COBA Week XII: DeWolfe, Forsey, Mississauga Southwest

 Michael Cardinale helped the Mississauga Southwest Twins to team of the week honours in Week XII.

Michael Cardinale helped the Mississauga Southwest Twins to team of the week honours in Week XII.

By Dan Estey
Canadian Baseball Network

The COBA Major Zero K Bats Team of the Week for Week 12 is the Mississauga SW Twins Baseball Team.

This past week the Twins had a solid week going 2-0. They started off the week with a tight 13-12 victory on the road in Erindale and then followed that up with a 9-1 win at home against the Oakville A’s.

With the wins last week, Mississauga SW now sits at 11-8 on the season good for third spot in the tight Andrews Division race.

The COBA Major Lazer Pro Pitcher of the Week for Week 12 (July 16-22) is RHP Adam Forsey of the Erindale Cardinals.

Forsey had one appearance this week helping to lead Erindale to an 13-3 mercy shortened victory on the road in Etobicoke on Sunday. In this game, he tossed five innings allowing only one run (earned) on six hits. He walked one batter while striking out one in collecting the win.

For his season, Forsey now sits at 2-0. In his 20 1/3 innings of work, he has allowed 12 runs, eight earned, on 23 hits good for a 3.54 ERA. He has walked eight batters while collecting 14 strikeouts thus far.

The COBA Major D-Ville Bats Player of the Week is OF John DeWolfe of the Erindale Cardinals.

DeWolfe played in two games during this period helping lead the Cardinals to a 1-1 record. They started off the week beating the pennant leading Etobicoke Rangers 13-3 in seven innings before dropping a tough 13-12 decision at home to the Mississauga SW Twins. For his week, he was 7-for-10 (.700) with two singles, and five doubles. He scored five runs while collecting two RBI and a stolen base.

For his season, DeWolfe is now hitting .388 (38-for-98) with 12 doubles, and a home run. He has driven in 21 runs while scoring 29 times and has added five stolen bases.

Honourable Mention
Kevin Cooper (Milton Red Sox)
1 Game, .500 Avg., 4 AB, 2 Hits, 1 Single, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 Run, 2 BB

Sunday, July 16th
At Connorvale Park R   H   E  
Erindale Cardinals    13    15    1
Etobicoke Rangers    3    8    1
Winning Pitcher – Adam Forsey. Losing Pitcher – Kyle Breitner

At Greg Cranker Field R   H   E  

Mississauga SW Twins    13    12    2
Erindale Cardinals    12    16    4
Winning Pitcher – Tomas Rincon, Losing Pitcher – Daniel Nauth
HR – Jay Woodford + Chris Novia (Erin.)

At Clarkson Park R   H   E  

Oakville A’s    1    3    1
Mississauga SW Twins    9    10    1
Winning Pitcher – Billy Hurley, Losing Pitcher – Curtis Braun

Dan Estey

Dan Estey was born in Fredericton, N.B., began playing in the Fredericton Minor Baseball Association and has played for the past 26 years. He’s appeared on the national stage: as a member of Team New Brunswick at the Baseball Canada Cup in 2000 in Stonewall, Man., was with the Fredericton Royals at the 2001 nationals midgets in Stonewall, and was with Fredericton at the 2003 Junior Nationals in Windsor, Ont. Estey played five years at the University of New Brunswick (2001-2005) winning four Atlantic Conference championships and three medals at the Canadian Intercollegiate Association championships (silver in 2001 in Ottawa, bronze in 2002 in Fredericton and gold in 2003 in Montreal. Moving to Ontario in 2006 he now resides in Mississauga. After playing three years for the Niagara Metros (2008-2010) of the Central Ontario Major League, he is currently learning under skipper Greg Cranker with the Erindale Cardinals (2011-present) of the same loop. He enjoys golfing and reading in my down time and run the website for the Central Ontario Major League, follows senior ball around the province of Ontario. This year he wrote about senior related topics and plan on doing more of the same next year in a larger capacity.