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2011 Rules Posted

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The Official Carolina Mens Baseball League Rules have been posted. Please review them in advance of the season – they are the controlling source of authority in disputed situations. The key change is that in the Red and White Divisions stealing home is permissible. This means that except in the Blue Division, a runner may score from third on a passed ball, straight steal or suicide squeeze, etc.

Be reminded that intentional contact is prohibited and will result in ejection and possibly suspension. We play to have fun and be able to go to work the next day.

Let the games begin!

Carolina Mens Baseball League wraps up Spring Training with full slate of pre-season games

The final pre-season games were played on March 28th, 2010 and some highlights can be seen on You Tube!

Check the CMBL, Wilmington’s premier baseball league for adults.

Carolina Mens Baseball League debuts on You Tube and Facebook

The Carolina Mens Baseball League announces the upcoming season on You Tube!  Click on the link below or go to You Tube and search “Carolina Mens Baseball League”.

Also, become a fan on our Facebook page.

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Carolina Mens Baseball Classified Ads

In light of the current economy, we have established a free classified ads section for CMBL players to advertise their businesses. We hope that you will consider utilizing your fellow League members when making your purchasing decisions, whether it be for home repairs or buying a new car or whatever else our members provide. Thanks.

New Feature – News Archives

We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

The evolution of the Carolina Mens Baseball League can be traced from the gloomy, wet days of March to the sun-soaked debut on Opening Day in May. The photos and commentary have been gathered in “News Archives” under the League News button on the left side directory.

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Week Two: Carolina Mens Baseball Recap, April 10th

Red Division –

Catlin Engineers 2 Braves 0. In a pitchers’ duel, the  Engineers continued their unbeaten ways with a shutout over the Braves in a game that was completed in two hours.

JASE Wilsox 10 Catlin Engineers 6

The Sox came back 6-5 deficit in the 7th inning as Tommy Bowker picked up his first win of the season. Aaron Soodek had 2 hits and 3 RBI. Casey McBride chipped in with an RBI double and a rally killing diving play at 3rd base to thwart an Engineers rally. Walt Massey was on base 3 times and scored 3 runs.

Shockers 8 Halligan A’s 5

Shockers win 8-5 over the A’s. WP Nick Studebaker had a no hitter into the bottom of the 9th. Shockers defense was sloppy but they were able to hang onto the lead to win their 2nd straight and remain undefeated. The offense was led by Paul Patton and Ronnier Rodriquez and Jon Brunson picked up his first save by striking out the side.

White Division
Lejeune Cannon 10 Brunswick Barons 4.
The Cannon jumped out to an early 4 run lead due the error prone defense of the Barons. Cannon Elijah Mays who recorded the victory was working on a no hitter into the 5th, when 3B Drew Rusk ignited the Barons with a bomb over the left field fence. It was quickly followed by a drive off the fence by C Barry Wright and clutch hitting by 1B Barry Estler. When the dust settled it was a tie. Then the Marines dug in and rallied for 6 unanswered runs. The key blow was a long home run by rookie Miles Lagoze. C Marcus Bawol had a strong game and led the flawless defense of the Cannon.
Cape Fear River Rats 18 Breaktime Mudcats 4.
WP Kyle Gausman pitched a complete game allowing 7 hits while striking out 7. The Rats took advantage of several fielding mishaps by the Mudcats and put together 16 hits with an onslaught of missiles from the bat of Mike Hayward.
Blue Division
Queensboro Riptide 11 Alpha Dogs 10.
WP Chris Natale pitched a complete for the victory in a seesaw battle. The Tide surged to a 4 run lead early behind the bats of Steve Goodman, Chris McMillan and Greg Johnson. The Dogs fought back to tie and take a three run lead in the 5th in a rally started by John Moreland and sparked by Anthony Lyons-Walker. The Tide were not to be deterred and battled back with a key 2 RBI double by Hayden LaFon.
Novus Glass Seahawks 6 Wave 1.
Manager Alan Paull was the winning pitcher allowing only two hits. The defense led by SS Bill Bennett held the Wave at bay. Tom Tarantino and Alan Paull each had two hits, including a triple by Alan. Wave pitcher Tim Whitehead struck out eleven Seahawks in a losing effort.

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Welcome to the Home of the Carolina Mens Baseball League

Joe Seme and Frank Amoroso share a common bond, the love of the great game of baseball. They have played together on the Wilmington, North Carolina team in the Roy Hobbs Senior Men’s Tournament held annually in Ft. Myers, Florida. Their motto is “Forever Baseball, Forever Young” and they have established the Carolina Mens Baseball League for adult players  to share the fun and camaraderie of baseball with those looking to experience the sounds, smells (yes, analgesic balm) and joy of playing America’s Pastime. The league plays in the coastal area of southeastern North Carolina. This is your chance to be a Baseball player, again. See you on the Diamond!

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