Some History

Department of Michigan Champions (District 2)
Adrian Post 275 - 2012 (AA); 2001;
Adrian Post 97 - 1966, 1963;
Blissfield Post 325 - 2007; 2003; 1994; 1977;
Hudson Post 180 - 2011 (A); 2013 (A);
Jackson Post 324 - 1974;
Jackson Post 29 - 1940;

American Legion National Champions (Michigan)
2009 - Midland Berryhill Post 165
1959 - Detroit Post 187

KiKi Cuyler (AA) and Hal Newhouser (A) State Tournament MVP Awards (District 2 winners only)
2012 - Phil Carey - Adrian Post 275; 2010 - Shane Shroyer - Ida Post 514; 2007 - Tim Duffy - Blissfield Post 325; 2003 - Eric Rose - Blissfield Post 325; 2001 - Brent Coudron - Adrian Post 275; 1991 - Daniel C. Lock - Adrian Post 275; 1979 - Fred Ambs - Blissfield Post 325; 1977 - David Pagel - Blissfield Post 325; 1966 - Thomas Allen - Adrian Post 97; 1963 - Doug Nelson - Adrian Post 97; 1940 - Henry Karwas - Jackson Post 29

Department of Michigan Baseball Scholarship Award (District 2 winners only)
2013 - Jacob Britt (Adrian Post 275); 2012 - Joel Crozier (Ida Post 514); 2011 - Eric Schmidt (Blissfield Post 325); 2010 - Camron Moorehead (Adrian Post 275); 2009 - Taylor Milligan (Hudson Post 180); 2001 - Jay Threet* (Adrian Post 275);
* - named American Legion Player of the Year (http://www.legion.org/baseball/awards/player)

Department of Michigan Robert Jones Memorial Scholarship Award* (District 2 winners only)
2015 - Grant Anschuetz (Adrian Post 275); 2013 - Hunter Hayes (Adrian Post 275);
*information / application - http://www.michiganlegion.org/assets/turner20152.pdf

District 2 Teams

District 2 American Legion Baseball programs - 2016

Adrian Post 275 "G. Chandler Bond" (AA)
Head Coach: Don Cappeletty; Home Field: Nicolay Field, Adrian College / Siena Heights University
Web - http://www.post275baseball.com

Blissfield Post 325 "Robert Meachen" (A)
Head Coach: Larry Tuttle; Home Field: Blissfield High School

Hudson Post 180 "Hannan-Colvin" (A)
Head Coach: Wayne Perry; Home Field: Hudson High School

Ida Post 514 "Lynn C. Weeman" (A)
Head Coach: Jared Janssen; Home Field: Ida High School / Britton-Deerfield High School

Blissfield Post 325 / Junior "Robert Meachen" (A)
Head Coach: Greg Sayler; Home Field: Blissfield High School

Hudson Post 180 / Junior "Hannan-Colvin" (A)
Head Coach: Ben Woods; Home Field: Hudson High School

Some Posts that have sponsored American Legion Baseball teams -
(Adrian Post 97; Ann Arbor Post 46; Brooklyn Post 315; Jackson Post 29; Jackson Post 324; Ypsilanti Post 282)

Saturday, July 23, 2016

07/23 - update from Michigan American Legion Baseball Zones

Michigan American Legion Baseball Zones (updated Sat am 07/23) -

Zone 1 (AA) - Fort Dearborn Post 384 is the Zone Champion
*

Zone 2 (A) at Hudson HS -
Sunday 07/24 -
+(C1) tbd - S1 Winner (no losses) vs S3 Winner (1 loss) - Championship/1
+(C2) if necessary - C1 Winner (1 loss) vs C1 Loser (1 loss) - Championship/2
Saturday 07/23 -
+(S1) 9:30am - Hudson Post 180/Sr (no losses) vs Ida Post 514/JR (no losses)
+(S2) 12:30pm - Hudson Post 180/Jr (1 loss) vs Blissfield Post 325/JR (1 loss) - elimination game
+(S3) 3pm - S1 Loser (1 loss) vs S2 Winner (1 loss) - elimination game
Friday 07/22 -
+Ida Post 514/JR-5, Blissfield Post 325/JR-1
+Hudson Post 180/SR-17, Gladwin Post 171/JR-0
+Ida Post 514/JR-6, Hudson Post 180/JR-2
+Blissfield Post 325/JR-9, Gladwin Post 171/JR-3 - Gladwin Post 171/JR eliminated
*

Zone 2 (AA) at Blissfield HS
Saturday 07/23 -
+Championship/1 - Stevensville Post 568 (no losses) vs Adrian Post 275 (1 loss)
+Championship/2 - if necessary
Friday 07/22 -
+(1) Stevensville Post 568-11, Adrian Post 275-7
+(2) Stevensville Post 568-6, Blissfield Post 325-5
+(3) Adrian Post 275-6, Blissfield Post 325-5 - Blissfield Post 325 eliminated

Zone 4 (AA) -
Saturday July 23 at Wilmont Field (Gladwin HS)
+Championship/1 1pm - Bay City Post 18 (no losses) vs Midlsn Berryhill (1 loss)
+Championship/2 (if necessary) 4pm
Friday July 22 -
+Midland Berryhill Post 165-13, Gladwin Post 171/SR-3
+Bay City Post 18-9, Sault Ste. Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-5
+Midland Berryhill Post 165-9, Sault Ste. Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-4
Thursday July 21 -
+Sault Ste. Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-8, Mount Pleasant Post 110-0
+Bay City Post 18-11, Gladwin Post 171/SR-1
+Midland Berryhill Post 165-7, Mount Pleasant Post 110-1 - Mount Pleasant Post 110 eliminated
Wednesday July 20 -
+Bay City Post 18-8, Midland Berryhill Post 165-4

Zone 5 (A) -
Sunday 07/24 -
+noon if necessary - Championship Game #2
Saturday 07/23 -
+10am - Escanaba Post 82 (1 loss) vs Menominee Post 146 (1 loss) - elimination game
+1pm Championship/1 - Kingsford Post 363 (no losses) vs Winner 10am game (1 loss)
Friday 07/22 -
From RRN Sports - http://www.rrnsports.com/story.cfm?story=2260
+Menominee Post 146-14, Hancock Post 186 / Copper Country-4 - Hancock Post 186 eliminated
+Marquette Post 44-13, Gladstone Post 71-4 - Gladstone Post 71 eliminated
+Kingsford Post 363-13, Escanaba Post 82-2
+Menominee Post 146-9, Marquette Post 44-5 - Marquette Post 44 eliminated
Thursday 07/21 -
Kingsford Post 363-3, Marquette Post 44-0
Gladstone Post 71-6, Menominee Post 146-0
Kingsford Post 363-9, Hancock Post 186 / Copper Country-0
Escanaba Post 82-6, Gladstone Post 71-3
*

Friday, July 22, 2016

07/22 - Michigan American Legion Baseball (Zones) from Thursday

Michigan American Legion Baseball Zones -

Zone 1 (AA) - Fort Dearborn Post 384 is the Zone Champion

Zone 2 (A) begins Friday (weather permitting) at Hudson HS

Zone 2 (AA) begins Friday (weather permitting) at Blissfield HS


Zone 4 (AA) - From the Midland Daily News
- http://www.ourmidland.com/sports/article/American-Legion-Baseball-District-Zone-4-8399863.php


Wednesday’s results

Bay City 8, Berryhill 4

Thursday
Winners’ Bracket
Sault Ste. Marie 8, Mount Pleasant 0
Bay City 11, Gladwin 1 (seven innings)
Losers’ Bracket
(at Northwood)
Berryhill 7, Mount Pleasant 1

Friday(at Gladwin)
Losers’ Bracket Semifinal
10 a.m. — Berryhill vs. Gladwin
Winners’ Bracket Final
1:30 p.m. — Bay City vs. Sault Ste. Marie
Losers’ Bracket Final
5 p.m. — Winner of Berryhill/Gladwin vs. loser of Bay City/Sault Ste. Marie

Saturday
(at Gladwin)
1 p.m. — Championship game
4 p.m. — If-necessary game

Zone 5 (A) - from RRN Sports - http://www.rrnsports.com/story.cfm?story=2260

Thursday's Results
Kingsford 3, Marquette 0
Gladstone 6, Menominee 0
Kingsford 9, Copper Country 0
Escanaba 6, Gladstone 3

Friday's Games
Losers Bracket: Menominee vs Copper Country, 10 a.m.
Losers Bracket: Gladstone vs Marquette, 1 p.m.
Winners Bracket: Escanaba vs Kingsford, 4 p.m.
Losers Bracket: Meno/CC winner vs Glad/Mqt winner, 7 p.m.

Saturday's Games
Losers Bracket Final, 10 a.m.
Championship Game, 1 p.m.

Sunday's Game
Championship Game #2 (If Needed), Noon

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

07/20 - 2016 American Legion Baseball - The way to Adrian, MI - Michigan Class A

2016 American Legion Baseball - The way to Adrian, MI - Michigan Class A
(Unofficial - what I could find, and, as always, subject to errors by me, myself and I)
State Tournament listed first, then the Zone tournaments

Department of Michigan American Legion Baseball site - http://www.michiganlegion.org/baseball.html

Michigan Department American Legion Baseball Rules defines the Class A program - http://www.michiganlegion.org/assets/finalmirulesbook2016.pdf - rule #32

Michigan Department Class A American Legion Baseball Awards -
*State Champion team
*Hal Newhouser award (state tournament MVP)
Also eligible (along with Class AA players) for
*Michigan American Legion Baseball Scholarship
*Robert Turner Baseball Scholarship

Michigan American Legion Baseball State Tournament (Class A) (July 28-31)
*Note 1 - modified American League rules (7 inning games);
*Note 2 - double elimination - with the championship game "single elimination";
*Note 3- Rosters (maximum 18 players) are submitted in June and there are no substitutions / additions (so commitment to the "team" is important);
*Note 4 - There is no further American Legion sponsored post-season play for the Class A champion;
*Note 5 - There may be some reimbursment for participating teams for housing and food;
*Note 6 - Enrollment cap (10, 11, 12 grades) of high schools of participating players is 1,500;
*Host team and five zone champions / qualifiers play to determine the Class A State Champion;
*Location - Siena Height University (Adrian, MI)

Teams -
Host - Hudson Post 180
Zone 1 (Metro Detroit) - tbd (runnerup from Zone 2 or 5)
Zone 2 (South and West Michigan) - Champion of Zone 2 Class A tournament
Zone 3 (Oakland, Macomb, Thumb) - tbd (runnerup from Zone 2 or 5)
Zone 4 (Upper half of the "Lower Peninsula") - Gladwin Post 171/A (the only Class A participant from Zone 4)
Zone 5 (The "Upper Peninsula") - Champion of Zone 5 Class A tournament

*Schedule (State Class A Tournament) -
Thursday July 28 -
+(1) tba - Zone 3 (from Zone 2 or 5) vs Zone 4 (Gladwin Post 171/A)
+(2) tba - Zone 2 (champion) vs Zone 1 (from Zone 2 or 5)
+(3) tba - Zone 5 (champion) vs Winner G1
+(4) tba - Host (Hudson Post 180/SR) vs Winner G2
Friday July 29 -
+(5) tba - Loser G2 (1 loss) vs Loser G3 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(6) tba - Loser G1 (1 loss) vs Loser G4 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(7) tba - Winner G5 (1 loss) vs Winner G6 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(8) tba - Winner G3 (no losses) vs Winner G4 (no losses)
Saturday July 30 -
+(9) tba - Winner G7 (1 loss) vs Loser G8 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(10) tba - Winner G8 (no losses) vs Winner G9 (1 loss) - Championship game #1
Sunday July 31 -
+(11) if necessary - Winner G10 (1 loss) vs Loser G10 (1 loss)
*

Michigan American Legion Baseball Zone Tournaments (Class A)
*Note 1 - modified American League rules (7 inning games);
*Note 2 - double elimination - with the championship game "single elimination";
*Note 3 - Rosters (18 players) are submitted in June and there are no substitutions / additions (so commitment to the "team" is important);

Zone 1 (Metro Detroit) -
*Note - Zone 1 did not register any teams, so their "slot" will be filled by one of the second place teams from Zone 2 or Zone 5;
*

Zone 2 (South and West Michigan) - Friday July 22 - Sunday July 24 at Hudson HS
Teams (Hudson Post 180/SR; Hudson Post 180/JR; Blissfield Post 325/A; Ida Post 514/A + Gladwin Post 171/A)
Friday, July 22
+(1) 9:30am - Blissfield Post 325/A vs Ida Post 514
+(2) 12:30am - Hudson Post 180/SR vs Gladwin Post 171/A
+(3) 3pm - Winner G1 (no losses) vs Hudson Post 180/JR
+(4) 5pm - Loser G1 (1 loss) vs Loser G2 (1 loss) - Elimination game
Saturday, July 23
+(5) 9:30am - Winner G2 (no losses) vs Winner G3 (no losses)
+(6) 12:30 - Winner G4 (1 loss) vs Loser G3 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(7) 3pm - Winner G6 (1 loss) vs Loser G5 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(8) 5pm* - Winner G5 (no losses) vs Winner G7 (1 loss) - possibly on Sunday
Sunday, July 24
+(8) 10am* - Winner G5 (no losses) vs Winner G7 (1 loss) - tentative for Saturday PM
+(9) if necessary - Winner G8 (1 loss) vs Loser G8 (1 loss)
*

Zone 3 (Oakland, Macomb, Thumb) -
*Note - Zone 3 did not register any teams, so their "slot" will be filled by one of the second place teams from Zone 2 or Zone 5;
*

Zone 4 (Upper half of the "Lower Peninsula") -
*Gladwin Post 171/A - will participate in the Zone 2 tournament and will advance to the Class A State tournment;
*

Zone 5 (The "Upper Peninsula") - Thursday July 21 - Saturday July 23 at Ness Field, Escanaba, MI
*Teams -
Marquette Post 44/Blues
Gladstone Indians Post 71
Escanaba Cubs Post 82
Menominee Red Wave Post 146
Copper Country Flames Hancock Post 186
Kingsford Blues Post 363

*Schedule as I could find it (subject to change!) -
Sunday July 24 - if necessary!
+(11) Winner game 10 (1 loss) vs Loser game 10 (1 loss) - Championship/2
Saturday July 23 - more guesswork!
+(9) Loser game 8 (1 loss) vs Winner game 7 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(10) Winner game 8 (no losses) vs Winner game 9 (1 loss) - Championship/1
Friday July 22 - guesses only!!
+(5) Loser game 2 vs Loser game 3 - elimination game
+(6) Loser game 1 vs Loser game 4 - elimination game
+(7) Winner game 5 (1 loss) vs Winner game 6 (1 loss) - elimination game
+(8) Winner game 3 (no losses) vs Winner game 4 (no losses)
Thursday July 21 -
+(1) 10am - Kingsford Post 363 / Blues vs Marquette Post 44
+(2) 1pm - Menominee Post 146 / Red Wave vs Gladstone Post 71 / Indians
+(3) 4pm - Hancock Post 186 / Copper Country vs Winner game 1
+(4) 7pm - Escanaba Post 82 / Cubs vs Winner game 2
*

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

07/13 Jim's Baseball Notes for American Legion District 2 - Mid-July, 2016

07/13 Jim's Baseball Notes for American Legion District 2 - Mid-July, 2016
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*
unofficial American Legion District 2 (MI) - http://albdistrict2mi.blogspot.com/
* * *
ALWAYS unofficial and normally unaudited - check dates, times, locations - things change (and I do make typos) - feel free to send me corrections, complaints and information;

Michigan American Legion Baseball District 2 - 2016
Hudson Post 180 (?-?)
Adrian Post 275 (11-15)
Blissfield Post 325 (23-9)
Ida Post 514 (17-5) - not registered for American Legion post-season play
Hudson Post 180 / Junior
Blissfield Post 325 / Junior
Ida Post 514 / Junior

Friday July 22 -
#Department of Michigan American Legion Baseball Zone 2 tournaments begin in Hudson (Class A) and Blissfield (Class AA)

Thursday July 21 -
#Big League Baseball Central regional championship game(s) in Grand Rapids

Wednesday July 20 -
+DH - Ohio Trojans vs Adrian/275 - 6pm - Nicolay Field (Adrian College)
#Big League Baseball Central regional games continue in Grand Rapids

Tuesday July 19 -
+Hudson Post 180/JR vs Hudson Post 180 - time? - Hudson HS, Hudson, MI
#Big League Baseball Central regional games continue in Grand Rapids

Monday July 18 -
#Big League Baseball Central regional games begin in Grand Rapids

Sunday July 17 -
#Big League Baseball Regional in Grand Rapids (July17-22)
*Blissfield Post 325 (District 16) has qualified as the Michigan State Champion -
#Big League Baseball Central regional hosted by Grand Rapids - District 9;
Location - Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI
Teams (7 - Host (Grand Rapids, MI District 9); Illinois (tbd); Indiana (tbd); Iowa (Des Moines - Racoon Valley LL); Kentucky (no entry); Michigan (Blissfield Post 325 / District 16); Missouri (Jefferson City - Jeff City LL); Ohio (Maumee LL / District 10));
Monday July 18 -
+(1) 9am - Maumee, OH vs Blissfield, MI (Post 325)
+(2) 11:30am - Indiana (tbd) vs Des Moines, IA
+(3) 2pm - Grand Rapids, MI vs Illinois (tbd)
+(4) 4:30pm - Winner 1 (no losses) vs Winner 2 (no losses)
+(5) 7:30pm - Jefferson City, MO vs Winner 3 (no losses)
Tuesday July 19 -
+(6) 11am - Loser G2 (1 loss) vs Loser G3 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(7) 1:30pm - Loser G1 (1 loss) vs Loser G5 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(8) 4pm - Winner G7 (1 loss) vs Loser G4 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(9) 7:30pm - Winner G4 (no losses) vs Winner G5 (no losses)
Wednesday July 20 -
+(10) 5pm - Winner G7 (1 loss) vs Winner G8 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(11) 7:30pm - Winner G10 (1 loss) vs Loser G9 (1 loss) - Elimination game
Thursday July 21 -
+(12) 5:30pm Championship/1 - Winner 9 (no losses) vs Winner G11 (1 loss)
+(13) if necessary Championship/2 - Winner 12 (1 losses) vs Loser G12 (1 loss)
Friday July 22 -
weather day if necessary

Saturday July 16 -

*DH - Hudson Post 180 vs Blissfield Post 325 at Blissfield HS - 11am

Friday July 15 -

Thursday July 14 -

Wednesday July 13 -

+Hudson Post 180 vs Adrian Post 275 at Nicolay Field (Adrian College) - 6pm

+Michigan Monarchs at Blissfield Post 325 - Blissfield HS - 6pm

Tuesday July 12 -

+Ida Post 514-15 (17-5), Adrian Post 275-11 (11-15)

+DH - Milford Post 216 at Blissfield Post 325 - 6pm at Nicolay Field, Adrian College

Monday July 11 -

+Toledo Post 553 at Hudson Post 180 - 5pm - Siena Heights University

Sunday July 10 -

#Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin -
*Won - Loss for the Weekend -
Adrian Post 275 - 5-0
Stevensville Post 568 - 3-2
Hudson Post 180 - 2-3
Motor City Post 1 - 2-3
Michigan Renegades / Matigan - 1-5
*game scores from Sunday
+Adrian Post 275-3 (10-14), Hudson Post 180-2 ()
+Stevensville Post 568-6 (), Hudson Post 180-0 ()
+Adrian Post 275-2 (11-14), Michigan Renegades-1 ()
+Michigan Renegades-10 (), Motor City Post 1-0 (6-12) - 5in

#Lynn Auto Parts Invitational - Sault Ste Marie -
Sunday July 10 games -
+Championship - Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-3 (18-9), Ida Post 514-1 (16-5)
+Semi - Ida Post 514-3, Escanaba Post 82-0 (8-10-1)
+Semi - Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-3, Gladstone Post 71-2 (6-11-1) - 8 innings
+Gladstone Post 71-8, Soo Black Sox, ONT-0
+Marquette Post 44/Blues-1, Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-0

Saturday July 9 -

#Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin -
+Stevensville Post 568-6 (), Hudson Post 180-4 ()
+Adrian Post 275-2 (8-14), Stevensville Post 568-1 () - 8 innings
+Adrian Post 275-12 (9-14), Motor City Post 1-4 (5-11) - 6in
+Hudson Post 180-7 (), Michigan Renegades-6 ()
+Motor City Post 1-6 (6-11), Michigan Renegades-3 () - 6in

#Lynn Auto Parts Invitational - Sault Ste Marie -
Saturday July 9 scores -
+Escanaba Post 82/Cubs-8 (8-8), Ishpeming Legion/Blue Storm-0
+Eascanaba Post 82/Cubs-1 (8-8-1) / Marquette Post 44/Blues-1 - TIE (time limt)
+Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-6, Escanaba Post 82/Cubs-0 (8-9-1)
+Gladstone Post 71-2 (5-9-1) / Sanford-2 - TIE (time limit)
+Ida Post 514-W (12-4), Soo Black Sox, ONT-L
+Ida Post 514-W (13-4), Copper Country Flames / Hancock Post 186-L
+Ida Post 514-3 (14-4), Gladstone Post 71-1 (5-10-1)
+Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-6, Escanaba Post 82-0
+Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-4, Marquette Post 44/Blues-0
+Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers-21 Ishpeming Legion/Blue Storm-1
+Marquette Post 44/Blues-8, Ishpeming Legion/Blue Storm-2


#Big League Baseball Michigan State Tournament (July 7-9) -
("Big League" is sponsored by "Little League Baseball"; Blissfield District 16 is the Post 325 team)
+(6) Championship Blissfield Post 325 (District 16)-9, Taylor (District 5)-2


Friday July 8 -

#Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin -
+Adrian Post 275-10 (7-14), Michigan Renegades-5 ()
+Stevensville Post 568-8 (), Michigan Renegades-3 ()
+Motor City Post 1-7 (5-9), Stevensville Post 568-5 ()
+Hudson Post 180-7 (), Motor City Post 1-6 (5-10)

#Lynn Auto Parts Invitational - Sault Ste Marie -
Friday July 8 scores -
+Escanaba Post 82/Cubs-11 (7-8), Ishpeming Legion/Blue Storm-2
+Gladstone Post 71-13 (5-9), Copper Country Flames / Hancock Post 186-0
(numerous rain issues on Friday)

#Big League Baseball Michigan State Tournament (July 7-9) -
("Big League" is sponsored by "Little League Baseball"; Blissfield District 16 is the Post 325 team)
+(4) Blissfield Post 325 (District 16)-19, Niles (District 15)-2
+(5) Taylor (District 5)-6, Niles (District 15)-1 - Niles (District 15) eliminated

Thursday July 7 -

#Big League Baseball Michigan State Tournament (July 7-9) -
("Big League" is sponsored by "Little League Baseball"; Blissfield District 16 is the Post 325 team)
+(1) Niles (District 15)-6, Macomb Township (District 6)-5
+(2) Blissfield Post 325 (District 16)-4, Taylor (District 5)-3
+(3) Taylor (District 5)-11, Macomb Township (District 6)-5 - Macomb Twp eliminated
*

Wednesday July 6 -

Tuesday July 5 -

+(1) Ida Post 514-6 (10-4), Hudson Post 180-5 ()
+(2) Ida Post 514-6 (11-4), Hudson Post 180-3 ()

#2016 MHSBCA Hall of Fame Dinner -
*Don Cappelletty - Adrian Post 275's head coach - received recognition as an "MHSBCA Assistant Coach of the Year" with Adrian HS;
*Larry Tuttle - Blissfield Post 325's head coach - was recognized, along with Pat O'Keefe (Grand Ledge HS) and Frank Sumbera (Grosse Pointe North HS) as a member of the MHSBCA 1,000 victory club coaching at Blissfield HS.

* * *

American Legion Baseball - Michigan Zones -

#Michigan ALB Class AA Zone 1 Tournament (July 19-22)
*teams (Wyandotte Post 217; Fort Dearborn Post 364; Riverview Post 389)
Tuesday July 19 -
+Fort Dearborn Post 364 vs Riverview Post 389 - 6:00pm at Dearborn HS
Wednesday July 20 -
+Fort Dearborn Post 364 vs Wyandotte Post 217- 6pm at Memorial Field, Wyandotte
Thursday July 21 -
+tbd - 6pm at Dearborn HS
Friday July 22 -
+tbd - 6pm at Dearborn HS

#Michigan ALB Class A Zone 2 Tournament (July 22-24)
*location - Hudson HS
*teams (Hudson Post 180/SR; Hudson Post 180/JR; Blissfield Post 325/A; Ida Post 514/A + Gladwin Post 171/A from Zone 4)

#Michigan ALB Class AA Zone 2 Tournament (July 22-24)
*location Blissfield -
*Teams (Three Rivers Post 204; Adrian Post 275; Blissfield Post 325; Stevensville Post 568)
*Ida Post 514/AA is not entered;

#Michigan ALB Class A Zone 4 Tournament (July 21-24)
*location - Wilmont Field at Gladwin HS
*teams (Gladwin Post 171/A - will compete in the Zone 2 tournament at Hudson Post 180; Gladwin Post 171/A will particiapte in the Department of Michigan Class A state tournament as the Zone 4 representitive);

#Michigan ALB Class AA Zone 4 Tournament (July 21-24) at Wilmont Field (Gladwin HS)
*Teams - tenatative (Bay City Post 18; Gladwin Post 71/AA; Mt Pleasant Post 110; Midland Berryhill Post 165 + Sault Ste Marie Post 3 (EUP Travelers));
*Petoskey Legion is not entered
*Bracket from Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers Face Book site
*Wednesday July 20 -
+(1) 5pm - Bay City Post 18 vs Midland Berryhill Post 165
*Thursday July 21 -
+(2) 10am - Sault Ste Marie Post 3 / EUP Travelers vs Mt Plaeasnt Post 110
+(3) 1:30pm - Winner G1 vs Gladwin Post 171/AA
+(4) 5pm - Loser G1 (1 loss) vs Loser G2 (1 loss) - Elimination game
*Friday July 22 -
+(6*) 10am - Loser G3 (1 loss) vs Winner G4 (1 loss) - Elimination game
+(5*) 1:30pm - Winner G2 (no losses) vs Winner G3 (no losses)
+(7) 5pm - Winner G6 (1 loss) vs Loser G5 (1 loss) - Elimination game
*Saturday July 23 -
+(8) tba - Winner G5 (no losses) vs Winner G7 (1 loss)
+(9) if necessary - Winner G8 (1 loss) vs Loser G8 (1 loss)
*Sunday July 24 -
weather day if necessary

#Michigan ALB Class A Zone 5 Tournament (July 21 - July 24)
*location - Escanaba Post 82 (Ness Field, Escanaba, MI)
*teams? (Marquette Post 44/Blues; Gladstone Indians Post 71; Escanaba Cubs Post 82; Ishpeming Blue Storm (Posts 114 / 136?); Menominee Red Wave Post 146; Copper Country Flames Hancock Post 186; Kingsford Blues Post 363; American Legion Post 438 Baseball Team (Bark River); Mid County Mavericks (Stephenson Post 43));

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

07/10 Jim's Baseball Notes for Sunday July 10, 2016 - Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin


07/10 Jim's Baseball Notes for Sunday July 10, 2016 - Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin
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unofficial American Legion District 2 (MI) - http://albdistrict2mi.blogspot.com/
* * *
ALWAYS unofficial and normally unaudited - check dates, times, locations - things change (and I do make typos) - feel free to send me corrections, complaints and information;
* * *

#Adrian Post 275 Round Robin Invitational - (Nicolay Field at Adrian College - July 8-10)
Adrian Post 275 link - https://post275baseball.com/
Location - Nicolay Field at Adrian College
teams (Michigan Renegades; Motor City Post 1; Hudson Post 180; Stevensville Post 568; Adrian Post 275);

Won - Loss for the Weekend -
Adrian Post 275 - 5-0
Stevensville Post 568 - 3-2
Hudson Post 180 - 2-3
Motor City Post 1 - 2-3
Michigan Renegades / Matigan - 1-5

Sunday July 10 games -

+Adrian Post 275-3 (10-14), Hudson Post 180-2 () - Jim's unofficial stats
*v-Hudson/180 (2-6-1); SP/LP-14/Jacob Randall (5+ip, 3R/3er, 7H, 1BB, 2K, 2-HBP; Concord/17); 2nd-3/Connor McCosh (1ip, 0R, 0H, no-BB; Hillsdale/17); 2H (3/McCosh);
*h-Adrian/275 (3-7-1); SP/WP-Collin Bradley (7ip/cg, 2R/1er, 6H, 2BB, 4K; Napoleon/19); 2H (26/Jesse Noce (Adrian/16 -Glen Oaks CC); 5/Andrew Hribar (Adrian/18)); 2B (26/Noce; 13/Levi Peck (Adrian/19));
*Quick notes - Another close game - thru 4-1/2 innings (Jacob Randall pitching for Hudson, Collin Bradley for Adrian) Hudson led 2-1 but Adrian got an RBI sacrifice fly from Ty Peck and a two-out RBI single from Tanner Heath to take a 3-2 lead. Hudson runs came on two-out RBI singles from Dylan Roddy and Scott Boden. All errors, mistakes and such are mine and mine alone!

+Stevensville Post 568-6 (), Hudson Post 180-0 () - Jim's unofficial stats
*v-Stevensville/568 (6-13-2); SP/WP-22/Marcus Bradford (7ip/cg, 0R, 3H, 1BB, 2K; St Joseph/17); 2H (23/Chase Potter (Coloma/16 - Gen Oaks CC); 6/Damion Pompey-4 (Edwardsburg/16 - Lake Michigan College); 5/Jordan Brewer-3 (St Joseph/16 - Lincoln Trail CC); 4/Robert Becvar (Buchanan/17)); 2RBI (4/Becvar-3); 3B (4/Becvar);
*h-Hudson/180 (0-3-1); SP/LP-19/Spencer Hawkins (5ip, 1R/1er, 6H, no-BB, 3K, 1-HBP; Sand Creek/16); 2nd-3/Connor McCosh (1/3ip, 2R/2er, 3H, 1BB, 1K; Hillsdale/17); 3rd-23/Charlie Ropp (1.2ip, 3R/3er, 4H, no-BB, 2K; Concord/16);
*Quick notes - A tight 1-0 game after five innings, but Stevensville added two runs in the 6th and three in the 7th to defeat Hudson 6-0. Marcus Bradford pitched the complete game (3 hit) shutout and Spencer Hawkins threw five innings (1 run) for the loss. All errors, mistakes and such are mine and mine alone!

+Adrian Post275-2 (11-14), Michigan Renegades-1 () - Special Correspondents

+Michigan Renegades-10 (), Motor City Post 1-0 (6-12) - 5in - GameChanger
*v-Renegades (10-12-0); SP/WP-18/Not Listed (5ip, 0R, 4H, 1BB, 5K; Not Listed); 2H (12/Hunter Pribik-3 (Dearborn Hts Annapolis); 48/Matthew Burkett (Maumee, OH/17); 00/Zach Coverdill (Marine City/16-Mott CC); 27/?); 2RBI (48/Matthew Burkett-3); 3B (12/Hunter Pribik); 2B (48/Matthew Burkett; 12/Hunter Pribik; 00/Zach Coverdill-2);
*h-Motor City (0-4-2); WP/LP-Aaron (3ip, 6R/6er, 8H, 1BB, 2K; Not Listed); 2nd-Jonathan Cupp (2ip, 4R/3er, 4H, 1BB;Summit/15); 2H (Scott LaTessa (Fraser/15 - Macomb CC)); All errors, mistakes and such are mine and mine alone!

Saturday July 9 scores -

+Stevensville Post 568-6 (), Hudson Post 180-4 ()

+Adrian Post 275-2 (8-14), Stevensville Post 568-1 () - 8 innings

+Adrian Post 275-12 (9-14), Motor City Post 1-4 (5-11) - 6in

+Hudson Post 180-7 (), Michigan Renegades-6 ()

+Motor City Post 1-6 (6-11), Michigan Renegades-3 () - 6in

Friday July 8 scores -

+Adrian Post 275-10 (7-14), Michigan Renegades-5 ()

+Stevensville Post 568-8 (), Michigan Renegades-3 ()

+Motor City Post 1-7 (5-9), Stevensville Post 568-5 ()

+Hudson Post 180-7 (), Motor City Post 1-6 (5-10)

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Saturday, July 9, 2016

07/09 Jim's Baseball Notes for Saturday July 9, 2016 - Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin


07/09 Jim's Baseball Notes for Saturday July 9, 2016 - Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin
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unofficial American Legion District 2 (MI) - http://albdistrict2mi.blogspot.com/
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ALWAYS unofficial and normally unaudited - check dates, times, locations - things change (and I do make typos) - feel free to send me corrections, complaints and information;
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#Adrian Post 275 Round Robin Invitational - (Nicolay Field at Adrian College - July 8-10)
Adrian Post 275 link - https://post275baseball.com/
Location - Nicolay Field at Adrian College
teams (Michigan Renegades; Motor City Post 1; Hudson Post 180; Stevensville Post 568; Adrian Post 275);

Sunday July 10 games -
+9am - Hudson Post 180 vs Adrian Post 275
+11am - Stevensville Post 568 vs Hudson Post 180
+1pm - Michigan Renegades vs Adrian Post 275
+3pm - Michigan Renegades vs Motor City Post 1

Saturday July 9 scores -

+Stevensville Post 568-6 (), Hudson Post 180-4 () - Jim's unofficial stats
*v-Stevensville/568 (6-8-2); SP/WP-12/Daniel Abbgy (7ip/cg, 4R/2er?, 7H, 4BB, 4K; St Joseph/16 - Cornerstone); 2H (5/Jordan Brewer (St Joseph/16 - Lincoln Trail CC); 2/Joshua Dunlop (St Joseph/18); 15/Joseph Fiorucci (St Joseph/17); 14/ Kyle Jurza (Lake Michigan Catholic/18)); 2RBI (23/Chase Potter (Coloma/16 - Gen Oaks CC));
*h-Hudson/180 (4-7-3); SP/nd-Jared Mains (3+ip, 4R/4er, 5H, 2BB, 2K; Jonesville/16); 2nd/LP-18/Dario Gauna (4ip, 2R/0e, 3H, 3BB, 2K, 1-HBP; Adrian/16); 2H (Matt Rogers (Pittsford/16 - Glen Oaks CC));
*Quick notes - A close 4-4 tie was broken with a leadoff 7th inning error by Hudson Post 180 followed by an RBI single Joseph Fiorucci. Daniel Abbgy (Stevensville) threw a complete game for the win. Tecumseh lost their starter to (Jared Mains) in the fourth inning, but got a strong effort (4 innings, 2 unearned runs) by Dario Gauna.

+Adrian Post 275-2 (8-14), Stevensville Post 568-1 () - 8 innings - Jim's unofficial stats
*v-Stevensville/568 (1-3-0); SP/nd-14/Kyle Jurza (7ip, 1R/1er, 3H, 5BB, 4K, 1-HBP; Lake Michigan Catholic/18); 2nd/LP-3/Matthew Cutter (1/3ip, 1R/1er, 1H, 1BB; Lake Michigan Catholic/18); 3B (5/Jordan Brewer (St Joseph/16 - Lincoln Trail CC);
*h-Adrian/275 (2-4-0); SP/nd-5/Andrew Hribar (6ip, 1R/1er, 6H, 4BB, 5K; Adrian/18); 2nd/WP-Blake Thompson (2ip, 0R, 0H no-BB, 2K; Adrian/17); GWRBI (One out walkoff RBI double by 21/Spencer Cowen in the bottom of the eight, scoring Noah Snyder); 3B (9/Jeff Arnett (Tecumseh/15 - Bluffton)); 2B (21/Spencer Cowen);
*Quick notes - Tightly played game as Mathew Cutter (Stevensville - 7 innings, 1 run) and Andrew Hribar (Adrian - 6 innings, 1 run) dueled - the game decided in eight innings by a walk, sacrifice bunt and a walkoff double by Adrian's Spencer Cowen.

+Adrian Post 275-12 (9-14), Motor City Post 1-4 (5-11) - 6in - Jim's unofficial stats
*v-Motor City (4-7-7); SP/LP-15/Nikolas Zilafro (5ip, 9R/6er?, 6H, 2BB, 6K, 2-HBP; Fraser/15 - Delta College); 2nd-28/Mitchel Milam (2/3ip, 3R/3er, 3H, 1BB; Romeo/17); 2H (12/Scott Furhman (Warren DeLaSalle/15); 15/Zilafro; 4/Zach Delise (Centerline/16 - Florida)); 3B (12/Fuhrman-2; 3/Ryan Fogoros (Canton/16));
*h-SP/WP-7/Jacob Land (6ip, 4R/4er, 7H, no-BB, 5K; Lenawee Christian/16); 2H (4/Ty Peck (Adrian/17)); 2RBI (Collin Bradley (Napoleon/19));
*Quick notes - Despite booming triples by Scott Fuhrman (2) and Ryan Fogoros, Adrian Post 275 defeated Motor City Post 1 12-4, mainly due to a number of successful bunts. Adrian's Jacob Land pitched all six innings fo the win.

+Hudson Post 180-7 (), Michigan Renegades-6 () - Special Correspondent

+Motor City Post 1-6 (6-11), Michigan Renegades-3 () - 6in - Special Correspondent / GameChanger
*v-Motor City (6-4-3); SP/nd-#6/not listed (4.1ip, 3R/2er, 4H, 3BB, 2K, 3-HBP); 2nd/WP-"Aaron" (1.2ip, 0R, 0H, no-BB, 2K); 2B ("Aaron");
*h-Renegades (3-4-4); SP/nd-4/Sean Ruhle (2ip, 2R/2er, 1H, 5BB, 3K, 2-HBP; Royal Oak Shrine/17); 2nd/LP-2/Mitch Lys (4ip, 4R/1er, 3H, 2BB, 7K; Novi ()); 2H (48/Matthew Burkett-3 (Maumee HS, OH)); HR (48/Burkett/Solo); 
 
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07/08 Jim's Baseball Notes for Friday July 8, 2016 - Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin

07/08 Jim's Baseball Notes for Friday July 8, 2016 - Adrian Post 275 Round-Robin
*
unofficial American Legion District 2 (MI) - http://albdistrict2mi.blogspot.com/
* * *
ALWAYS unofficial and normally unaudited - check dates, times, locations - things change (and I do make typos) - feel free to send me corrections, complaints and information;
* * *

#Adrian Post 275 Round Robin Invitational - (Nicolay Field at Adrian College - July 8-10)
Adrian Post 275 link - https://post275baseball.com/
Location - Nicolay Field at Adrian College
teams (Michigan Renegades; Motor City Post 1; Hudson Post 180; Stevensville Post 568; Adrian Post 275);

Friday July 8 scores - All errors, mistakes and such are mine and mine alone!

+Adrian Post 275-10 (7-14), Michigan Renegades-5 () - Jim's unofficial stats
*v-Renegades (5-8-4); SP/LP-9/Dawson Horning (4ip, 9R/5er?, 11H, 3BB, 4K; Ann Arbor Skyline/16); 2nd-2/Mich Lys (2ip, 1R/1er, 3H, 2-BB; Novi/?); 2H (Jacob Push (Ann arbor Skyline/17)); 3B (11/Push);
*h-Adrian/275 (10-14-?); SP/WP-Noah Snyder (6ip, 4R, 7H; Britton Deerfield/16-Lake Michigan College); 2nd-Blake Thompson (1ip, 1R, 1H; Adrian/17); 2H (2/Snyder-3; 19/Kyle Staelgraeve-3 (Clinton/17); 10/Collin Bradley (Napoleon/19); 21/Carson Sikkenga (Adrian/19)); 2RBI (2/Snyder); 3B (21/Spencer Cowen (Tecumseh/17)); 2B (10/Bradley; 21/Sikkenga);
*Real quick - After giving up two runs in both the 1st and 2nd innings Adrian Post 275 took advantage of several Michigan Renegade errors to score four unearned runs to tie in the bottom of the 2nd. Adrian added two runs in the 3rd and three in the 4th on the way to a 10-5 win. Winning pitcher - Noah Snyder (RHP); LP-Dawson Horning; All errors, mistakes and such are mine and mine alone!

+Stevensville Post 568-8 (), Michigan Renegades-3 () - Jim's unofficial stats
*v-Renegades (3-9-3); SP/LP-27/Jonas Martin (5.1ip, 4R/3er?, 8H, 2BB, 3K, 1-HBP; Dearborn Hts Crestwood/16); 2nd-34/Tyler Holmes (2/3ip, 4R/0er, 2H, no-BB, 1K; ?); 2H (9/Dawson Horning (Ann Arbor Skyline/16); 12/Hunter Pribik (Dearborn Hts Annapolis/16)); 2B (00/Zach Coverdill (Marine City/16-Mott CC); 12/Pribik);
*h-Stevensville/568 (8-10-1); SP/nd-18/Zachary Ott (5.2ip, 3R/3er, 8H, 4BB, 2K; Bridgman/17); 2nd/WP-16/Bryce Evans (1.1ip, 0R, 1H, 1BB, 1K; Berrien Springs/17); 2H (5/Jordan Brewer-3 ( St Joseph/16-Lincoln Trail CC); 22/Marcus Bradford-3 (St Joseph/17)); 2RBI (5/Brewer-3); 3B (22/Bradford; 14/Kyle Juza (Lake Michigan Catholic/18));
*Real quick - Trailing 7-1 going into the bottom of the 6th, Stevensville Post 568 scored seven times (4 hits, 2 walks, 3 errors) to take a 8-7 lead over the Michigan Renegades. WP-Bryce Evans (in relief of Zachary Ott); LP-Jonas Martin; All errors, mistakes and such are mine and mine alone!

+Motor City Post 1-7 (5-9), Stevensville Post 568-5 () - Jim's unofficial stats
*v-Motor City/1 (7-11-0); SP/WP-12/Scott Fuhrman (6ip, 2R/2er, 4H, 6BB, 5K; Warren DeLaSalle/15); 2nd-4/Zach Delise (1ip, 3R/3er, 3H, 3BB; Centerline/16-Florida); 2H (52/Josh Giuliano-3 (Warren DeLaSalle/16-Adrian); 34/Jack Dickman (Home School/15-Hope); 7/Graham Morrison (Home School/16-Glen Oaks CC); 2RBI (52/Giuliano-4); 3b (32/Collin Skorupski (Warren Mott/16)); 2B (34/Dickman);
*h-Stevensville/568 (5-7-2); SP/LP-13/Justin Pullins (3.1ip, 4R/4er, 7H, 4BB, 5K; Coloma/16-Kellogg CC); 2nd-3/Matthew Cutter (2.2ip, 2R/0er, 4H, no-BB, 2K; Lake Michigan Catholic/16); 3rd-5/Jordan Brewer (1ip, 1R/1er, 1H, 2BB, 2K; St Joseph/16-Lincoln Trail CC); 2H (6/Damion Pompey (Edwardsburg/16-Lake Michigan College); 5/Brewer); 2RBI (5/Brewer); 3B (5/Brewer);
*Real quick - Motor City Post 1's starter Scott Fuhrman held Stevensville Post 568 in check for six innings and left with a 7-2 lead. Stevensville rallied for three runs in the bottom of the 7th and left be bases loaded at the end. WP-Scott Fuhrman; LP-Justin Pullins; All errors, mistakes and such are mine and mine alone!

+Hudson Post 180-7 (), Motor City Post 1-6 (5-10) - GameChanger
*v-Motor City/1 (6-7-2); SP/LP-Josh Giuliano (4.1ip, 7R/3er, 5H, 7BB, 1K, 1-HBP; Warren DeLaSalle/16-Adrian); 2nd-Brendan Osantowski (1.2ip, 0R,1H, 1BB, 2K; Lakeshore/15-Rochester); 2H (Giuliano); 2RBI (Giuliano); 3B (Giuliano; Matt Schuster (Lapeer/16));
*h-Hudson/180 (7-6-0); SP/nd-7/Austin Hinkle (3.2ip, 6R/6er, 5H, 3BB, 1K; Michigan Center/17); 2nd/WP-9/Travis Carson (3.1ip, 0R, 2H, 2BB, 2K; Sand Creek/18); 2H (8/Matt Rogers (Pittsford/16-Glen Oaks CC); 24/Dylan Roddy (Sand Creek/17)); 2RBI (8/Rogers); 3B (8/Rogers); 2B (1/Parker Randall (Sand Creek/17));
Real quick - I wasn't there - looks like Hudson Post 180 scored two unearned runs in the 5th to take a 7-6 lead; All errors, mistakes and such are mine and mine alone!

Saturday July 9 scores -
+9am - Stevensville Post 568 vs Hudson Post 180
+11am - Stevensville Post 568 vs Adrian Post 275
+1pm - Motor City Post 1 vs Adrian Post 275
+3pm - Michigan Renegades vs Hudson Post 180
+5pm - Michigan Renegades vs Motor City Post 1

Sunday July 10 games -
+9am - Hudson Post 180 vs Adrian Post 275
+11am - Stevensville Post 568 vs Hudson Post 180
+1pm - Michigan Renegades vs Adrian Post 275
+3pm - Michigan Renegades vs Motor City Post 1

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