2018 Cranberry League Playoffs to start on Sunday, July 22
The Braintree White Sox will host the Canton A's starting at 12 noon at Libby Field in Weymouth. Sunday's games are postponed. No make-up has been set.
The Bourne Mariners will play the Marshfield Green Harbor Hawks. Sunday's games are postponed. Game 1 will be Tuesday, July 24 at Mass. Martime starting at 7 pm..
2018 Cranberry League wins EMass Classic
The Cranberry League All Star team won the Lou Ditullio Trophy on Saturday. They picked up a 7-5 win over the Boston Park League in the opener. Then they topped the Intercity League 8-2. Bryant Salkind was the tournament MVP with two doubles that drove in four runs. Click here for a full write-up of the game.
|CBL All-Star||CBL Team||Hometown||College/University|
|Justin Baker||Acushnet||New Bedford||UMass-Dartmouth|
|Ryan McGahern||Acushnet||Attleboro||Roger Williams College|
|Bryant Salkind||Acushnet||Rochester||Wheaton College|
|Dylan Sullo||Acushnet||Acushnet||Massachusetts Maritime Academy|
|Connor Birch||Bourne||Bellingham||Bridgewater State University|
|Noah Bleakley||Bourne||Granby||Springfield College|
|Dan Cook||Bourne||Harwich||Western Oklahoma State College|
|Matt Cook||Bourne||Harwich||Wheaton College|
|Randy Frazier||Bourne||Wareham||Bridgewater State University|
|Ian Searles||Bourne||Wareham||Southern New Hampshire University|
|Dan Southerland||Bourne||Dartmouth||Wheaton College|
|Scott Creedon||Braintree||Braintree||Broward College|
|Jordan Enos||Braintree||Cambridge||College of Holy Cross|
|Sean Keady||Braintree||Norwood||Bentley University|
|Mike Muir||Braintree||Bridgewater||Bentley University|
|Matt Nicholson||Braintree||Rockland||Merrimack College|
|Ricky Smith||Braintree||Weymouth||Merrimack College|
|Andrew Steele||Braintree||Milton||John Carroll University|
|Jake Gibb||Canton||Stoughton||Westfield State University|
|Justin Larose||Canton||Mansfield||Skidmore College|
|Ryan Riley||Canton||Sharon||Clarkson University|
|Harrison Sabo||Canton||Wilton, CT||Stonehill College|
|Drew Alexopolus||Marshfield||Hanson||Eastern Connecticut University|
|Will Gallagher||Marshfield||Kingston||Babson College|
|Connor Pijanowski||Marshfield||Pembroke||College of Holy Cross|
|Niko Droukas||Rockland||Brookfield, CT||James Madison University|
|Mike Khoury||Rockland||East Bridgewater||Brandeis University|
2018 Cranberry Baseball League Schedule updates
All three rain-outs from Tuesday will be made up on Thursday.
Tournament of Champions Final
The Braintree White Sox have won the 2018 Tournament of Champions title with a 5-0 win over the Kingston Night Owls of the North Shore Baseball League. Tim Troup pitched 5 innings in the win. Kingston beat the Lunenburg Phillies of the CNEBA.
Player and Pitcher of the week
Joe Webber of the Marshfield Green Harbor Hawks was named Player of the week. Kevin Keith of the Braintree White Sox was named Pitcher of the week.
Cranberry League honors 2017 Hall of Fame inductees:
The Cranberry Baseball League held the 2017 Hall of Fame dinner on November 17th. Inducted into the CBL HOF were: Tom Tolson, Ron Minassian, Chris Welch, John Shaw, Mark Ducharme, Greg Kelley, Brian Warren and Kevin MacIntyre.
Braintree wins AABC East Coast World Series
The Braintree White Sox after losing its first round game (also their first lost of 2017), came back and won its next 5 games to win the AABC East Coast World Series. Braintree had to beat North Halendon Reds twice in order to win the title. The first game was an 8-1 win while championship deciding game was a 5-4 win.
2018 Cranberry League Schedule issues:
|5-June||Braintree White Sox @ Marshfield Green Harbor Hawks||Postponed-Rain||Rescheduled to July 10, Chandler Field 6 pm|
|28-June||Braintree White Sox @ Marshfield Green Harbor Hawks||Postponed-Rain||Rescheduled to July 12, Train Field, Duxbury 6 pm|
|28-June||Acushnet Aztecs @ Bourne Mariners||Postponed-Rain||Rescheduled to July 12, Mass. Maritime 7 pm|