, Post #220 mercy-ruled Middleboro in a five inning game, as Brendon Deverix (Old Rochester) went the distance on the mound. Deverix allowed only five hits and settled down nicely after Middleboro came through w/ a four run rally in the third. Offensively, Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) went 3-for-3 w/ three RBI's and Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) collected three hits and scored four runs. Chris Carando (Old Rochester) and Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) each added a pair of hits, while Cy Bariteau (Wareham), Teddy Costa (Old Rochester), and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester), came through w/ a base knock of their own.

Wareham Post #220 American Legion Baseball ends the regular season w/ a record of 15-7 and the #5 seed in the District 10 playoffs.  

See the article from The Boston Globe at
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/south/2014/07/19/wareham-post-legion-right-swing-district/c0uUzTeMVfG2vE3mtU2TTK/story.html

 

2014 PLAYOFFS -  

Hawkeye, 3 vs. Post #220, 2 (15-8); After a few mistakes in the beginning of the first playoff game, Post #220 found themselves chasing two runs into the late innings, until Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) belted a two-run home run over the left field fence to tie the game in the top of the sixth inning. In their last at bat, Hawkeye led off w/ a walk and then moved the runner over on a failed pick-off attempt. This set the stage for them to walk-off on a base hit down the left field line, pushing Post #220 to the losers bracket of the District 10 playoffs. Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) pitched well enough to win, allowing two unearned runs on only four hits. Salkind finished w/ two hits and the only two RBI's, while Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) and Brett Labonte (Wareham) each added a base hit.

Post #220, 11 vs. Plymouth, 6 (16-8); After two quick outs in the bottom of the first inning; Austin Salkind (Old Rochester) and Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) connected on back to back singles, to set the stage for Brett Labonte's (Wareham) three-run home run that sailed over the left field fence. Labonte finished the day by going 2-for-4 w/ five RBI's. Wiley Knight (Tabor) went 3-for-4, and Sam Bacchiocchi (Tabor) added a pair of hits. Cy Bariteau (Wareham), Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols) and Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) each added a base hit. On the mound; Tim Reilly (Wareham) pitched five-plus strong innings, while Tom Cummings (Upper Cape) came in to get the final two outs in the top of the sixth inning, when Plymouth was fighting to crawl back into the game. Ferdinand closed it out in the top of the seventh inning and did not allow a run. 

Post #220, 3 vs. Hawkeye, 2 (17-8); After stranding five base runners in the first two innings and trailing by two runs early, it took a solo home run from Ryan Plunkett (Old Rochester) in the top of the fourth inning to put Post #220 on the board. From there, Tyler Ferdinand (Wareham/Nichols College) led off the top of the fifth inning w/ a base hit and Sam Bacchiocchi's (Tabor) double off the left/center field wall, put runners on second and third. Now, w/ a full count on him, Luke Mattar (Old Rochester) plated Ferdinand on a base hit to the right side and Brett Labonte (Wareham) put the ball in play w/ a fielder's choice RBI. Bacchiocchi tossed six strong innings and allowed only one earned run to pick up the win; only after handing the ball over to Plunkett in the bottom half of the seventh inning w/ runners on first and second and nobody out. After a sacrifice bunt, Plunkett struck out the final two batters to earn the save.

Barnstable, 5 vs. Post #220, 0 (17-9); Barnstable moves on to play Kingston (who eliminated Brockton) in the District 10 finals to see who enters the MA American Legion Baseball State Tournament by eliminating Wareham Post #220 Baseball by a score of 5-0. Wiley Knight (Tabor) broke up a no-hitter w/ one out in the top of the seventh inning, as Barnstable's pitcher Dan Holzman kept everyone off balance and had command of the strike zone all night. Tom Cummings (Upper Cape) pitched well to give Post #220 a chance, by only allowing four earned runs against the #1 seed. 

See the article from Southcoast Today at
http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140722/SPORTS/407220309/-1/SPORTS 

See the article from The Wareham Week at
http://wareham-ma.villagesoup.com/p/post-220-eliminated-from-postseason-with-loss-to-top-seeded-barnstable/1216003 

 



Thursday, June 5
2014 Post #220 Baseball - *Subs/Sandwiches For Away Games. Simply OUTSTANDING!

Family Date Start Time Home Team Location

Ferdinand 6/10/2014 5:45 PM Kingston Reed Field - Kingston

Sylvia 6/16/2014 5:45 PM Orleans Eldredge Park - Orleans

Bariteau 6/18/2014 5:45 PM Whitman Whitman-Hanson H.S.

Plunkett 6/22/2014 7:00 PM Rockland Rockland Stadium

Salkind 6/23/2014 5:45 PM Plymouth Siever Field - Plymouth

Mattar 6/25/2014 5:45 PM Hawkeye Strong Field - East Bridgewater

Knight 6/30/2014 7:00 PM Duxbury Duxbury - Chandler Field

Carando 7/11/2014 5:45 PM Hingham Cronin Field - Hingham

Deverix 7/14/2014 5:45 PM Barnstable Lowell Park - Cotuit

Reilly 7/16/2014 5:45 PM Middleboro Middleboro H. S.

 

*Spreadsheet can be found in the Handouts section on the left pane.  



Wednesday, April 23
Former Post #220 Baseball players Nick Filloramo (Wheaton) and Billy Peterson (Springfield) - NEWMAC 2014 Baseball Academic All Conference Team




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