Geoff Cowles/News Rotary Club’s Hudson Rohler (13) is tagged out by pitcher Trevor Buttke (15) of Foster’s, while attempting to score on a passed ball in Wednesday’s Mount Vernon Baseball Association Major League opener. Foster’s defeated Rotary at Phillips Park, 13-4.

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Rotary Club’s Hudson Rohler (13) is tagged out by pitcher Trevor Buttke (15) of Foster’s, while attempting to score on a passed ball in Wednesday’s Mount Vernon Baseball Association Major League opener. Foster’s defeated Rotary at Phillips Park, 13-4. Request this photo

 

MOUNT VERNON — Although the year 2017 was ushered in over three months ago, for many, the real new year is marked by the start of baseball season.

The Mount Vernon Baseball Association started its 2017 campaign with a pair of games at Phillips Park and Dan Emmett Park. Phillips is the host of the 11-12-year-old level, referred to as Major League.

The players and coaches were itching to get back on the field.

“I like baseball a lot,” said Foster’s Pharmacy pitcher Trevor Buttke. “We start on April 1 and we go through August and we just play all the way through.

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Geoff Cowles: 740-397-5333 or gcowles@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

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