Baseball: Bears Drop Season Opener to Falcons


EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Bears baseball team were up against rivals, the St. Joes Falcons on Opening Day. In a highly anticipated pitchers duel the Bears had ace Tyler Burnham going up against Kyle Angel. The pitchers bout quickly turned into a slugfest and went into extra innings. However, St. Joes was able to pull out the victory over the Bears 9-5.


St. Joes struck first taking a 1-0 lead but EB was quick to answer back. EB Junior, David Bermudez led things off with a single and Senior Ryan Flynn drove him in with a RBI double to tie up the game. In the second inning St. Joes had a big inning as a result of 2-run triple by Anthony Favor. The Falcons took a 4-1 lead over the Bears. In the bottom half of the inning, East Brunswick also had a huge inning. EB put a lot of runners on base and were able to bring them home including a RBI single by Junior, Michael Falco. The Bears entered the third inning with a 5-4 lead over the Falcons.


Entering the 6th inning, EB pitcher Tyler Burnham was removed from the game due to the pitch count limit. Fellow Senior, Ryan Flynn came in to relieve Burnham. In the sixth, outfielder David Paribello made an outstanding catch to rob the Falcons of another run. The following inning Ryan Flynn struck out the side but the Bears were unable to add another run to the board resulting in extra innings.


In the 8th inning St. Joes added four runs and defeated the Bears 9-5 in an offensive battle for the first game of the season. 

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