Saturday, September 12, 2009

Calgary Wins Championship; Pedroza Series MVP

The Calgary Vipers won their first ever Golden Baseball League Championship on Saturday night by defeating the Tucson Toros 18-10. The Vipers took the series 3 games to 1. Not surpisingly, Sergio Pedroza was named the MVP of the series. Pedroza went 3-for-6 with 6 RBIs in the final game. In the playoffs, he hit an amazing .405 with 4 homers and 17 RBIs in only 37 at-bats.

According to an article in the Calgary Sun:

Right-fielder Sergio Pedroza had a grand slam in the sixth inning and
finished with six RBIs to lead the home side. Pedroza was named the final series
MVP for his effort, and he was saluted with chants of 'Ser-gio, Ser-gio' as the
team celebrated on the mound in front of 2,212 fans at Foothills Stadium.

Wilver Perez went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored on Saturday. He hit .333 with 2 homers and 11 RBIs in the post-season.