Sunday, January 5, 2014

ESRaiders.com Presents "17 Games of East Side"

Worcester, MA --- As we are in the midst of the “12 Days of Christmas”, the editorial
staff at ESRaiders.com has compiled a “17 Games of East Side” list - a day-by-day look
at the jaw-dropping 17 elimination games that the Raiders won this past summer. After
dropping its first two “Opening 13” games (and first three contests overall), Post 201
had their back against the wall 17 times before finally succumbing in the Northeast
Regional championship game. Check back each day for a new entry.
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Saturday, December 28, 2013

Northeast Regional Finalist East Side Post 201 Doles Out Annual Awards  

Worcester, MA --- For the second time in three years, the East Side Post 201 Raiders
doled out major awards as part of its annual banquet following a season that saw the
team participate in the American Legion Baseball Northeast Regional tournament.
Like the 2011 event, this year’s celebration was held at the Italian American Civic Club
on Lake Ave.  
Joe Consolmagno was named the Most Valuable Player while Regan
Aghdam
took home Best Defensive Player accolades. Jimmy Smith was honored as the
Best Hitter and
Tim Brutto earned the coveted Commander Award. Zach Zona
claimed Best Pitcher laurels and
Peter Bovenzi was named the Rookie of the Year.
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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Northeast Regional Photos Available

Worcester, MA --- A total of 3,791 photos have been uploaded from the Northeast
Regional. The links below are for special events while game photos can be found on the
schedule page. Thanks to Mrs. Riley for the great photos all year!
REGIONAL BOUND | OPENING CEREMONY | AWARD CEREMONY


Monday, August 12, 2013

East Side Falls in Northeast Regional Championship Game

Middletown, CT --- The historic 2013 East Side Post 201 season came to a close with a
12-2 setback in seven innings to Branford, CT in the championship game of the
American Legion Baseball Northeast Regional on Monday night at Palmer Field. The
Raiders made it to the winner-take-all title tilt after defeating Barnstable 7-3 in the
first game of the day. This year's version of the squad sported a 25-11 record and fell one
game shy of booking a trip to the American Legion World Series held in Shelby, NC...
FULL RECAP | BOX SCORE | BOX SCORE | TELEGRAM | PHOTOS | PHOTOS


Sunday, August 11, 2013

East Side Survives and Advances Twice On Sunday at Northeast Regional

Middletown CT --- Regan Aghdam had a hand in all three runs in a 3-1 win over
Rochester, NH in the eye-opener and four different Raiders slugged three hits -
including
Jono Crimmin - in a 14-7 triumph over Branford, CT in the nightcap as East
Side Post 201 advanced to the final day of the 2013 American Legion Baseball
Northeast Regional. The Raiders will face Barnstable in a rematch of the Massachusetts
National Bound State Tournament title game at 1:00pm. The winner of that game takes
on Branford for a berth in the 2013 American Legion Baseball World Series in Shelby,
NC, which begins on Friday, August 16...
FULL RECAP | BOX SCORE | BOX SCORE | PHOTOS | PHOTOS


Saturday, August 10, 2013

Post 201 Turned Back By Host Middletown, 10-3, at Northeast Regional
By Brian Foley, Editor of College Baseball Daily

Middletown CT ---The East Side Post 201 Raiders struggled to get the key hit as they
dropped a 10-3 decision to the host Middletown, CT Post 75 squad at the 2013
American Legion Baseball Northeast Regional on Saturday evening. The Raiders will
be back in action on Sunday at 9:30am when they take on Rochester, NH Post 7 in an
elimination game. Should Post 201 stay alive, the team will be back in action later in
the day...
FULL RECAP | BOX SCORE | TELEGRAM | PHOTOS


Thursday, August 8, 2013

East Side Wins Northeast Regional Opener, 13-9

Middletown, CT --- Nate Frederick put the Raiders ahead for good with a three run
home run as he teamed with
Peter Bovenzi and Joe Consolmagno to account for nine
of the team's 16 hits - three each - to lead East Side Post 201 to a 13-9 win over
Colchester, VT on the opening day of the 2013 American Legion Baseball Northeast
Regional at Palmer Field on Thursday afternoon. East Side (22-9) will face host
Middletown, CT tomorrow night at 7:30pm while the Cannons (26-10) will meet
Windham, ME at 12:30pm...
FULL RECAP | BOX SCORE | CHARTER TV3 | TELEGRAM | PHOTOS


Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Northeast Regional Live Stats and Audio Information

Middletown, CT --- The American Legion will be offering live stats via GameTacker
and SportingNewsCT.com will have audio for all games of the 2013 American Legion
Baseball Northeast Regional at Palmer Field. The links below are for all games and
specific links for East Side contests will be published each day on the schedule page..
GAMETRACKER | SPORTINGNEWSCT | SCHEDULE


Sunday, July 21, 2013

Raiders Blank Grafton Hill, 7-0, in Regular Season Finale

Worcester, MA ---Steve Albert yielded two hits over six scoreless innings as East
Side Post 201 blanked visiting Grafton Hill Post 323, 7-0, in the final game of the
2013 Massachusetts American Legion Baseball Zone 4 regular season slate on Sunday
night at Tivnan Field at Lake Park. With the win, East Side improves to 21-9 overall
and finishes 18-8 in zone play for the second straight season...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Saturday, July 20, 2013

East Side Nets 20th Victory in Day-Night Doubleheader Split

Worcester, MA --- East Side Post 201 picked up an 18-6 win at Wachusett (Holden
Post 42) in five innings on Saturday morning before falling 10-7 to Milford Post 59 in
the nightcap, an eight inning contest at Tivnan Field. The Raiders, who have produced
eight 20-win seasons in nine years, move to 20-9 overall and 17-8 in Zone 4 action...
FULL RECAP  | PHOTOS


Thursday, July 18, 2013

Shrewsbury's Seven Run Outburst Sinks East Side, 7-3

Shrewsbury, MA --- Host Shrewsbury struck for seven runs in the first inning ignite
Post 397 to a 7-3 victory over East Side Post 201 in a Massachusetts Zone 4 baseball
contest played late Thursday afternoon.  With the result, Shrewsbury moves to 9-15 on
the season while the Raiders dip to 19-8 overall and 16-7 in zone play...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Wednesday, July 17, 2013

East Side Gets Back on Winning Track

Fiskdale, MA --- Jimmy Smith paced the Raiders with a 2-for-3 day at the plate with
a double and a triple to go along with an RBI and two runs scored as East Side Post 201
halted a three-game skid courtesy of a 5-2 victory over host Sturbridge Post 109 in an
American Legion Zone 4 contest at Tantasqua Regional High School on Wednesday
evening. Post 201 (19-7) improved to 16-6 in zone play while Sturbridge slipped to 8-
16 in the loop...
FULL RECAP


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Auburn Walks Off With 5-4 Victory Over East Side

Auburn, MA ---Zach Tower delivered a one-out bases-loaded single in the bottom of
the seventh as Auburn Post 279 walked off with a 5-4 win over visiting East Side Post
201 in an American Legion Baseball Zone 4 matchup at Auburn High School on
Tuesday night. Auburn evened out at 12-12 while East Side (18-7) slipped to 15-6 in
league action. Post 201's
Joe Consolmagno (2-for-4, double, run) extended his
hitting streak to 15 games...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Sunday, July 14, 2013

East Side Stunned by Main South

Worcester, MA --- Colin Fitzgerald had a no-hitter broken up after 4 1/3 while all
nine Main South Post 341 starters recorded a hit - seven with two or more - in a 17-5
triumph over host East Side Post 201 in an American Legion Baseball Zone 4 game on
Sunday night...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Saturday, July 13, 2013

Raiders Nine-Game Streak Snapped in National Bound State Tournament Title Tilt

Worcester, MA --- East Side Post 201 came up short in the 2013 Massachusetts
American Legion Baseball National Bound State Tournament title game as Barnstable
Post 206 claimed its second consecutive crown, and snapped the Raiders second nine-
game winning streak of the season, with an 8-6 victory on Saturday night at Fitton
Field...
FULL RECAP | TELEGRAM | PHOTOS


Friday, July 12, 2013

Post 201 Punches Ticket to National Bound State Title Game and Northeast Regional

Worcester, MA --- Regan Aghdam, Jimmy Smith and Joe Consolmagno each
recorded three hits while
Cam Frederick earned his fourth relief win of the season to
help East Side Post 201 reach the Massachusetts American Legion Baseball National
Bound State Tournament title game with a 9-6 triumph over Sudbury Post 191 on
Friday at Fitton Field. The Raiders (18-4), winners of their last nine games, are set to
face Barnstable Post 206 at 7:30pm on Saturday...
FULL RECAP | TELEGRAM | PHOTOS


Thursday, July 11, 2013

East Side Advances to National Bound State Tournament Semifinals

Worcester, MA ---Joe Consolmagno led all batters with three hits - all doubles - and
five RBI while
Zach Zona struck out six in a complete game one-hitter as East Side
Post 201 advanced to the Massachusetts American Legion Baseball National Bound
State Tournament semifinals with a 13-3 victory over Walpole Post 104 in an
abbreviated seven-inning game at Tivnan Field at Lake Park...
FULL RECAP | TELEGRAM | PHOTOS


Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Raiders Rally Past North County, 14-8

Worcester, MA --- Nate Frederick batted 4-for-5 with two singles, two doubles, two
RBI and three runs scored to pace East Side Post 201 in a 14-8  come-from-behind
triumph over host North County (Gardner Post 109) in an American Legion Zone 4
regular season baseball game at Stone Field. The Raiders sit at 16-4 overall and 15-4 in
zone action heading into Thursday's National Bound State Tournament quarterfinal
contest against Walpole Post 104 to open the eight-team single elimination
tournament at Holy Cross. First pitch is slated for 9:30am...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Sunday, July 7, 2013

Resilient Raiders Top Northbridge, 11-5

Worcester, MA --- Jono Crimmin batted 2-for-4 with three RBI and Joe
Consolmango
drove in three via a pinch hit double as East Side Post 201 ran its
winning streak to six games following an 11-5 triumph over visiting Northbridge Post
343 in a regular season American Legion Baseball Zone 4 matchup at Tivnan Field at
Lake Park. The Raiders (15-4) improve to 14-4 in zone play while Northbridge dips to
11-6 on the year...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Saturday, July 6, 2013

East Side Post 201 Advances to the National Bound State Tournament

Worcester, MA --- East Side Post 201, led by a three-run blast by Nate Frederick
and a 3-for-4 night by
Peter Bovenzi, advanced to the American Legion Baseball
National Bound State Tournament courtesy of a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over
Leominster Post 151 on Saturday night in the Zone 4 title game played at Tivnan Field
at Lake Park...
FULL RECAP | SCHEDULE | WEBCAST | PHOTOS


Friday, July 5, 2013

Raiders Ready to Face Rival Leominster in Winner-Take-All Zone 4 Tilt

Worcester, MA --- The East Side Post 201 Raiders will take on rival Leominster Post
151 on Saturday night at Tivnan Field at Lake Park for the right to represent Zone 4 in
the Massachusetts American Legion Baseball National Bound Tournament. Game time
is set for 7pm...
PREVIEW | WEBCAST


Wednesday, July 3, 2013

East Side Powers Past Cherry Valley, 9-3

Rochdale, MA --- Brothers Nate and Cam Frederick along with Erik Lacaire and
Jonathan Gonzales each recorded multiple hits and combined for all nine Raider RBI
as East Side Post 201 defeated host Cherry Valley Post 443 by a 9-3 margin in an
American Legion Zone 4 contest on Wednesday night at Rochdale Park. East Side
improves to 13-4 while Cherry Valley slips to 4-13. More on Thursday morning...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Sunday, June 30, 2013

East Side Secures Berth in Zone 4 National-Bound Championship Game

Worcester, MA ---Cam Frederick and Jimmy Smith combined to bat 4-for-7 with a
total of four RBI and two runs scored to help send East Side Post 201 to the
Massachusetts American Legion Zone 4 National-Bound Championship game courtesy
of a 7-3 victory over host Main South Post 341 in a Sunday matinée at Kevin D. Lyons
Baseball Diamond at Rockwood Park...
FULL RECAP


Saturday, June 29, 2013

East Side Walks Off With 3-2 Victory

Worcester, MA --- Tim Brutto delivered a bases loaded walk-off single in the bottom
of the seventh inning to propel East Side Post 201 to a critical 3-2 victory over visiting
Wachusett (Holden Post 42) in an important American Legion Zone 4 First 13 contest
on Saturday evening at Tivnan Field at Lake Park.  The win improves Post 201 to 10-2
(12-4 overall) and keeps the  Raiders in control of their own destiny for a spot in next
Saturday’s national-bound District championship game...
FULL RECAP | T&G SLIDESHOW   


Friday, June 28, 2013

Post 201 Shuts Down Grafton Hill, 4-0

Worcester, MA ---Zach Zona and Tim Brutto combined to hurl a one-hit shutout
while
Jack Riley hit a two-run double and stole home in a 4-0 East Side Post 201
victory over host Grafton Hill Post 323 in an American Legion Zone 4 matchup on
Friday night at Tivnan Field at Lake Park. East Side (10-4 overall) sits atop the First
13 standings (9-2) with two games remaining  Grafton Hill is now 6-4 in both
listings...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Raiders Streak Ends With 2-1 Setback at Northboro

Northboro, MA --- Matt Doyle fired a two-hitter and struck out six while Mike
Stamas
went 2-for-3 with a run scored and the go-ahead RBI walk as Northboro Post
234 ended East Side Post 201's nine-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory in an
American Legion Zone 4 tilt on Wednesday evening at Memorial Field. Northboro
improved to 4-6 while the Raiders slipped to 9-4 as the teams split the regular season
home-and-home series. East Side claimed the First 13 matchup, 11-1, this past Friday in
a six-inning game at Tivnan Field at Lake Park...
FULL RECAP


Monday, June 24, 2013

East Side Wins Ninth-Straight With 15-6 Decision Over Framingham in Five

Worcester, MA --- Jack Riley and Peter Bovenzi combined to bat 4-for-4 with five
RBI and five runs scored as host East Side Post 201 extended its winning streak to nine
games with a 15-6 decision in a weather-shortened five-inning American Legion Zone
4 baseball game on Monday night at Tivnan Field at Lake Park. The current winning-
streak is the longest since a 10-game stretch in 2009 that saw the Raiders win the final
seven games of the regular season and sweep through the sectional tournament after
earning a bye in the districts...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Sunday, June 23, 2013

Seventh Inning Surge Propels East Side Past Northbridge, 6-2

Whitinsville, MA --- Jimmy Smith delivered a one-out RBI double in the top of the
seventh to snap a 2-2 stalemate and push East Side Post 201 past Northbridge Post
343, 6-2, in a key American Legion Zone 4 tilt on a sun-soaked Sunday afternoon at
Northbridge Middle School. The Raiders improve to 8-3 overall and 8-2 in First 13
action while Northbridge dips to 5-4 on the year and in First 13 contests...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Friday, June 21, 2013

Doubles, Aggressive Baserunning Key Raiders 11-1 Victory Over Northboro, in Six

Worcester, MA --- Veteran Joe Consolmagno batted 3-for-4 with four RBI, a 3-run
double and a run scored to go along with a stolen base and rookie
Pat Gallagher sent
everyone home early as he drove an RBI double to right center to help lead East Side
Post 201 to it's seventh win in-a-row with a 11-1 triumph over Northboro Post 234 in
six innings on Friday afternoon in an American Legion Zone 4 baseball matchup at
Tivnan Field at Lake Park.
Zach Zona (2-1, 1.07 ERA) allowed one run - zero earned -
on four hits and struck out three in his second complete game win of the season...
FULL RECAP


Thursday, June 20, 2013

East Side Downs Framingham, 3-1

Framingham, MA --- Zach Zona drilled a two-run double in the fourth inning to help
push East Side Post 201 past host Framingham Post 74, 3-1, in an American Legion
Zone 4 baseball game on Thursday night at Bowditch Field. The Raiders (6-3) improve
to 6-2 in First 13 action while Framingham sports an identical 2-3 record in both
standings...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Raiders Top Sturbridge, 10-0, in Five Innings

Worcester, MA --- Peter Bovenzi struck out eight batters while Joe Consolmagno
and
Jimmy Smith each batted 2-for-3 and combined for three RBI as East Side Post
201 extended its winning-streak to five games following a 10-0 five-inning victory
over visiting Sturbridge Post 109 on Wednesday night in an American Legion Zone 4
tilt at Tivnan Field at Lake Park.  The Raiders improve to 5-3 on the season and 5-2 in
First 13 games. Sturbridge slipped to 4-2 (4-2 First 13) with the setback...
FULL RECAP


Monday, June 17, 2013

Post 201 Blanks North County, 5-0

Worcester, MA --- Jack Riley struck out nine in a complete game shutout as host East
Side Post 201 blanked North County Post 129, 5-0, in an American Legion Zone 4
Baseball matchup on Monday night at Tivnan Field at Lake Park. The Raiders extend
their winning streak to four games and are one game above .500 (4-3) overall and 4-2
in First 13 games while North County slips to 1-3 on the season and in First 13 play...
FULL RECAP | PHOTOS


Sunday, June 16, 2013

Raiders Fend Off Cherry Valley, 4-3, Following Brutto's Two-Run Blast

Worcester, MA --- Tim Brutto crushed a two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth
to propel East Side Post 201 past visiting Cherry Valley, 4-3, in an American Legion
Zone 4 Baseball game on Sunday afternoon at Tivnan Field at Lake Park. The Raiders
even out at .500 (3-3) overall and improve to 3-2 in First 13 contests. Post 443,
meanwhile, dips to 1-3 in both standings.
FULL RECAP


Saturday, June 15, 2013

Post 201 Snaps Four-Game Drought Against Shrewsbury With 4-0 Victory

Worcester, MA --- Zach Zona scattered four hits and struck out nine in a complete
game shutout as the East Side Post 201 Raiders defeated visiting Shrewsbury Post 397,
4-0, in an American Legion Zone 4 tilt on Saturday evening at Tivnan Field at Lake
Park. In addition to evening out at 2-2 in First 13 games, the Raiders (2-3) ended a
four-game drought against Shrewsbury (2-2, 2-2 First 13). Post 201 last topped Post
397 on June 23, 2010 in a 10-3 decision at The Lake...
FULL RECAP


Friday, June 14, 2013

East Side Enters Win Column With 7-2 Victory Over Auburn

Worcester, MA --- Regan Aghdam struck out six batters and helped his own cause
with an RBI single in the third as East Side Post 201 snapped a three-game skid with a
7-2 triumph over visiting Auburn Post 279 on Friday night in an American Legion
Zone 4 baseball game played at Tivnan Field at Lake Park. The Raider win is also the
first for rookie skipper
Dan Generelli...
FULL RECAP


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Raiders Edged by Milford, 4-3

Milford, MA --- Joe Cortese drove in the go-ahead run and Matt Ferrelli batted 2-
for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored as Milford held off visiting East Side to
claim a 4-3 American Legion Zone 4 victory on Wednesday night at Fino Field...
FULL RECAP


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

New Date and Time Announced for Road Game at Main South

Worcester, MA --- Monday's postponed game at Main South will now be played on
Sunday, June 30 at Worcester State. First pitch is slated for 2pm.


Sunday, June 9, 2013

East Side Swept by Leominster in Season-Opening Twinbill

Worcester, MA --- Nick Bergeron scored the go-ahead run in game one and belted a
solo home run to cap a Leominster three-run third inning in game two as Post 151
defeated host East Side Post 201, 4-1 and 5-3, in an American Legion Zone 4
doubleheader to open the 2013 campaign for both squads on Sunday night at Tivnan
Field at Lake Park ...
FULL RECAP


Saturday, June 8, 2013

New Time and Venue Announced for Sunday's Twinbill

Worcester, MA --- Tomorrow's rescheduled season opening doubleheader against
Leominster will now start at 5:30 on Sunday evening and will be played at Tivnan Field.
SCHEDULE


Friday, June 7, 2013

Raiders Season Opener Postponed

Worcester, MA ---Today's season opening twinbill against Leominster has been moved
to 2pm on Sunday at St. Peter-Marian. The home game against Auburn that was
originally slated for Sunday has been pushed to 5pm at Tivnan Field on Friday, June 14.
SCHEDULE


Saturday, May 11, 2013

Post 201 Releases 2013 Schedule

Worcester, MA --- The 2013 East Side Post 201 schedule has been released by first-
year Raider head coach Dan Generelli.
SCHEDULE
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