The Tigers completed their final homestand of the regular season this week.
Photos from the Games:
Jeff Holm was named Player of the Game. The Michigan State product went 2-4 with a triple and scored a run as the Tigers won 5-0 to take the Stedler Division lead.
Montville High School Baseball, the 2-time defending Class M State Champions, was recognized for their accomplishments before the game.
There was a doubleheader on Friday night.
In Game 1, Tigers’ pitcher Luis Angel Sanz was 2 outs away from a perfect game. After retiring 19 Spinners batters in a row, Lowell’s Jose Garcia belted a 3-2 Sanz offering over the wall in left field to not only break up the perfect game, but also to take away the shutout. The right hander from Guatire, VZ earned his team-leading sixth win of the year and lowered his ERA to 2.81 on the season, while he struck out seven and now leads the league with 76 strikeouts this year.
The Tigers were home Friday and Saturday with a cruical series against the Vermont Lake Monsters. The two home games, plus two games in Vermont tonight, have the potential to alter the Stedler Division standings. As of this morning, Connecticut sits a half game out of first place behind the Lake Monsters.
Photos from the homestand:
Because of the storm, the Tigers moved the game up to 1:05 pm instead of the originally scheduled 7:05 pm.
Dean Green scored the only run for the Tigers on Saturday afternoon.
The Tigers will begin the final homestand of the regular season this Tuesday with 3 games against Hudson Valley and 4 against the Lowell Spinners.
Friday’s game is a doubleheader with Game 1 scheduled to begin at 5:05.
Saturday will be Norwich Navigators Night
For tickets visit www.cttigers.com or call (860) 887-7962
The IronBirds play at Ripken Stadium
and is home to the Ripken Museum.
The stadium is part of a larger baseball complex, which includes Little League fields. The field above is a miniture Camden Yards. The Warehouse in right doubles as a Marriott, and is where the Tigers stay.
Toby Harrah helped with the hitters,
Some photos from the homestand:
The Tigers are home again Friday and Saturday with a cruical series against the Vermont Lake Monsters. The Lake Monsters lead the Stedler Division and the Tigers look to use the games to make up ground in the standings.
Friday there will be post-game fireworks
For tickets call (860) 887-7962 or visit www.cttigers.com
As many of you may be aware, Keenan Cahill has become an internet sensation over the past few years. However, you may not know the whole story. Famous for his lip syncing of popular hit songs, Cahill is a 16 year old from Illinois who suffers from a rare disorder known as Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome. The disorder only affects about 1,100 people worldwide and the drugs used to treat it are amongst the most expensive in the world. One prescription alone used in treatment costs about $350,000 per year!
In total, Keenan’s videos on YouTube have been viewed over 230 million times, boosted in part by celebrity appearances by 50 Cent, Jennifer Aniston, members of the New York Knicks, and now members of the San Francisco Giants. Some of you might recognize San Francisco Giants closer and 2005 Norwich Navigator Brian Wilson:
Wilson along with Giants Outfielder Cody Ross and the Giants have teamed up with Cahill to raise funds for causes dear to both Cody and Keenan. “Dynamite: A Fundraiser for Keenan Cahill” will take place during the Giants game against the Florida Marlins on May 25th. For more information visit the Giants website here: