The North Shore Tigers U11 Division II team is off to a great start in the New England Elite Baseball League. The young Tigers are 9-3 in league play under coach Ed Field and are 5-1 in division games. The Tigers are led by the pitching of Colin Reddy (3-1, 1.83 ERA, 19K’s), Brandon Bruce (3-0, 2.33 ERA, 4 BB’s in 27 innings), Max Geig (1-0, 1.75 ERA, 13K’s) and Ryan Graciale (1-0, 2.00 ERA, 8 K’s). The Tiger bats are led by EJ Field (26 Total Bases, .432 Avg., 1 Home Run), Ryan Graciale (25 Total Bases, .481 Avg., 1 Home Run), Max Geig (.455 Avg, .600 OBP). While Conor Donovan (11 Stolen Bases), Owen Maguire (7 Stolen Bases) and Drew Olivieri (6 Stolen Bases) deliver the speed on the base paths for the Tigers. The infield of Harry Marshall, Shane Cassidy, Julien Silvestre, Dan Gisonno, Jake Murphy along with the outfield play of Rob Tashjian, Matthew Devin, Owen Maguire and Drew Olivieri has been outstanding all season. The Tigers will be heading to the War at the Shore Tournament competing against teams from NY, CT and NJ.
Brian Rose's 14U Division I team is using a balanced attack in the early part of the EBL season jumping out to a 13-1 record. Strong pitching, hitting and defense has led the way for Brian Rose Baseball. Leading the offense has been Kyle Tweedy who is batting .500 with 20 hits, Mike Devlin (.467 Avg, 6 doubles, 17 stolen bases), Casey Carreau (3 triples, 1 home run), Matt Golda (.421 Avg, 6 doubles, 15 stolen bases). Four pitchers have 3 wins in the early going and they are Tylor Arruda (3-0 with 16 K's) Kyle Coolidge (3-0 with 19 K's) Nicholas Salmon (3-0 with 1 save) and Casey Carreau ( 3-1 with 24 K's). Brian Rose was a 3rd round pick with the Boston Red Sox back in the 1994 draft and he is now in his 2nd year of coaching with his 14U Division I Team.
Jansiel Rivera continues his hot hitting in the early part of the 2013 EBL season for the 14U Division II Ortiz Sports team. He has 35 hits, 12 doubles, 3 triples, 4 home runs with 49 RBI's. Jansiel had one game with 2 home runs and 9 RBI's. Ortiz Sports is off to a great start going 12-3 in the early part of the season.