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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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Hyannis Plates Seven in the Fifth, Deals Bourne Second Straight Loss

Hyannis Plates Seven in the Fifth, Deals Bourne Second Straight Loss

By James Nahikian Box Score BOURNE — Zander Wiel (Vanderbilt) yanked his third home run of the summer over the left-field fence in the fourth inning. The homer turned the game into a contest, as it brought the Braves within a single run at 4-3. A half inning later — after seven Hyannis runs — the ballgame was essentially over. The Harbor Hawks went on to defeat the Braves, 15-6, at Doran Park Friday night. Hyannis scored...

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Braves Shutout For Second Time All Summer, Lose to Y-D

Braves Shutout For Second Time All Summer, Lose to Y-D

By James Nahikian Box Score SOUTH YARMOUTH — It just wasn’t meant to be. Game No. 33 for the Braves — a contest in which they had scored eight runs against Y-D in the top of the first — was called due to rain before the half inning came to an end. The rain erased Bourne’s 8-0 lead, and turned game No. 33 into a game No. 36 loss. The Red Sox took advantage of the postponement to the tune of a 7-0 victory over...

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Kmiec, Bourne Offense Lead Club to Third Straight Victory

Kmiec, Bourne Offense Lead Club to Third Straight Victory

By James Nahikian Box Score BOURNE — He smacked his glove in relief after a 2-3 putout ensured a perfect third. He yelled, pumped his fists repeatedly after Stephen Wrenn (Georgia) threw John Norwood (Vanderbilt) out at the plate from left field to wrap up a scoreless fourth. And he jogged off the mound with two outs in the sixth — mumbling at himself in disgust — after yielding three straight singles, and Cotuit’s...

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2014 BOURNE BRAVES VETERAN’S APPRECIATION NIGHT – FRIDAY NIGHT

2014 BOURNE BRAVES VETERAN’S APPRECIATION NIGHT – FRIDAY NIGHT

2014 BOURNE BRAVES VETERAN’S APPRECIATION NIGHT Friday, July 25th, 2015 Pre-Game Ceremonies at 5:40 pm First Pitch at 6:00 pm All veterans and active service men and women from every branch in attendance will be invited onto the field during the pre-game ceremonies. The Home Base Program will be available with information.  And you can download this HomeBaseProgram as well.  There will be a special donation to help Cape...

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Braves Secure Playoff Berth With Eighth-Inning Magic

Braves Secure Playoff Berth With Eighth-Inning Magic

By James Nahikian Box Score FALMOUTH – It was an eighth-inning rally that accomplished everything, and meant everything. The Braves’ seven-run eighth inning against the Falmouth Commodores Tuesday night turned a 4-2 deficit into a 9-4 playoff-clinching victory. The win was also Bourne’s first at Arnie Allen Diamond since July 20, 2012. Richie Martin (Florida) even extended his on-base streak in the frame — after grounding out to...

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