The 2021 YBL Finals are now set as Al Thomas A’s will take on the Brighton Black Sox. Game 1 is set for Tuesday 8/17 at Monan Park at BC High. First pitch is scheduled for 7:45pm.
After receiving a first round bye, the #1 seeded Al Thomas A’s defeated the East Boston Expos 3 games to 2 in their best of five semifinal matchup. Al Thomas took a 2-0 lead in the series. East Boston battled back to tie the series at 2 to forcing the deciding game 5. Al Thomas would clinch the series by defeating East Boston 9-1.
The #2 seed Black Sox also received a first round bye. The Black Sox then matched up with the Stoneham Sabers in their best of five semifinal round. All five games would be needed to decide the series. The Black Sox took Games 1 and 3 with Stoneham taking Games 2 and 4. In Game 5, the teams would trade leads, with the Black Sox holding on by a score of 9-8 to advance to the finals.
Game 2 of the best of seven series is scheduled for Wednesday 8/18 at Monan Park at BC High. Full schedule and details can be found here.