Archive - May 1, 2014
PAWTUCKET â Kevin Boles had no problem with the umpireâs decision to pull the plug on Thursdayâs game. The fog that had engulfed McCoy Stadium reached a point where player safety had been seriously compromised.
Boles had a good view on the final play of this abbreviated contest: a shallow pop fly off the bat of Garin Cecchini that Indianapolis left fielder Chase dâArnaud had trouble finding. Luckily for the Indians, shortstop Robert Andino â remember him, Red Sox fans? â was able to make the catch for the first out in the home portion of the seventh inning.
PAWTUCKET â Itâs common to see a number of Pawtucket Red Sox hitters shuffle in and out of the indoor batting tunnel â located a stoneâs throw away from the home clubhouse at McCoy Stadium â prior to heading outside for more hitting and on-field work.
This time-tested practice was once again on full display Thursday afternoon, as Bryce Brentz, Alex Hassan, and others chose to take full advantage of the early work services offered by hitting coach Dave Joppie. Daniel Nava was also among the participants, which wasnât at all shocking.
Barbara A. Childress
PAWTUCKET - Barbara A. Childress, 73 of Pawtucket died Friday. Calling hours Saturday 2:00-5:00 p.m. Lachapelle Funeral Home, 643 Main Street, Pawtucket.
For the full obituary visit www.lachapellefuneralhome.com.
PAWTUCKET â There are more than 250 million people worldwide that suffer from IDD, or intellectual and developmental disabilities. About 7.5 million of those people alone live in the United States. Best Buddies Rhode Island is an organization that revolves around making the lives of people with IDD easier. The Best Buddies program of Rhode Island is hosting a âFriendship Walkâ that will take place in Slater Park on Sunday, May 4.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. while the walk will commence at 9 a.m.