FCIAC playoff schedule

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FCIAC Quarterfinals Monday, May 20 No. 8 Staples at No. 1 Greenwich No. 7 Danbury at No. 2 Ridgefield No. 6 Ludlowe at No. 3 St. Joseph No. 5 Trumbull at No. 4 New Canaan Semifinals Wednesday, May 22 Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 5:15 and 7:30 Finals Saturday, May 25 Ballpark at Harbor Yard, noon [Read More]
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SCC baseball tournament pairings

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  Here are your SCC baseball tournament pairings, released by King (Commish) Al Carbone and the SCC front office (which are one-and-the-same). Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 21 No. 8 Hand at No. 1 Xavier, 4 p.m. No. 7 West Haven at No. 2 Amity, 4 p.m. No. 6 Notre Dame at No. 3 Fairfield Prep, 4 […] [Read More]
Categories: General, SCC

Two teams, one spot

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The final day of the FCIAC baseball season will be a little less chaotic than last year but there is still one spot up for grabs and a bunch of seeding scenarios. Here are the standings as of the end of the day Wednesday. 1. Greenwich 15-2  Cardinals locked up the No. 1 seed for […] [Read More]
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Handshakes: Another New Canaan-Greenwich classic

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The game I am always most excited for is when Greenwich and New Canaan hook up. Why? Because these teams always manage to put on a tremendous baseball game. Today was no different with The Cardinals beating the Rams 7-5, escaping a bases loaded, one out jam int he seventh inning to hold on for […] [Read More]
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Bethel’s Matt Liquori tosses gem against New Fairfield

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Bethel High junior righthander Matt Liquori beat New Fairfield 3-1 Friday to improve to 4-0, asserting himself as the ace of a team that sits near the top of the South-West Conference standings despite receiving little preseason hype. Liquori, who calls his own games, has excellent command of three pitches, particularly a 12-to-6 curveball that he can and will throw in […] [Read More]
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Getting a grip

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We all watch pitchers throw the ball, making it dart down or away from hitters, keeping batters off balance and maybe striking them out but what are we seeing? The pitcher has a different grip for each pitch and the grips differ slightly but are generally the same, though how an individual throws a change-up […] [Read More]
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Trumbull vs Greenwich preview

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Last year in the regular season Trumbull had a chance to derail Greenwich‘s unbeaten season with the winning run on second base in the seventh inning but could not get him home. The Cardinals rallied for 9 runs in the 8th inning to win that one but the Eagles got their revenge less than a […] [Read More]
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Handshakes: Greenwich rolls over Westhill

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Westhill had a rough first inning defensively but were in the game against Greenwich until the Cardinals blew it open late on their way to a 9-0 win. The Cardinals have allowed one run in their last five games, tremendous pitching and defense. The triple threat of Ryan Marks, Kyle Dunster and J.T. Hintzen is […] [Read More]
Categories: baseball, FCIAC, General