Cranberry League playoffs:
The finals begin on Tuesday, July 25:.
#1 seed Braintree will face #2 seed Bourne in the finals starting on Tuesday.
Braintree will host game against Bourne with a 7:30 start at Braintree HS.
Bourne will host game #2 at Guv Fuller field in Falmouth on Thursday with at 7:30 first pitch.
Game 3 will be played at Braintree on Saturday. The game will have a 1 pm start time.
The semi-finals results:.
Braintree swept Marshfield and Bourne swept Canton. This sets up a re-match of last year's final.
The Cranberry League playoffs have started.
Canton won the suspended game from Tuesday and will advance to play Bourne in the semi-finals.
Here are the results from Sunday's games, July 16th:
#1 seed Braintree swept #8 Whitman. #2 seed Bourne swept #7 Quincy. #3 seed Rockland split with #6 seed Canton. #4 seed Marshfield swept #5 seed Acushnet.
Cranberry League announces finalists for league awards
Here are the 2017 list of finalists. The winners will be announced during the playoffs.
|MVP||Pitcher of the Year||Rookie of the Year|
|Chris Fowler||Bourne||Nate Pedersen||Canton||Scott Strachan||Quincy|
|Marc Doyle||Braintree||Sam McKay||Braintree||Luke Figueira||Rockland|
|Jordan Enos||Braintree||Kevin Keith||Braintree||Joe Oriola||Bourne|
|Tyler Ferdinand||Bourne||Lamarre Rey||Braintree||Justin Garcia||Bourne|
|Ian DesRosiers||Acushnet||Tom Farmer||Bourne|
Cranberry League loses in championship
After overcoming a 7-0 deficit in the first game vs. the Intercity League; the Cranberry League All Stars lost to the Yawkey League 4-3.
The defending champions of the Boston Park League, North Shore Baseball League, Central New England Baseball Association, Cranberry Baseball League, Yawkey Baseball League and Intercity Baseball League will compete in a single elimination tournament to kick off the 2017 season.Teams have been seeded based on their 2016 winning percentage.
Round 1: Friday, May 19, 8:00PM
#6 Towne Club 21-10-1 (0.672) vs #1 Beverly Recís 19-5 (0.792) - Beverley wins
#5 Bourne Mariners 20-9-1 (0.683) vs #2 Somerville Alibrandiís 25-7 (0.781) - Bourne wins 5-0
Sam Devine, Kyle Kennedy and Kevin Kwedor combined for a no hitter. Kevin Huscher hammered a solo home run over the center field fence to start the scoring off. Dan Cook also hit an RBI triple and RBI's by Jason Rayner and Randy Frazier helped complete the scoring. Devine picked up the win fanning 8 hitters in four innings while Kwedor fanned three in two innings earning the save.
#4 Lunenberg Phillies 20-9-1 (0.683) vs #3 Lexington Blue Sox 19-8-1 (0.696) Lexington wins
Round 2: Saturday, May 20, 1:00PM
Bourne vs. Beverley Rec's - Bourne wins 4-2
Joe Oriola fanned 10 in 4.2 innings of
brilliant pitching. Jack Harrington hit a solo home run over the right
center field fence to start the scoring.
Championship Round: TBA
Bourne had a regular season DH to play, so the championship had be postponed to a later date.
Cranberry League Make-up status