Men's Varsity Baseball
Coach: Bill Frawley
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The LCCC Men's Baseball team is a competitive Varsity Sport Program open to student athletes who are enrolled Full Time (12-credit hours) during the sports season. Other eligibility requirements may apply depending on academic status. The team competes in the spring term against other two-year and four-year sports teams. The current cost to participate is $50.
Interested in joining the team?
Click here to complete the baseball interest form or contact Coach Frawley (440) 365-5222 ext 8321 or email email@example.com.
Home Playing Field is "The Pipeyard" in Lorain, 2840 Meister Road.
|LCCC Baseball News|
4/17/13 - Commodores Travel to Tri-C for Make-Up Game
LCCC traveled across town for a rescheduled game against Cuyahoga Community College on Wednesday. Tri-C scored 7 runs in the 6th inning to put the game out of reach for the Commodores, with a final score of 9 to 2. For the LCCC offense, Rob Perkins led the way going 2 for 4 and scoring a run. Branden Burke recorded another hit for the day, he is now ranked 19th nationally for hitting among NJCAA Division III teams, with a batting average of .452.
4/14/13 - Two Close losses to CCAC South
Two close games for the Commodores lead to two losses to the Community College of Allegheny County South in West Mifflin, PA on Sunday.
Game One: Lorain CCC 0, CCAC South 4
Victor Colon pitched a strong game but didn’t receive any help from the offense. Tyler Mazzei went 2 for 3 in the game but LCCC was unable to score any runs. The Commodores tried to jump start the offense with stolen bases by Tyler Mazzei, Branden Burke (2), and Tyler Williams (2) to no avail.
Game Two: Lorain CCC 2, CCAC South 4
Derrick Traxler and Anthony Monschein combined on the mound to keep LCCC close but again the offense was unable to produce enough runs. The Commodores finally got on the board in the sixth inning but it proved to be too little too late. Branden Burke and Ben Simkovich both went 2 for 4 in the game.
4/13/13 - Two Tough Games against Powerhouse Clark State
LCCC faced a strong Clark State team in Springfield, Ohio on Saturday. Clark State is 17-2 for the season and is one of the top nationally ranked teams in their league.
Game One: Lorain CCC 1, Clark State 19
LCCC never recovered from a 12 run first inning by Clark State. Along with only 3 Commodore hits for the game, that made for a long game.
Game Two: Lorain CCC 3, Clark State 15
The Commodore bats woke up in the second game, with doubles by Rob Perkins, Tom Strasko, and Jordan Hanuscin. Rob Perkins also recorded two RBIs. Unfortunately the Clark State hitters could not be stopped; LCCC used five pitchers in this effort. Tom Strasko suffered a cut to the chin which required stitches when hit by a ball while on the mound.
4/9/13- Another Heart Breaker Lost to Mercyhurst NE
LCCC again lost a pair of games to Mercyhurst North East, with the second game another lost in the final inning.
Game One: Lorain CCC 2, Mercyhurst NE 12
LCCC was only able to score two runs on 2 hits in the first game of this double header, with Mercyhurst putting up 13 hits for the game.
Game Two: Lorain CCC 2, Mercyhurst NE 3
Tom Strasko pitched a strong complete game in this heart breaker of a lost for LCCC. The Commodores were ahead going into the 7th inning but couldn’t hold the Saints when their batter reached base on an error and the next batter was able to bring him home with a hit. Calab Staller had 2 of the 3 hits for LCCC, with an RBI. Both teams had 3 hits and 3 errors.
4/7/13 - Baseball Team Goes Down in Two to Mercyhurst NE
LCCC lost a pair of games to a strong Mercyhurst North East team on Sunday. It was a beautiful day for baseball and the crowd enjoyed the games, particularly the second game nail biter.
Game One: Lorain CCC 5, Mercyhurst NE 15
Tyler Mazzei lead the Commodores with 3 hits which included a triple and a double. He also scored 2 runs. Three LCCC pitchers couldn’t hold the powerful hitters of Mercyhurst NE who had 14 hits.
Game Two: Lorain CCC 8, Mercyhurst NE 10
LCCC lost a heartbreaker in the second game of this double header. The Commodores lead until the final inning. Six players combined for 8 hits for LCCC. Branden Burke again went 2 for 3, scored 1 run and had 1 RBI. Tyler Williams went 2 for 4 with a double, 2 RBIs and scored 1 run. Derrick Traxler pitched 5 strong innings before being replaced by Anthony Monchien.
4/5/13 - Baseball Team Captures Two Games from OSU Mansfield
The LCCC baseball team made it to the winning column with a pair of wins at the Pipeyard on Friday against Ohio State-Mansfield. Spring weather made an appearance with the temperature warming up.
Game One: Lorain CCC 9, OSU Mansfield 8
Branden Burke and Rob Perkins lead the team, both going 2 for 3. Burke’s hits included a double and a triple, with 2 runs scored. Perkins hits included a double and he scored 3 runs. Tom Strasko was the winning pitcher and now has a record of 1-2. Perkins recorded a save for the game.
Game Two: Lorain CCC 7, OSU Mansfield 0
Rob Perkins continued his strong hitting in game two, going 2 for 4, with a double and 5 RBIs. Aaron Ruminski was the winning pitcher, holding OSU Mansfield scoreless in 5 innings of pitching.
4/4/13 - Baseball Team Travels to Westmoreland on Thursday
The LCCC baseball team traveled to Westmoreland County Community College in Youngwood, PA on April 4th to face the Wolfpack in a double header. Since the home opener on 3/15, the team has had three double headers cancelled due to poor field conditions.
Game One: Lorain CCC 2, Westmoreland CCC 9
Branden Burke went 2 for 3 with a double and scored a run in the first game of the day. Tom Strasko took the lost as pitcher with his second start of the season for the Commodores.
Game Two: Lorain CCC 3, Westmoreland 4
Brandon Arnold went 2 for 3 and Derrick Traxler went 3 for 3 in a hard fought game. Anthony Monchien took the lost as the pitcher.
3/15/13 - Baseball Begins Season with double header
Lorain CCC began its 2013 baseball campaign on Friday, March 15 with a double header at home at the Pipeyard in Lorain. The games had initially been scheduled for Saturday but were moved to Friday after looking at the weather forecast. It proved to be a good decision, with temperatures in the 40’s and the sun peeking through at times (Saturday was filled with rain, sleet, and snow). The Commodores took on the St. Clair CCC Skippers from Port Huron,Michigan, a Division II team playing their 13th game of their season after returning from their spring trip down South. The Commodores held tough in their losses in both games, with some great plays and signs of good things to come the rest of the season.
Game One: Lorain CCC 2, St. Clair CCC 7
Branden Burke went 3-4 and drove in a run in the first game. Tom Strasko has an impressive outing as pitcher through 5 innings, allowing just 1 run. The sixth inning proved to be costly, with Strasko allowing 6 runs.
Game Two: Lorain CCC 2, St. Clair CCC 10
Caleb Staller had the only hit through 5 innings for LCCC in the second game. The pitcher for St. Clair is now 4-0 for their season.