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2019 Cape Cod Baseball League All Stars Shine Bright in Orleans

The 2019 Cape Cod Baseball League All Star Game was one to remember. The game took place at Eldredge Park in Orleans. It's the oldest Cape Cod League ballpark, and one of the oldest continuously used ballparks in the country opening in 1913. Eldredge Park also has the deepest center-field in the Cape League at 434 feet. Some Major Leaguers who have called it their summer home include Frank Thomas, Carlton Fiskand and Nomar Garciaparra. 5,293 fans filled the grassy hill to watch the game Sunday despite temperatures reaching 92 degrees. 

The classic East versus West game was one to remember. Early on, Harwich Harbor Hawk Joe Boyle of Notre Dame pitched the fastest recorded pitch at a Cape Cod League All Star Game at 100 mph. We also saw a rare inside the park home run curtesy of Gage Workman of the Brewster Whitecaps from Arizona State. Workman and teammate Brett Auerbach gave the East a 6-5 win against the West in walk off fashion.

Listen to the Game!

Read more about the game on the Cape Cod Baseball League Website

Final Score -East 6  West 5

East MVP-  Gage Workman, Brewster
West MVP- Matt McLain, Wareham
Homerun Hitting Contest Winner- Tyler Hardman, Brewster

Credit Alecia Orsini
5000 or more fans came out for the All Star game including major league scouts. (We even saw one in training!)

Thanks to our Broadcast Team:

Josh White, WCAI color/play-by-play

Sam Neidermann, WCAI play-by-play/color 

Scotty Gange, WCAI sideline reporter 

Dan Tritle, WCAI Host in Woods Hole 

David Goldstein, WCAI/WGBH Engineer 

Christopher Kelly, Audio Engineer 

Alecia Orsini, WCAI Director/Producer 

Olivia dePunte, WCAI Intern 

Micheal Lane, Cape League Intern working w/Scotty Gange

Bryce Johnson, Producer for the Orleans Firebirds

Special Thanks to 

Sue Horton, Orleans GM 

John Garner, Director of Broadcastingof the CCBL

Alecia Orsini is an award winning independent filmmaker and multi-media professional. She joined the team at WCAI in March of 2012 as a part time host. She became the Special Projects Assistant for Development department, where she coordinated events, volunteers and managed member engagement. As the Development Associate she continues to bring more meaningful connections to WCAI's members, fostering donor support of the station. Alecia also continues to fill in as host for Weekend Edition and All Things Considered.