Tag: baseball

Blues step right up to the pay window

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER After splitting a doubleheader on Sunday, June 3, the Bristol Blues of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League got right back to the pay window just a couple nights later. And once again, another Blues’ win…

Blues launch season with 3-1 victory

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The final week of May meant the Bristol Blues were back in action, opening up the 2018 Futures Collegiate Baseball League campaign on the road on Thursday, May 31. The Blues took its first game…

Bristol Blues eliminated in second round

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It took a four-game winning streak at the end of the regular season to catapult the Bristol Blues past the first round with a bye. But the locals were quickly ousted from the Futures Collegiate…

Bristol Blues: Some fans are like family

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Without host families it would almost be impossible for the Bristol Blues baseball team to exist. Host families make it possible for the Blues to field a team every season by allowing players that live…

Bristol Blues win the West division title

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues mustered just four hits in their regular season finale, but it was enough to capture the West Division title for the first time in the franchise history. With a 3-1 victory over…

Blues shine at all-star game: A big win for the program

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues are only in their third year with the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL), but Muzzy Field was already selected as the 2017 all-star game site before the franchise was even established. On…

Bristol Blues take the lead in the division standings

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blues only had four road wins on the year entering the all-star break. But after this week, they now have eight. The break proved to be just what the team needed, both physically and…

Bristol Blues slowed by rain delays

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. The Bristol Blues baseball team was singing to the tune of a nursery rhyme this past week after they were rained out for three-consecutive days. The Blues…

Bristol Blues win 4 out of 5

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Although they had a rainout and a day off in between, the Bristol Blues baseball team still managed to manufacture their most successful stint yet this season, dropping just one game out of five last…

Ronnie Palmer takes the helm for Bristol Blues

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Some managers have a rough start during their first year with a new ball club. On the other hand, some put together a winning formula as soon as they arrive. Bristol Blues manager Ronnie Palmer…