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Webster moves on to the playoffs

July 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

HORNELL, N.Y. -By the time Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees took the field Thursday night their playoff schedule was already written. With nothing to gain and nothing to lose, the Yankees could have fallen prey to complacency. Complacency would have to find another nest to roost in.

Webster tops Geneva in extra innings

July 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

GENEVA, N.Y. – No one can doubt the perseverance of Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees. Just one week ago, the 2010 version of the Yankees looked lifeless.  They were in the middle of a rough ten-game stretch where they lost seven. Maybe, the experience made the home nine stronger.

Gardner and Webster turn back the Thunder

July 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

WEBSTER, N.Y. – In just 24 hours, Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees have gone from hunter to the hunted. After losing seven of ten games, the Yankees found themselves on the outside of the NYCBL playoff picture.In the last two nights, the pinstripes have climbed the ladder to a potential post-season spot.

Webster sweeps Elmira

July 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

WEBSTER, N.Y. – Superman had kryptonite. Sampson had his hair. Apparently, the Elmira Pioneers have “The Basket.” The NYCBL West division leading Pioneers came to Webster riding a seven-game winning streak. The Pios left with a pair of losses.

Bertrand and Webster show Elmira a new frontier

July 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

WEBSTER, N.Y. – Elmira’s Pioneers came to “The Basket” Wednesday night with a firm grasp on second place in the NYCBL’s West Division. The Pios left Webster with an adjusted perspective on what is sure to be a wild, wild ride in the west for the remainder of the summer.

Winkle leads Webster past Hornell

July 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

HORNELL, N.Y. – Webster Yankee fans have learned to expect the unexpected with this year’s team. After all, Dave Brust’s crew scored eight runs in the bottom of the ninth to win the home opener 8-7. From late inning comebacks to pitching duels to slug fests the 2010 pinstripes have done it all to win […]

Yerry and Webster quiet the Thunder

July 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

WEBSTER, N.Y. – Getting past the fifth inning has been something of challenge for G.C. Yerry (Stony Brook) this summer.  The left-hander retired nine of the first ten Geneva Red Wing hitters he faced on June 13th. In the fifth, he surrendered two hits, issued two wild pitches and gave up a run. Six days […]

Webster Doubles Up Niagara

July 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Niagara Falls, N.Y.) Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees travelled west Thursday night seeking to recapture their winning ways. After takings five games in a row, the pinstripes dropped two of three including a shutout loss to Elmira Wednesday.  For one night at least the home nine got back on the good side.

Webster Salvages A Split

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Webster, N.Y.) On a night where a stiff breeze from the north brought a chill to Webster, a Canadian-born catcher delivered his own gust and cooled off the first place team in the New York Collegiate Baseball League’s Western Division.

All-College Teams (A Rosenblatt Farewell)

June 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Before I begin, I’d like to thank Mike Lynch for this opportunity to contribute to Seamheads. It’s great to be a part of this amazing lineup of contributors. I live in Omaha, Nebraska, home of Rosenblatt Stadium and the College World Series. The final CWS game to ever be played at Rosenblatt will be either […]

Guilmette Hurls A Gem

June 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Webster, N.Y.) It’s only June, but Sunday afternoon’s New York Collegiate Baseball League game at Basket Road Field carried playoff implications. Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees and Dave Herbst’s Geneva Red Wings both entered play with seven wins as teams approach the mid-season mark. The winner of the NYCBL Western Division game could gain an early […]

Webster Downs Allegany County

June 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Webster, N.Y) Fifteen hours removed from a thrilling come-from-behind extra-inning victory, the Webster Yankees sat in the dugout watching the rain coat the turf at Basket Road Field. The dreary mood might have misled some into thinking the home nine lacked the energy needed to compete. But make no mistake, Dave Brust’s crew came to […]

Bertrand and Webster Turn Off The Power

June 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Webster, N.Y.) Fans of the Webster Yankees know the 2010 edition possesses a flair for the dramatic. Friday night, denizens of “The Basket” learned of the club’s persistence. The home nine put the winning run in scoring position twice before making good on their opportunities.

Webster Puts Geneva In “Locke-Down”

June 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Webster, N.Y.) Through the first ten games of the 2010 New York Collegiate Baseball League season, Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees played five games decided by one run. For six and a half innings Thursday night, it looked like the home nine would add to that total.

Webster Pounds The Power

June 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Maybe Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees just needed some rest. A recent scheduling irregularity idled the pinstripes for three of four days between Tuesday and Friday. The home nine made good on the time off and put their recent woes in the rear view mirror.

Webster Wins In Walkoff Fashion Again

June 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Webster, N.Y.) If first impressions mean anything, the summer of 2010 promises excitement at Basket Road Field. Matt Delewski (Toledo) slashed a ninth inning one-out single just inside the third base bag plating Wes Winkle (Ball State) with the game’s only run as the Webster Yankees downed the Allegany County Nitros 1-0 in New York […]

Comeback Kids Do It Again

June 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Webster, N.Y.) For the second time in three nights the Webster Yankees used late-inning heroics for a win. Chase Grissom (UNC-Pembroke) beat out an infield single and plated Matt Delewski (Toledo) with the eventual winning run as the Yankees knocked out the Niagara Power 5-3 in New York Collegiate Baseball League action at Basket Road […]

Webster Shocks Elmira

June 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

(Webster, N.Y) For eight innings the Webster Yankees toiled with little to show for their efforts. The home nine threatened but failed to bring home any runs while the Elmira Pioneers grabbed a seven-run lead.  Elmira pitchers dominated Webster for eight frames recording 13 strike outs.

Brownsten Setting His Sights

May 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Memorial Day will find Cory Brownsten waiting on the NCAA. After finishing the season 38-18, Brownsten and his University of Pittsburgh Panther teammates fell short of earning an automatic berth to the Regionals of College World Series. The Panthers will have to wait and see if their resume is enough to earn an at-large bid […]

Ramey and Wallace Earn NE-10 Honors

May 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Webster Yankees have been in existence just three years, but the New York Collegiate Baseball League team has seen plenty of talent. Add University of Massachusetts-Lowell’s Dustin Ramey and Luke Wallace to the list of Yankee alums finding success after playing for Webster in the NYCBL.

Muoio In Familiar Territory

May 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Steve Muoio may be over 900 miles from home, but the Webster resident finds himself in familiar territory. His Georgia College and State University Bobcats claimed first place and the number one seed in the upcoming Peach-Belt Conference tournament.  Success on the baseball diamond is something the Webster-Thomas graduate has known for much of his […]

Four From Webster Earn All-League Honors

August 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Webster Yankee Coach Dave Brust knew he had assembled a talented baseball team. The New York Collegiate Baseball League agreed naming four of the home nine to all-league honors. Michael Craig (St. John Fisher) earned first team recognition while Shawn Bailey (SUNY Cortland), Ollie Bertrand (Flager), and Steve Muoio (Georgia C&S) each grabbed a spot […]

Webster Stock On The Rise

August 9, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

At a time when the nation’s economy resembles a pendulum swinging from trough to crest, the New York Collegiate Baseball League has, on the other hand, started out on a gradual and steady increase of its stock. Sanctioned by the NCAA and partially funded by Major League Baseball, the summer wood bat league established a […]

Webster Sweeps Allegany County

July 29, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

If nothing else, Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees proved they learned their lesson. After a nine-game losing streak where they left the tying run stranded 90 feet away on three different occasions, the pinstripes struck twice in the late innings Monday night.

Hornell Nips Webster

July 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

For the third time in the last eight games Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees left the tying run stranded at third as the Hornell Dodgers took the opening game of a doubleheader, 4-3 in New York Collegiate Baseball League action at Basket Road Field.

Webster Trounces Niagara

July 25, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Nate Koontz (Ball State) capped a five-run fifth with a bases-clearing two-run double, and Lincoln worked six innings for the win as Webster downed Niagara, 9-1 in New York Collegiate Baseball League action Friday.

Webster Chews Up Brockport

July 22, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s a dog eat dog world, and Wednesday night, Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees chewed on the Brockport Riverbats like they were Milk Bones. Brian Pullyblank (So.Illinois) went the distance while Rhett Goodmiller (Central Michigan), Shawn Bailey (SUNY Cortland) and Matt Jacobs (UMass-Lowell) led a 16-hit attack as Webster downed Brockport, 9-1 in New York Collegiate […]

Niagara Trims Webster

July 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Niagara Power plated three runs in the eighth inning to fend off a pair of Webster Yankee comebacks for a 5-3 victory in New York Collegiate Baseball League action Thursday night. Brian Goodwin (Methodist University) singled to center scoring Bobby Harper (Penn St. Brandywine) with the winning run. Niagara added insurance runs when Jake […]

Webster’s Road Woes Continue

July 14, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees can’t get home soon enough. The pinstripes found more valleys than hills while traveling the roads of Upstate New York over the last nine days. A quintet of hurlers held the Yankee bats in check Monday, as the Brockport Riverbats downed Webster, 7-0 in New York Collegiate Baseball League action at […]

Webster Tops Geneva; Ends Skid

July 8, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Tuesday, Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees put a pair of undesirable streaks behind them.After managing just 18 hits and 2 runs in their previous three games, the pinstripes exploded for 12 hits while downing the Geneva Red Wings 9-2 in New York Collegiate Baseball League action at McDonough Field. In the process Webster gave Red Wing […]

Webster Wears Out Niagara

July 4, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees wore out their welcome Friday night. Or, maybe they just wore out the Niagara Power pitching staff. Nate Koontz (Ball State) and Shawn Bailey (SUNY Cortland) led a 22-hit barrage as the Webster Yankees buried the Niagara Power 13-4 in New York Collegiate Baseball League action at Sal Maglie Field.

Geneva Squeezes Webster

July 3, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Casey Rana (U Texas – Permian Basin) tossed a complete game one-hitter, and Geneva executed a suicide squeeze in the top of the ninth to defeat Webster 4-2, in New York Collegiate Baseball League action, Thursday night.

Webster Pounds The Power

July 2, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

For now, there appears to be no slowing the Webster Yankee bus. Three pitchers combined to hold Niagara to six hits and one run while Steve Muoio (Georgia C&S) led a 13-hit attack as the pinstripes pounded the Power 8-1 in New York Collegiate Baseball League action, Wednesday night.

Craig and Muoio Lead Webster

June 28, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

A non-weather-related delay and showers could not stop the Webster Yankees Sunday afternoon at Basket Road Field.Michael Craig (St. John Fisher) went the distance while Steve Muoio (Georgia C & S) collected two hits and the game-winning RBI as the pinstripes triumphed over the Alfred Oilers, 2-0 in New York Collegiate Baseball League action.

Webster Tops Allegany County

June 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Saturday night’s New York Collegiate Baseball League match up at Basket Road Field pitted the West Division’s second-place Allegany County Nitros and the first-place Webster Yankees. Coming off a pair of rainouts, Webster skipper, Dave Brust, had concern for his team’s performance in this pivotal game.

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