North Division W L Pts
Monroe Top Hats 16 8 32
Bridgeport Dodgers 15 5 30
Fairfield Mariners 8 11 16
Milford A's 6 11 12
Trumbull Titans 4 11 8
Bridgeport Brewers 3 14 6
South Division
Westport Cardinals 18 5 36
Stamford Pirates 14 5 28
New Canaan Cannons 13 7 26
Fairfield Royals 6 12 12
Stamford Mets 2 16 4


9/27 (Wake* If Necess)RHE
Monroe Top Hats10151
Westport Cardinals8170
WP: R.Williams
S: B.Pagel
LP: Anagnostou
Top Hats: Top Hats amazing 9-run 6th to erase 4-run deficit. Cards scored 3 in 5th for 5-1 lead. After only scoring 1 thru 5inn. on a Pagel HR, Hats pounded 9H in 6th to take a 10-5 lead. Pagel went 4-4. Phillips, Williams, Moss, Brink 2 hits each. Bajda went 3IP allowing 2R,BB,4H. Williams pitched next 3, getting a base loaded DP in 6th to end the threat. Pagel allowed 2H in 7th but got next 3 outs to end it. Unbelievable comeback victory with 6-outs remaining by the Top Hats to win the Championship.
Cardinals: Anagnostou cruised thru first 5IP until Hats finally got to him in 6th. He also went 2-4(2R,3SB). Moody 3-3(2RBI,R), Anderson 2-5(2RBI,R), Clausen 2-4(2RBI,2R), & Garey 2-2(RBI,R). Cards didn't quit after devastating 6th, scoring 2 in the 6th & 1 in the 7th to cut lead to 10-8 with tying run at the plate. Exciting, well played championship series. Both teams never stopped battling w/ 2 nail-biting finishes. Cards have a tremendous team. Thank you to them for hosting a fun weekend of baseball.

9/27 (Wakeman)RHE
Monroe Top Hats13170
Westport Cardinals021
WP: C.Bajda
LP: M.Bartolomei
Top Hats: Top Hats' bats came alive with 17 hits in 4 innings. Moss 4-4 (6RBI, R), Williams 3-3 (2RBI, 4R, BB), Phillips 3-4 (3R), Brink 2-4 (3RBI), Pagel 2-4 (2R), Simpson 1-3 (RBI, R), Tuba 1-2 (R,BB), Erickson 1-3. Bajda shut down the Cards through 4IP, giving up only 1H and 1BB with 1K to get the victory and even the series.
Cardinals: Bartolomei struggled early after his CG the day before, giving up 4 runs in the 1st and 2 in the 2nd. He was pulled after 2IP finishing with 6ER, 9H, 2BB, 3K. Genovese had the Cards' only 2 hits, a single in the 2nd, and double in the 5th. This game was over early, being called after 4 1/2 innings.

9/26 (Doubleday)RHE
Westport Cardinals4103
Monroe Top Hats380
WP: M.Bartolomei
LP: M.Hill
Cardinals: Bartolomei was dominant early. He pitched a CG giving up 3 runs on 8 hits with a walk and 7 K's for the win. Cardinals jumped out early scoring 2 in the 1st on back to back walks and a double, and added 2 in the 2nd with 2 outs to go up 4-0. Moody went 2-4 with an RBI. Genovese 2-2 and run scored. Anagostou (3B,RBI), Taylor (2B), and Anderson (2B,RBI) a hit each. Gardner a big 2-out RBI single.
Top Hats: After allowing 4 runs in the first 2 innings, Hill settled down and held the Cardinals scoreless the rest of the way, finishing with a CG (8IP), 4ER, 10H, 2BB, 5K. Hats got to Barto with a run in the 6th and had a runner thrown out at the plate to end the 7th on a perfect relay throw. Phillips was 2-4 (2 triples, R). Erickson 2-4 (1B, 2B, RBI, R). Tuba 2-4 (1B, 2B, RBI). In the 9th, Hats scored 2 with 2 outs to cut the lead to 4-3 but came up short in the comeback.

9/20 (Central HS)RHE
Monroe Top Hats581
Bridgeport Dodgers362
WP: M.Hill
LP: J.Nieves
Top Hats: Top Hats scored 3 in the bottom of the first to go up 3-1, and put up 2 more in the 4th to break the 3-3 tie. J.Moss had 2 hits and 2 RBI, M.Hill 2 hits, and K.Griffin a double and RBI. Hill threw a CG allowing 3 runs on 6 hits, 2BB, and 4Ks. He gave up single runs in 1st, 3rd, and 4th. But after the Dodgers tied the score in top of the 4th, they didn't touch Hill again. He retired the side in order in the 5th, 6th, and 7th to complete the sweep.
Dodgers: Geoff went 2-3 with an RBI; Anthony a triple, walk, and run scored; Phil a double and RBI; Dom a double and RBI, and Mike a single and RBI. J.Nieves pitched a CG giving up 5 runs (4ER) on 8 hits, 1BB, and 1K. Dodgers chipped away to tie the game at 3 in the 4th. Well played series all around. Great season for the Dodgers.

9/20 (Mead Park)RHE
New Canaan Cannons232
Westport Cardinals580
WP: Bartolomei 11-1
Cannons: Carew pitched great until he was pulled in the 7th. Slider was nasty. 1 earned, 7 hits, 3Ks, 2BB. Cards up 1-0 until NC scored in the 5th then took the lead in in 6th. Cards took back the lead for good in the top of the 7th. Nussbaum 1-3 RBI. Lopez 1-3 run. Borsey BB. Ziance RBI. Dunnam 1-2. Linnean SB.
Cardinals: Barto CG, 87 pitches, 8Ks, 3 hits, 0 earned, 1BB. Anagnostou huge SB in the 7th and the game tying run. Genovese solo homer in the 1st and game winning RBI in the 7th, 2-4 HR, 3 RBIs, 2 runs. Anderson 2-4, 2RBIs, SB, run. Moody BB, SB, run. Lasko 2-3, BB. Thornton 1-3, HBP. Garey 1-1, RBI, 3BB. Gardner 1-3.

9/19 (Central HS)RHE
Bridgeport Dodgers3103
Monroe Top Hats482
WP: B.Pagel
LP: D.Merole
Dodgers: D.Merole had a single, 2 doubles, a run scored and RBI to lead the Dodgers offense. Dan had 2 hits and Anthony, Chino, Geoff, Mike, and Ismael a hit each. J.Soto pitched a teriffic game. He stranded a bases loaded situation in the 1st and kept the Top Hats hitters off balance all game, finishing with 2R on 5H, 3BB, and 3Ks. Dodgers hit well but ran themselves into a few outd, including 2 CS and 2 runners picked off, including for the final out of the game with the tying run on 3B.
Top Hats: B.Pagel threw a CG, giving up 3 runs on 10 hits, 3BB, and 4K's. S.Brink had 2 hits and scored a run and 6 Top Hat hitters had a hit each. The Dodgers took the lead in the 4th on 3 straight hits to go up 2-0. The Hats scored 1 in the 5th and 2 in the 8th to take the lead. Dodgers countered with a run in the 8th to tie. In the top of the 9th after 2 outs, a HBP and 2 singles scored the deciding run. Hard fought game on both sides. Ready for more tomorrow.

9/19 (Mead Park)RHE
Westport Cardinals9121
New Canaan Cannons231
WP: Bartolomei 10-1
Cardinals: Barto going the distance, 100 pitches 3 hits, 2 earned, 13 Ks, 2BB. Anagnostou 4-5 2B, SB, 2 runs. Anderson 3-5, 3 RBIs, 2 runs. Moody 2BB, run. Genovese 2-2 , HBP, BB, RBI, run. Thornton 1-3, HBP, 2RBIs. Garey 1-3, 2RBIs. Gardner, 1-4, 2 runs.
Cannons: Valentine 1-4, SB, run. Borsey 1-4, SB, run. Parker Sac, RBI. Nussbaum 1-2. Lopez, sac, RBI. Dunnam 2BB.

9/13 (Mead Park)RHE
New Canaan Cannons571
Stamford Pirates473
WP: Scott Carew
LP: Tom Longyear
Cannons: Cannons tie it 9th win it in the 10th on an overthrow at 3rd Carew terrific in relief of Zach Stone goes 5++ Jon Borsey 2 hits RBI and scores winning run. Matt Nussbaum 2 hits. Cannons execute well - beat an excellent team
Pirates: Duncan Longyear both pitch well undone by some errors. Gussaroff has 3 hits including dbl, Giordano 2 hits including 2 run dbl- Sticco drives in go-ahead 8th inning run w 2out single. Excellent team eliminated by questionable single elimination format

9/13 (Vets Easton)RHE
Fairfield Mariners261
Monroe Top Hats393
WP: C.Bajda
S: D.Erickson
LP: R.Lee
Mariners: Another classic Top Hats/Mariners playoff battle! R.Lee threw a CG giving up 3 runs on 9 hits & 7 K's over 8IP. All 3 runs came in the 2nd inning. Lee settled in and held the Hats scoreless the rest of the game. R.Ayala had 2 singles. Mullen had a single, double, and run scored. S.Malay drove in the Mariners 2 runs with a single in the 8th when the Mariners threatened.
Top Hats: C.Bajda cruised through the first 7 innings before the Mariners got to him in the 8th. But with 1 out and the tying run on 2B, Vohra lined out to 3rd and Lato was caught too far off 2B and doubled up to end the inning. Bajda finished with 8IP giving up the 2 runs on 6 hits, a BB and a K. J.Pellegrino and D.Erickson had 2 hits each. J.Londono singled in 2 runs in the 2nd to put the Hats up 3-0 and Erickson closed out the 9th for the save, stranding the tying run on 2B as the Hats held on for the victory.