Baseball News 2012
Franklin MA- 4.10.2012
The Dean Bulldogs baseball team continued its winning ways by defeating the Bucs from Mass Bay CC 12-4 on Tuesday afternoon at Longley Field. The Bulldogs (11-9) scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning on a double by Julian Sobin (Ansonia, CT) and a 2 out double by Matt Marrazzo (Marlboro, MA).
Jess Rose (Falmouth, MA) started and left in the 3rdinning only giving up 3 hits. Dylan Davis (Pittsboro, NC) came in and went 3.2 innings yielding 1hit and not giving up a run. On offense Davis scored four runs and Marrazzo had three RBI. Tyler Curry (South Salem, NY) had two hits and two RBI for the Bulldogs. Dean hitters racked up a total of 12 runs on 14 hits on the afternoon.
The Bulldogs are back in action for two games this Saturday 4/14 vs. UCAP at 12:00 pm at Longley Field. This weekend’s games between the Pointers and the Bulldogs will go a long way in determining who will advance to the playoffs. The two teams split the last time out with UCAP taking game 1 10-0 and the Bulldogs taking game 2 4-3.
Bulldogs Split Double Header with UCAP on Saturday Afternoon
Groton CT- 3.24.2012
In the first conference weekend the Dean College Bulldogs split the doubleheader with the defending regional champion UConn Avery Point. UCAP won the first game behind Derek Morse, who went the distance limiting the Bulldogs to just 3 hits.
It was the second game of the day that displayed why the Bulldogs showed their true heart and determination. UCAP jumped out quickly putting up 2 in the first and 1 in the second. Evan Dean (North Attleboro, MA) started and gave up just 1 hit in the first 2 frames. Evan Dean settled down and kept the score where it was. The fifth inning is when the Bulldogs woke up on a windy colder day on the water in Groton, CT. Tyler Curry (South Salem, NY) started with a single and when Dylan Davis (Pittsboro, NC) boomed a double to dead center momentum had swung back Dean’s way. Chad Todesco (Franklin, MA) along with Talib Barksdale (Hudson, NY), Chris Salvati (Medford, MA), Cam Fagan (Plaistow, NH), and Jose Ortiz all reached base against 3 UCAP pitchers. 4 runs later the Bulldogs were in front. Evan Dean was outstanding all day yielding just the 1 hit in the first inning while striking out 5.
The Bulldogs are back in action this Tuesday 3/27 vs. Massasoit at 3:30 pm at Longley Field.
Dean 7 Roxbury CC 5
Franklin MA- 3.22.2012 The Dean Bulldogs Baseball team got back to their winnings ways with a 7-5 victory over Roxbury CC on Thursday afternoon at Longley Field. With the victory the Bulldogs brought their record back to the .500 mark at 5-5 on the season.
Dylan Ryan (Haverhill, MA) was fantastic going 8 innings striking out 11 and yielding just 4 runs. Ryan (1-2) got his first victory on the season. Ryan battled all afternoon challenging with a good fastball and improved location of his off speed pitches. Ryan struggled through the 3rdinnings giving up three runs but settled in nicely for the rest of the game. Chris Salvati (Medford, MA) gave up a run in the 9thand did bring the tying run to the plate but rallied and picked up his second save of the season.
The offense was led by Chad Todesco (Franklin, MA). Todesco paced the Bulldogs with 2 hits and 2 RBI. Tyler Curry (South Salem, MA) had a big two out hit to drive in Julian Sobin (Ansonia, CT) in the 5thinning. Jose Ortiz (Barcelota, PR) and Matt Marrazzo (Marlboro, MA) each scored two runs in the win.
Coach Seth Kaplan praised the effort by Ryan, “Dylan did a great job by attacking hitters, he did not back down and even though the defense made him throw a few extra pitches he had enough gas left in the tank to finish 8 innings”. “We needed that type of effort today, and Dylan delivered. He showed us today what we all knew he had in him.”
The Bulldogs are back in action this Saturday with a doubleheader at UCAP at 12:00 pm.
Julian Sobin Sparks Dean to their fourth Win
March 16, 2012:
Myrtle Beach, SC: Julian Sobin went 4-4 with a double and triple to lead the Bulldogs to their fourth victory of the season. Dean (4-3) bounced back from a tough loss in the morning to get a much needed victory heading into their last game tomorrow. Sobin (Ansonia, CT) is now 12-23 on the season with 4 doubles a triple and a homerun. Tyler Curry (South Salem, NY) had a great afternoon at the plate as well going 3-4 with a double and an RBI. Jonathan Levenson (Andover, MA) went the distance for the Bulldogs giving up 3 earned runs on 6 hits with 8 strikeouts and only 1 walk for his first win of the season. Dean finishes off their Myrtle Beach trip tomorrow when they play Lakeland CC at 9:00 AM.
Southeastern CC 11 Dean 1
March 16, 2012
Myrtle Beach, SC: Dean dropped to 3-3 on the season as their bats went silent in a shortened five inning game on Friday morning. Trevor Stock took the loss for the Bulldogs and is now 1-1 on the season after giving up 8 runs (7 earned) on 7 hits through 1 and 2/3 innings. The Bulldogs defense did not show up for the game either committing 4 errors throughout the morning. Dean is back in action this afternoon against Iowa Central at noon.
Dean College 9 Ulster CC 6
March 15, 2012
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Dylan Davis went 3-3 with a home run and 5 RBI’s to lead the Bulldogs for their second straight victory and their third overall. Davis got his home run with two outs in the first inning when he turned on a fastball that just got over the porch in left field. Davis picked up a his 4thand 5thRBI’s when he got a base hit that brought in Julian Sobin and Tyler Curry in the bottom of the fourth inning. Evan Dean recorded his first victory of the year pitching 5 innings giving up 4 runs on 5 hits striking out 4 and walking 4 throughout the afternoon. Juan Mira (North Redding, MA) also was a spark for the Bulldogs by going 2-3 on the day including a double and 3 RBI’s. Dean is back in action tomorrow with a double header starting at 9:00 against Southeastern CC back at Ripken Sports Complex.
Dean 14 Arcadia University 7
March 13, 2012
The Bulldogs evened their record up to 2-2 with on Tuesday night at Ripken Sports Complex in Myrtle Beach, SC. Julian Sobin (Ansonia, Ct.) led the attack going 3-4 on the night with 2 doubles and a solo blast to right field for his first home run of the season. The Bulldogs jumped out early in this game putting 7 runs on 3 hits in the first inning. Arcadia bounced back in the top of the 2ndwith a four run five hit attack that brought them within three runs. Dean got right back at Arcadia in the bottom of the 2ndwith three more runs on four hits and a couple of walks. Jesse Rose pitched the first two innings for Dean College and was relieved by Matt Camara who pitched four innings giving up 2 runs on four hits with six strikeouts and a walk. The Bulldogs are back in action on Thursday morning when they play Ulster CC at 11:00.
Evan Dean is becoming a Bulldog Leader
Evan Dean who is a 2nd year Athletic Training major from Attleboro, MA is leading a young Dean Baseball program in the right direction. So far in three games Evan has played three different positions and bats 2ndin the lineup full of new faces. Evan says “I am a utility guy and where ever coach wants to put me I have no problems.” Dean who is competing down in Myrtle Beach South Carolina is 1-2 on the trip and Evan has played third, second and came into close the game on the mound on Monday night against Camden County College. Evan said “This year’s team is a hard working team and deeper in every position from last year. The team has great comradely and the boys like to be around each other. Evan who graduated from North Attleboro High School in 2010 will be graduating from Dean this May with his associates in Athletic Training. Evan has applied to Merrimac and UMASS Amherst and will be applying to other schools throughout the season as well. Evan has a 3.45 cumulative GPA through the first year and a half so I don’t think he will have a problem finding a school next fall. Evan said “I needed to work on my grades and I believe that I am doing better in my academics because I am very interested in Athletic Training and it is something I enjoy. He also commented that his professors are a big reason for his success mentioning Brain Stefanic (head athletic trainer) and Dawn Poirier head of the Sports Management department. When asked what the guys are doing when they aren’t playing baseball this week he replied “TV, napping, Texas holdem and just chilling with the boys.” Dean College is playing eight games this week in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and come back for their first home game on March 20th when they host Roxbury Community College.
Camden County College Edges Dean in Extra Innings
March 12, 2012
Myrtle Beach, SC: Dean College came back from a 2-1 deffecit to take a 4-2 lead in the sixth inning but could not hold onto the lead and eventually lost in extra frames. Dean 1-2 on the season was led by Tyler Curry (South Salem, NY)who bounced back from a 2 game slump to go 3-4 with a double and an RBI. Johnathan Levenson (Andover, Ma) threw 5 and 2/3 innings giving up seven hits and 3 earned runs. Levenson came out of the game in the sixth with a no decision but was very impressive throughout the night keeping the Cougars off balanced mixing up his fastball, change and curve. Evan Dean (North Attleboro, MA) took the loss in the eighth from an unearned run after there was a drop ball in the outfield. Evan pitched 2 full innings eventually giving up a walk off single in the bottom of the eighth inning. The Bulldogs are back in action on Tuesday night when they face Arcadia University at 6:00.
Dean 0 Montgomery CC 10
March 11, 2012
Myrtle Beach, SC: Dean’s bats went silent in their second game of the season only knocking one hit in a 10-0 shortened game against Montgomery CC on Sunday afternoon. Talib Barksdale (Hudson, NY) knocked the only hit for the Bulldogs who are now 1-1 on the season. Dillon Ryan (Haverhill, MA) was the losing pitcher on the day but finished his last inning with a 1-2-3 inning striking out two of his last three batters. Dean is back in action on Monday when they face Camden County CC at 6:00 at the Cal Ripken Sports Complex in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Dean College 6 Delaware Tech 0
March 11, 2012
Myrtle Beach, SC: Dean College Baseball started their 2012 campaign with a 6-0 victory over Delaware Tech on Sunday morning. Dean was led by starting pitcher Trevor Stock (Grafton, MA) who went the distance with a 1 hit shutout for his first victory of the season. Stock recorded five strike outs and three walks of the twenty-three batters he faced throughout the day. Stock had a great defense behind him which recorded twelve ground ball outs and never let a base runner get to second base. Dean’s offense was led by Evan Dean (North Attleboro, MA) who went 2-4 with a double and an RBI, and Chris Salvati (Medford, MA) who went 2-3 with a triple and 2 runs scored. Dean is back in action at 12:00 when they play Montgomery CC later this afternoon. Dean is 1-0 on the season and Coach Seth Kaplan recorded his first victory as manager of the Bulldogs.