If this was Major League Baseball, it would be considered a cup of coffee – a tasty, tantalizing treat of playing baseball with the best baseball players in the world.
Canton’s Nick Quattro got his cup of coffee in the Cape Cod Baseball League this summer – considered to be the top collegiate baseball leagues in the country. Quattro, who finished his junior year at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass., signed with the Bourne Braves at the end of July.
Quattro, who had an outstanding spring season with Endicott, pitched in three regular season games for the Braves and made one playoff appearance. All three appearances were out of the bullpen for the Braves, who advanced to the Cape Cod Baseball League semifinals.
“Playing on the Cape in the summer is a dream for every young ballplayer that grows up in New England,” Endicott baseball coach Bryan Haley said. “For Nick to make this dream a reality is a special moment in his life.”Continue Reading