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03/14/18 7:37am
03/14/2018 7:37 AM

It’s hard to say what the 2018 high school baseball season will bring, but one thing seems fairly certain: Mattituck will lead the league in Tyler Olsens.

The Tuckers have not one, but two players by those first and last names. As if the potential for confusion isn’t great enough, they’re both juniors and the two blondes look similar enough that they could be mistaken for relatives, which they are not. READ

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03/08/18 6:00am
03/08/2018 6:00 AM

You can’t tell who the players are without a scorecard. That’s especially true this year with the Southold High School baseball team and its new coach.

A new chapter in Southold baseball opened Monday with the team’s first official practice under coach Greg Tulley. Change is in the air. Tulley, who had coached the junior varsity team the past two years, takes over the varsity squad from Mike Carver, who stepped down after 17 years in charge. In addition, only three players from last year’s team are back. READ

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01/31/18 6:00am
01/31/2018 6:00 AM

After years and years of giving signs to his baseball players, Mike Carver recognized a sign when it came his way.

Carver said for the past few years he had been mulling over whether to hang up his cleats as Southold High School’s baseball coach. When a doctor told him he needed both of his kneecaps replaced, that ultimately made the decision for him. READ

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06/18/17 8:44pm
06/18/2017 8:44 PM

Call them summer rentals.

That is essentially what the players in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League are. Colleges entrust their players to the care of the HCBL clubs for the purpose of training and development. The Riverhead Tomcats’ new manager, Mike Amendola, had an apropos analogy. “Number one is sending them back healthy,” he said, “and the line I keep using is you’re driving somebody else’s Ferrari, so you got to make sure you treat it as such.”

One of those “Ferraris” was humming today.