Phillie Phanatic has a Message for Ocean City, NJ Baseball Team
The top-seeded Ocean City Red Raiders baseball team has a big NJSIAA playoff game with a trip to the finals on the line on Tuesday hosting Cherry Hill West over at 5th and Bay.
The Red Raiders advanced with a win on Friday against Cape-Atlantic League rival, Absegami, beating the Braves 2-1 to earn a trip to the semi-finals. Cherry Hill had a 10-2 win over Highland to advance.
Ocean City has a tremendous recent history in baseball, and is the defending New Jersey Group 3 Champs and 2010, and 2016 South Jersey Group 3 Champs. They also are the 2000, 1203, 2016, 2017, and 2018 CAL Conference Champs.
Today the Red Raiders baseball team got a message from the Phillie Phanatic before their big playoff game!
The fourth-seeded Lions had one of their alumni throw live off the mound to help them get ready for the game, with former All-South Jersey pitcher and former Rowan pitcher Brad Machinski, who is an assistant coach, throwing to Cherry Hill West hitter at practice this week.