2012 Bridesburg

2012 Bridesburg Boys and Girls Club APBA Baseball League

“The 3rd season of the Bridesburg Summer league was just as successful, if not more successful than its predecessors. This summer the league had 17 teams with 7 rookie/expansion teams. For the second straight season, the Championship went to the Man Children, who followed their usual game plan of out hitting and out slugging the opposition. The playoff format was changed this season with the 4 division winners earning the top 4 seeds in the best of 8 single elimination tournament. All seeds were based on the best regular season records. The final standings were as follows:

Rose Division
Senators 27-13
Bomb Squad 26-14
Heat 14-14
Red Tigers 6-17
Schmidt Division
Convicts 28-12
Lightning 26-14
Rockets 25-15
Bombers 14-10
M&M’s 2-7
Ruth Division
Man Children 15-8
Leprachauns 11-10
Scuba Divers 2-38
Wookies 3-18
Carlton Division
Red Wings 26-14
Shredders 8-16
Flying Squirrels 5-13
Thunder 4-20
Playoffs
Round 1
Rockets over Senators
Convicts over Heat
Lightning over Red Wings
Man Children over Bomb Squad
Round 2
Rockets over Convicts
Man Children over Lightning
Round 3: Championship Game
Man Children over Rockets

All-Star Game: National League (Rose and Schmidt Division) over American League (Carlton and Ruth Division)

All-Star Rosters

National League:
Gio Gonzalez, Ryan Madson, Michael Bourn, Joey Votto, Asdrubal Cabrera (Senators), Carlos Gonzalez, Ian Kennedy, Mike Napoli, Endy Chavez, Marco Scutaro (Convicts), Justin Upton, Orlando Hudson, Roy Halladay (Bomb Squad), Melky Cabrera, Logan MOrrison, Fernando Salas (Lightning), Ian KInsler, Cole Hamels (Rockets), Jonny Cueto (Bombers), Andrew McCutcheon, David Ortiz (Heat), Evan Longoria (Red Tigers)

American League:
Freddy Garcia, Drew Storen, Robinson Cano, Jimmy Rollins (Red Wings), Ryan Howard, Shane Victorino, Hiroki Kuroda (Shredders), Chase Utley, Alex Rodriguez (Wookies), Hunter Pence (Scuba Divers), Justin Verlander, Josh Hamilton, Jose Reyes (Leprachauns), Matt Kemp, Troy Tulowitzki, Jacoby Ellsbury, Curtis Granderson (Man Children) Brett Gardner, Humberto Quintero (Flying Squirrels)

Awards

Cy Young:
Gio Gonzalez, Senators: 8-3, 2.04, 83 k’s
MVP: Carlos Gonzalez, Convicts: .283,3 – 13, (league best 44 hits)
Fireman: Ryan Madson, Senators: 1-0, 1.00, 13-13 saves

Best Regular Season Record: Convicts 28-12
League Champion: Man Children (repeat champion)
Rookie Of The Year: Dylan, player/owner of the Rockets…. first year player entered post season as the 7th seed and upset the top 2 seeds to reach Championship Game

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