Archive - Aug 3, 2013 - Sports Article
WEST WARWICK â€“ As if on cue, droplets began falling from the purple-, orange- and dark gray clouds surrounding McCarthy Field just as Navigant Post 85 of Woonsocketâ€™s leaders accepted their second straight Anthony J. Lombardi Jr. Trophy as Rhode Islandâ€™s premier American Legion team.
Still, nothing was going to rain on this parade.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Rich Sauveur canâ€™t wait to see Anthony Ranaudo go all Pablo Picasso on the blank canvas that will represent his tenure at Triple-A Pawtucket after his promotion here on Friday.
â€śFrom what I heard, he was throwing the ball extremely well down in Portland and I canâ€™t wait to see him throw,â€ť stated Sauveur, Pawtucketâ€™s pitching coach. â€ś(Sea Dogs pitching coach Bob Kipper) sent me some information on Anthony, and I was just reading up on it. Kipper thinks that heâ€™s an outstanding person and a great student of the game.