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CFGNB, Bees Support Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Relief Fund

By at April 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

CFGNB, Bees Support Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Relief Fund

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) and New Britain Bees professional baseball club will join forces on Saturday, May 19, to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria and to treat hundreds of New Britain school students and their family members from Puerto Rico displaced by last fall’s devastating storm to a night at the ballpark. The Bees have more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at April 12, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Pinstripe Press

Ten games into the season and the Yankees are 5-5. I must say I hoped for a better start. The next series against the Red Sox is exciting. The Sox are playing well. It is in Boston so it will be especially difficult. Even if the Yanks are swept, it would be way too early to panic. This team needs time to gel. Giancarlo Stanton has been a little slow so far. As more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at April 5, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Pinstripe Press

Did you see the Yankees home opener? It should have been the Didi Show. Didi Gregorius was on a roll with two home runs and 8 RBI’s. It was the most RBI’s for a Yankee shortstop in a game ever. In 2017 he had 25 home runs and 87 RBI’s. I predicted he would only hit 20 home runs this year. He may hit 30-35 home runs and have 100 RBI’s. He may just be the more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at March 29, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Pinstripe Press

How many home runs will the New York Yankees hit this year? It has become a big question. I am making a few predictions. These all depend on the players being healthy. Giancarlo Stanton 57 Aaron Judge 55 Gary Sanchez 44 Tyler Austin 21 Greg Bird 20 Didi Gregorius 20 Brett Gardner 19 Neil Walker 14 Aaron Hicks 18 Brandon Drury 15 I more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at March 15, 2018 | 4:30 pm |

Pinstripe Press

I am so excited as baseball season gets closer and closer. I already posted that I believe the Yankees will win the division, but let’s take a closer look at what I believe will happen across baseball. American League East New York Boston Toronto Tampa Bay Baltimore If New York suffers injuries and cannot produce, it is possible to see Toronto or more...

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Bees to Hold Open Tryouts

By at March 8, 2018 | 4:30 pm |

Bees to Hold Open Tryouts

The New Britain Bees announced that open tryouts for the team will be held at New Britain Stadium on Saturday, April 14th from 9 a.m. to NOON, with a live on field scrimmage following the tryout. “This is a great opportunity for a player to come to the ballpark and show off his skills in hopes to play at this level,” says Bees General Manager Brad Smith. more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at February 15, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

Pinstripe Press

It has been so long since I have written about the Yankees. Spring training is right around the corner. I have extremely high hopes for the Bombers this year. With the addition of Giancarlo Stanton, I am optimistic the Yankees will win the division. I think they can win it all. I am still hoping for some additional pitchers somewhere along the line. The more...

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Reis Selected Assistant Coach on MCDonald’s East Team

By at February 8, 2018 | 5:15 pm |

Reis Selected Assistant Coach on MCDonald’s East Team

Kurt Reis, New Britain High School Boys Basketball Coach, has been selected to be an assistant coach on the East Team in the 41st McDonald’s All-American All-Star Game, which will be held on March 28 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta. The McDonald’s All-American All-Star Game features the best and most highly recruited high school boys basketball players who are more...

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Pigskin Predictions

By at February 8, 2018 | 5:00 pm |

Pigskin Predictions

The Superbowl was an exciting game. The Eagles were definitely the better team. The Patriots defense was awful. They deserve most of the blame for the loss on the New England side. Tom Brady was very good. He did struggle at the end. He is still the GOAT! Rob Gronkowski may retire as he has too many concussions. At least Julian Edelman will be back next more...

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Pigskin Predictions

By at February 1, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Pigskin Predictions

The Superbowl is Sunday and it is time to pick the big game. I had originally picked the Eagles and Patriots in the Superbowl, but changed it to Minnesota last week. Just shows you should always follow your first instinct. My first instinct tells me that Sunday is going to be a close game. Philadelphia 23, New England 28 – Yes, I believe the Patriots can win more...

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