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2015: Central Penn was unable to fulfill the 25-man roster and subsequently withdrew from the West Shore Twilight Baseball League.

Several players signed with other teams and continue their careers in the WSTBL.

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Central Penn Seasons’ History

 

2007 INAGURAL YEAR* – 11th place/11 with a 7-21-1 record


2008 – 11th place/12 with a 7-25-1 record


2009 – 9th place/12 with a 15-18 record


2010 – 2nd place/13 with a 23-6-1 record
Won quarterfinals 3-2 v. Shippensburg
Won semifinals 3-1 v. Enola
Lost in Championship series 3-4 v. Mechanicsburg


2011 – 2nd place/11 with a 21-8-1 record
Won quarterfinals 3-0 v. Cumberland
Lost semifinals 1-3 v. Newville


2012 – 2nd place/9 with a 28-10-2 record
Won quarterfinals 3-0 v. Fayetteville
Lost semifinals 1-3 v. Cumberland

 

2013 - 3rd place/9 with a 20-12 record

 Lost quarterfinals 0-3 v. Cumberland

 

2014 - 6th place/9 with a 12-19-2 record 

Managers:

2007 : Mike Plott                              (7 WINS - 21 Losses - 1 TIE)

2008 - 2014 : Tim Flannery          (143 WINS – 114 LOSSES - 7 TIES)

 

                      /Matt Kutz co-manager 2008-2009

 Thanks to Rod Coy ... his vision, legwork, interest, and support were paramount to the team formation and its entry into the West Shore Twlight Baseball League in 2007. Mr. Coy continues to be a integral part of the team serving as overseer, league rep, and sponsor. Thanks also to Karl Aumiller Sr. and Mike Plott (deceased) who also contributed to the origination and early growth of the "O's". 

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2014 Season
12-19-2

 

* SEVEN high schools/NINETEEN college baseball programs represented


*6th  place/9 in regular season
12-19-2

* 1 shut-out WIN / 5 shut-out losses


* 2 series WIN/split: Mt. Holly 3-1; Shippensburg 2-1-1


*  3 series ties: Fayetteville 2-2; Mechanicsburg 2-2-1; New Cumberland 2-2


* 3 series loss: Cumberland 1-3; Enola 0-4; Hagerstown 0-4

 

* longest WINNING streak – 3 games (to end season)

*longest losing streak –  6 games (to start season)

 

* 2 games ending in tie – Mechanicsburg (O’s won rescheduled game); Shippensburg (no reschedule)

 

 

*126 RUNS SCORED to 145 runs allowed

* 173 RUNS SCORED to 140 runs allowed - 2013


* .245 end-of-season TEAM batting average

* .310 end-of-season TEAM batting average - 2013

 

* batting average leaders (/> 10 games started):

Mitch WEAVER .358/17

Ryan GRAY .333/28

Anthony SALOMONE .309/28

Dalton TROLINGER .298/15

Brett DEPALMA .289/28

Kris AUMILLER .253/28

Chad BRONSON .250/19

 

* 220 hits

* 281 hits - 2013

 

*most hits:

Anthony SALOMONE – 33

Ryan GRAY – 31

Robbie THOMPSON – 27

Brett DEPALMA – 24

Kris AUMILLER – 23

Mitch WEAVER - 23

 

* 25 DOUBLES:

* 46  DOUBLES - 2013

Anthony SALOMONE - 4

Mitch WEAVER – 4

Robbie THOMPSON – 3

Dalton TROLINGER – 3

Kris AUMILLER - 2

Brett DEPALMA – 2

Ryan GRAY – 2

Michael ADAMS, Karl AUMILLER, Chad BRONSON, Tim FLANNERY, Mitchel LACEY - 1

 

* 6 TRIPLES:

* 1 TRIPLE - 2013

Anthony SALOMONE – 3

Kris AUMILLER, Brett DEPALMA, Ryan GRAY - 1

 

* 7 HOMERUNS:

*8 HOMERUNS - 2013

Brett DEPALMA - 3

Robbie THOMPSON – 2

Kris AUMILLER – GRAND SLAM

 Ryan GRAY - 1

 

* most innings in the field:

Robbie THOMPSON – 201

Ryan GRAY – 191

Anthony SALOMONE – 186

Brett DEPALMA - 184

 

most assists:

Robbie THOMPSON - 63

Anthony SALOMONE - 33

Dean KANGANIS - 22

 

double-plays turned:

Robbie THOMPSON - 4

Brett DEPALMA - 2

Mitchel LACEY – 2

Tim FLANNERY, Dean KANGANIS – 1

 

*most games played:

Robbie THOMPSON 29

Brett DEPALMA 28

Ryan GRAY 28

Chad BRONSON 27

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NOTE: Offensively, the Birds struck out an unprecedented 176 times in the 2014 season.

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* 2.90 end-of-season pitching staff ERA

* 3.06 end-of-season pitching staff ERA - 2013

(Thirteen different 'hurlers'  took the hill this year!)

INNINGS: FLANNERY-64.2; BRONSON-39.0; OBER-32.2; GESS-17.0; J.PETTIS-14.0; HOWARD-13.0; Z.PETTIS-10.1; D’AGOSTINO-9.2; ADAMS-7.0; DEPALMA-6.2; KANGANIS-6.0; STAUL-6.0; LINGLE-1.0

 

*lowest ERA/innings pitched (> 10 innings pitched):

Tim FLANNERY .87/64.2

Adam HOWARD 1.62/13

 Chad BRONSON 2.33/39

Matt OBER 3.64/32.2

Joe GESS 3.71/17

 

* most strike-outs earned:

Tim FLANNERY 73 Ks/64.2 innings

Chad BRONSON 22 Ks/39 innings

 

(Click ROSTERS/stats on left menu for full season statistics.)

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THANKS for all the fan support!!... SPECIAL thanks to the sponsors and contributors who make O's baseball a reality!!.... And thanks to Emily SNYDER and Caitlin WALLACE for the BIG assist as the league's premier "pass the hat" volunteers!

MANY MANY THANKS ALSO to Megan BAITZEL for the countless hours spent photo-documenting the Central Penn Orioles.  MUCH APPRECIATED!

 

Did NOT miss a single game: K.F. J
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7/26 -  

KANGANIS & HOWARD EARNED MOUND WINS IN THE DH SWEEP OF the "Burg".

 

                                        

Karl AUMILLER led on both sides- having a four-hit day at the plate - and vacuuming infield an outfield shots on D.

  

O's - always keeping it loose...

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7/26 - O's Take Both Ends of DH; AUMILLER Brothers Lead O; SALOMONE Adds RBI TRIPLE;  HOWARD Earns 2nd Mound Victory

7/26 - AUMILLER Brothers Provide RBIS; BRONSON & FLANNERY Earn Doubles; KANGANIS Earns Mound Win in Game 1 Win

7/25 - O's Notch Win in Strong Team Performance;TROLINGER Adds 3 Hits; SALOMONE Laces TRIPLE; FLANNERY Strikes Out a DOZEN

7/24 - Eight Innings Not Enough to Declare Winner in ERROR-LADEN Contest; O's & Cards Even at 4; OBER Strong on Mound; THOMPSON & WEAVER Lead NINE-Hit Oriole Tally

7/22 - O's Force Extra Innings But Come Up Empty Handed.  WEAVER Leads Offense With Three Hits

7/21 - HOWARD Hurls CG Shut-out W in Rookie Mound Appearance; "Hot at the Plate" DEPALMA & GRAY Stoke Offense

7/19 - DEPALMA Comes Out of Mound Retirement to Pilot Nightcap W; Helps Cause at Plate with Double/Triple; TROLINGER & GRAY Multi-hit

7/19 - O's Take Both Ends of Double Header Against Holly......LACEY & ADAMS Lead Offense; FLANNERY Fans 8 in Game 1 Win

7/18 - O's Can't String Together Offense in the Loss to the "Why Are They in Our League" Out-of-State Squad

7/16 - MCCLURE Paces Offense as O's Knock Off Dodgers; OBER Earns CG Win

7/15 - Elusive Timely Hit Hurts as H-town Outlasts O's in Pitchers' Duel

7/11 -SALOMONE, GRAY, AUMILLER Provide Only Hits as O's Drop Another

7/9 - BRONSON STRONG in Complete Game Effort BUT Defense & Base Running Miscues Gift the Cards a W

7/2 - Ten Innings Not Enough as Ship/Central Penn Knotted at 7; 5 Orioles Multi-Hit

7/1 - Meager Offense Kills O's Again; AUMILLER & WEAVER Eke Out Only Hits

6/30 - O's Outlast Stars; DEPALMA & L.K. THOMPSON Pace Offense; FLANNERY & PETTIS Pilot Defense

6/29 - An Improbable Win and a Disappointing Loss as O's Split DH with F-Ville.  OBER Picks up Win/PETTIS Earns Save; THOMPSON HOMERS in Both Games.

6/27 - O's Late-Inning Rally Falls Short; BRONSON Goes Distance; D'AGOSTINO Breaks Up "Perfect Through 5.2"....PETTIS, THOMPSON, SALOMONE (2 RBIs) Thwart Shut-out

6/23 - Despite Outhitting Stars (DEPALMA's 3rd HOME RUN in as Many Outings), Orioles Shoot Themselves in the Foot (again and again) in UGLY LOSS!  ERRORS - MENTAL BLUNDERS - BASERUNNING GAFFES - in multiples!!! 

6/22 - Orioles Lose Nightcap in Walk-off; GESS Goes Distance

6/22 - O's Ride Kris AUMILLER's GRAND SLAM and Brett DEPALMA's 3-Run Four-Bagger in 12-4 Road win

6/20 - Orioles Shoot Down Stars Behind Chad BRONSON'S Complete Game Win; Brett DEPALMA Leads Offense with Moon Shot Over the Right Field Fence!

6/19 - OBER Strong on Mound But Birds Lose Edge Late; DEPALMA, THOMPSON, WEAVER, and FLANNERY Multi-Hit

6/18 - Central Penn's Offense Still M.I.A.; Birds Shut Out and Down Again; Still Waiting for the Oriole Spark

6/9 - O's Falter Late as Misplays & Mental Errors Haunt Birds; Kris & Karl AUMILLER Plate O's Only Runs With RBI-Singles

6/7 - Finally Some Daylight! Skeleton Squad Puts O's in WIN Column; Kris AUMILLER Two-Bagger is Game Changer; THOMPSON, GRAY, AUMILLER Multi-hit

6/6 - Nonexistent Offense Kills O's; No-hit/Shut-out on Home Turf

6/5 - O's Skid Reaches 5; THOMPSON (2SB) and SALOMONE Earn Extra-Baggers

6/2 - O's Suffer Another Ugly Loss

5/31 - GRAY Laces O’s 1st HR; SALOMONE, GRAY, WEAVER, BRONSON Multi-hit;

Walk-off Thwarts Oriole Comeback

5/30 - O's Falter in the 7th; THOMPSON & SALOMONE Share Hit Tally

5/19 - O's Sloppy in Opener Loss; GRAY, BRONSON, J. PETTIS Grab Hits; FLANNERY Fans 12

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