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Oneonta Tigers 2009 Season in Review

Rockett helped lead the O-Tigers at the plate

The Oneonta Tigers were in it until the end in 2009, and if only one part of the team had slumped down the stretch, they may well have been in the playoffs. Instead, the entire team went into a funk; a funk they couldn't shake before it was too late.

"The guys just got worn out. I mean everybody. It was very tough on them. It sure wasn't a lack of effort on their part. Even through the struggles, they played very hard, and they played good defense all year," said Manager Howard Bushong. Amidst four rain outs in what was supposed to be their first 13 games, the O-Tigers got off to a 5-4 start with good pitching largely leading the way... Recommended Stories

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