Adam Pavkovich hit a two-run single in the bottom of the 9th on September 6th to give the Bees a 2-0 playoff series lead against Sacramento.
Not much longer before the regular season begins, which means our traditional Minor League Game of the Week series is about to reach its crescendo.
This week it’s Game #2 of the best-of-five series between the Salt Lake Bees and the Sacramento River Cats (A’s affiliate). The two teams were playing for the Pacific Conference title, and the winner would go on to face the winner of the American Conference for the PCL title.
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Next week it’s Game #1 of the Midwest League Western Division playoff series between the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Clinton Lumberkings (Rangers affiliate). The C.R. roster should arrive more or less intact in Rancho Cucamonga to begin the 2008 season.
And our final webcast in two weeks will be the epic 16-inning battle between the Orem Owlz and Great Falls White Sox for the Pioneer League championship. Owlz’ ace Jordan Walden faced White Sox ace Aaron Poreda in a battle of two top pitching prospects.
Be sure to check this blog starting Sunday night for my reports directly from the Angels’ minor league camp in Tempe, Arizona. Hopefully I’ll have video footage to go along with the blogs.