Enthusiastic Burghers have all the elements for success

base running as well as some sharp double-play work showing off the promise of their defense.

Against Bolton, talented Junior pitcher John Joseph showed his stuff, and it was good. He recorded 15 strikeouts against the Eagles, which is a solid beginning for the year, Reynolds said.

One of their rarer attributes is likely to give them a boost, Reynolds said.

No less than three players - Brendan Frye, Lucas Nelson and Mike Perrone - are skilled switch hitters, he said.

"This is one of those teams that's generating excitement about the upcoming season," he said, noting they "hang out" together both on and off the field, which bodes well for their team chemistry.

"Our goal is to be competitive every single night, no matter who we're playing," he said. "Now, the name of the game is to get them to 'gel' as a team."

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