The MCBL is happy to announce the names of the 2017 head coaches.  They are listed below:

  1.  Bergen Mallers                   -    Steve Mimms, Bergen Community College head coach
  2.  Hudson River Hawks           -    Fernando Fuentes, Caldwell University assistant coach
  3.  Northern Valley Patriots     -    Marc Palestina, William Paterson College assistant coach
  4. ​ Overpeck Creek Monsters   -    Gil Zayas, North Bergen High School varsity coach
  5.  Pascack Valley Cats            -    Rich Cesca Jr., St. Thomas Aquinas assistant coach
  6.  Randolph Chiefs                 -    Doug Anderson, Randolph High School varsity coach
  7.  CP Royals                           -    Brian Gelalia
  8. North Jersey Horned Frogs   -    Pat Driscoll, Ramapo College assistant coach
  9. DiMaggio Bombers               -   Dave Kaplow, former assistant coach at Drew University
  10.  NJ Nationals                       -   Frank Orlando
  11.  Shore Baseball                    -   Jon Book
  12.  Pineland Starz                    -   Keith Boswick, General Manager.  Field manager to be named at a later date.

Glen Rock's Jeff Kopytadelivering a pitch during the All Star game played on July 23rd.  He was there representing the Bergen Mallers.

 We will be providing GAME RECAP and DUGOUT NOTES from the majority of our baseball games.  They are all written by interns and baseball players.  Recap will provide just that, a recap of the game - similar to what one reads in the papers.  DUGOUT NOTES are written from in game baseball players giving you an insight into the dugout.  


UPCOMING GAMES - Wednesday  June 12:

June 11, 2017:   Pineland falls to the Nats in a make-up game, 12 to 5.

June 12, 2017 Schedule:  Results of games:

  • Hudson defeats Overpeck 6-1.
  • Northern Valley loses to Bergen 11 - 1.
  • DiMaggio falls short Pineland 9-8.
  • Nats dimantled Shore Baseball 12-1.
  • The Horned Frog facing resurgent Pascack play to a 4-4 tie.
  • Randolph plays CP Royals and falls short 3-1.

June 10, 2017 Schedule:  Results of games:

  • CP Royals splits with Nationals winning game 1 3-0 and losing the nightcap 9-6.
  • Bergen Mallers lose Shore Baseball  8 to 2 in game 1, and tie 7 to - Lakewood
  • Randolph Chiefs play two against Pineland Starz at Linden
  • Pascack Valley sweeps Overpeck 5-0 and 3-2.
  • DiMaggio loses game 1 to Horned Frogs 8-2, and nightcap ends in a 7-7 tie.
  • Hudson sweeps Northern Valley  2-1 and 4-2.

June 7, 2017 Schedule:  Results of games:

  • Bombers defeat the Nationals 15 to 7.
  • Pineland Starz continue their winning ways by defeating Shore Baseball 4 to 1.
  • Mallers defeat Valley Cats 4 to 2.
  • Overpeck travels to Randolph and return with a win - 7 to 5 over Randolph.
  • Hudson River Hawks fall to the Royals 5 to 4.
  • Horned Frogs defeats Patriots 7 to 2.

June 6, 2017 Results:  Results of games:

  • All games scheduled were postponed due to rain.  Pineland at Bombers and Shore at Nationals.  Both games will be rescheduled.

June 5, 2017 Results: Results of games played:

  • Northern Valley comes back from a 2 deficit to defeat PV Cats 5 to 3.
  • Hudson River Hawks v. Randolph Chiefs postponed due to wet field conditions.
  • In Edison, The Nationals lose to visiting Pineland 6 to 4.
  • Game of the day, Bergen Maller pitcher Ryan Vasel shines with a complete game shutout of the NJHF 1-0.
  • DiMaggio Bombers and Shore Baseball game was postponed due to poor field conditions.
  • The barn burner of the day, CP Royals with a walk off by Santo Guint4, defeat the Creek Monsters 12-11.

June 3, 2017 Results:  Results of games played:

  • Randolph Chiefs sweep doubleheader against Pascack Valley Cats, 3 to 1 in game 1, and 2-0 game two.
  • Doubleheader split between NJHF and the NJ Nationals.  NJHF wins first game 7 to 6 in extra innings.  And the Nats  win the nightcap 10 to 5.
  • Pineland travels north to FDU to win two one run ballgames against the Mallers - 6 to 5 and 3 to 2.
  • Overpeck travels to Linden and drop two to the Bombers, 5 to 2, and then shutout 2-0.
  • Shore Baseball travels to Petruska, and Hudson River Hawks sweeps them, 6 to 2, and then 2 to nothing.
  • Northern Valley Patriots travel acress Bergen County to face off against the CP Royals.  The Royals kept the Pats at bay by winning both ends, 7 to 2 and then 6 to 2.

June 1, 2017: Results of games played:

  • Bergen Mallers win 2 in a row by defeating PV Cats 5 to 3.  Game recap forthcoming.
  • Overpeck does it again, second game, second tie; 3 to 3 tie against Randolph.  Game recap forthcoming.
  • Royals defeat the Hudson River Hawks, 9 to 2.  Game recap forthcoming.
  • North Valley Patriots defeat NJ Horned Frogs at Ramapo 4 to 1.  Game recap forthcoming.

May 31, 2017:  Here are the results of today's games:

  • Bergen Mallers defeated The Northern Valley Patriots 8 to 6.  Game recap forthcoming.
  • North Jersey Horned Frogs defeated the Pascack Valley Cats by one run, 4 to 3.  Second one run loss for the Cats.  Game recap forthcoming.

May 24, 2107:   The North Jersey Horned Frogs defeated the Bergen Mallers 9 to 4. 

  • Hudson River Hawks made a huge statement with a 12-1 win over last season's Champions, the Randolph Chiefs.
  • Shore Baseball gave the Bombers their second loss of the season, 6 to 1.
  • NJ Nationals gets their second win by defeating the Pineland Starz 8 to 2.
  • In a barn burner, the Northern Valley Patriots hold off a comeback from the Pascack Valley Cats 10 to 9.
  • The game of the day, was a 10 inning affair between the CP Royals and the Overpeck Creek Monsters, ending in a 3 to 3 tie.   GAME RECAP.  DUGOUT NOTES.

​​May 21, 2017:   The NJ Nationals hosted the DiMaggio Bombers in the first game of the 2017 MCBL season.  Nats outlasted the Bombers 2 to 1.  GAME RECAP.

DAN COONEY

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Congratulations to the coaching staff and the players for a well player season.  

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On April 9th, the New Jersey baseball community lost Babson's Dan Cooney  who played for the Northern Valley Patriots last season.   We at the MCBL are heartbroken as we lost an outstanding young man, with a great future.   

​His infectious smile and personality will be deeply missed in the New Jersey baseball world.  

Please keep him and his family  in your prayers and thoughts.  Also pray  for his friends and baseball teammates at Babson, Saint Peter's Prep and the NV Patriots.