While both teams tried to beat the heat, the Long Island Road Warriors beat the North Fork Ospreys, rather soundly, too.
Then again, the Road Warriors had a lot more to play for: a place in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League playoffs.
The Road Warriors turned up the heat and put an end to the Ospreys’ season as both teams labored under the baking sun on a sweltering Sunday. READ
Joe Tardif’s entrance into the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League was loud and dramatic.
In his first at-bat for the North Fork Ospreys, Tardif blasted a 3-and-2 pitch for a grand slam against the Long Island Road Warriors. “That was cool,” he said. READ
While an actual osprey soared above the baseball field at Jean W. Cochran Park in Peconic, making its presence known with high-pitched squeals, the North Fork Ospreys were making noise of their own down below. READ