BOULDERS TIE UP JACKALS IN THE STANDINGS WITH ONE DAY TO GO
The Boulders blanked the Jackals 3-0.
Starting pitcher Joe Donino picked up the win as he went six innings and gave up just one hit and had four strikeouts. Relievers Shawn Gilblair and Luis Sanz worked the seventh and eighth innings and then Chad Robinson earned the save as he closed things down in the ninth.
Elsewhere, the Aigles and the Capitales were postponed due to rain and will make the game up as a part of a doubleheader on Monday.
2014 CAN-AM ALL-STARS ANNOUNCED
Jackals lead the pack with four representatives
The Can-Am League office has announced the 2014 All-Star Team. The New Jersey Jackals lead the league with four representatives, including this season's Pitcher of the Year Michael Antonini (pictured) and Relief Pitcher of the Year Salvador Sanchez
Rockland's Antone DeJesus took home the Can-Am League's Defensive Player of the Year honor.
HELMS HERALDED AS TOP ROOKIE
Quebec OF hits .316, slams 15 doubles
Matt Helms did not take long to adjust to the professional circuit. The Quebec Capitales outfielder posted the third-best batting average in the Can-Am League in his inaugural season of professional baseball and has been awarded for his work with the Can-Am League Rookie of the Year Award.
The Capitalesí outfielder holds a .316 average and has totaled 31 RBI in 83 games.
JACKALS NEVER TRAIL AS THEY DOWN BOULDERS 6-5
New Jersey put four runs up in the second inning.
The New Jersey Jackals put a four-spot on the board in the top of the second inning and never looked back as they beat the Rockland Boulders 6-5. The win put the Jackals a full game in front of the Boulders in the standings. The Jackalsí second inning was powered mostly by a three-run home run from C Tony Caldwell (pictured). 3B Jeremy Barnes scored earlier in the inning on a sacrifice fly. Caldwell went 2-for-4 in the game with two runs scored to go along with his three RBI. CF Alonzo Harris was the only other Jackal to have more than one hit as he went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Elsewhere, the Capitales edged the Aigles 5-4.
QUEBEC'S FUENMAYOR NAMED PLAYER OF THE YEAR
96 RBI propel Capitales INF to top honors
Quebec Capitales INF Balbino Fuenmayor (pictured) has been a model of production and consistency throughout the 2014 season. As a result of his dominant season, Fuenmayor has been voted the Can-Am League Player of the Year for 2014.
Fuenmayor has been far and away the best run-producer in the Can-Am League. His 96 RBI not only lead the league, they place him 25 RBI above the next-highest total.
BIG EIGHTH INNING PROPELS BOULDERS TO WIN
The Boulders beat the Jackals to tie things up on top of the standings.
The Boulders were trailing 3-1 heading into the seventh inning when they began their comeback. In the bottom of the seventh, C Marcus Nidiffer led things off with a solo home run and in the eighth 1B Jerod Edmondson did the same thing. Nidiffer scored on a single from SS Junior Arrojo later in the inning and in the next at bat, 2B Matt Nandin (pictured) singled home another pair of runs.