2010 NECBL season

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2010 NECBL season
Regular season
Duration June 4 – July 31
Playoffs
Start date August 2[1]
West Semifinal 1 North Adams vs. Keene
West Semifinal 2 Danbury vs. Bristol
East Semifinal 1 Newport vs. Laconia
East Semifinal 2 North Shore vs. Sanford
West Final North Adams vs. Danbury
East Final Newport vs. North Shore
NECBL Championship Series
Date August 8–10
Site Fraser Field
Rogers Park
Champions North Shore Navigators
2009  NECBL seasons  2011

The 2010 NECBL season was the seventeenth season of the New England Collegiate Baseball League, a wood bat collegiate summer baseball league. Changes for 2010 included the league's Manchester, Connecticut franchise, the Manchester Silkworms, moving to Laconia, New Hampshire to become the Laconia Muskrats[2] and the Pittsfield, Massachusetts franchise, the Pittsfield American Defenders, moving to Bristol, Connecticut to become the Bristol Collegiate Baseball Club.[3]

In the championship series, the East Division champion North Shore Navigators defeated the West Division champion Danbury Westerners after each team advanced through the playoffs.[1]

Regular season standings[edit]

Final.[4]

East Division[edit]

Team Wins Losses Win Pct. GB
Newport Gulls 27 15 .643 -
North Shore Navigators 25 17 .595 2.0
Sanford Mainers 23 19 .548 4.0
Laconia Muskrats 20 22 .476 7.0
New Bedford Bay Sox 18 24 .429 9.0
Lowell All-Americans 15 27 .357 12.0

West Division[edit]

Team Wins Losses Win Pct. GB
North Adams SteepleCats 26 16 .619 -
Danbury Westerners 24 18 .571 2.0
Bristol Collegiate 23 19 .548 3.0
Keene Swamp Bats 20 22 .476 6.0
Holyoke Blue Sox 16 26 .381 10.0
Vermont Mountaineers 15 27 .357 11.0

All-star game[edit]

The NECBL's 2010 All-Star Game was hosted by the East Division's Newport Gulls. The event was held at Cardines Field in Newport, Rhode Island on July 18, 2010[5] with the East Division All-Stars defeating the West Division All-Stars 10-0[6]

Playoffs[edit]

Main article: 2010 NECBL playoffs

Eight teams qualified for the 2010 NECBL playoffs, which consisted of three rounds of best-of-three series. In the championship series, East Division champion North Shore defeated West Division champion Danbury 2-1.

League leaders[edit]

Final.[7]

Category Player Team Stat
H Effrey Valdez Lowell 50
R Joe Wendle Sanford 31
RBI Effrey Valdez Lowell 42
2B Effrey Valdez Lowell 16
3B Daniel Merck New Bedford 4
HR Thor Meeks, William Carmona, Tucker Nathans DAN/VER/DAN 6
SB Dave Ciocchi Danbury 20
AVG Matt Chavez New Bedford .355
OBP Zach Babitt Vermont .444
SO Tyler Joyner Laconia 53
ERA Tony Bucciferro Newport 0.82
W Nate Roe, Mike Hauschild, Mark Appel VER/DAN/NPT 6
SV Sean Albury North Adams 11

League Awards[edit]

Weekly Awards[edit]


See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2010 Playoff Schedule at necbl.com, URL accessed August 10, 2010. Archived 2010-08-10.
  2. ^ "Manchester Silkworms are sold, moving to New Hampshire". Manchester Silkworms. 2009-10-18. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  3. ^ City Welcomes Collegiate Baseball Team by Johnny J. Burnham at necbl.com, URL accessed May 2, 2010. Archived 5/2/10
  4. ^ 2010 NECBL Standings at necbl.com, URL accessed July 18, 2010.
  5. ^ NECBL Announces All-Star Teams at necbl.com, Url accessed July 13, 2010. Archived 07-13-10
  6. ^ NECBL All-Star Game Box Score at necbl.com, URL accessed November 13, 2010.
  7. ^ 2010 NECBL Batting Stats at necbl.com, URL accessed July 18, 2010.
  8. ^ a b 2010 Players/Pitchers of the Week at necbl.com, URL accessed July 14, 2010.