Tampa Thunder 10, Coral Gables A’s 2 ‘Rodriguez Holds A’s to Three Hits’ By Chris Errington, Special to MSBL January 15, 2018, Kissimmee, FL – Not stolen equipment, an extra-inning semifinal or having to play a dominant opponent in the finals could keep the Tampa Thunder from fulfilling a promise a year in the making.…

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Boston Wolfpack 8, Vituro Health Cardinals 1 ‘MVP Benedict Shuts Down Potent Cards’ By Chris Errington, special to MSBL January 15, 2018, Kissimmee, FL – Dave Benedict knew. So too did the Vituro Health Cardinals. In fact, anyone who’s followed the Holiday Classic during the past decade is more than familiar with the script: Give…

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Rhode Island Sea Dogs 16, Tainos 5 ‘Sea Dogs Capture First Title’ Submitted by Kevin Curt, Sea Dogs manager The Rhode Island Sea Dogs rode the outstanding performance of Brian Baker in their semi-final contest into the 2017 Holiday Classic 30+ American Division finals against the Tainos. Andrew Smiley started the championship game on the…

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Boston Cardinals 20, East Coast Cardinals 11 ‘Offense Takes Center Stage in Slugfest’ By: Chris Errington, special to MSBL National January 16, 2017, Kissimmee, FL – Watching his team score 10 runs while sending 14 batters to the plate in the sixth inning, it would have been understandable if Boston Cardinals manager Rich Slamin relaxed,…

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Boston Wolfpack 6, Brooklyn-Chicago Royals 1 ‘Benedict Takes Charge with Six-Hitter’ By: Chris Errington, special to MSBL National January 16, 2017, Kissimmee, FL – The calendar changes as do some of the names and tournament sites, but for all that’s different with the Holiday Classic, one aspect remains the same: The Boston Wolfpack are the…

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Coral Gables Athletics 6, Chicago Rippers 3 ‘Cancel Goes Perfect at the Plate’ By Andy Villamarzo, Special to MSBLNational.com Orlando, FL., January 18, 2016 – Coming off a tough, hard earned win earlier in the day against former Tampa Bay Devil Rays’ pitcher Esteban Yan, Miguel Garcia’s Coral Gables Athletics needed to put together one more…

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East Coast Cardinals 9, Pensacola Pelicans 3 ‘David Hash Secures Emotional Win for Son’ By Chris Errington, Special to MSBLNational.com January 18, 2016, Orlando, FL – For veteran manager David Hash and the East Coast Cardinals, tournament championship game appearances and titles are almost commonplace. This time, it was different. This time, it was for…

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Boston Wolfpack 10, Miami Marlins 4 ‘Bastian and Mercado Lead at the Plate and on the Mound’ By Chris Errington, Special to MSBLNational.com January 18, 2016, Orlando, FL – The Boston Wolfpack sure didn’t enjoy seeing their Holiday Classic tournament end before the championship game a year ago. So they made sure it didn’t happen…

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Chicago Royals 9, Miami Marlins 7 ‘MVP Fernando Toomer Leads the Way’ By Mike Camunas, special to MSBL National January 19, 2015-Kissimmee, FL — It took holding off a late rally, but the Chicago Royals held on to a 9-7 lead to defeat the Miami Marlins and win the 2015 Holiday Classic 45+ Championship at…

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Coral Gables Athletics 9, Florida Cardinals 7 ‘Espinosa and Perez Take Charge’ By Chris Errington, special to MSBL National January 19, 2015, Orlando, FL – After watching the Florida Cardinals stage an unlikely comeback, David Espinosa had only one thought in mind as he led off the top of the tenth inning: Do what he…

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