On To The Championship Series

The 2020 Yawkey League Championship Series is now set. The #1 seed East Boston Expos will face the #2 seed Charlestown Townies in a best of five series that begins on Monday August 17.

The still undefeated Expos advanced to the finals by sweeping the Brighton Black Sox. Charlestown reached the finals by sweeping the Stoneham Sabers in a series that ended with two 2-1 games.

Full schedule for both best of five series

#1 East Boston Expos vs #2 Charlestown Townies

Mon 8/17  8:15PM    Alumni Field - Lowell
Tue 8/18  8:00PM    East Boston Stadium
Wed 8/19  8:00PM    Pine Banks( Grass )
Thu 8/20  8:00PM    Pine Banks( Turf ) (if necc.)
Fri 8/21  8:00PM    Alumni Field - Lowell (if necc.)

Watch the Yawkey League schedule for results and updates here
Full playoff schedule

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Semifinals Set To Begin

The Yawkey League semifinals will being on Tuesday August 11.

The #1 seed East Boston Expos will take on the #5 seed Brighton Black Sox with the best of five series beginning at 8pm at East Boston Stadium (map).

In the other series the #2 Charlestown Townies will play the #3 Stoneham Sabers starting at 8pm at Pine Banks (map).

Full schedule for both best of five series

#1 East Boston Expos vs #5 Brighton Black Sox

Tue 8/11  8:00PM    East Boston Stadium
Wed 8/12  8:00PM    East Boston Stadium
Thu 8/13  7:30PM    Rogers Park
Fri 8/14  7:30PM    Rogers Park (if necc.)
Sat 8/15  8:00PM    Alumni Field (Lowell) (if necc.)

#2 Charlestown Townies vs #3 Stoneham Sabers

Tue 8/11  8:00PM    Pine Banks( Turf )
Wed 8/12  8:00PM    Pine Banks( Grass )
Thu 8/13  8:00PM    Pine Banks( Turf )
Fri 8/14  8:00PM    Pine Banks( Turf ) (if necc.)
Sat 8/15  8:00PM    Pine Banks( Turf ) (if necc.)

Watch the Yawkey League schedule for results and updates here
Full playoff schedule

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Playoff Photos: Black Sox vs The BASE

Black Sox turn double play against The BASE.
Photo credit: Bob Marra

New game photos from Robert Marra from this weekend’s playoff action between the Brighton Black Sox and The BASE.

Black Sox vs The BASE

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Deciding Games Scheduled For Sunday

Game three for both best of three first round series are set to be played on Sunday.

The Black Sox took a 1-0 series lead in their series with The BASE with a 6-5 win on Friday night. The BASE would come up with two runs in the sixth and two runs in the seventh to take game two 6-4. The deciding game in the series will be played at Ronan Park.

In the other series, Stoneham forced a deciding game 3 with an 11-6 win on Saturday against Al Thomas. Game 3 between Al Thomas and Stoneham will be played at Recreation Park in Stoneham.

For times and the rest of the playoff schedule
Full playoff schedule

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The Post Season Begins

A little over four weeks ago, it was still unclear whether we would play any baseball this summer. Now four weeks and fourteen games later, we are now ready to start the playoffs.

With a shortened regular season, the playoffs with begin with a one game elimination round on Thursday August 6.

#7 Al Thomas Club  vs #6 McKay Club  Ronan Park   7:30 PM
#8 Brighton Braves vs #5 Black Sox   Rogers Park  7:30 PM

The winners from the elimination round, move on to best of three first round. The #3 seed Stoneham Sabers will face the lowest remaining seed from the elimination round. The #4 seed The BASE will face the highest remaining seed from the elimination round. The #1 seed East Boston Expose and #2 seed Charlestown Townies earned byes for the first round.

The post season will conclude with best of five semifinal and championship rounds.

Link: Full playoff schedule

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Game Photos: Black Sox vs Al Thomas 07/26/20

Mark Bernardo (WPI) on the mound for the Brighton Black Sox.
Photo credit: Bob Marra

New game photos from Robert Marra from a recent game between Black Sox and Al Thomas at Cunningham Park in Milton.

Black Sox vs Al Thomas (07/26/20)

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