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Herget Hurls Gem, Braves Remain Cape Cod’s Top Team

Herget Hurls Gem, Braves Remain Cape Cod’s Top Team

By James Nahikian Box Score BOURNE — It wasn’t a deal for David Price, Jon Lester or Yoenis Cespedes on Major League Baseball’s trade deadline day. But when the Bourne Braves reactivated starting pitcher Jimmy Herget (South Florida) on July 1, it was just as important. Herget failed to survive the final cuts for the United States Collegiate National Team, yet shoved six innings of one-hit ball in a 6-2 victory over the...

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Homemade Braves Quilt Raffle – Last Chances!

Homemade Braves Quilt Raffle – Last Chances!

The Braves are raffling a homemade quilt of Braves memorabilia this season. The drawing is this Saturday during the last home game of the regular season. You can see the quilt and buy raffle tickets at Doran Park during tonight & Saturday’s home games. Chances are 1 for $5 or 5 for $20. You do not need to be present to win. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Bourne Braves. Be sure to get in on this unique raffle!

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Falmouth Within One Game of Bourne in West After Defeating Braves

Falmouth Within One Game of Bourne in West After Defeating Braves

By James Nahikian Box Score BOURNE — Eight days ago, it was a seven-run, two-out rally in the eighth inning that saw Bourne earn a come-from-behind victory over the Falmouth Commodores. Wednesday night at Doran Park — with two runs already home in the eighth — Mark Laird (LSU) stranded the game-tying run at second when he grounded out to the pitcher. Falmouth plated an insurance run in the ninth and went on to defeat...

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Sopko Shines, Bats Break Out to Keep Braves in First

Sopko Shines, Bats Break Out to Keep Braves in First

By James Nahikian Box Score COTUIT — The Braves’ bus driver, a few fans, and some interns nested in Lowell Park’s scouting area that is usually overflowing. The scene was expected. Major League scouts flock from Cape Cod after the All-Star break, while fans ready for next week’s slate of playoff ballgames. The setting was just fine for the visitors, who cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Cotuit Kettleers Tuesday...

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Journeyman Davey on Verge of Capping Improbable Run to Pro Ball

Journeyman Davey on Verge of Capping Improbable Run to Pro Ball

By James Nahikian Blake Davey stood down the left-field line on July 27 at Doran Park. Reflective, confident and appreciative, Davey talked to a reporter prior to participating in the Cape League All-Star Game. He was soaking in the entire moment. Four years ago, he never could have dreamed that he’d be in his current position. He could have never fathomed being at the top of the college baseball food chain. “I guess I’m the...

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Dramatic Eighth Ends With Bourne on Three-Game Skid

Dramatic Eighth Ends With Bourne on Three-Game Skid

By James Nahikian Box Score HYANNIS — Bobby Melley (Connecticut) is done playing baseball on Cape Cod this summer. He is undergoing shoulder surgery on Tuesday. The local product out of Barnstable, Mass. has lived out a dream over the past several weeks, playing minutes away from his home for a team that he grew up admiring. It’s the sort of story that movie directors would drool over. Melley ripped a one-out double in the eighth,...

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Sunday is the CCBL All Star Game at Doran Park

Sunday is the CCBL All Star Game at Doran Park

Friendly’s Cape League All-Star game Doran Park, Bourne 220 Sandwich Road, Bourne Sunday, July 27, 2014 Gates Open 2 pm Home Run Hitting Contest 5 pm Game 6 pm TIPS FOR ATTENDING THE GAME 1. Tickets are $5/each they may be purchased with a self-addressed stamped envelope: CCBL Tickets, 449 Braggs Lane, Barnstable Village, MA 02630 Tickets are available at all 10 ball fields and will be available at the gate  2. Some Bleachers and picnic...

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