Monday, June 8, 2015

WEEK NINE: Comets drop two tough ones to Irish

GAME ONE:  The Comets spent the entire day chasing the Irish and were unable to get the clutch hits in the double header to come out victorious. Andrew Dean and Matt Allen each had a pair of hits and a RBI in the loss. Dean was on deck when the game ended in a 5-4 loss.

GAME TWO:  Andrew Dean made it a four hit day with two more in the second contest. Andrew Napoli drove in two with a RBI double in sixth inning to erase a 5-0 hole and they Comets eventually tied the game on a Matt Allen flight out that scored Adam Goldstein.
However the Irish got one run in the bottom of the seventh inning for the 6-5 win, handing Clancy Philbrick the hard luck loss. Philbrick settled in a had pitched three consecutive scoreless innings prior to the sac fly in the seventh inning.

The Comets (4-10) are at Latshaw/McCarthy in Norristown next week to face the Red Sox (6-8).

Monday, June 1, 2015

WEEK EIGHT: Comets struggle to close out Colt .45s

GAME ONE:  Veteran GPMABL pitcher has had the Comets number this season. He had held the top offense down in both games he has pitched this season. On Sunday it was to the tune of a 5-3 loss.
Jason Rompola, the defending league MVP and Single Season Hit King had one hit and two runs scored in the loss. Phil Motley again went the distance in a losing effort.

GAME TWO: The offense showed a little life as Matt Allen had two hits and Andrew Marcus had three hits in the 11-8 loss to the Colts.
The Comets had a 5-4 lead after Allen's RBI single in the fifth inning, only to see the Colts come to life once starter Clancy Philbrick exited the game.

The Comets (4-8) play the Irish (9-3) next week at Germantown Academy.