Bravehearts Stage Comeback, Fall Just Short of FCBL Title

 by Tom MarinoAugust 23, 2020

NASHUA - The Worcester Bravehearts brought the winning run of its third straight FCBL Championship to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning in Nashua on Saturday night.

Nashua Silver Nights’ Brandon Dufault (senior, Northeastern) ended the game with a strikeout against Worcester’s Tyler Patane (senior, Franklin Pierce) to win the deciding game of the 2020 FCBL Championship, 5-3.

After winning game one of the three-game Championship Series, Worcester gave up three runs in the first inning in each of the two final games.

It was the seventh straight trip to the FCBL Championship for the Bravehearts, which now has a 4-3 finals record.

Nashua won its fifth FCBL title with the win, taking the lead for the most in league history.

The Bravehearts earned the home field advantage for the series during the regular season, but all three games were held in Nashua due to gathering restrictions in Massachusetts.

This Bravehearts season was summarized by the team’s official Twitter account after the game:

The Bravehearts are expected to return to play home games at Hanover Insurance Park on the Holy Cross campus in 2021.

Follow us on The016.com, the social network for Worcester and you!

Latest News

Worcester Honors Bob Cousy with Statue Unveiling June 18

The City of Worcester will honor Bob Cousy with the unveiling of a statue on Friday, June 18, at 2 PM at the DCU Center at 50 Foster St.
1 2 3 150

Worcester Red Sox Release All Single Game Tickets on Friday

The Worcester Red Sox release all single-game tickets on Friday, June 11, at 10 AM, to members of its free to join Booster Club.
1 2 3 150

Worcester Red Sox Launch Survey on Travel and Parking

The Worcester Red Sox ask those who have attended a game at Polar Park to provide feedback in a new survey released on Monday, June 7.
1 2 3 150

Recent Stories

Copyright © 2020
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram