Handshakes: Greenwich vs Norwalk

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Greenwich moved to 2-0 and has yet to allow a run after starter Casey Gaynor threw six no-hit innings to pick up the win, striking out 9 along the way before being pulled after reaching his pitch count. It was Gaynor’s first game back after missing most of last year with an injury so Greenwich […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General

Diamond Visions: Prep vs. Shelton

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Howdy all, Cardillo checking in here again from windswept Shelton after the Gaels defeated Fairfield Prep 8-2 to improve to 2-0 on the young season. A couple quick thoughts and observations: * Shelton looks like it could be pretty good and a team to remember in late May and early June. The top of the […] [Read More]
Categories: SCC

Opening day Stamford-Greenwich

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If the Greenwich-Stamford opening day game is any indication, we should be in for a heck of a season in FCIAC baseball. One of the league favorites, Greenwich, played well behind pitcher Dylan Callahan, who pitched a complete game, four-hit shutout, but the Knights held their own and should be in the mix as the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Diamond Visions

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Hey, Cardillo checking in here. Not sure what we’ll end up calling these post-game blog entries, but anyway here’s some quick thoughts after watching Amity beat Law 8-5 in the season opener in Milford Wednesday. * The new BBCOR bats will be an issue, at least until gets warm. I only have seven fly-outs among […] [Read More]
Categories: General, SCC

War of the Preseason Videos: Staples baseball’s 2012 Trailer

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OK, we stand corrected on yesterday’s post. There is another high school baseball team sporting an expertly produced, Inception-themed inspirational preseason video. This one was posted over a month ago and brought to our attention by the good folks in Westport. Behold! The Staples Baseball 2012 Trailer. Now, this heart-pumping montage focuses more on the […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

If this video doesn’t get you fired up for (St. Joseph) baseball season, nothing will

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Going to go out on a limb and say we doubt any other baseball team (or any spring team, for that matter) has already produced its own seasonal video, to say nothing about a preseason video. That’s OK. St. Joseph High School just grabbed the baton and lapped everyone, anyway with its ‘St. Joseph Baseball […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

2012 SWC Baseball 5-Minute Guide

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Pomperaug’s two-year grip on the conference was loosened by several significant departures, but don’t count the Panthers out of a championship mix that more than a few coaches were willing to declare wide-open. With seven seniors at coach Matt Memoli’s disposal, including hard-throwing righty Kyle Wilcox, Newtown makes the leap to contender this season, and […] [Read More]
Categories: SWC

2012 FCIAC Baseball 5-Minute Guide

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No sport in the FCIAC enjoys greater parity than baseball. Consider this: No team has won three successive league titles in the sport, and consecutive championships have occurred just five times in 50 years. Lower seeds have had almost the same success as higher ones winning the necessary three straight postseason games over the past […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General