2014 District 10 East Division Champions
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Barnstable Post 206 Wraps up Season with 2-2 Playoff Record
East Bridgewater - The Barnstable Post 206 American Legion baseball team - defending East Division champs - fell to Hawkeye AC Monday night in the District 10 playoffs and saw its season come to a close. With its pitching staff exhausted, Post 206 gave its best shot with a thrilling playoff victory Sunday night at Merrill "Red" Wilson Field that saw Jake Gleason belt a walk-off grand slam for the game-winner against Wareham Post 220, 9-5. Gleason belted two home runs in the game and went 3-4 with six RBI. Jackson Badot got his first-ever American Legion victory on the hill with 4 2/3 innings of stellar relief pitching.
Barnstable Post 206 Tied for 1st Place in East with Sandwich Post 188
HANOVER, MA - The Barnstable Post 206 American Legion baseball team - defending East Division champs - remained locked in a first place tie with Sandwich Post 188 this week after a pair of wins over Hanover Post 149, Pembroke Post 149 and Sandwich Post 188. Conor Walsh picked up his fourth win with 10 strikeouts in a 12-1 rout over Hanover Post 149 Tuesday night, Drew Tardif and Jackson Badot each collected three hits and Jake Gleason went 2-3 with one RBI.
Barnstable Post 206 Collects Postseason Honors & Accolades
BRIDGEWATER, MA - Dan Holzman was named the District 10 Pitcher of the Year yesterday, making the hard-throwing righty the third straight Barnstable pitcher to take home the honors. Holzman went 9-1 on the season, tossed a perfect game on opening day, a complete game no-hitter, a one-hitter and a two-hitter and struck out 73 batters in 74.1 innings of work while walking just 22 batters. His ERA was a paltry 1.70. Coach Walsh was voted the District 10 Executive of the Year for the third consecutive season, while a slew of Post 206 players were selected for All-District honors. Holzman, Dan Walsh, Conor Walsh, JR DiSarcina, Cody Pasic, and Drew Tardif were all named to the All-District Team, 1st Team, while Derek Estes, Eric Holzman, TJ Wardwell and Micah Gregory were all named to the second team.
Holzman Tosses One-Hitter to Eliminate Wareham Post 220
COTUIT, MA - Dan Holzman was the picture of precision Monday night at Lowell Park.
Carrying a no-hitter to the 7th inning, Holzman allowed a one-out single before retiring the side in a 5-0 one-hit shutout over Wareham Post 220. The loss eliminated Wareham Post 220 from playoff contention. Holzman (9-1), struck out five, walked two and allowed one hit in yet another stellar effort. J.R. DiSarcina went 2-3 with four RBI for the Post 206 squad, while Micah Gregory went 3-3. Key hits were also turned in by Drew Tardif, Derek Estes and Danny Walsh.
Walsh, Fowler Lead Post 206 Past Hawkeye AC in Playoff Tilt
COTUIT, MA - Avenging an earlier season loss, Barnstable Post 206 edged Hawkeye AC, 4-3, last night at Lowell Park in front of a boisterous crowd on all sides of the park. The heated battle versus the boys from East Bridgewater was a well-pitched, mainly defensive gem for both squads. Conor Walsh (6-0) threw five gutsy shutout innings before allowing a two-out base-clearer to make it 4-3. Walsh settled in the 7th inning and held Hawkeye at bay. Drew Tardif, Chris Fowler and Connor Kennedy provided the offensive fireworks at the plate for Post 206, with Fowler going 2-3.
Eric Holzman Dazzles; DiSarcina, Wardwell Provide Plate Magic
COTUIT, MA - TJ Wardwell and J.R. DiSarcina provided the offensive firepower for Post 206 Friday night at Lowell Park, combining for four hits and four RBI as Barnstable downed Plymouth Post 40, 7-1. Eric Holzman, a tall, hard-throwing righty with eyes on Brown, Yale and a host of other top schools, turned in a gutsy 7-inning performance on the hill to pick up the win.
Barnstable Post 206 Crowned Zone 10 Champs Again - Top Seed
KINGSTON, MA - Dan Holzman brought his A-game.
The hard-throwing righty went 7 innings, struck out 12, walked just two and allowed just two hits en route to his 8th win of the season in a 1-0 thriller vs. Kingston Post 387. The win gave Barnstable Post 206 its 3rd straight Regular Season Championship title. Chris Fowler was equally the man of the hour as he laced a Dan Gallagher fastball to rightfield to drive in Danny Walsh who had advanced to 3rd base on a balk after hammering a double to leadoff the fifth inning.
Barnstable Post 206 Captures Barnburner Vs. Wareham Post 220
COTUIT, MA - Leave it to the fast, speedy, crafty guys.
Southpaw starting pitcher Chris Fowler kept the hard-hitting Wareham Post 220 nine on its heels for 5.2 innings and then Conor Walsh came in and shut the door on the visitors, striking out the side in the 7th, as Post 206 maintained its grip on District 10 with a big 6-5 win at Lowell Park Monday night. For the second straight night leadoff man Drew Tardif hammered out three hits and TJ Wardwell, Eric Holzman, Derek Estes and Danny Walsh supplied much of the offense. Post 206 faces Kingston Post 387 for all the marbles on Wednesday night on the road.
Gregory's Defense Inspires Post 206 in Big Win Over Duxbury
DUXBURY, MA - Coming off the bench in the midst of a true baseball battle, Post 206 rightfielder Micah Gregory made the catch of the season off a deep drive and then nailed a runner at second to inspire Post 206 to an 11-6 win on the road vs. Duxbury Post 223. Gregory then added a two-run double in the top of the 7th to seal the deal. Danny Walsh got his first win on the mound in 5.2 innings of relief, while JR Disarcina again displayed both defensive and offensive prowess. TJ Wardwell, catching for the first time this season, went 2-4 with two RBI to continue his hot streak at the plate.
Walsh Goes to 5-0 with Complete Game Over Rockland Post 147
HYANNIS, MA - Conor Walsh took his record to 5-0 on the season with a complete-game win over Rockland Post 147 Friday night at McKeon Park. Walsh fanned (7) seven and walked none while scattering six hits, three of which came in the 7th inning. Barnstable got all of its runs in the first and second innings on big hits from J.R. DiSarcina, Derek Estes, Cody Pasic and Drew Tardif.
DiSarcina, Wardwell Pound out Six Hits, Eric Holzman Gets Win
WHITMAN, MA - Barnstable Post 206 rode the srong arm of Eric Holzman and pounded out 15 hits for a 10-1 win on the road Thursday night versus Whitman Post 22. TJ Wardwell went 4-4 with a double and RBI while J.R. DiSarcina went 2-4 with a threee-run double. Cody Pasic also went 2-4 and caught a splendid game for Holzman who notched his first win of the 2014 season. He threw all 7 innings, struck out five, walked one and scattered six hits.
Post 206 All-Stars Shine in East Division Victory at Rockland
ROCKLAND, MA - Barnstable Post 206's all-stars shined for the East Division squad in Monday night's 3rd Annual Rockland Athletic Supplies District 10 American Legion All-Star Game as the East notched its first win in the popular midsummer classic. J.R. DiSarcina was crowned East Division Most Valuable Player after going 2-3 with an RBI double and a pair of stolen bases while Eric Holzman and Cody Pasic both picked up RBI basehits for the East. Justin Parsons tossed a shutout inning in the 4th for the East while Holzman tossed a shutout inning with two Ks in the 8th frame.
Holzman Dazzles Once Again for Second No-No Over Post 40
PLYMOUTH, MA - Barnstable Post 206 came to play Wednesday night (July 2) at Siever Field in Plymouth, riding the stoic right arm of co-captain Dan Holzman as he tossed his second complete-game no-hitter of the season. Holzman (6-0) used 79 pitches, struck out eight and walked two. J.R. DiSarcina ripped a two-run single down the left-field line in the third inning off of Plymouth's Teddy Savage (UMass-Dartmouth) and then tacked on the first home run of his young career to lead off a three-run 7th inning. TJ Wardwell belted his first Legion home run in the sixth inning and that was the last that Post 206 saw of Savage. Post 206 catcher Cody Pasic went 2-4 with one RBI and Connor Kennedy went 2-3 with one RBI.
Parsons' Pitching Leads Post 206 to Victory Over Middleboro
MIDDLEBORO, MA - Barnstable Post 206 took home a 4-3 victory over host Middleboro Post 64 Monday night, thanks in large part to the no-hit relief pitching of lanky southpaw Justin Parsons who picked up his first American Legion win of his career. Derek Estes and Dan Walsh continued to turn in heroic defensive and offensive performances with key RBI on the night and Cody Pasic turned in his best defensive performance of his young career behind the plate and Chris Fowler hammered his second triple of the season.
Post 206 Keeps Grip on 1st Place in East Division Standings
HYANNIS, MA - Barnstable Post 206 continued its three-year reign on 1st place last night as it topped visiting Orleans Post 308, 4-2. Conor Walsh (4-0) went the distance, striking out 8 and walking just two. Drew Tardif went 2-3 and scored two runs while Derek Estes reached base safely three times against Post 308's Sam Majewski. Dan Walsh went 2-2 with two RBI and Cody Pasic went 2-3 with two RBI to pace the Barnstable offense.
Post 206 Battles to 6-6 Tie with Sandwich Post 188 in Cotuit
COTUIT, MA -- Post 206 co-captain Danny Walsh gave Barnstable a huge lift on the mound Friday night in relief, but the tough, revamped Post 188 squad fought hard all the way, holding Barnstable to just five hits on the night - three of which came from shortstop Derek Estes. Connor Kennedy raked a two-run single in the first inning, but it was not enough as Post 206 stranded 11 baserunners on the night, including the potential game-winning run on third base in the bottom of the 8th inning.
Wardwell, Gregory Give Offensive Spark in Win Over Post 88
COTUIT, MA -- Deadlocked in a 1-1 game through three innings, TJ Wardwell provided a clutch RBI-basehit in the bottom of the fourth inning followed by a towering pinch-hit three-run homer by Micah Gregory to open the floodgates. Dan Holzman (5-0) got the win as Post 206 downed Marshfield Post 88, 12-3. JR DiSarcina went 3-4 and Connor Kennedy had another multiple-hit game for Barnstable as it maintained its grip on 1st place.
Holzman Brothers Take Care of Duxbury Post 223
COTUIT, MA -- Post 206 rode the strong pitching of brothers Eric and Dan Holzman Monday night at Lowell Park, with Eric going 5 2/3 innings and striking out five. Drew Tardif, Connor Kennedy, Cody Pasic and Danny Walsh provided the hitting fireworks with Walsh driving in the game-winner with a triple to the wall to knock in Pasic in the bottom of the 6th inning.
Walsh Goes to 3-0 in 14-0 Rout Over Pembroke Post 143
PEMBROKE, MA -- Post 206 chalked up another big win Sunday morning (June 22) in a 14-0 rout over host Pembroke Post 143. All totalled, Post 206 collected 15 hits including three hits from co-captain Danny Walsh, a pair of doubles from Derek Estes and two hits each from TJ Wardwell, J.R. DiSarcina and Eric Holzman. Conor Walsh ran his record to 3-0 on the season and scattered three hits while walking none.
Holzman 1-Hits Brockton Post 35 in 11-0 Rout at Lowell Park
COTUIT, MA -- Dan Holzman (3-0) continued his regular-season dominance tonight versus Brockton Post 35, spinning a 1-hit web as his teammates plated 11 runs via eight hits and five walks. It was the largest margin of victory over Brockton Post 35 since Post 206's inception in the early 1920s. He struck out five and walked two to carry his two-year regular season mark to 9-0.
Walsh Throws No-Hitter vs. Middleboro Post 64 in 10-0 Rout
COTUIT, MA -- Conor Walsh tossed his first career Legion no-hitter Sunday night - Father's Day - as Barnstable Post 206 downed visiting Middleboro Post 64, 10-0. The score was 1-0 after three innings and 3-0 to the 5th when Barnstable's bats came alive as they plated five insurance runs. Walsh struck out three and walked two and needed just 55 pitches on the night to get the job done. Second baseman J.R. DiSarcina went 3-5 with two RBI and TJ Wardwell, Joel Carlson and Connor Kennedy each collected big RBI hits for Post 206 (5-0).
DiSarcina Hammers Walk-Off, Holzman Wins Over Post 387
COTUIT, MA -- Post 206 second baseman J.R. DiSarcina hammered an 0-1 fastball to the fence in leftfield in the bottom of the seventh with one out tonight to give Post 206 a 3-2 walk-off victory and raise the locals to 4-0 on the early season. The hit gave Dan Holzman (2-0) the win as he struck out seven, walked none and went the distance on 79 pitches against a tough Kingston nine at Lowell Park. DiSarcina went 2-4 with one RBI while third baseman Danny Walsh went 2-2. First baseman Eric Holzman - Dan Holzman's younger brother - had a key RBI single while Cody Pasic drove in the tying run to make it 3-2.
Estes, Gregory Lead Post 206 to Exciting 7-6 Win on the Road
WAREHAM, MA - Barnstable Post 206 used five pitchers Monday night - mainly Riley Ashe, Chris Fowler and Dan Holzman to close - but it was the phenomenal hitting of Derek Estes, Micah Gregory and J.R. DiSarcina, as well as a clutch RBI-single by Drew Tardif, that paved the way to victory. Post 206 edged host Wareham Post 220, 7-6, on the road, with Estes going 3-3 and making a phenomenal double play to end the game with Eric Holzman. Gregory went 3-3 and DiSarcina went 2-4.
Post 206 Hammers Out 15 Hits, Takes Victory # 2
SANDWICH, MA - Sandwich Post 188, once one of the most formidable Legion programs in the state and three times crowned state champions (1993, 2002, 2005), showed flashes of its former self Sunday night at Fenton Field in Sandwich, but it was not enough as Barnstable Post 206 defeated the hosts, 8-6. Conor Walsh picked up the win after throwing five innings (four shutout innings), striking out five and scattering four hits and Ben Floren looked sharp as a set-up man for closer Chris Fowler who picked up the save. Post 206 hammered out 15 hits and it was truly a brilliant night for shortstop Derek Estes who went 4-4 at the plate with one RBI and was unflappable up the middle. Centerfielder Drew Tardif went 3-4 and Fowler and Cody Pasic both went 2-4 with Pasic hammering two doubles. J.R. DiSarcina belted a two-run double in the second inning to put Post 206 on the board first and the guests never looked back.
Holzman Tosses No-Hitter to Open 2014 Post 206 Campaign
ORLEANS, MA - Backed by an 11-hit barrage from his teammates, Post 206 co-captain Dan Holzman tossed the first complete-game no-hitter of his career Friday night, striking out five batters, en route to an 11-0 win over Orleans Post 308 at Eldredge Park. Danny Walsh and Micah Gregory each had a pair of hits, with Chris Fowler, Eric Holzman, J.R. DiSarcina and TJ Wardwell also playing heavily into the offense.