Semifinals Set To Begin Saturday

The Yawkey League semifinals will being on Saturday August 17.

The #1 seed Revere Rockies will take on the #4 seed Stoneham Sabers with the best of five series beginning at 4pm at Revere High School.

In the other series the #2 East Boston Knights will play the #3 Charlestown Townies starting at 8pm at East Boston Stadium.

Full schedule for both best of five series

#1 Revere Rockies (29-2) vs #4 Stoneham Sabers (17-14)

Sat 8/17  4:00PM    Revere High School
Sun 8/18  4:00PM    Revere High School
Mon 8/19  8:00PM    Maplewood
Tue 8/20  8:00PM    Maplewood (if necc.)
Wed 8/21  8:00PM    Maplewood (if necc.)

#2 East Boston Knights (22-9) vs #3 Charlestown Townies (18-13)

Sat 8/17  8:00PM    East Boston Stadium
Sun 8/18  8:00PM    East Boston Stadium
Mon 8/19  8:00PM    Pine Banks
Tue 8/20  8:00PM    Pine Banks (if necc.)
Wed 8/21  7:30PM    TBD (if necc.)

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Charlestown and Stoneham advance

The Charlestown Townies and Stoneham Sabers both swept their first
round matchups to advance to the semi-finals.

Charlestown shutout out the Black Sox for the series winning 9-0 in game one and 1-0 in game two. Strong starts by Billy Sullivan and Ryan Mcdonald set the tone for the series. Mike Bartlett had three hits in the series, while Brandon Grover, Kyle Hallaoran and Austin Farry each had two hits. The Townies advance to face East Boston in a best of five series that starts on Saturday August 17.

Stoneham would get strong pitching performances by Nick Powers and Luis Gil in beating the Mckay Club 6-1 and 10-1. Curtis Tirone and Nick Powers both collected four hits to pace the Saber offense. The Sabers advance to take on the Revere Rockies in a best of five series beginning Saturday August 17.

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YBL Playoffs get underway

The Yawkey League playoffs open with two best of three series starting Tuesday August 13.

The #3 seed Charlestown Townies (18-13) face the #6 seed Brighton Black Sox (15-17) in one series. While the #4 Stoneham Sabers (17-14) match up with the #5 seed McKay Club Beacons (16-15) in the other.

The #1 seed Revere Rockies (29-2) and #2 seed East Boston Knights (22-9) both received first round byes.

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YBL In the News

The Yawkey League was recently featured in a Boston Herald article written by John Connolly. The article focuses on YBL veteran and current Brighton Brave Steve Walsh, who recently collected his 300 YBL hit. The article also includes coverage of the Charlestown Townies and the Revere Rockies.

Check out the full article here.
Perseverance pays off for Yawkey League’s Steven Walsh

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Photos from Al Thomas vs Revere

Game photos from the recent game between the Al Thomas Club Beacons and the Revere Rockies have been posted. To view photos from the game on August 8, 2019, click on the link to the photos page for Al Thomas Club vs Revere.

Game photos are provided courtesy of Bob Marra (roma33 @ comcast.net).

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Photos from McKay Club vs Revere

Game photos from the recent game between McKay Club Beacons and Revere Rockies have been posted. To view photos from the game on July 27, 2019, click on the link to the photos page for McKay Club vs Revere.

Game photos are provided courtesy of Bob Marra (roma33 @ comcast.net).

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