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About Joseph Kuykendall

Joseph Kuykendall is an 18-year old rising freshman at James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA). A native of Virginia, Kuykendall is the Lowell Spinners beat writer. In addition to his work in professional baseball his other duties include college basketball and football. Personally, he is an all-scholastic volleyball player who is an amateur sportscaster as well. He tweets @JoeKBSU18 and can be contacted at [email protected]

Lowell 3, Aberdeen 6: Light not effective as IronBirds jump on him early

by Joseph Kuykendall ABERDEEN, MD.—It seemed as though Red Sox (and current Spinners’) highly regarded pitching prospect, Pat Light, had finally found his groove on the season entering Tuesday Night’s game against the Aberdeen IronBirds. But after he pitched, it … Continue reading

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A Final Story for a New Beginning

by Joseph Kuykendall Three years ago when I first got the “job” with Boston Sports U18 (BSU18), I never imagined I’d be sitting in the Fenway Press Box for my “last” game with the site. But here I am watching … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley 6, Lowell 5: Rough Day at the “Century Park” for the Spinners

by Joseph Kuykendall BOSTON—Right away things got off to a shaky start for the Spinners and it was basically downhill for them the rest of the way. On just the second pitch of the game, Hudson Valley Renegades’ Joey Rickard … Continue reading

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Three Spinners named to 8th Annual NYPL All-Star Game, Two will participate

by Joseph Kuykendall LOWELL—A year removed from hosting the All-Star game themselves, the Lowell Spinners send two (kind of three) of their own to this years installment of the New York- Penn League All-Star Game. This year’s All-Star game will … Continue reading

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Brooklyn 1, Spinners 0: Pitchers steal the night in a quick game at LeLacheur Park

by Joseph Kuykendall LOWELL—The Brooklyn Cyclones pitching abilities weren’t unknown entering their three-game set with the Spinners Monday night. In fact they were known by many and put into visual proof on Monday at LeLacheur Park as the Cyclones dropped … Continue reading

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“First Four” 3, “New Five” 0: Pitching Rules the night as the “wiser” win in the 1st FCBL All-Star Game

by Joseph Kuykendall NASHUA, N.H.—The inaugural Futures Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game got off to a quick pace early on Thursday night thanks to solid pitching from both teams. The “First Four” scored first in the 3rd inning off a … Continue reading

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Spinners 3, Crosscutters 1: Spinners pitching spurs them to solid victory

by Joseph Kuykendall Just like their parent club, the Lowell Spinners have had their fair share of pitching struggles this season. The Spinners team ERA was an ugly 4.63 entering Wednesday night’s game against the Williamsport Crosscutters. That ERA ranks … Continue reading

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Electricity Restored in Lowell

by Joseph Kuykendall Finally! That must be what is going through the head of Lowell Spinners pitcher Pat Light after he finally threw a somewhat flawless two innings Thursday night in his third professional baseball appearance. In actuality, following the … Continue reading

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Spinners Keep the Win Train Rolling

by Joseph Kuykendall LOWELL, Mass–Just a few days ago, the Lowell Spinners had lost 11-games in a row, tying a franchise record, and were about to play another game in hopes of not continuing the long skid. After a walk-off … Continue reading

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Future Face of Fenway: Jackie Bradley, Jr.

by Joseph Kuykendall While Red Sox fans are anxiously anticipating the return of two All-Star outfielders, they’re forgetting to take notice of the outfield stars in the Red Sox system that may be the ultimate answer to any questions the Sox … Continue reading

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