Nashua’s rally kept their season alive, as their game two heroics now set them up for a winner takes all game three.
Vermont would get the best of the Knights, pulling away in game one for a big 12-0 victory.
For the seventh time in franchise history, the Nashua Silver Knights are headed to the FCBL Championship.
With New Britain making their postseason debut, the Knights made sure to spoil their welcoming party.
Nashua won 13-2 on Saturday in mercy rule fashion, giving them their second mercy rule win in the last week.
While the Knights could be punting on these games with the postseason already clinched, Nashua’s biggest opponent in the playoffs could be themselves.
Trying to continue the momentum to help their playoff position, the Knights would be caught off guard as Pittsfield brought the heat.
After two gut wrenching losses at the hands of Pittsfield, the Knights looked to lock in a postseason spot and turn things around.
Nashua kicked off their week with a Tuesday doubleheader in Pittsfield, potentially being a pivotal matchup to grab two important wins.
For Nashua, a once boisterous offense had gone stagnant with only four hits in the zero-run performance.
Nashua notched their second mercy rule victory of the season in their fourth 10+ run performance in the last two weeks.
Trying to end their three-game skid, the Knights rode off into their firework show on a walk off single to win 6-5 in 10 innings.
Getting knocked down early, the Knights never fully recovered in time to try and come back from the large deficit.
After the FCBL’s All-Star Break concluded, the Silver Knights were set for their first game out of the break up in Vermont.
Nashua’s offense has been a ferocious flame as of late, but even the biggest of blazes eventually go out.
As the announcers prepared viewers for another great ballgame, the Silver Knights cut the cameras early in a blowout win against Brockton.
Picking up right where they left off, the Knights took care of a business and beat the Rox.