The Weeknight Yankees season came to an end Friday night after being slaughtered by the Pirates 19-3. The Yankees 5-9 record left them just shy of the Weeknight playoffs. With only 6 players making 10 or more games, it was manpower that put the Yankees in a difficult position to win more games. Gerry Camhy led the team with a .400 batting average playing only 9 games, while Jim Sweeney led the team with a .381 average while playing 12 games. Gordon Fisher while only playing 3 weeknight games earned the most wins for a pitcher with 2. Click here for total weeknight stats.
Weeknight Yankees Fall To Pirates
Preacher Jack Yuris threw a complete game and only allowed 4 runs in the 4-0 loss to the Pirates. The Yankees only managed 4 hits through 9 innings with Jim Sweeney tallying 2 of the 4 hits. The Yankees had their second game in a row with solid defense with no errors, but the Pirates pitcher shut down the Yankee offense striking out 10 Yankee batters. The Yankees return to Wayne next Wednesday to face the Dodgers then back to Westwood in a rare Friday game to play the Black Bears.
Yankees Fall To Pirates
Although the Yankees were missing 6 of their regular starting players they still managed to put together 14 hits but defense failed the pitching staff in the 15-7 loss to the Newark Pirates. Rob Woessner, while injured and playing 1st base, led the offense going 4-5 with 2 doubles and 4 rbi's. Jim Sweeney also contributed with a 2-4 day with a triple and rbi. The Sunday Yankees fall to 4-5 for the season and have next week off due to the July 4th Holiday.
Weeknight Yankees Beat Wayne Dodgers
After a line drive took out starting pitcher Mike Dittamo, Gordon Fisher took to the mound and shut down the Dodgers with the help of an errorless defense and clutch hitting by Gordon Fisher 2B and rbi, Mel Slotnick 2-4 and Gerry Camhy 2-4 2 rbis'. The Yankees advance to 5-3 and face the Pirates this Thursday in Park Ridge.
3-1 Yankees Pull Out Victory
Weeknight Yankees Remain Undefeated
Gordon Fisher earned his first win when the Yankees scalped the Indians 19-7 in Westwood Thursday night. Rob Woessner had his 2nd bases loaded triple of the season starting a second inning 6 run romp on the Indians starting pitcher. John Lauria and Gerry Camhy each contributed with 3 hits, while 4 other Yankees had a multiple hit game. The Yankees face the Pirates next Tuesday May 3rd in Westwood.
Lope Earns 2nd Win
Roger Lope earned his second win allowing only 3 runs through 6 2/3 innings. But it was the offense, with 23 hits, which came alive with Michael Dittamo and Al Paz each going 4-5 and 2 rbi and Dittamo adding 3 stolen bases to his repertoire. Kevin Kelly remains red hot with 2 more hits while Rob Woessner hit his first triple of the season with 3 rbi's. Roger Lope helped himself going 2-3 with 4 rbi's. Even Mel Slotnik contributed in a tall way with 3 hits and a stolen base. The 2-1 Yankees take on the Royals next week in Waldwick and are looking forward to carrying on the hit parade to bring them to 3-1 for the season.
Weeknight Yankees Victorious In Opener
Mike Dittamo earned the Weeknight Yankees first win and Mel Slotnik his first save on Thursday night with a 12-7 victory over the Cardinals. Mike Dittamo, Ed Pitlak and Matt DeSousa each had 2 hits for 6 of the teams 9 hits. The Yankees welcome new players, Matt Desousa and Joe Barbarisi along with Anthony Pesco who joined the Yankees in the fall. A buy is already scheduled for this week and the Yankees will return to Westwood on April 28th to face the Indians.
2016 Waldwick Yankees Open With A Win
Steven Choromanski earned the first win of the season throwing 3 innings and allowing only 1 hit in the 12-9 victory over the Black Sox. With the Yankees behind in the bottom of the 8th by 4 runs, due to great bat discipline the Yankees managed to piece together 5 walks and a bases loaded,3 rbi, double by Kevin Kelly solidified the Yankee 12-9 victory.