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Kauai Advances to League Championship
Wednesday, September 24th , 2025
The playoff push continues for the Kauai Chiefs as they seek to capture the Rookie League Classic.

The Division Championship came to a close tonight at Roberto Clemente Park as the Chiefs eliminated the Squirrel Hill Pirates 4-2, with a 4-3 victory in the clinching game.

"Individual stats don't even matter at this time of year, we got to the next round and that's all I care about," said Miles Dijk, who in fact put up strong individual stats to be named series MVP. "I'm proud of the guys and the effort we put forward. We're all pulling in the same direction right now."

For the series, Dijk had a 0.00 ERA over 9 innings pitched. He added 10 strikeouts with a 1-0 record.

The Kauai Chiefs will play against the South Bend Cubs in the next round. South Bend won their series against the Rural Retreat Tsunami 4 games to 2. The League Championship schedule will be announced after the Division Championship finishes.

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South Bend Moves on to League Championship
Wednesday, September 24th , 2025
After eliminating the Rural Retreat Tsunami 7-0 in the Division Championship at The Lockar Room, the victorious South Bend Cubs will now move on to the next round: the League Championship.

South Bend beat Rural Retreat 4-2 in the series. The MVP trophy was awarded to Cubs shortstop Gyu-sik Kim, who knocked in 8 runs, hit .368 and scored 3 times.

"The guys were all chanting 'M-V-P' when I went into the clubhouse," Kim said later, with a smile. "It was kind of embarrassing but it feels great to be here."

The South Bend Cubs don't know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Kauai Chiefs - Squirrel Hill Pirates series. Kauai leads the series 3 games to 2. The League Championship schedule will be announced after the Division Championship finishes.

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Tropics Advance to League Championship
Wednesday, September 24th , 2025
The Tiefengrund Tropics out-dueled and outgunned the Nahanni Valley Wolves in the Division Championship and are on to the next round.

Tiefengrund won the final game 7-4 at Lynx Park and the series 4-2.

Ad Groenendijk was named series MVP for a strong offensive performance during the Division Championship. He had a .417 average with a .462 on-base percentage. He had 3 home runs, drove in 8 RBI and scored 6 runs.

"I was seeing the ball well and glad to help my team out and get us to the League Championship," he said.

The Tiefengrund Tropics will play against the Moss Beach Mosquitos in the next round. Moss Beach won their series against the Dutton Tigers 4 games to 0. The League Championship schedule will be announced after the Division Championship finishes.

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LEAGUE LEADERS AVG
Yoriyuki Ine - NOR
.373
2 Joey Roberts TIEF .362
3 Iwan Elsenaar CIN .355
4 Dean Berry JOHN .352
5 Aurelio Reynoso EME .341
LEAGUE LEADERS HR
Alexander Fisher - DUTT
31
2 Emanuel Oversluizen TOF 26
2 Eisaku Toiguchi ATL 26
4 Piet van Dalen NAH 25
5 Chun-hak Sonu SQU 24
LEAGUE LEADERS RBI
Júlio Pineda - NAH
123
2 Alexander Fisher DUTT 114
3 Yoriyuki Ine NOR 111
4 Monte Hoppe CIN 104
5 Kick Egberts CHU 98
LEAGUE LEADERS W
Zak Dallimore - NAH
18
2 Dennis Redden MOS 17
3 Darrell Hicks MOS 16
4 Fernando Gutiérrez KAU 15
4 5 more tied with   15
LEAGUE LEADERS ERA
Gustavo Salazar - DUT
2.12
2 Ricardo López DUT 2.68
3 Jesús Ramírez DUT 2.69
4 Darrell Hicks MOS 2.81
5 Vincente Maldonado ATL 2.86
LEAGUE LEADERS K
Tzu-jao Kuang - CHU
179
2 Fernando Gutiérrez KAU 177
2 Pedro Sánchez WOLF 177
4 Zak Dallimore NAH 174
4 Tyler Mumford KAU 174
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ZAPHOD CONFERENCE STANDINGS
Dent Division W L PCT GB
Moss Beach Mosquitos 109 31 .779 -
Dutton Tigers 84 56 .600 25.0
Norwalk Narwhals 76 65 .539 33.5
Mesa Squirrels 75 66 .532 34.5
Churchill Rebels 72 68 .514 37.0
Miami Matadors 66 74 .471 43.0
Johnstown Jets 66 74 .471 43.0
Eureka Guardians 55 85 .393 54.0
Beeblebrox Division W L PCT GB
Nahanni Valley Wolves 93 47 .664 -
Tofield Braves 78 62 .557 15.0
Tiefengrund Tropics 74 66 .529 19.0
Brevard County Manatees 73 67 .521 20.0
Charlotte Webs 61 79 .436 32.0
Kemmisville Wieners 55 85 .393 38.0
Juarez Buzzards 49 91 .350 44.0
Mukilteo Clams 35 105 .250 58.0
FORD CONFERENCE STANDINGS
Prefect Division W L PCT GB
South Bend Cubs 97 43 .693 -
Rural Retreat Tsunami 90 50 .643 7.0
Whistler Avalanche 90 50 .643 7.0
Dutchess County Channel Cats 81 59 .579 16.0
Kitscoty Cavaliers 79 61 .564 18.0
Wolfville Farmers 76 64 .543 21.0
Emerald Wizards 62 78 .443 35.0
Fullerton Flyers 55 85 .393 42.0
Arthur Division W L PCT GB
Kauai Chiefs 95 45 .679 -
Squirrel Hill Pirates 82 58 .586 13.0
Cranbrook Wild 78 62 .557 17.0
British Columbia Lumberjacks 77 63 .550 18.0
Terry Swallows 71 69 .507 24.0
Inverness Highlanders 50 90 .357 45.0
Stockton Peaches 35 105 .250 60.0
Southern Maryland Blue Claws 2 138 .014 93.0
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - Zaphod Conference
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Tiefengrund Nahanni Valley 7-4 7:05 PM ET K.Yamasaki (7-5, 4.16 ERA) M.Guthrie (7-4, 5.14 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - Ford Conference
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Squirrel Hill Kauai 3-4 7:05 PM ET C.Tibbits (5-1, 1.50 ERA) J.Silva (2-2, 3.94 ERA)
Rural Retreat South Bend 0-7 7:05 PM ET I.Kreijling (14-9, 4.32 ERA) C.van Hulst (10-11, 4.10 ERA)
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