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Hits are scarce as Crushers drop third straight in loss to Winsted

WINSTED, June 15 – The Canton Crushers are getting a few hits in each game but not enough to put together rallies and get some runs. The Crushers have had just seven hits in the last two games. Canton had four hits and scored one run in Thursday night’s 4-1 Tri-State League loss to theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Riley handcuffs Burlington as Crushers pitch first shutout in team history

CANTON, June 8 – Pitcher Taylor Riley scattered five hits over seven innings and didn’t give up a run as the Canton Crushers baseball team earned their second win in the last three games with a 4-0 shutout win over the Burlington Hunters at Bowdoin Field in Tri-State League action Thursday night. It was theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Crushers still looking for that big hit and that first victory

CANTON, May 30 – The Canton Crushers are still looking for that big hit and that big inning to get their season off to a rousing start. The Crushers lost their third straight Tri-State League baseball game on Tuesday night at Mills Pond Park gathering just five hits in a 3-0 defeat at the handsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Hits are scarce for Crushers in pair of Tri-State League defeats

CANTON, July 10 – The Canton Crushers played two games in two different towns Sunday. But the results were the same on both fields. In both games, the Crushers had few hits and no runs. Early Sunday afternoon, Canton had just three hits and dropped a 4-0 decision to the Brass City Brew in Prospect.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Given another chance, Crushers end season with 3-2 win over East Mountain

CANTON, Aug. 13 – You can see the signs of autumn approaching. Most baseball teams have packed away the bats, gloves and baseballs. Sidelines and other key lines have been painted on Bowdoin Field for the approaching high school soccer season and the weeds are growing tall in the Bowdoin Field batting cage. Still, theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sanchez fans nine as Crushers top East Mountain for first win of season

WOLCOTT, July 22 – Starting pitcher Miguel Sanchez struck out nine and scattered three hits to help the Canton Crushers earn their first victory of the season with a 4-1 Tri-State League win over the East Mountain Cougars at the BAW Complex Wednesday night. Not only did Canton snap a 20-game losing streak dating backContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Collision derails Canton’s attempt to secure a victory

AMENIA, N.Y., July 19 – Perhaps, this isn’t Canton’s year in the Tri-State League. The Crushers were five outs away from securing their first victory of the season Sunday against the Amenia Monarchs. Canton led 2-0 with pitcher Jim Spirito on the mound in the bottom of the eighth inning when second baseman Jon ScippaContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite 11 hits, Crushers fall to Burlington in close 5-4 decision

BURLINGTON, July 16 – The Canton Crushers rapped out 11 hits and scored four times but couldn’t hold back the Burlington Hunters in a 5-4 loss on Thursday night at Lewis Mills. Pitcher Miguel Sanchez, in his Crusher debut, pitched well, scattering six hits and striking out four. But Burlington erased a two-run deficit withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Plowboys rally to spoil home finale and hand Crushers their 14th defeat

CANTON, July 12 – In final home game of the season, the Canton Crushers took an early lead but the Bethlehem Plowboys rallied to keep the Crushers winless with an 8-3 decision at Bowdoin Field on a warm, steamy Sunday evening. Canton (0-14) took a 2-1 lead in the second inning on a RBI singleContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Still trying to put it all together, Crushers fall to hard-hitting Tri-Town

CANTON, July 2 – The Canton Crushers are looking for little victories at this point in the season. It could be a nice defensive play such as centerfielder Jimmy Spirito racing down a deep fly ball about 365 feet away from home plate  at Bowdoin Field. It could be a nice outing by rookie pitcherContinue ReadingContinue Reading