The Fairfield Mariners will meet the Monroe Top Hats this weekend in the championship series of the Fairfield County Men's Senior Baseball League. The teams will square off in a best-of-three series beginning Saturday at Memorial Field in Bridgeport.
The teams meet Saturday at 9 a.m. They play Sunday at Kiwanis Field in Fairfield at 9 a.m. A third game, if necessary, will follow immediately afterwards.
The President's Cup championship series matches the Stamford Phillies against the Bridgeport Brewers. The President's Cup is for the teams seeded fifth through eighth in the regular season. The teams meet at Cubeta Stadium in Stamford for the championship series.
The Mariners finished as the top seed in the league with a 17-3 record. They swept the New Canaan Cannons in the semifinals, 4-1 and 10-0. Monroe (14-6 in the regular season) defeated the Bridgeport Dodgers in the semifinals.
The fifth-seeded Stamford Phillies advanced to the President's Cup finals by defeating the Westport Cardinals. Westport won Game 1, 7-4, but Stamford returned Sunday to win by scores of 9-0 and 11-3. Westport, the No. 8 seed, finished 7-13 in the regular season. It was one of the league's hottest teams, however, heading into the playoffs. The Brewers advanced by sweeping the Wilton Red Sox, 13-12 and 12-1. The Brewers finished the regular season as the No. 7 seed.
More information is available on the Fairfield County MSBL website.
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