Have any info that is missing from this report? Please email to jim (at) fastpitchwest (dot) com. Saturday May 30 Game 1 @ Elings Park Field 1 – 8:30 AM Taylor Farms Athletics vs. Pueblo Bandits Bandits 2, Taylor Farms1 WP-Manley LP-Drotzmann Manley struck out 14 and had the game winning triple in the last [...]
Archive for May, 2009
In what might be the oddest ending to a tournament that I can recall in recent memory, Taylor Farms California Athletics were declared the winners of the 2009 Best of the West tournament Sunday in Santa Barbara, when the other three members of the “Final Four” could not stay for the championship game at 3pm, [...]
Not the LA Dodgers but the Lloydminster Dodgers. They’re heading to Rock Island, IL for the 2009 ISC II ToC, their 4th appearance in the last six years. For details on how they got there, see this post at our brother blog, The Deuce.
Sunday morning in Santa Barbara. A little overcast with very light drizzle this morning, but that is often the case for California coastal towns. All 15 teams will begin the single elimination playoff round today, seeded according to their Saturday games. No internet connection at the field, so postings will likely be light during the [...]
Pueblo Bandits Edge out Bay Area Pirates for Top Seed at Best of the West Here is Saturday’s order of finish and seedings for Sundays’ Single Elimination playoffs: (seeding among teams tied with 2-1 or 1-2 records determined by runs allowed) ‘”ra” = runs allowed, “rs” = runs scored”, above. 1. Bandits, Pueblo, CO, 3-0, [...]
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(click logo above to visit the Best of the West website, with photos and past history) UPDATE 9pm PDT: Just getting back from the fields. No internet connection and cell phone battery ran out, so just getting back to posting scores. We’ll put the scores up, then details a bit later. Some brief notes posted [...]
(click logo above to visit the Best of the West website, with photos and past history) Action gets underway today in beautiful Santa Barbara California at the 19th annual Best of the West tournament. Fifteen teams will be on hand, the largest field of teams ever at the longest standing open level men’s fastpitch tournament [...]
Best of the West – May 30-31 This is the twelfth in a series of team profiles for teams competing in this year’s Best of the West tournament. Thanks to Will Oldham for this information: ROSTER # 1 Gabriel Valdivia OF IF 2 Richard Soriano C IF OF 5 Georgie Valdivia OF IF 6 Eddie [...]
Ed Davis and Fat City Fast Pitch are hosting a tournament on July 25-26 in Reno. You can contact Ed or Bob Chapel if you are intersted in playing. Ed’s email is: edavis12 (at) kw.com 1-775-378-6664 Bob’s email is: chapelrm (at) msn.com 1-406-690-0664 There is a tournament June 6-7 in Hanford, CA, this is a [...]