Last Updated: May 27, 2015
Two Shutouts Wednesday as Reds Blank Cats, Yanks Top Rats
May 20, 2015
REDS 10 - WILDCATS 0
YANKEES 1 - SWAMP RATS 0
Eight of the Nine MET LEAGUE Teams in Action in N.H. on Opening Weekend!
May 17, 2015
It was a beautiful summer-like Sunday in North Haledon on Sunday for the Met League's traditional Opening Sunday that officially kicks off the season. The day started with first pitch at 12:30pm, which welcomed two of the league's expansion teams for the 2015 season as the Bergen Mets took on the New Jersey Wildcats. The Bergen Swamp Rats then faced off with the Allendale Marauders, followed by the South Bergen Bullets versus the Bergenfield Yankees. The nightcap featured the two longest standing teams of the league with the North Haledon Reds battling the Hackensack Troast Club. The 3rd expansion team for 2015, the TBT Black Sox were idle and will open their season on Thursday 5/21. It was a great day of baseball and it officially kicked off another year of Met League play.
METS 8 - WILDCATS 5
REDS 3 - TROAST CLUB 2
Reds open their 28th season with a 3-2 win -- In a typical North Haledon / Hackensack game the score was tied going into the bottom of the 5th when Stephen Nappe homered to left with one out. Mike Garcia threw 4 strong innings for the Reds and Scott VanEs picked up the win throwing 3 scoreless innings of relief. Jon Hornung pitched 4 solid for the Troasts and didn't factor in the decision.
6-run 4th Propels Yanks to Opening Win Over Troast Club
May 15, 2015
YANKEES 6 - TROAST CLUB 1
The Bergen Yankees beat the Troasts in Hackensack 6-1 behind a 6-run 4th inning outburst in both teams' openers. Ricky Merola scattered 5 hits over 5 innings to get the win. Down 1-0, the Yanks got 4 straight singles to take the lead in the 4th followed by a grand slam home run off the bat of Jose Padilla to cap the scoring. Padilla finished with 3 hits and DJ Psarris had 2 for the yanks. Butch Bellenger and Kevin Montelbano had 2 hits each for Hackensack.
Swamp Rats Open Up 2015 Met League Season with a Win at Breslin
May 12, 2015
SWAMP RATS 8 - METS 5
2015 Met League Opening Day - May 17th in North Haledon!
May 17, 2015
WELCOME TO THE 2015 METROPOLITAN BASEBALL LEAGUE SEASON!
Sunday, May 17th at North Haledon Municipal Park hosts a full slate of Met League action:
3:00 pm - Bergen Swamp Rats vs. Allendale Marauders
5:30 pm - Bergen Yankees vs. South Bergen Bullets
8:00 pm - Hackensack Troasts vs. North Haledon Reds
The Met League is gearing up for another year of great amateur NJ baseball. This year guarantees to be full of exciting baseball!
Covered Wooden Grandstands - Great Book. Features Met League!
Check out this phenomenal book on the history of amateur baseball in NJ. Our very own Bob Klapisch is a contributing writer in the book and he talks about glory days of the Met League. Troast captain Johnny Digirolamo is quoted in the book and there is also a photo of the 2011 regional champion Hackensack Troasts. Grab a copy. It'll make a great Christmas gift for any baseball player or fan!
For a complete schedule listing, click here!