Category Archives: Baseball

Spring teams deal with winter’s stubbornness

Just when you thought the coast was clear, there comes that knock at the door from Old Man Winter. Heading into the final week of February, we couldn’t help but…

Dean signs with Kia Tigers

Pat Dean, a Naugatuck native, has signed a free agent contract with the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization in South Korea. The signing was announced on Sunday. “Looking…

Dodger Stadium offers walk down memory lane

Growing up a baseball fan in the early 1990s, every Major League ballpark had its own look and feel through the TV screen. If you were a fan at that…

New pitch offers a new outlook

The first time Minnesota called up Pat Dean to the Major Leagues this season, the Naugatuck native put up some impressive numbers against Toronto, Seattle and the Red Sox. Then…

Twins call Dean back up

After placing three pitchers on the disabled list over the first two weeks of August, the Minnesota Twins called up Naugatuck native Pat Dean to fill one of those roles….

Decades of dedication

Stiber’s commitment to Little League Baseball spans 50 years NAUGATUCK — The Little League World Series will commence next week for the 70th championship week in Williamsport, Pa. Little League…

Frantic finish leads to tourney

NAUGATUCK — Post 17’s goal for the season was to qualify for the American Legion state tournament, a feat that Naugatuck fell one win short of accomplishing last year. Naugatuck…

Naugy reaches regional

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck Greyhounds Sandy Koufax baseball team had a summer to remember. The state champions advanced to the North Atlantic Regional tournament last weekend at the newly-refurbished Municipal…

Dogs hand Blaze first loss, prepare for states

NAUGATUCK — The Naugy Dogs baseball team finished up the Tri-State League regular season in dramatic fashion. The Dogs gave the first-place Watertown Blaze its first loss of the season…

Going down to the wire

Post 17 in battle for final tournament spot in Zone 5 NAUGATUCK — After trying to cram 24 games in a span of six weeks, the 2016 American Legion baseball…