MAJOR AND MINOR PLAYOFF UPDATE FOR JUNE 6th 2016
Hi Everyone, here is an update on the playoffs going on this week at Raynor Park!! Please see updated Brackets on our Facebook page!
Minor Playoff update:
On 5/31 the #1 seeded Red Sox defeated the #4 seeded A's 2-0.
On 6/1 the #3 seeded Pirates upset the #2 seeded Giants 7-3.
That set up a winners bracket game on Sunday of the Red Sox vs. the Pirates. The game was a close one with the Red Sox hanging on to win 4-3 with the potential tying and go ahead runners on base in the top of the 6th.
Congratulations to the Red Sox who advance to the Championship game on Thursday night.
On the Elimination side of the bracket, the A's defeated the Giants 6-2 on Saturday afternoon to stay alive. The Giants season ends with the loss. Congratulations to the Giants players & coaches on a great season.
With the A's win and the Pirates loss on Saturday, that sets up an elimination game on Tuesday evening at Raynor with those two teams seasons on the line.
The winner will play the Red Sox Thursday for the Minor championship.
Please come out to the park this week to support these teams shooting for a championship.
Major Playoff update:
On Saturday the #2 seeded A's defeated the #3 seeded Giants 6-5. The A's jumped out to a 4-0 lead but the Giants fought back to go ahead 5-4. The lead didn't last long as the A's retook the lead, scoring two runs in the 4th to go up 6-5. They were able to hold on to that lead for the victory after a Giants threat in the top of the 6th inning came up short.
The A's move on to play the #1 seeded Yankees Monday night at Raynor.
The winner moves on to the Championship game Friday night while the loser will face the Giants on Wednesday night in an elimination bracket game with both teams seasons on the line.