September 12, 2009 |
The Lakewood BlueClaws scored at least once in each of the first four innings last night on their way to a 9-0 rout of the Kannapolis Intimidators to win the best-of-three South Atlantic League Northern Division series, two games to none. On Monday, Lakewood will host the winner of the Southern Division Championship Series between Asheville and Greenville. Postponements. The Reading Phillies' Eastern League playoff game against Akron was rained out and will be made up at 7:05 tonight at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading.
August 14, 2008 |
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Rudy Seanez gave up two runs in one inning in a rehabilitation assignment last night for Lakewood, but he got the win when the BlueClaws rallied to beat the Savannah Sand Gnats, 4-2, in the South Atlantic League. The Phillies righthander gave up two sixth-inning runs on a single, double and triple, all with two outs. The Claws scored in the bottom of the inning on Karl Bolt's RBI double. Somerset 12, Camden 3 BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Kevin Kotch's three-run homer capped a five-run first as the Patriots defeated the Riversharks in the Atlantic League.
July 19, 2003 |
RICHMOND, Va. - Wilson Betemit went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and four RBIs as the Richmond Braves beat the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons, 6-1, in the International League last night. Lake County 5, Lakewood 0 LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Keith Ramsey (11-4) struck out eight in seven innings and did not allow a hit as the Captains won in the South Atlantic League. Dan Eisentrager continued the shutout for the final two innings. Trenton. The Thunder's Eastern League game against visiting Harrisburg was suspended by rain with Trenton leading, 5-0, in the bottom of the fourth.
December 3, 1986 |
When the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 3 championship goes on the line at 1 p.m. Saturday, two very similar teams will compete: Two teams who never have been in the playoffs before, much less a final. Two teams that win or lose almost exclusively with defense. Two schools that have not had much to cheer about in football in more than a decade. When Lakewood visits Bridgeton on Saturday, each team will be looking into a mirror. BACKGROUND Lakewood, coached by George Biessette, was seeded No. 2 in Group 3 after reaching the cutoff date with a 6-2 record in the Shore Conference.
August 3, 2005 |
Timely hitting carried the Reading Phillies past the Akron Aeros, 6-3, in the Eastern League last night. Michael Bourn hit a two-run double to tie the score, 2-2, in the fifth and ripped an RBI single to give the Phillies a 3-2 lead in the seventh. Bourn, Ryan Fleming, Chris Roberson and Trent Pratt each had three hits for Reading. Lakewood 1, Hickory 0 HICKORY, N.C. - Andy Baldwin allowed four hits in eight innings to lead the BlueClaws to the South Atlantic League win. Josh Mader singled in the game's only run. Trenton 5, N. Hampshire 3 MANCHESTER, N.H.- Back-to-back homers by Eric Duncan and Omir Santos in the fifth started Trenton's Eastern League win. Reading 000020202 -6130 Akron 010100010 -3111 WP: Davis (9-6)
September 16, 2009 |
The Lakewood BlueClaws are one win away from the South Atlantic League championship after blanking the Greenville Drive, 3-0, last night to take a two-games-to-none lead in the best-of-five series. Jesus Sanchez scattered three hits over six innings before relievers Austin Hyatt and Santo Hernandez completed the seven-hit shutout. Troy Hanzawa's RBI double broke up a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fifth to put Lakewood ahead. Harold Garcia's RBI single gave Lakewood an insurance run in the sixth.
July 12, 2013
RIGHTHANDERS Jeb Stefan, Ramon Oviedo and Chris Burgess held the Rome Braves hitless last night to notch a 1-0 victory and record the fourth no-hitter in Lakewood BlueClaws history. Stefan (3-4) walked four and struck out five in six innings for the Phillies' low Class A South Atlantic club. Oviedo struck out four in his two perfect innings, and Burgess survived a leadoff walk in the ninth to save the no-hitter and the win. Carlos Tocci scored Jonathan Roof with a fourth-inning sacrifice fly for the game's only run.
August 3, 2008 |
PORTLAND, Maine - Reegie Corona's RBI single in the top of the fourth became the winning run last night in 7-3 victory by the Trenton Thunder over the Portland Sea Dogs. Austin Jackson was 2 for 3 with a pair of RBIs and a double in the seven-inning contest of what was to be the first of a doubleheader. However, rain caused the second game to be canceled, and it will be made up this afternoon. Lakewood 14, Greensboro 5 GREENSBORO, N.C. - The BlueClaws erupted for six runs in each of the first two innings to beat the Grasshoppers in the South Atlantic League.
September 2, 2013 |
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - The first thing you notice is how Carlos Tocci's white Lakewood BlueClaws jersey hangs from his lean torso. A few hairs dot his face - the result of two months without shaving. His English is timid, but the 18-year-old Venezuelan laughs when he hears the word cheeseburger. "I'm the skinniest guy here," Tocci said through a translator. "But, I mean, a lot of these guys have six or seven years on me. " It is what makes a .211 batting average and .513 OPS entering the weekend superficial because Tocci survived.
June 14, 2011 |
ALLENTOWN - Juan Francisco homered and drove in four runs to lead the Louisville Bats past the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, 8-7, in the International League on Monday. Lehigh Valley's Vance Worley struck out seven in six innings and gave up only three runs but did not figure in the decision. IronPigs catcher Erik Kratz, who grew up in Telford, was 3 for 3 with two doubles and three RBIs. Elsewhere: Ervis Manzanillo struck out six in 52/3 innings to lead Lakewood past Hagerstown, 3-1, in the South Atlantic League.