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Single-A Playoffs Recap

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Single-A Advanced

Florida State League Championship Game

Bradenton Marauders 4 Tampa Yankees 1

The Bradenton Marauders defeated the Tampa Yankees on Monday night 4-1 to clinch the FSL Championship three games to one. This is the first Florida State League Championship that Bradenton has ever won.

Top Performers

Tampa Yankees

Connor Spencer: 3 for 4

Kevin Cornelius: 1 for 4; HR

Bradenton Marauders

Wyatt Mathisen: 2 for 4

Taylor Gushue: 1 for 3; HR

California League South Division Finals

High Desert Mavericks 9  Lancaster JetHawks  4

With the 9-4 win on Monday night the High Desert Mavericks now take a 2-1 series lead allowing them to clinch the south series victory on Tuesday night and advance to the California League Championship. It was a big second inning offensive push with five runs scored including a two un triple by the Mavericks’ Michael De Leon.

Top Performers

High Desert Mavericks

Luke Tendler: 2 for 5; HR

Juremi Profar: 3 for 5

Lancaster JetHawks

Bryan Muniz: 3 for 5; HR

Osvaldo Duarte: 1 for 3; HR

California League North Division Finals

Visalia Rawhide 6  Bakersfield Blaze 3

With the 6-3 win the Visalia Rawhide swept the Bakersfield Blaze three games to nothing to clinch the California League North Division and punched their ticket to the California League Championship series. This series is also the conclusion of the Bakersfield Blaze play as the team’s contract expired at the conclusion of the season.

Top Performers

Visalia Rawhide

Victor Reyes: 2 for 4; HR; 3 RBIs

Michael Perez: 2 for 3; HR

Bakersfield Blaze

Chantz Mack: 4 for 5; HR; DBL

Drew Jackson: 2 for 5; DBL; HR

Low-A

South Atlantic League Championship Series

Lakewood Blue Claws 5 Rome Braves 0

Franklyn Kilome led the Lakewood Blue Claws to a dominating 5-0 win  over the Rome Braves in the first game of the South Atlantic League Championship series. Kilome held the Braves to just one hit; their only hit of the game in seven innings of work; striking out nine. Grant Dyer then took over pitching duties for Lakewood shutting out the BRaves in two innings fo work; striking out three.

Top Performers

Lakewood Blue Claws

Jose Pujols: 2 for 5; dbl; RBI

Wilson Garcia: 1 for 4; HR

Rome Braves

Justin Ellison: 1 for 2; dbl

Midwest League Semi-Finals 

Great Lakes Loons West Michigan Whitecaps  5

After a 4-1 loss in the opening game of the Midwest League Semi-finals,the Whitecaps got to Great Lakes’ starter after just one and one-third innings, tagging him for five runs on eight hits. The series finale will take place on Tuesday night with the winner advancing to the next round.

Top Performers

Great Lakes Loons

Saige Jenco: 2 for 5; dbl

Ibandel Isabel: 1 for 3; RBI

West Michigan Whitecaps

Brett Pirtle: 2 for 4

Will Allen: 3 for 4; dbl; 3 RBIs

Bethany Cohen

Bethany Cohen

Senior Editor at Legends On Deck®
Bethany is a Graduate of the University of South Florida and currently resides in Tampa. She is a die-hard Yankees' fan and has been a freelance writer for six years. She has covered the Yankees' Minor League System since 2010 and also does freelance work for Examiner.com and CBS Local Tampa Bay. Follow her on Twitter @TampaBethany
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