Comox Valley Men’s Baseball League in full swing

Five-team league plays games Friday night under the lights at Bill Moore park

COMOX VALLEY MEN'S Baseball League sponsors throw out the annual first pitch. From left: Tim McDonald of  Happy's Source for Sports

COMOX VALLEY MEN'S Baseball League sponsors throw out the annual first pitch. From left: Tim McDonald of Happy's Source for Sports

 

 

 

Opening day for the Comox Valley Men’s Baseball League was May 23, with four of the five teams squaring off under the lights at Bill Moore Memorial Park.

The first game of the night had the Happy’s Source for Sports Reds up against a new team from Campbell River – the Rockies. The Reds’ bats jumped all over the Rockies’ pitching early, led by Chris Mckague (3-3, 1BB, 4 runs scored) and Dallas McDonald (4-4, 4 RBIs).

The Reds’ pitching staff (Adam Berkenstock (W, 3 IP), Jake Dojack (2 IP) and Bob Atwood (2 IP) held off the Rockies’ late rally to preserve a 10-6 victory.

In the second game of the night the defending league champion Daryl Robbins C.G.A Athletics played the Campbell River Blue Jays.

Josh Chapman (2-4, 2 runs scored) led the way for the As at the plate. The As’ strong pitching staff (Josh Chapman, Andy Stewart, Joe Robbins and Jay Dzuba) kept the Blue Jays’ bats quiet until Ferris Sterling placed a squeeze bunt down to score the winning run in the top of the seventh inning in a 5-4 victory.

SHORT HOPS The Comox Valley Men’s Baseball League is a five team, ages 18+ league playing at Bill Moore park every Friday night at 7 p.m. …

– Comox Valley Men’s Baseball League

 

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