Fielding – NMS Baseball http://nmsbaseball.com/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 15:21:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://nmsbaseball.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-54-150x150.png Fielding – NMS Baseball http://nmsbaseball.com/ 32 32 BJP uses central agencies to threaten MPs in Maharashtra Council poll: Congress https://nmsbaseball.com/bjp-uses-central-agencies-to-threaten-mps-in-maharashtra-council-poll-congress/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 14:46:00 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/bjp-uses-central-agencies-to-threaten-mps-in-maharashtra-council-poll-congress/ Congress MPs have been called directly by central investigative agencies and urged to support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Maharashtra Legislative Council elections scheduled for June 20, the State Congress Speaker said on Saturday. , Nana Patole. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), meanwhile, said that “the whole state of Maharashtra will witness a […]]]>

Congress MPs have been called directly by central investigative agencies and urged to support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Maharashtra Legislative Council elections scheduled for June 20, the State Congress Speaker said on Saturday. , Nana Patole.

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), meanwhile, said that “the whole state of Maharashtra will witness a miracle” on polling day.

“The BJP-led central government is abusing the [state] machinery to harass the opposition throughout the country. These [Central] agencies are misused to suppress the voice of opposition and intimidate it. Our MPs are called directly and urged to favor the BJP,” Patole said, adding that information on this would be revealed “at the appropriate time.”

The Congress leader said the Rajya Sabha election scenario will not repeat itself on Saturday. “The BJP is creating obstacles in the Legislative Council elections, but the calculation of the numbers is on our side. We need 12 votes for second seat while BJP needs 22 votes for fifth candidate [out of a total of 10 seats being polled]. However, BJP claims victory based on money and central investigative agencies, but it won’t work this time and MVA [Maha Vikas Aghadi, the ruling alliance] will win six seats,” he said.

The MVA alliance partner NCP said the state would witness a miracle on Monday, Election Day. “We are discussing the guarantee of quotas for all our candidates. Independents have been contacted and briefed on the vote and they have all confirmed that they will vote as instructed by the Chief Minister,” Deputy Chief Minister and NCP Leader Ajit Pawar said.

Mr Ajit Pawar said that with three MPs out of 288 already missing from the electoral list – two NCP MPs are in jail and one Shiv Sena MP has died – the quota to secure victory could be reduced to 26. “We are sure that not only our [MLAs] but even opposition MPs will vote for our candidates following their conscience,” he said.

Congress and the NCP have denied rumors of rifts within the MVA.

While the BJP nominated five candidates (Pravin Darekar, Ram Shinde, Shrikant Bharatiya, Uma Khapre and Prasad Lad), the three MVA alliance parties nominated two candidates each – the Shiv Sena nominated Sachin Ahir and Amshya Padvi; the NCP will field Ramraje Naik-Nimbalkar and Eknath Khadse; Congress aligns Chandrakant Handore and Bhai Jagtap. The June 20 election is expected to lead to a showdown between BJP’s Mr. Lad and Congress’s Mr. Jagtap.

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Matthew Etzel, Crosscutters score seven unanswered points in win over Trenton | News, Sports, Jobs https://nmsbaseball.com/matthew-etzel-crosscutters-score-seven-unanswered-points-in-win-over-trenton-news-sports-jobs/ Thu, 16 Jun 2022 02:58:30 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/matthew-etzel-crosscutters-score-seven-unanswered-points-in-win-over-trenton-news-sports-jobs/ Crosscutters first baseman Lance Logsdon catches Trenton at Bowman Field on Wednesday. JUDI PINKERTON/Sun Gazette Matthew Etzel wasn’t getting the extra hits he wanted. Single infield after single infield – not a bad problem to have – he hadn’t gotten more firepower into his swings. This was not the case Wednesday evening. The Crosscutters leader […]]]>

Crosscutters first baseman Lance Logsdon catches Trenton at Bowman Field on Wednesday. JUDI PINKERTON/Sun Gazette

Matthew Etzel wasn’t getting the extra hits he wanted. Single infield after single infield – not a bad problem to have – he hadn’t gotten more firepower into his swings.

This was not the case Wednesday evening. The Crosscutters leader and Panola product hit a pair of triples and went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs and RBIs in a 7-5 win over Trenton at Bowman Field.

“I had a little trouble seeing the higher speed,” Etzel said. “Tonight I just started to get my legs a bit more, keeping my head still, I ended up seeing the ball better and just getting the cannon on it. Good things happened.

All three of Etzel’s shots were on pitches over 95 mph. Etzel was also named Player of the Week after going 7-for-16 with a double, homer, three RBIs and three stolen bases with a .438 batting average between June 6 and June 12.

“It was nice. It definitely gave me a good boost to become player of the week, but at the end of the day I just want to win games with my team. And tonight we did that, “ Etzel said on the award.

After a one-out walk, Etzel scored one against the right wall for a triple RBI in the fifth inning. He was then doubled by second baseman Isaac Nunez, who then headed home on a wild field after smashing his way up to third.

Williamsport (7-5) dropped two runs in the second set. From there, the Crosscutters went seven unanswered runs behind hot bats and solid ground. Of the team’s seven hits, Etzel recorded three.

“Basically, I just try to stick to an approach where at the start of the count, I only swing on things that I know I can crush,” Etzel said. “Especially in countdowns too and also when I’m down with two strikes, just so I can play and play.”

Williamsport took full advantage of Trenton’s mistakes late in the fourth inning. Etzel took the lead with a hit to the center. He then advanced to second base when the pitcher tried to put him out early and the ball went past the baseman.

With Nunez next, another pass to first base sent Etzel all the way home and Nunez reached second. With one out, first baseman Lance Logsdon scored Nunez with a hit to right field to tie the game.

A hit from Daniel Harris and the defenseman’s pick moved Logsdon to third overall. Immediately after, Flood stole second base as Logsdon stole home, taking a one-run lead over the Thunder (6-6) in the process.

“We have to play the game. Their pitchers did well early on and we had to capitalize on the little things. Jesse Litsch, Head of Crosscutters, said. “Some guys had some big hits in good situations and that definitely helps the process, putting some runs on the board and coming out of some innings.”

The Thunder made noise in the second inning by starting with a line drive to right field from Ryan McCarthy (2 for 4, RBI) for a one-out double. After a walk, McCarthy stole third base and was driven home with a hit to right field by Nate Ochoa.

Back on top of command for Trenton, Mason Hammonds hit an RBI single to charge the bases before the Crosscutters came out of the inning with a flyout.

Behind Lex Garcia, the Williamsport squad completed back-to-back 5-4-3 double plays. Garcia took the win on the mound with two scoreless frames and struck out two.

“It’s something we’ve done well all year. We line up the ball pretty well,” Litsch said. “Our guys, wherever we put them, everyone has been in the infield, so the infield is pretty versatile. It has certainly been a plus on our side as far as the pitch is concerned. We did some stuff early today and it looked clean there, so it definitely went to play.”

The Crosscutters also entered the game with an MLB Draft League-leading .971 fielding percentage. Out of 379 total chances, Williamsport had committed just 11 errors. Through nine more rounds on Wednesday, the field remained sharp and error-free.

“In reality, we have done our job. The guys got to work. They’re doing what they need to do to improve and they’re out there taking ground balls every day. Litsch said. “They’re the ones doing it, we’re just the ones guiding them.”

McCarthy hit a two-out RBI single to cut the game to four runs in the top of the eighth. EJ Exposito hit a two-run homer with an outspeed of 101 mph to cut the game to two runs before an out was taken in the ninth.

With three more hits, Williamsport currently ranks second in the league in this category with five triples and a record 25 doubles.

“We swung the bats. We came over there, told them to be aggressive early on and they kind of did. Litsch said. “We got on them and tried to do the best we could and got a few hits in decent situations.”


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Strong spring | News, Sports, Jobs https://nmsbaseball.com/strong-spring-news-sports-jobs/ Tue, 14 Jun 2022 06:33:01 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/strong-spring-news-sports-jobs/ Six Jamestown Community College baseball players received All-WNYAC recognition for their spring seasons. Pictured above, from left, are first-team members Bryce Jackson, Yordangel Gonzalez and Nate Johnson. Pictured below, from left, are second teams Wyatt Hennessy, Billy Harmon and Ayden Reagle. Photos by Austin Lindell SANBORN — The Western New York […]]]>

Six Jamestown Community College baseball players received All-WNYAC recognition for their spring seasons. Pictured above, from left, are first-team members Bryce Jackson, Yordangel Gonzalez and Nate Johnson. Pictured below, from left, are second teams Wyatt Hennessy, Billy Harmon and Ayden Reagle. Photos by Austin Lindell

SANBORN — The Western New York Athletic Conference has announced the 2022 All-WNYAC baseball teams with six players from Jamestown Community College receiving the honors.

For the Jayhawks, redshirt freshman pitcher Bryce Jackson (Jamestown, NY/Jamestown HS), redshirt freshman first baseman Yordangel Gonzalez (Miami/Miami Jackson Senior HS), and shortstop / pitcher Nate Johnson (Lakewood, NY / Southwestern HS) all received All-WNYAC First Team honors. Outfielders Wyatt Hennessy (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago HS), Billy Harmon (Racine, Ohio/Southern Local HS) and Ayden Reagle (Bemus Point, NY/Maple Grove HS) received second-team honors.

Jackson was once again the go-to man on the mound, going 4-4 ​​in nine appearances including one stoppage. He had a 2.23 ERA and struck out 57, good for 11.57 strikeouts per nine innings. Jackson’s ERA is down 0.47 from a year ago while giving up fewer runs, earned runs and walks.

Jackson eclipsed the 100 strikeout mark for his career, striking out a career-high 13 batters in a season-opening 7-0 win over Westmoreland County CC. Jackson’s performance earned him NJCAA Region 3 Player of the Week. He had another double-digit batting performance this season, striking out 12 batters for Onondaga CC to claim the win in a 1-0 game.

Another highlight of the season for Jackson came in a wild 13-12 win over SUNY Broome CC, entering the game in the top of the seventh inning for the save opportunity. The right-hander ended the Hornets offense and retired two to preserve the victory.

Gonzalez has made a big leap this season at the plate, tallying 36 hits, 17 extra hits, a .356 batting average and 1.029 over-base percentage while leading in 27 runs. He hosted five games where he had three hits. At Tompkins Cortland CC, Gonzalez went 3-for-3 in Game 2, including a home run, and had a season-high four runs.

Gonzalez was also a solid first baseman on the defensive end, collecting 149 outs on 156 attempts for a .974 save percentage.

Johnson was stellar at the plate in the first roll, collecting a team-high 38 hits, 17 extra hits, hitting .388 and an over-base percentage of 1.074. He had a career-high four hits against Finger Lakes CC, including three doubles in Game 2 on April 24.

On the mound, Johnson saw action in eight games where he picked up a win and a stoppage. Johnson retired 14 batters during the season.

Hennessy was a fine combination of power and speed, tallying 25 hits, including 14 extra hits, a .281 batting average and .922 slugging percentage on base plus while making 22 carries. He had a monster game in a wild 13-12 win over SUNY Broome CC in Game 2 of a doubleheader, going 4-for-5 and leading in seven points to help ignite the Jayhawks’ offense.

Later that season against the Hornets, Hennessy went 3-for-5, including two homers, in Game 1 of a doubleheader. From the field, Hennessy had a .953 field percentage with 37 out of 43 attempts.

Harmon was a jack of all trades this season for the Jayhawks, seeing action in the outfield, on the mound and some behind the plate. He also saw his numbers jump from a year ago, collecting 23 hits, six doubles, a .295 batting average, a .790-plus strike on base while leading in 15 runs.

Harmon had a season-high three hits in three different games while having a season-high three RBIs in the season opener against Westmoreland County CC.

On the mound, Harmon was 2-3 while striking out 13 batters. From the field, he had 25 out of 33 attempts for a .909 field percentage.

Like the rest of the group, Reagle saw his numbers improve exponentially in his second season with the Jayhawks. He had 23 hits, a .324 batting average and a .776 over-base strike.

Reagle had two hits in seven different games during the year to accompany a season-high two RBIs in Game 2 of a doubleheader at SUNY Broome CC. On the field, Reagle was a solid as they come with 42 out of 44 attempts for a .955 field percentage.



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Hembe raises alarm over continued commissioning of his name as midshipman by APC https://nmsbaseball.com/hembe-raises-alarm-over-continued-commissioning-of-his-name-as-midshipman-by-apc/ Sat, 11 Jun 2022 21:53:05 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/hembe-raises-alarm-over-continued-commissioning-of-his-name-as-midshipman-by-apc/ By Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Labor Party (LP) gubernatorial candidate in Benue State, Herman Hembe, has sounded the alarm over the continued candidacy of his name by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as one of its aspirants. Hembe who threatened to take legal action against the APC, in a statement he personally signed and made […]]]>

By Rose Ejembi, Makurdi

The Labor Party (LP) gubernatorial candidate in Benue State, Herman Hembe, has sounded the alarm over the continued candidacy of his name by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as one of its aspirants.

Hembe who threatened to take legal action against the APC, in a statement he personally signed and made available to reporters on Saturday, revealed that at the time the APC primaries took place , he was no longer a party wannabe as he once had been. his letter of resignation from the party to its Chairman of Mbake Ward in Konshisha Local Government Area.

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“As in the days when the treachery called the APC party primaries was taking place, I was neither an aspirant nor a member of the Party.”

He said it was after he withdrew his candidacy and membership from the APC that he joined the Labor Party to continue the search for a platform to offer as a viable alternative to the Benue people.

“This quest was rewarded with a resounding victory when I emerged victorious as the Labor Party’s gubernatorial candidate in a Party-led free and fair primary in Makurdi on June 9, 2022. I consider it a misdeed malicious and intentional that the APC continues to list my name as participating in their treacherous drills.

The two-term legislator representing Jechira Federal Constituency noted that “other than intentional mischief, there is therefore no reason for APC managers in Benue State to continue to present my name as than participating in their party’s activities.

“In the most ridiculous way imaginable, they gave me votes as it suited them
in the shambolic exercise of May 29, as well as the second so-called “rebroadcast” episode of June 9, 2022.

“This press release is intended to draw public attention to the wrongdoings of the APC and to disassociate me from the party and its alleged activities.

“In addition to this press release, I have instructed my attorneys to take legal action against the APC for their persistent and malicious lying against me,” he said.

Hembe added that while the APC continues to squirm in deadly spasms of self-inflicted wounds, the Labor Party has begun the process of mobilizing the people of Benue to chart a new course for their collective destiny.

“I am proud and honored to be at the forefront of this new beginning. And my message to the people of Benue is simple: don’t pass out, help is on the way,” Hembe said.

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Sumner Tunnel traffic nightmare to begin this week: weekend closures begin this Friday June 10 https://nmsbaseball.com/sumner-tunnel-traffic-nightmare-to-begin-this-week-weekend-closures-begin-this-friday-june-10/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 19:42:41 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/sumner-tunnel-traffic-nightmare-to-begin-this-week-weekend-closures-begin-this-friday-june-10/ At a meeting in 2017, MassDOT officials, in response to the daily traffic jam during the morning commute caused by the reconfiguration of the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza, were forced to admit that they had used outdated traffic data during the preparation of the toll plaza project. MassDOT officials’ numbers were so wrong it was […]]]>

At a meeting in 2017, MassDOT officials, in response to the daily traffic jam during the morning commute caused by the reconfiguration of the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza, were forced to admit that they had used outdated traffic data during the preparation of the toll plaza project.

MassDOT officials’ numbers were so wrong it was almost laughable that a major state agency could botch a major road improvement project in east Boston that was supposed to improve traffic, not make it worse. .

From inadequate traffic studies to sparsely attended community meetings before the toll plaza project begins, Eastie residents are experiencing a bit of deja vu when it comes to the upcoming Sumner Tunnel project.

MassDOT will close the Sumner Tunnel every weekend for the next 36 weeks starting this Friday (June 10), then close the tunnel completely for four months in the spring of 2023.

During a webinar last week, it’s clear that residents are growing weary of the upcoming project.

A question posed to MassDOT officials at last week’s meeting that captured the sentiment of the community at large touched on the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza debacle.

When asked how Eastie residents could trust anything MassDOT is saying regarding impacts on traffic, timelines and community process given the severely mismanaged toll plaza project.

“I guess in a general sense, the department is still trying to learn from our previous projects,” MassDOT’s Dan Fielding said in response to the question. “We have the detour route setup through the Ted Williams Tunnel as well as this alternate detour route in and around to try and capture people going to 93 North and have them use Route 1A to the Route 16, then over the Tobin Bridge. Right now we are looking at so many of these types of implementations as well as portable and editable message boards that will give people the most up-to-date information.

However, the answer to the question sounded very much like residents of the plans that were in place before the toll plaza was reconfigured and many knew how it happened and Eastie has been paying the price ever since.

With the first phase of the project kicking off this weekend, MassDOT still cannot confirm whether the MBTA Blue Line will be free to residents of Eastie as a mitigation for the impacts the project will have on commuters living here. A free blue line has been something residents have requested at every meeting leading up to this point.

However, a few crumbs were thrown Eastie’s way.

“The current mitigation included for East Boston residents is that during tunnel closures, East Boston residents active in the East Boston Resident EZ Pass program will receive discounts on the Tobin Bridge and the Ted Williams tunnel,” Fielding said, forgetting that Eastie residents already get a discount. at Ted Williams. “MassDOT is in active discussions to identify other potential travel alternatives during the tunnel’s four-month closure in 2023.”

At a meeting in May, MassDOT officials never once mentioned weeknight lane closures, but the week following that meeting, the Sumner Tunnel was reduced to one lane most nights. Residents flooded social media with photos and videos of traffic that looked more like an early morning commute than a random Wednesday night at 11 p.m.

However, MassDOT has confirmed that single-lane nighttime closures will periodically be in place for ongoing maintenance and prep work to support weekend closures.

Some transport experts have pointed out that traffic from Eastie could be rerouted to the Callahan and exit on the emergency ramp onto North Street in the North End and then turn left onto Cross Street. Although not ideal, some believe it is much better than a complete closure of the Sumner Tunnel for four full months. During the Big Dig, the Sumner and Callahan tunnels would periodically handle two-way traffic while work was being completed.

Fielding said that during the design phase the idea of ​​using the Callahan Tunnel when closing the Sumner Tunnel was considered.

“But MassDOT rejected the idea because it would significantly reduce tunnel capacity and make it harder for emergency vehicles to drive through the tunnel,” Fielding said.

At last week’s meeting, Eastie resident Joanne Pomodoro said weekend closures and full closures next year were a public health emergency.

“All the tunnels are already difficult to go through and there are always reinforcements,” Pomodoro said. “My concern is how do EMS ambulances, which can barely pass through the tunnels now, pass through the Ted Williams (the only remaining tunnel option to the city center once the project begins)? Mass General is a hop and a hop and a hop for most of us who live here, but now emergency vehicles are going to have to drive around the Ted Williams and sit in traffic in this tunnel when the minutes and seconds can mean the difference between life and death in an emergency.

Fielding said MassDOT was actively coordinating with emergency responders as well as Mass General.

“As we conduct tabletop exercises in meetings with emergency responders and ambulance services to support their operating procedures,” Feilding said. “We will have tow trucks in place during one of the shutdowns as well as police details.”

MassDOT traffic engineer Gary McNaughton said MassDOT will target areas near the tunnel entrance with police details. McNaughton said that in an emergency, detail cops would direct traffic away from the tunnel entrance to allow emergency vehicles to enter. they will be directed to.

]]> Liberia: Bility’s Mobile Broken – allAfrica.com https://nmsbaseball.com/liberia-bilitys-mobile-broken-allafrica-com/ Tue, 07 Jun 2022 07:25:29 +0000 https://nmsbaseball.com/liberia-bilitys-mobile-broken-allafrica-com/ Liberia’s Supreme Court has upheld a petition filed by the Unity Party seeking legitimacy to participate in Lofa’s upcoming senatorial race. The UP lawsuit arose out of an earlier request by the CPP, through embattled Liberty Party (LP) chairman Musa Bility, asking the electoral governing body to stop the UP to present its own candidates […]]]>

Liberia’s Supreme Court has upheld a petition filed by the Unity Party seeking legitimacy to participate in Lofa’s upcoming senatorial race.

The UP lawsuit arose out of an earlier request by the CPP, through embattled Liberty Party (LP) chairman Musa Bility, asking the electoral governing body to stop the UP to present its own candidates in the by-election of Lofa and by extension. , the presidential and legislative elections of 2023, on the basis of their withdrawal from the CPP.

This was confirmed by the NEC Hearing Officer and subsequently reaffirmed by its Board of Commissioners on 25 April 2022, denying the party the constitutional right to participate in an electoral process, until the High Court can make a decision to this effect.

This ruling by the National Electoral Commission (NEC) was challenged and the party appealed to the Supreme Court which is the final arbiter of justice in Liberia.

In its judgment over the weekend, the Supreme Court ruled that Article 8.5(2) of the CPR Framework Documents violated the Constitution which is the organic law of the land on this basis the Unity Party was awarded the full right to nurture a candidate of their own in the ongoing Lofa County by-election.

The High Court finds that the CPP is wrong in including such a clause in its legal document, knowing that it contravenes the Constitution, which supersedes all other laws, statutes, etc.

According to the Supreme Court, the constitution of Liberia is the supreme and fundamental law of the land and its provisions have binding force and effect on all authorities and persons throughout the Republic.

This means that all laws, treaties, statutes, decrees, customs and regulations found to be inconsistent with it, to the extent of the inconsistency, are void and of no legal effect and must be declared so by the Supreme Court.

Section 8.5(2) of the CPP Framework Document which prevents constituent political parties of the CPP that have duly withdrawn from said collaboration from fielding candidates for election violates Article 17 and Article 79 of the Constitution of the Liberia.

As purported Article 8.5(2) of the CPC Framework Document, being manifestly contrary to the Constitution, statutory laws and public order, the Supreme Court further declares it null and void.

“The Appellants, ALP, and UP having duly withdrawn from the CPP are free and unfettered to pursue any political interest on their behalf, including fielding candidates for the Lofa County Senate by-election, if they choose” , the court added.

The High Court recognizes and subscribes to Article 25 of the Constitution of Liberia which adheres to the principle of sanctity of contract; however, where a contract violates the Constitution or any statutory law, such a contract, the Court said, has no sanctity to be confirmed, protected or enforced.

The CPP originally consisted of four opposition political parties to include: UP, ANC, ALP and LP, the CPP later split, leaving only the ANC and a faction of the LP as allies following bitter internal conflicts.

It should be recalled that on May 9, the Board of Commissioners of the National Election Commission announced that it had postponed the planned by-election in Lofa County scheduled for May 10, 2022 and that it would be held according to the result of legal proceedings brought by the Collaborating Political Parties (CPP), the Unity Party (UP) and the All Liberians Party (ALP).

NEC Chairman, Mrs. Davidetta Brown Lansanah also announced that the NEC has been awarded the budgeted amount of US$1.2 million for the conduct of elections in Lofa County.