The Raleigh Braves, one of the CNCMSBL travel teams, spent the week in sunny Phoenix, AZ at the 2017 MSBL World Series. Competing in the full 50+ division the team of 18 players found their bats hot and cool pitching in the dessert.

MVP rights were given to Dan “Dr. K” Kopitzke. Dan pitched in all games except one, throwing 34.66 innings with ERA of 0.78.  Kopitzke recorded 5 wins and 1 save with opponents batting only 0.182 against him.  And if that was not enough he batted 0.481 with a 0.576 OBP with 11 RBIs, 2 doubles and 4 triples!

 50+ RALEIGH BRAVES
2017 ARIZONA WORLD SERIES

Tournament Game Summary

Game 1: October 15, 2017   10:00 am

@ Goodyear Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
Raleigh Braves 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 8 12 4
East Bethalto Dodgers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 2

WP: Dan Kopitzke (7 IP)

Jack Myers (2 IP)

 

Game 2: October 16, 2017  9:30 am

@ Salt River D5

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
DuPage Angels 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 3 8 13 5
Raleigh Braves 2 5 3 0 0 2 1      – 13 14 3

Curtis Patterson (4 IP), WP: David Halley (3.66 IP)

SAVE:  Dan Kopitzke (.33 IP)

 

Game 3: October 16, 2017 11:30 am

@ Salt River D6

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
Raleigh Braves 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 14 1
Southern California Blue Jays 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 13 0

WP: Randy Calcutt (8 IP), Dan Kopitzke (1 IP)

 

Game 4: October 17, 2017  10:00 am

@ Papago #3

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
Tulsa Liners 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 12 1
Raleigh Braves 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 7 12 2

Jack Myers (2 IP), Hector Diaz (6 IP), WP: Dan Kopitzke (1 IP)

 

Game 5:  October 17, 2017 1:30 pm

@ Papago #2                                                                                                            

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
Chicago North TSP 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 12 0
Raleigh Braves 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 0   – 6 12 2

WP: David Halley (6 IP), Curtis Patterson (2.66 IP),

SAVE:  Dan Kopitzke (.33 IP)

 

Game 6:  October 18, 2017   1:30 pm

@ Maryvale Stadium                                                                                            

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
Raleigh Braves 1 1 0 0 3 0 4 8 0 18 21 3
Utah Pirates 1 0 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 9 18 0

Scotty Woolwine (4 IP), WP: Jack Myers (4 IP)

David Halley (1 IP)

 

QUARTER FINAL GAME:  October 19, 2017   10:00 am

@ Riverview #3                                                                                              

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
Utah Pirates 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 9 1
Raleigh Braves 0 1 1 1 0 1 8 0 12 17 2

WP: Dan Kopitzke (7 IP), Randy Calcutt (2 IP)

                                                                                                                                     

 

SEMI FINAL GAME:  October 19, 2017  12:45 pm

@ Riverview #3                                                                                              

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
Rochester Redwings 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 4 10 0
Raleigh Braves 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 7 12 1

WP: Dan Kopitzke (9 IP)

 

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:  October 20, 2017  12:45 pm

@Tempe Diablo Stadium

 

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Runs Hits Errors
Waikiki Beach Boys 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 9 2
Raleigh Braves 1 0 0 3 1 0 7 0 12 17 3

WP: Dan Kopitzke (9 IP)

 

 

Name AB Runs Hits RBI 2B 3B HR BB SO SAC HP SB AVG OBP
Aldrich, Josh 18 3 9 6 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0.500 0.526
Barragan, Javier 15 6 6 4 2 0 0 7 2 1 1 0 0.400 0.609
Calcutt, Randy 11 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.182 0.308
Clark, Robert 6 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.167 0.286
Diaz, Hector 22 2 5 3 0 0 0 5 4 0 1 1 0.227 0.393
Glanville, Kenny 33 11 10 9 1 2 0 2 2 1 0 4 0.303 0.343
Halley, David 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.400
Isbell, Robert 28 10 13 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 3 0.464 0.516
Kopitzke, Dan 27 11 13 11 2 4 0 6 1 0 0 6 0.481 0.576
Lovett, Bobby 28 11 15 5 2 0 0 2 3 1 4 8 0.536 0.618
Myers, Jack 33 9 17 16 6 0 0 0 1 2 0 7 0.515 0.515
Patterson, Curtis 21 2 7 9 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 0.333 0.417
Patterson, Gregg 32 11 18 11 5 1 0 2 0 0 1 6 0.563 0.600
Quintana, David 14 3 5 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.357 0.438
Quintanilla, Sergio 28 7 7 6 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0.250 0.300
Royek, David 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.143 0.143
Woolwine, Scotty 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0.000 0.111
Team Totals 334 92 129 92 24 7 0 38 20 10 10 38 0.386 0.463
Pitchers IP AB H R ER BB SO HR W L Tie S CG ERA AVE
Kopitzke, Dan 34.66 132 24 6 3 9 21 0 5 0 0 1 2 0.78 0.182
Halley, David 10.67 45 15 5 2 6 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.69 0.333
Myers, Jack 6 36 19 13 9 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 13.50 0.528
Calcutt, Randy 10 46 18 8 6 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 5.40 0.391
Woolwine, Scotty 4 23 10 7 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13.50 0.435
Patterson, Curtis 6.67 28 11 6 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75 0.393
Diaz, Hector 6 23 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.261
Team Totals 78 333 103 45 31 24 47 0 9 0 0 1 2 3.58 0.309

 

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