Men’s slopitch league underway

Mariners, Grinders and Slammers win opening games of new season




The Mariners, West Coast Grinders and Seeco Slammers all recorded wins on Thursday evening

as the Comox Valley Men’s Slopitch League got underway.

In Tier 1, the Mariners broke open a close game in the last inning to defeat the Watson & Ash Grabbers 21-15. The West Coast Grinders pounded out three home runs as they outlasted Smokin’ Woodys 17-11. The Seeco Slammers nipped Madman McKay Jays 13-12.

In Tier 2, the Griffin Ball Busters outscored the Misfits 25-19. The Steamers beat the Outlaws 16-11.  No score was reported between the Holdups and the Coco Loco’s.

SHORT HOPS A reminder that both teams should report scores and ratings to


– Comox Valley Men’s Slopitch League



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