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Braves Win in Chatham For First Time Since July 2012

Braves Win in Chatham For First Time Since July 2012

By James Nahikian Box Score CHATHAM – The Braves might not be a part of the East Division, but it may be the reason Bourne captures its first West Division title since 2010. The Braves moved to 11-2 versus east-division opponents by defeating Chatham, 7-4. The victory was Bourne’s first at Veterans Field since July 24, 2012. The win also moved the Braves into first place in the Cape League. The story of the game was Josh Rogers’...

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Six-Run First, Bourne’s Big Three Send Braves Past Harbor Hawks

Six-Run First, Bourne’s Big Three Send Braves Past Harbor Hawks

By James Nahikian Box Score BOURNE – Six wins and seven losses. A 9-3 victory over Hyannis at Doran Park Wednesday night gave Bourne its sixth win against the West Division in 13 attempts. It’s a record that is concerning, only if you’re unaware of the Cape League standings. The Braves (16-9) are seven points clear in the West due largely in part to a record of 10-2 versus eastern-division foes. Starter Sam Kmiec...

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Cotuit’s Four-Run Seventh Too Much For Braves

Cotuit’s Four-Run Seventh Too Much For Braves

By James Nahikian Box Score COTUIT — Three hundred and thirty days ago, Bourne’s bullpen blew a 3-1 lead in Game 3 of the West Finals in Cotuit. It was all too similar for Braves’ fans in a 9-5 defeat at Lowell Park Tuesday night. In this game, it was a four-run seventh that put Cotuit ahead for good. Dylan Nelson (Radford) — who relieved starter Jimmy Herget (South Florida) — hit Jake Fincher (North Carolina...

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Bourne Defeats Wareham For Seventh Consecutive Time

Bourne Defeats Wareham For Seventh Consecutive Time

By James Nahikian Box Score BOURNE — The Braves (15-8) have had nearly every ball club’s number this season, as Bourne sits alone atop the Cape League and is five points clear of Falmouth in the West Division. A team that Bourne has owned for quite a while, Wareham (7-16), entered today’s game having lost six of ten to the Braves spanning back to the 2012 West Finals. The Gatemen left Doran Park Monday night with an 8-5...

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Commodores Snap Braves’ Three-Game Streak

Commodores Snap Braves’ Three-Game Streak

By James Nahikian Box Score BOURNE — At the exact half-way point of the season, the Braves (14-8) sit atop the Cape League by one point. But a chance to take a seven-point advantage in the West Division was lost with a 9-3 defeat at the hands of the Falmouth Commodores at Doran Park Sunday night. The Commodores out-hit Bourne, 13-6, pulled within three points of the Braves in the division, and ended Bourne’s three-game win...

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#ShowtimeBraves: Bourne Alone Atop Cape League After Third Straight Win

#ShowtimeBraves: Bourne Alone Atop Cape League After Third Straight Win

By James Nahikian Box Score SOUTH YARMOUTH — What a difference five days can make. After a July 30 defeat in Bourne, the Braves limped into an off day on a three-game skid. After today’s 5-0 victory at Y-D’s Red Wilson Field, Bourne sits alone atop the Cape League standings at 14-7. The win was the club’s third straght. Starter Travis Bergen (Kennesaw State), who was making his third start of the summer, shutout the...

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Braves Score 14 Runs, Defeat Wareham For Second Straight Victory

Braves Score 14 Runs, Defeat Wareham For Second Straight Victory

By James Nahikian Box Score WAREHAM – Bourne finished the month of June with 11 wins. The Braves led the West Division – like they do today – and along with Harwich, owned the best record on Cape Cod at 11-7. It was a welcomed start for a town that hasn’t seen a division title since 2010. But after three straight defeats, the Red and Blue were ready for a new beginning. Following tonight’s 14-6 victory at Wareham’s Spillane...

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