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 New York Boulders

Win Keeps Boulders Tied For Second

September 1, 2022 - Frontier League (FL)
New York Boulders News Release


New York Boulders' Tucker Nathans congratulated by Gabriel Garcia
New York Boulders' Tucker Nathans congratulated by Gabriel Garcia
(New York Boulders, Credit: Drew Wohl)

Rockland County, NY - Gabriel Garcia drove in four runs as the host New York Boulders stayed in a tie for second place in the Eastern Division of the Frontier League with a 11-6 win over the Empire State Greys on Thursday at Clover Stadium in Pomona.

The win was the Boulders' ninth in a row. They are 27-11 since July 13.

With the Ottawa Titans sweeping a doubleheader with the Trois-Rivieres Aigles, the Titans and Boulders each stand at 54-38. Sussex County's win on Thursday at Tri-City left the Miners at 53-40 - 1 1/2 games behind New York and Ottawa and in fourth place.

Garcia had a three-run home run in the third inning, his 17th of the year, to give the Boulders a 7-4 lead. He added an RBI single in the sixth that extended the New York advantage to 9-5.

The Greys leaped in front thanks to a first inning, three-run home run from Trey Woosley, his seventh long ball of the year.

New York answered with a pair of runs in the home half of the first - one coming on a trilpe from Austin Dennis, the second on a groundout by Chris Kwitzer. The Boulders moved ahead 4-3 in the second inning on a Tucker Nathans' two-run homer, his 16th of the year and third in two games.

A Robbie Carling RBI single tied the game at 4-4 for the Greys in the top of the third; however, Garcia blasted his three-run homer in the bottom of the frame. Later in the inning, Ray Hernandez gave the Boulders an 8-4 lead with an RBI single.

Carling's second RBI single of the night in the fifth cut the Greys' deficit to 8-5.

The Boulders also received a run-scoring seventh inning single from David Vinsky that increased the New York lead to 10-5. A Hernandez eighth inning sacrifice fly made it an 11-6 game.

Jose Mercado had four hits in a losing effort for the Greys.

Leo Pineda, who came on in relief of Boulders' starter Alex Mack in the fifth inning, worked 3 2/3 innings and picked up the win, improving to 3-2 on the season.

Jay Palais started and took the loss for the Greys, falling to 0-6 on the year.

Information regarding season tickets and packages for the Boulders' 2023 season are available by calling 845-364-0009 or sliding to www.NYBoulders.com.

Debuting in 1993, the Frontier League is the largest and longest-running of the modern independent leagues and features teams stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River and from the Ohio River to the St. Lawrence Seaway. In September of 2020, the Frontier League reached an agreement to become a "Partner League" with Major League Baseball.

As a "Partner League," the Frontier League and its teams will meet on a regular basis with MLB representatives to discuss joint marketing and promotional opportunities, as well as collaborate on initiatives to provide organized baseball to communities throughout the United States and Canada.

More information can be found at www.frontierleague.com.





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New York Boulders' Tucker Nathans congratulated by Gabriel Garcia
New York Boulders' Tucker Nathans congratulated by Gabriel Garcia

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