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06/29/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Josh Goldberg pitching in relief against the North Fork Ospreys Sunday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Josh Goldberg pitching in relief against the North Fork Ospreys Sunday.

On Friday, June 24, Shelter Island Bucks pitcher Josh Goldberg (Butler) recorded 10 strikeouts and allowed three runs over five innings against the visiting Sag Harbor Whalers. He left the game with Shelter Island trailing 3-0. (more…)

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07/20/15 4:42pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League acted quickly to sort out Saturday night's wild game at Fiske Filed.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League has investigated an umpire’s actions at Saturday night’s game at Fiske Filed.

The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League acted swiftly to overturn Shelter Island Bucks outfielder Jonathan Moroney’s ejection from a wild game Saturday night at Fiske Field. (more…)

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07/20/15 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks pitcher Collin Snider dealing against the Sag Harbor Whalers Saturday night at Fiske Field in a game with multiple ejections and ending in a tie.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks pitcher Collin Snider dealing against the Sag Harbor Whalers Saturday night at Fiske Field in a game with multiple ejections and ending in a tie.

It would have been a heartwarming display of sportsmanship had it come at the end of any other game.

After a three-hour slugfest between two teams battling for playoff position in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League, members of the Shelter Island Bucks traded smiles and handshakes with players from the visiting Sag Harbor Whalers on a cloudy Saturday night at Fiske Field.

But the mood was quickly spoiled as the two umpires emerged from behind home plate and some mocking applause arose from the crowd of players. The game had been called a tie after 10 innings, but a series of incidents over the final two frames, handled poorly by the Bucks and even worse by the officials, irreparably scarred the game and wasted all remaining daylight hours.

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07/13/15 8:00am

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Bucks Chris Hess ready to cut the bag at second and head for third on his way to an inside- the-park-home run Friday against the Westhampton Aviators.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Bucks Chris Hess ready to cut the bag at second and head for third on his way to an inside- the-park-home run Friday against the Westhampton Aviators.

A controversial inside-the-park home run led the Shelter Island Bucks to a 4-3 win over the Westhampton Aviators in the nightcap of a doubleheader on Friday. (more…)