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Middletown Lions Team Administration:
General Manager - Bill DeFeo
Manager - Dave Dragone
Coach - Rusty Abrams 
Team Administrator - Linda Fox
President of Baseball Operations - John M. DeFeo, Esq.
VP Baseball Operations - Tom Martinicchio
Scorekeeper: Brenda Abrams 
Home Field - Penncrest High School
Team Colors - White, Royal & Black

Delco League Teams: Middletown Lions, Wayne, Marple Newtown Black Sox, Aston Valley Knights,
Narberth Mudcats, Upper Darby Blue Sox, Chester Red Sox and the Springfield Colonials. 
 

                                                      History of Middletown Lions - Seasons in Review:

2009 - The Lions 1st Season in Delco League proved to be as successful as any new franchise in the 103 year history of the League. The team finished 1 game short of the playoffs and was very competitive. Congratulations to Wayne on winning the Championship. Team Record was 14-21-1 (sets DELCO league record for wins in 1st Season)  All stars were David News, Andrew Abrams and Bill DeFeo.

2010 - Lions Fall Short, Miss Playoffs by 1 game. Another season highlighted by a very young Lion team which came up just a game short of making the playoffs. Congratulations to Aston Knights on a Championship Season. Team Record was 12-17-3, 2 year combined record is 26-38-4

2011 - Season comes to end 10-25-1, combined record is 36-63-5 Mike Click, Mark Hill and Jordan Hill played in Independant Leagues. Joey Nestor played in he Cooperstown League and a rash of injuries prevented us from being a our best.  Congratulations to Wayne for its record setting Championship season.

2012 - Team Earns 1st Playoff Spot; Seeded 6th, regular season 15-15-2 (team record). Combined Record 51-78-7 With a win over Wayne in the final game of the regular season, the Lions earned not only a .500 record but also a 6th seed in the playoffs. The season had many highlights including great pitching, clutch hitting, stellar defense and wonderful teamwork. Rusty Abrams, team manager led the team to our best season in our short 4 year history. Mark Hill, Kurt Johnson, Anthony Kyne and Andrew Abrams were our All-Stars. Kurt Johnson, Rookie of the Year !  Congratulations to Aston Valley for winning the Championship.

 

2013 - Team Set records for wins, shutouts and advanced to the Semi-Finals before losing in 4 games to Aston Knights (defending champs)  Record was 22-11-2.  Combined Record is 73-89-9 Defeated the Upper Darby Blue Sox in the first round of the playoffs.  The season had many highlights including starting out 0-5-2 and then winning 16 of the next 17 games.  Also recorded multiple shutouts from starting pithcers Ryan Haley, Andrew Belfiglio, Josh Karahalis and Garret Wramble.  Andrew Abrams & Josh Karahalis completed their 5th season with the Lions (Charter Members).  Anthony Kyne, Dan Haley and Joe Quinn had All-Star seasons along with our Pitching Staff.  Rusty Abrams is the "Delco League Manager of the Year".

2014 - Team was League runner-up, losing to Wayne in the Finals in 5 games as Wayne had a walk off hit in the bottom of the 7th inning.  Lions recorded over 20 wins for the second consecutive season.  Andrew Abrams & Josh Karahalis completed their 6th season (Chartered members).  All Stars include Andrew Abrams, Ryan Haley, Anthony Kyne & Kurt Johnson.

2015 Season 12-17-3 (missed playoffs) Injuries hurt the Lions this Season.

2016 Season - (15-16-1) Back in the Playoffs, defeat Upper Darby Blue Sox in Quarterfinals, lose to League champ Narberth in the semifinals.

2017 Season - Miss Playoffs by 1 point.


2012 Playoff Highlights:
Game 1: Upper Darby 3 Middletown 1 - Andrew Belfigio pitched a masterful game, UD wins close game
Game 2: Middletown 9 Upper Darby 0 - Ryan Haley throws a five hitter, Anthoy Kyne & Mark Hill lead offense charge
Game 3: Upper Darby 6 Middletown 5 - Andrew Abrams pitches, Anthony Kyne, Kurt Johnson & Mark Hill led offense.

2013 Playoff Highlights:

Game 1: Middletown 1 Upper Darby 0 - Wramble Hurls Shutout, Joe Kelly Drives in Winning Run in 7th

Game 2:  Upper Darby 3  Middletown 1 - Haley Pitches great, UD rallys for win

Game 3:  Middletown 3  Upper Darby 0 - Josh Karahalis hurls playoff shutout, Anthony Kyne delivers !

Semi-Finals

Game 1:  Knights Defeat Lions 17-1

Game 2:  Wramble Shuts Out Knight in 8 innings, Lions Win 2-0

Game 3:  Aston See-Saws way to lead in Series Win 9-4

Game 4:  Lions Lose 3-1 as Joey Nestor knocks former team out of playoffs

2014 Playoff Highlights

Lions defeat Narberth in 2 games to move to Semi-finals

Lions defeat Aston in 4 games to move to Finals

FINALS: Lions vs. Wayne

The Lions were defeated in Game 5 (final game) in the bottom of the 7th inning and is League Runner-Up.

Lions lose in Final Inning of Final Game to Wayne, League runner up.

2016 Playoff Highlights

Lions defeat Upper Darby in 3 games, move to semi-finals.

Lions lose to eventual League champs Narberth in 3 games.


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2017 Game Results

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Game 33(playoffs) Won Upper Darby

Game 34 Loss Upper Darby

Game 35 Won Upper Darby

Game 36 Loss Narberth

Game 37 Loss Narberth

Game 38 - Loss Narberth

 

2015 Game Results:

Game 1 Wayne   Lions

Game 2 Lions   Concord

Game 3 Lions 7  UD  7

Game 4 Lions  Springfield

Game 5  Lions  Marple

Game 6  Narberth  Lions

Game 7  Lions  Chester

Game 8  Wayne  Lions

Game 9  Lions  Marple

Game 10  Marple  Lions

Game 11 Aston  Lions

Game 12  Lions Concord

Game 13  Chester  Lions

Game 14 Aston  Lions

Game 15 Lions  Conxord

Game 16 Narberth Lions

Game 17 Lions Springfield

Game 18 Lions Wayne

 

 

2014 Game Results:

Game 1  Concord 4  Middletown 3

Game 2  Middletown 4 Springfield 3

Game 3  Upper Darby 4  Middletown 0

Game 4  Narberth 3  Middletown 2

Game 5  Middletown 7 Upper Darby 4

Game 6  Middletown 8  Black Sox 1

Game 7  Middletown 7 Paoli 0 (revised)

Game 8  Paoli 0  Middletown 7 (revised)

Game 9  Middletown 4 Aston 1

Game 10 Wayne 8 Middletown 7

Game 11 Chester 7 Middletown 3

Game 12 Middletown 7 Chester 1  Russ Trojan shuts down Delcos

Game 13  Middletown 3 Chester 0  

Game 14 Middletown 10 Paoli 4

Game 15 Middletown 3 Narberth 1

Game 16  Upper Darby 8 Middletown 2  

Game 17  Springfield 4  Middletown 3 (8 inn)  Quinn Hurt in loss 

Game 18  Middletown 13 Springfield 0  Scott Hurd Andrew Belfiglio combine for Shutout

Game 19  Middletown 9 Concord 0  Ryan Haley throws 2 hitter

Game 20 Middletown 6 Narberth 5

Game 21 Middletown 15 Paoli 0

Game 22 Wayne 2 Middletown 0

Game 23 Concord 7 Middletown 6

Game 24 Aston 4 Middletown 3 (8 inn)

Game 25 Middleotwn 9 Springfield 6

Game 26  Middletown 6 Black Sox 1

Game 27  Middletown 8 Upper Darby 2

Game 28  Middletown 6 Aston 5 (8 inn)

Game 29 Aston 14 Middletown 0

Game 30 Wane 13 Middletown 3

Game 31 Middletown 11 Black Sox 2

Game 32 Wayne 10 Middletown 0

Game 33 Chester 6 Middletown 4

Game 34 Middletown  7  Black Sox  6

Game 35  Middletown 12 Concord 1

Game 36 Middletown 6  Narberth 5 (4 inn)

 

2013 Game Results:

Game 1  Narberth 5  Middletown 1   Mudcats get Season Opener win

Game 2  Middletown 6  Aston 6   Lions all tied up in tussle with Knights

Game 3  Paoli 7  Middletown 1   New Franchise Paoli Pilots take 1st victory

Game 4  Black Sox 6  Middletown 5    Black Sox continue Lions woes

Game 5  Middletown 4  Chester 4   Comeback tie hopefully springboard for Lons

Game 6  Upper Darby 5  Middletown 1   Stumped again by Blue Sox

Game 7  Chester 10  Middletown 5   Red Sox pound ball as Lions look weary

Game 8  Middletown 4  Narberth 0  - Ryan Haley pitches 1 hitter, Lions record 1st victory of season

Game 9  Middlwetown 4  Wayne 0  - Andrew Belfiglio pitches 1 hitter, back to back shutouts

Game 10 Middletown 12  Upper Darby  0 - Ryan Haley throws 2nd Shutout, teams 3rd shutout in a row

Game 11  Middletown 9  Concord  2 - Josh picks up first win !

Game 12  Middletown 4  Wayne 0 - Haley throws another Shutout (3rd shutout)

Game 13  Midddletown  1   Aston  0 (9 innings)  Belfiglio outduels Freddy !  Another shutout

Game 14  Middletown 7  Springfield  5  Springfield scores, Lions win !

Game 15  Springfield 2 Lions 1  Russ Trojan stops Lions Winning Streak

Game 16  Middletown 3  Black Sox 2 - Belfiglio wins pitching dual

Game 17  Middletown 3  Black Sox 1 - Ryan Haley Continues to Shine

Game 18  Middletown  3   Wayne  2 - Tyler Rybarcuk wins in Rain Shortened Game

Game 19   Middletown  8  Springfield  0  - Josh pitches Shutout as Bats roll (teams 6th shutout)

Game 20  Middletown 5  Paoli 3 - Teams rallies for 5 runs in top of 7th to defeat Paoli

Game 21  Middletown 7  Paoli 2 - Dan Haley Homers to lead Lions to Victory

Game 22  Middletown 5  Concord  3 - Josh & The Lions defeat the Canes.

Game 23  Middletown 2  Black Sox  0  9 innings   Extra Inning effort shutout over Sox (teams 7th shutout)

Game 24  Middletown 11  Narberth  3  Hot Lions Bats rip Mudcats

Game 25  Wayne  5  LIons  4   Wayne hangs on in cliffhanger

Game 26  Middletown 5  Chester 4  10 innings    Johnson Pitches In in Relief

Game 27  Middletown  8  Springfield  1  Josh & Ryan tame Colonials

Game 28  Narberth 5  Middletown  2

Game 29  Middletown  6  Concord 2

Game 30   Upper Darby 7  Middletown 2  Stumpy does it again !

Game 31   Middletown 9  Chester 2  Bats come alive in Lions Victory

Game 32  Middletown 10  Paoli  5

Game 33  Aston  3  MIddletown  0 Lions Shut out by Hanley

Game 34  Aston 4  Middletown 0  Lions Shutout by Geffre.

Game 35 Aston  7 Upper Darby  0  Dan Haley tosses Shutout !

Game 36 - not needed