The Brewers beat the Cubs in the first round of the playoffs 7-3, scoring four runs in the first inning and three in the third. The Cubs were hampered by bad baserunning decisions, not plating their first run till the fourth inning. Max went 0-2, both strikeouts, and played two innings in right field.
The Brewers on the bench.
Max squares for the bunt.
Coach talks to the team after the victory.
Game Two: Dodgers 6, Brewers 5
The Brewers lost a close game 6-5 to the Dodgers to end their chances at a Mustang League Championship. It came down to defense execution, with two Brewers errors giving away too many free runs. The Brewers almost came back in the top of the 5th, scoring one and having the tying run on third, but to no avail. Max went 0-1 with a K and a walk, and played two innings in right field.
Max at first base after walking.
Game Three: Brewers 6, Red-Sox 5
The Westdale Brewers took third place in the League Championships with a walk-off win in the bottom of the 7th inning, beating the Westdale Red-Sox 6-5. The Brewers struck early in the game, scoring three runs in the bottom of the first, only to be tied in the top of the fourth. They scored two more runs in the bottom of the fourth, but gave up two more in the top of the sixth. The Red-Sox reliever was wild, and gave up two hits and two walks, walking in the winning run.
Max played two innings in right field, and went 0-1, with a K, and a walk. He stole third base and scored a run.
The Brewers were presented with 3rd Place Trophies after the game, and then went out for pizza and ice-cream.
Coach settles his players before their final game of the season.
Max in right field.
Max steals third base.
Max receives his third-place trophy.
Which may or may not have been as good as the cheese fries.