San Diego Mudcats 8, Paladin 4 ‘Teeter Goes 17-22 for Tourney; Schmidt Earns MVP’ The San Diego Mudcats prevailed against two formidable opponents Monday, March 7, in the 2019 Las Vegas Classic playoffs. The Mudcats brought only 13 team members and two of them got injured. To win, the old team (five players over 70),…

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Michigan Bandits 13, Montebello Angels 11 ‘Thorn, Bevis and Perez Lead Way on the Bump’ Submitted by Jeff Krejcik, Bandits manager The Michigan Bandits compiled a 5-0 record on their way to winning the 35+ National Division of the 2019 Kickoff Classic in Las Vegas. Led by strong pitching and timely hitting the Bandits won…

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Dallas Rangers 7, San Diego North 6 ‘MVP Pena Leads the Way with .500 Average’ Submitted by Gerry Mecca Despite seeing its four-run lead whittled down by game’s end, the Dallas Rangers, managed by Jerry Castaneda, still held off San Diego North for a 7-6 victory in the MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Championship 55-over game at Heritage Yards in Henderson, Nevada on…

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Denver Royals 2, Atlanta Pirates 1 (10 innings) ‘Royals Trio Limit Pirates to Four Hits’ Submitted by Brian Underhill, Royals manager Coming into the game, the Royals had scored 69 runs in four games. The starting pitcher was Zeke DeLeon who had faced many of the Pirates players in Arizona (World Series) and Florida (Fall…

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Tucson Athletics 8, LV Dirtbags 3 ‘Romo Leads the Way on the Bump and at the Plate’ Submitted by Chuy Francies, Athletics manager After having a few people drop out at the very last minute and only coming to Vegas with 12 players, the Tucson A’s were already starting their tournament with their backs against…

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Las Vegas Rattlers 6, The Bar 1 Submitted by Manny Ocampo, Rattlers manager After Dave Scanlan pitched a full nine innings to eliminate the Las Vegas Warriors (8-3) In the Semi Final game to go on to face The Bar in the Championship game, Dan Clemens took the ball for the Rattlers and pitched a…

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Boston Wolfpack 22, San Diego North 1 ‘Red Hot Delgado Earns MVP’ By Sterling Endicott, Boston Wolfpack The Boston Wolfpack captured the 2018 55+ MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic going 3-0 in pool play then defeating the defending champion Chicago North Legends in the semifinal and San Diego North in the finals. With Las Vegas…

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theBar 10, Las Vegas Rattlers 1 ‘theBar Claims 45+ American Championship’ In their first appearance, theBAR won the MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic 45+ American Division Championship with a 10-1 victory over the Las Vegas Rattlers the BAR struck first with a 2-RBI single from Mark Baker in the first inning, followed by RBI singles…

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San Antonio Lonestars 8, Sacramento Tribe 7 Submitted by Bill Rector, Lonestars manager March 13, 2017, College of Southern Nevada Stadium – The San Antonio Lonestars locked horns with the perennially tough Sacramento Tribe tine the 60 plus Championship game. The Lonestars were lead by their battery of Danny Pawelek and David Minchow. The Lonestars…

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Montebello Angels 8, Chicago Woodpeckers 3 Submitted by Robert Oskin, Angels manager ‘It’s a 4-peat for Montebello Angels’ It was exciting times for the Angels who were meeting the Woodpeckers in the Championship three out of the last four years at the MSBL Kickoff Classic in Vegas. This time they called upon ex-minor leaguer Andy…

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