The Vermont Lake Monsters and Oakland Athletics have extended their Player Development Contract for the next two years through 2016, the two teams announced today.
Today the Vermont Lake Monsters looked to the future, signing nine standouts kids in communities from all over Vermont and New York, to be a part of the the first Little Lake Monsters Community All-Star Team.
The Vermont Mountaineers defeated the Laconia Muskrats 9-3 in game one of the Northern Division semifinals in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) playoffs.
The 11/12 year old Williston All-Stars defeated Bennington 27-0 to win the Vermont Little League State Championship.
The Vermont Lake Monsters have added four players to their roster with the addition of three pitchers and one infielder taken earlier this month during the Major League Baseball draft by the Oakland Athletics, the New York-Penn League team announced today.
Jared Quick had a chance to be play for BFA Fairfax on their way to a perfect season and Division II Baseball State Championship. Instead, he left before the season had ended to serve his country.
Saturday afternoon Rice Memorial senior Tommy Fitzgerald became the first Vermont student-athlete to win the football, basketball and baseball state championships since 2011.
Twenty one straight batters, twenty one straight outs. Not a single hit, not a single walk. Lake Region's Matt Messier is now a member of an incredibly rare group of baseball players. Matt can say he's thrown a perfect game, making him this weeks Athlete of the Week.
The BFA-St. Albans Connor Brothers, Mark and Ryan are the ABC22/FOX 44 Athletes of the Week. Ryan, the ace of the rotation thriving in his senior year. And Mark, a younger player growing into his game. Together, they're leading the Bobwhites to one of the best seasons in program history, making them this week's athletes of the week.
Westford, VT's Chuck McGill is on a hunt through baseball history for minor league no-hitter's.
The 2013, 2007 and 2004 World Series Titles visited Vermont Sunday. It was a treat for all Red Sox fans, and even a few Yankee fans.