On Sunday June 23, Bryan Curran of the McKay Club no hit the Brighton Black Sox. Curran hit a batter, walked one and struck out seven as the McKay Club beat the Brighton Black Sox 9-0. Hitting for himself, Curran went 2-2 with a walk and a run scored.
Curran is in the second year of his second stint with the McKay Club. Now primarily a pitcher, Curran previously played for the McKay Club from 2008-2012.
The no hitter by Curran is the third no hitter thrown in the Yawkey League this season. Congrats Bryan.
Game photos from the recent game between Brighton Braves and Stoneham Sabers have been posted. To view photos from the game on June 06, 2019, click on the link to the photos page for Braves vs Stoneham.
Game photos are provided courtesy of Bob Marra (roma33 @ comcast.net).
The YBL announced its hitting and pitching stars for the games played between May 27 and June 9.
Hitting Star – Curtis Tirone – Stoneham Sabers
Co-Pitching Star – Chris Sandini – Revere Rockies
Co-Pitching Star – Raul Martinez – East Boston Knights
For more on Curtis, Chris and Raul and their performances read the following. YBL Stars for 05/27 – 06/09
Every two weeks a profile will be written to highlight the players that make up the Yakwey League.
The first profile is of YBL veteran Jose Paulino of the East Boston Knights. To learn about Jose check out his Player Profile
Just two days after being no hit, East Boston gets a no hitter of their own from Raul Martinez. Martinez walked one and struck out twelve, as East Boston gets the 3-0 victory over the Savin Hill Dodgers.
This is Martinez’s rookie season in the Yakwey League. The no hitter comes on Martinez’ fifth start of the seasons. Martinz is now 3-1 only allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs over 19 innings for a minuscule 0.737 ERA.
Photo courtesy of Bob Marra (roma33 @ comcast.net)
On Saturday June 1, Chris Sandini threw a no hitter as the Revere Rockies defeated the East Boston Knights 3-0. Sandini walked one and struck out six in completing the no hitter. With the win, Sandini improves to 2-0. The Rockies remain undefeated on the season at 5-0.
2019 is Sandini’s tenth season in the Yawkey League. Sandini began his Yawkey League career in 2008 with the Bluefish. In his three season with the Bluefish, Sandini was part of back to back championships in 2008 and 2009. After one season in the Park League, Sandini returned to the Yakwey League with Revere.
The no hitter is Sandini’s second with the Rockies. His first no-hitter came back on July 1, 2012 when he no hit the South Boston Saints.