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McDowell’s Home Run Not Enough as Bourne Falls to Wareham

McDowell’s Home Run Not Enough as Bourne Falls to Wareham

Wareham, Ma. – The Braves rushed to top of the dugout steps to see their teammate Max McDowell (Connecticut) take a long hard swing through a ball from Wareham’s Evan Hill (Michigan) and blast the pitch high in the air to left field. The ball bounced into the metal bleachers overlooking Spillane Field to put Bourne on the scoreboard in the fifth inning with the solo home run. Manager Harvey Shapiro clapped his hands in...

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Bourne’s Offense Continues on the Road

Bourne’s Offense Continues on the Road

SOUTH YARMOUTH, Ma.— First baseman Reid Humphreys (Mississippi State) walked back into the dugout after hitting an opposite field solo shot to tie the game against the Y-D Red Sox at three runs in the top of the sixth, telling the Braves’ starting pitcher Josh Rogers “That was for you.” The left-hander from Louisville gave up three runs in the fourth inning, and after the Braves had the early 2-0 lead, they found themselves trailing by a...

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Bourne Swings and Misses in 6-2 Loss to Harwich

Bourne Swings and Misses in 6-2 Loss to Harwich

Bourne – After going 8-2 in its last 10 games, it seemed improbable that Bourne would stop playing winning baseball anytime soon. But after a day without playing any baseball at all, the Braves to look overmatched all game as Harwich (9-8-1) defeated Bourne (8-9-1), 6-2, Wednesday night at Doran Park. The lineup failed to string quality at-bats together and struck out 11 times, while the pitching staff surrendered 10 hits, including...

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Full Circle: Boldt Carries No Regrets In Return to Fenway Park

Full Circle: Boldt Carries No Regrets In Return to Fenway Park

On Tuesday, Boldt and players across the Cape Cod Baseball League will hit batting practice, take groundballs and fly balls and run in front of scouts and executives from across the major leagues in hopes of improving their draft stock. But as he returns to Yawkey Way nearly two years later for the CCBL’s annual pro workout day, Boldt has no regrets about the path he’s taken to reestablish himself as one of the game’s best prospects.

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Marathon 4th Inning Propels Braves to 12 -3 Victory over Commodores

Marathon 4th Inning Propels Braves to 12 -3 Victory over Commodores

Falmouth- Bourne got one run in each of its first three innings at the plate and appeared to be in the driver’s seat early against the Falmouth Commodores. But the offense wasn’t satisfied with just three and exploded for four more runs in the top of the fourth inning before tacking on more for insurance late. “I thought we did a good job of staying under control, but swinging hard at the same time,” said assistant coach Tyler Hancock. “We...

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Three Outs: Bourne Shuts Out Hyannis

Three Outs: Bourne Shuts Out Hyannis

  Have a day, Reid Humphreys: With the new addition of Peter Alonso (Florida), the rising junior from Mississippi State was shifted from first base to left field, and in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs, Humphreys made a diving catch in left field to preserve the shutout. He was also 2-4 on the day with two RBI. Smoyer, The Mayor and Conway: Ryan Smoyer (Notre Dame) fired six shutout innings, only giving up four hits to...

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Smoyer Sets Tone As Braves Handle Hyannis 3-0

Smoyer Sets Tone As Braves Handle Hyannis 3-0

Hyannis – Ryan Smoyer (Notre Dame) walked slowly off the mound and towards the visitor’s dugout. Before trotting down the dugout steps, Friday’s starting pitcher turned, smiled and slapped gloves with his host-brother, Bourne’s leftfielder that night, Reid Humphreys (Mississippi State). “I came up after the inning to say thanks and he told me I owed him one,” said Smoyer, laughing. “I just don’t know if it’ll be with a sub or what...

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