NEW YORK — When Elizabeth Benn first started pitching in the New York Metro Baseball League, an amateur collective for former college players and weekend warriors, an opposing batter would step into the box and laugh. Just like that. Happened all the time.
On Wednesday, June 5, NYCMBL rookie Adrian Rodriguez got a glimpse of baseball beyond the boroughs when the hard-throwing youngster was selected by the Texas Rangers in 39th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft.
The weather has not been good to the Yonkers Railsplitters and the New York City Metro Baseball League (NYCMBL). This season over 60 games have had to be cancelled or rescheduled across the league and only a hand full of games have been played since May 12th. Governors...
With regular season baseball underway, it’s almost time for the New York City Metro Baseball season to begin. Opening Day for the Yonkers Railsplitters Double-A Team is Sunday, April 8th with the Single-A team scheduled to open on Saturday, April 7th.