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Pilgrims Come From Behind, Advance to Southern Division Championship

The 2017 Plymouth Pilgrims made the most of their first NECBL playoff appearance in three seasons, erasing a three-run deficit and advancing to the southern division championship. After being shutout in the first eight frames, a ninth inning rally sparked the Pilgrims come-from-behind win over the Mystic Schooners on Thursday night at The Shipyard. Read more here. Continue Reading →

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Despite offensive chances, Pilgrims fall short

The Plymouth Pilgrims entered Tuesday’s contest against the Newport Gulls with one as the magic number to clinch the postseason. The Gulls on the other hand are mathematically eliminated, and tried to delay the Pilgrims playoff chances. Nine innings later the magic number didn’t change. Plymouth fell to Newport 3-2 at Forges Field. Read more here. Continue Reading →

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Pilgrims shut out by Mystic Schooners

The Plymouth Pilgrims entered their contest against the Mystic Schooners on Thursday night winners of eight of their previous 10 games. The Pilgrims offense was clicking and the pitching was getting the job done. However a 14-run offensive outburst from the Schooners at Forges Field quickly deflated the Pilgrims’ sails. The Pilgrims were shutout for the first time this NECBL season, notching only five hits in the game. With only one of those hits going for extra bases, the Pilgrims rarely found runners in scoring position. Continue Reading →

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Pilgrims Win Eight of 10, Move Up in Southern Division

The Plymouth Pilgrims are picking up speed in the latter half of the 2017 NECBL season as the playoffs approach. Winners of eight of their last 10 games, the Pilgrims find themselves in second place in the NECBL southern division with a record of 20-14. read more here. Continue Reading →

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Pitchers shine as Pilgrims split two

A quality start in baseball is defined as an outing in which a pitcher throws at least six innings and allows no more than three earned runs. On Wednesday, the Plymouth Pilgrims spoiled a quality start from Jonathan Bermudez (St. Leo), falling to the Valley Blue Sox by a final score of 12-5. What was an even game between the Pilgrims and the Blue Sox through seven innings turned lopsided in the top half of the eighth. Read more here. Continue Reading →

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Pilgrims start season with two wins

The Plymouth Pilgrims christened Forges Field for the 2017 season in walk-off fashion, defeating the Newport Gulls 2-1 on Thursday night. 

The Pilgrims advanced to 2-0 on the young season after first baseman Hernen Sardinas drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning. Read more here. Continue Reading →

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Have a baseball player spend the summer at your home

Each year the Pilgrims recruit players from around the country to come to Plymouth and compete in the New England Collegiate Baseball League.  Shortly after their college season ends, players pack up their baseball gear and move to Plymouth for approximately two months. 

This year’s team includes players from states such as California, Texas, Florida, Arizona and Missouri. “Our players will be arriving at the beginning of June and will be in Plymouth until the beginning of August” said GM Kevin Plant. “We appreciate all the families that accept our players into their homes.  In many cases, the relationships that are developed between Host families and our players will last well beyond the end of the season.  This year, we are struggling to find enough housing for our players.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Quinnipiac stars join the Pilgrims

The Plymouth Pilgrims have added a pair of players from Quinnipiac University to their roster. Junior Mike Davis is a relief pitcher who  has appeared in 14 games during which he’s allowed only a single earned run for a 0.51 ERA and picked up six saves. Sophomore  Liam Scafariello leads the Bobcats with 13 homers and 28 RBI to lead the team while hitting .254, starting every game and playing an error free first base. Read more about both players.   Continue Reading →

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Two from Grand Canyon U coming to play for the Pilgrims

Two players from Grand Canyon University in Arizona are expected to join the Plymouth Pilgrims this summer. Tyler Wyatt of Peoria, Arizona posted a .239 average with seven doubles, two triples and 22 RBI at the plate and also  pitched   10 games posting a 2-5 record, a 5.58 ERA and 37 K’s. The big right-hander also spent time with the Matsu Miners of Alaska Summer Baseball League where his duel skills were on display yet again. In 38 at-bats with the Miners, Wyatt had a homerun and 4 RBI, but shined on the mound going 4-1 with 1.59 ERA in nine games including four starts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth Pilgrims add to infield for 2017 season

The Plymouth Pilgrims have added a pair of infielders to their roster for the 2017 season, according to a press release from the team. Patrick Dorrian from Lynn University was drafted by the Atlanta Braves out of high school in 2014, but opted to attend Herkimer College before transferring to Lynn. A shortstop, he played last year with the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod League. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plymouth Pilgrims sign a pitcher and a catcher

  This offseason got off to a late start for the Pilgrims, but the team continues to make progress in putting the 2017 team together. 

The teams latest signings are Garrett Acton, a freshman pitcher from Saint Louis University and catcher Jeremiah Adams, who graduated from Tabor Academy and now attends the University of Oklahoma. Read more about the Plymouth Pilgrims’ latest signings. Continue Reading →

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Plymouth Pilgrims takes steps towards return

The Plymouth Pilgrims baseball team will be returning for the 2017 season. The Pilgrim’s new management team met with NECBL league officials and members of each NECBL team in Springfield, Sunday, November 13 to finalize plans for the Pilgrims to continue operations and remain in Plymouth. (more…) Continue Reading →

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WICKED LOCAL: Plymouth Pilgrims looks to partner with schools for new home

The Plymouth Pilgrims baseball team is desperately looking for a new home. Dan Shaughnessy, the president of the team, appeared before the School Committee Monday, pleading for an exception so the team can play at Plymouth North High School for free for a couple of years. Read more at Wicked Local. Continue Reading →

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Former Red Sox player Steven Lyons will be featured speaker at Plymouth Pilgrim’s Hot Stove Dinner

The Plymouth Pilgrims are very excited to announce their First Hot Stove Dinner for March 19 at 6 p.m. hosted by The Cabby Shack and co-sponsored by Shaughnessy Rentals. Taking place in memory of the late Dan Grimes and in support of Anthony Lyons, the Hot Stove will serve as a kick-off to the Pilgrims preseason as well as a fundraising endeavor for the club. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Mississippi State first baseman joins Plymouth Pilgrims

The Bulldog tradition carries on at Forges Field in 2016 with the addition of first baseman, Cole Gordon to the Pilgrims.

Gordon is a large human, 6’5” 240 and is a 2014 graduate of Tampa, Florida’s George M. Steinbrenner High School, yes, that’s the actual name of the school, where he reeled in a number of accolades throughout his four years including receiving various perfect game honors during his last three. Read more here. Continue Reading →

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Pilgrims add Notre Dame hurler Jack Connolly

The local signings continue as the Pilgrims have announced that Jack Connolly from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School will be a member of the team in 2016. Connolly, a 6-2, 200 lb. righty from Bridgewater and cousin of 2015 Pilgrims catcher/1B, Joe Freiday, is currently a freshman at Notre Dame. Featuring a devastating curve ball, Connolly had a tremendous high school career for the Trojans going 21-5 over 166 innings pitched with a 1.56 ERA and 217 strikeouts. He was also 3-time Old Colony League All-Star and a 2015 Boston Herald All-Scholastic during his career. Continue Reading →

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Pilgrims sign two Boston College pitchers

With the Major League Baseball playoffs grinding towards the World Series, the Pilgrims have begun the process of signing players for the 2016 team. Someone once said that pitching wins championships. No one really knows for sure whom, but that mysterious person isn’t exactly wrong which is why the Pilgrims first two signings are young, local pitchers out of Boston College. Read more here. Continue Reading →

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