The Playoff Race Stays Hot in the Last Week of the Regular Season

Posted by Jim Hannan on Jun 16 2007 at 05:00PM PDT in PABR 2019
The race for 1st place in the Palo Alto Babe Ruth League stayed hot over the weekend with Alhouse-King Realty ending the weekend's action in 1st place with a 12-4 record. Advanced Technology Ventures defeated Old Pro, 8-1, on Saturday evening at Baylands leaving both teams with identical 11-5 records, one game behind. All three teams have two regular season games remaining. The race for the 4th and final playoff spot is fierce with Corium International at 9-7 and Thomas Transfer at 8-8. In2Change, outside of the playoff hunt, put forth two great efforts in a spoiler role. On Friday, In2Change defeated Corium International, 7-6, and then did the same to Thomas Transfer on Saturday winning 6-1. On Friday night Pillsbury-Winthrop defeated Thomas Transfer, 4-2 and Mathews-Carlson, 5-4 on Saturday, leaving both Pillsbury-Winthrop and Mathews-Carlson with identical 7-9 records with two to play. All of this action has set up key match up between Thomas Transfer and Corium International on Monday, 6/18 at 5 PM at Flood Park in Menlo Park. A win by Corium International would clinch the 4th and final slot for the League Tournament that starts Monday, June 25th at Baylands. Thomas Transfer, with a victory, can force a tie with one game remaining. Should be a great contest, come on out and watch the action!


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