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Late Inning Rally Boosts Flames Past Cortland 6-2

Late Inning Rally Boosts Flames Past Cortland 6-2

Onondaga, NY July 20, 2-18; The Onondaga Flames inched closer to the NYCBL regular season Eastern Division title last night at Onondaga CC Baseball Complex as 4-run 8th inning rally propelled them past the Cortland Crush 6-2. The win was Onondaga's 24th against 13 losses, giving them the best record in the league.at .649. The Flames magic number is now 2 -  any combination of Flames wins and Cortland losses will give the Flames the title. Flames starter Riley Glenn (Chapman University) struck out 5 while giving up only one walk in a 4-inning outing. Glenn gave up 4 hits and two runs as he slowed down Cortland who was riding a 9-game winning streak coming in to the game. The Flames' league-leadng bullpen blanked the Crush on only one hit  for the last five innings. Martin Holden (Muskingum University), Jimmy Flahive (American International College), Nick Garcia (Chapman University) and Keon Taylor (Cal State LA) teamed up to dominate Crush hitters ...
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Flames Player Profile #23 Collin Mathews, Kent State
Simply put, the Flames Collin Mathews is on fire with 14 hits in 28 at bats over the last seven games. The owner of the 4th highest batting average in the league, the redshirt freshman is slashing .380/.468/.478 on the season with 5 doubles, 2 triples and 15 RBI's over 109 plate appearances. Collin has created 20.788 runs, second most on the team. A two-way player, Collin has been clocked at 93-mph on the mound. The 6'2"  200 pound Kent State Golden Flash appears to have fully recovered from Tommy John surgery. performed in the fall of 2016. However, the Flames have used him almost exclusively as an outfielder to get his bat in the lineup. Mathews is a gifted athletic who can hit, run, throw and field. His contributions to the Flames have been invaluable ...
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Flames Player Profile #12 A. J. DiFillipo, Columbia University
It has been an interesting summer for Columbia University rising junior A.J. DiFillipo. After hitting a home run in the College World Series, AJ has taken the NYCBL by storm with a slash line of .359/433/.534 with 8 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs and 34 RBIs. A tough out as evidenced by his .433 OBP, DiFillipo has struck out only 14 times in 103 at bats or 13.5% of the time compared to a league average of 19.1%. Not one to leave the bat on his shoulder, AJ has only walked 12 times in 120 plate appearances. His aggressive approach has created a team high 25.435 runs and an OPS of  .967. A strong-armed corner infielder/outfielder, AJ bats left and throw right. He hails from Peabody, MA. AJ has participated in Flames community outreach events, including both visits to the Onondaga Free Library to read to children and volunteering at ...
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Flames Player Profile #9 Mike Netzel, Occidental College
Photo courtesy of Roger Hagen One of the most talented and versatile players in the league, Mike Netzel is a rare commodity in college baseball - a pitcher with a strong bat who can double as a designated hitter. Not only does Mike bat for himself when on the mound, he also DH's when not in the lineup as a pitcher or right fielder. The Culver City, CA native has appeared in 5 games on the bump, 4 as a starter. Over the 25.2 innings pitched he has allowed 27 hits and only 9 earned runs for a 3.15 ERA. Netzel is noted for his control as evidenced by his 29 strikeouts (an average of 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings) versus only 5 base on balls .A rising junior at Occidental College, Mike has a WHIP of 1.25 and has held opponents to a .267 batting average. As good as ...
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CCRI Infielder Jarrad Grossguth Joins Flames

CCRI Infielder Jarrad Grossguth Joins Flames
May 9, 218 Onondaga, NY: The Onondaga Flames of the New York Collegiate Baseball;ll League (NYCBL) are pleased to announce the signing of infielder Jarrad Grossguth from the Community College of Rhode Island (@CCRI_Baseball)) for the 2018 summer collegiate baseball season.   Grossguth is from Coventry, Rhode Island and will be bringing his power bat to the Flames lineup.  His slash line was an outstanding .327/.426/.609 with ...
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Storm Blowing In from the Midwest

Storm Blowing In from the Midwest
There is a storm brewing just in time for the 2018 college summer baseball season.  The duo of Corbin Paxton and Trace Peterson from the Lake Erie Storm @lecbaseball look to terrorize pitchers in the New York Collegiate Baseball League this summer.  Paxton and Peterson have been outstanding for the Storm in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference this Spring. Corbin Paxton @corbin_paxton is Sophomore first baseman from ...
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Herkimer Slugging Catcher Matt Parkinson Joins Flames

Herkimer Slugging Catcher Matt Parkinson Joins Flames
May 5, 218 Onondaga, NY: The Onondaga Flames of the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) is excited to announce the signing of catcher Matt Parkinson (@M_Parkinson_17) from JUCO hitting powerhouse Herkimer College. The Whitesboro, NY native is enjoying a fabulous freshman campaign with a slash line of .449/.525/725. Fifteen of his 31 hits are for extra bases - 12 doubles, 2 triples and one home ...
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League News

Flames Resume Play In Perfect Game League in 2019

Flames Resume Play In Perfect Game League in 2019
Onondaga, NY July 2. 2018: The Onondaga Flames collegiate summer league baseball team, currently in voluntary suspension, announced today they will be resuming play in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) next season. The Flames will play in the PGCBL Central Division,under the league's newly created 3 divisional format, which was created to mitigate travel time and costs. West Central East Elmira Pioneers Adirondack Trail Blazers Albany Dutchman Geneva Red Wings Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs Amsterdam Mohawks Jamestown Jamers Onondaga Flames Glens Falls Dragon Newark Pilots Utica Blue Sox Saugerties Dragons Watertown Rapids Widely recognized as one of the premier collegiate summer ...
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Flames Down Silversmiths 15-2

Flames Down Silversmiths 15-2
Onondaga, NY July 3, 2018: The Onondaga Flames, as hot as the weather, roared into first place in the East Division yesterday at Sherrill's Noyes Park beating the Silversmiths 15-2 in a rain shortened 6 inning game. Flames starter Gunnar Groen (Pepperdine University) went the distance once again as he gained his third win of the season. Groen has the third lowest ERA in the league behind teammate Jimmy Flahive (American International College) and one other. The 15-10 Flames are now 1/2 game ahead of the Syracuse Spartans who were rained out yesterday. The Flames pitching staff has been the best ...
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NYCBL and ACBL create All-Star Game Showcase

NYCBL and ACBL create All-Star Game Showcase
Cortland, NY – The New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) and Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League (ACBL) have partnered to create an All-Star Showcase between the two leagues. This newly formed summer classic will showcase All-Stars from both leagues beginning with the summer of 2018. The NYCBL and ACBL are both members of the National Alliance of Summer College Baseball (NACSB). Both leagues are amongst the oldest and respected summer collegiate wooden bat leagues in the country. The ACBL began in 1967 followed by the NYCBL in 1978. The inaugural game will take place in Syracuse, NY at the Onondaga Community ...
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