2018 55+ Cactus

Sacramento Blue Jays 16, South Bay Zephyrs 13 ‘Hits, Errors and 39 Runs Define Title’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 25, 2018, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, AZ– Like a low-budget horror movie, the 55 + Cactus Championship game wasn’t an artistic masterpiece, but it was full of thrills. The back-and-forth chiller finished with Sacramento…

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2018 Father/Son Federal

Team Mexico 7, KC Athletics 1 ‘Team Mexico Strikes Late and Often to Secure Championship’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 28, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ–Team Mexico came from behind to score seven runs in the final three innings and defeat Kansas City in the 2018 Father-Son Federal title game at Tempe Diablo…

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2018 60+ Cactus

Colorado Stars 8, Chicago North Cubs 6 ‘Friskey Goes Distance to Secure Ring for Colorado’ By Tom Pomatto, special to MSBL November 3, 2018, Mesa, AZ…The Colorado Stars avenged their only defeat in MSBL 60 Cactus Division pool play by beating the undefeated Chicago North Cubs 8-6 in a thriller at Riverview Fields to capture…

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2018 25+ Central

Twin City Cardinals 12, Denver Kokopelli’s 10 ‘MVP Casazza Praises Entire Team of MVP’s’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 24, 2018, Mesa, AZ…MVP Dan Casazza was 3-4 with two triples and a double and scored four runs to lead the Twin City Cardinals over the Denver Kokopelli’s 12-10 in the 25 plus Central championship at Mesa’s HoHoKam Park. Teammate Jeff…

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2018 60+ American

RI Salty Dogs 8, California Tribe 6 ‘Figuerua Gets it Done on the Mound at at the Plate’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL November 3, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ- Rhode Island came from behind to score three times after there were two outs in the fifth inning. That was enough to lift them…

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2018 18+ National

Atlanta Red Barons 6, Orange County Rays 4 ‘From 1-4 Pool Play to Championship’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 21, 2018, Tempe, AZ…After losing a four run lead in the seventh inning, the Red Barons rebounded to plate a pair in the eighth and hang on for a 6-4 win. The rally began…

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2018 65+ Cactus

Chicago Grays 7, San Diego Aztecs 6 ‘Ociepka Takes Control on the Bump’ By Jake Rill, special to MSBL National October 26, 2018, Mesa, AZ…In a tough spot, Chicago Grays pitcher Paul Ociepka knew what he needed to do to secure a victory – and a championship – for his team. With Chicago leading by…

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2018 55+ National

San Antonio Bombers 4, TEAM Victory 3 ‘Smith Outduels Flint for Championship Victory’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 25, 2018, Mesa, AZ…The San Antonio Bombers edged TEAM Victory 4-3, scoring an unearned run in the top of the ninth to win a memorable 55 plus National championship game at HoHoKam Park in Mesa in the 31st annual MSBL…

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2018 50+ Cactus Consolation

Utah Braves 13, Austin Express 7 ‘Lefty Duo Brings Home the Ring’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 19, 2018, Mesa, AZ…Southpaw pitchers Greg Bowman and Patrick Littlefield combined to scatter 12 hits as the Utah Braves beat the Austin Express 13-7 at Mesa’s Fitch Park in a 50 plus Cactus consolation game. Braves’ manager Randy Miles, hitting in the eighth spot, was 4-4…

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2018 35+ Cactus

Puget Sound Reds 19, Nor Cal Knights 5 ‘Offensive Explosion Overwhelms Knights’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 20, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– From mid-October through March, the Puget Sound area receives about 75% of its’ famous average annual rainfall of about 40 inches. The most of the team is from the nearby…

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