Tag: St. Petersburg Admirals

ADMIRALS WIN THE BULL CUP

(GAME DATE – Oct. 21, 2019) — It was a dramatic and long-anticipated finish to cap an historic season for the St. Petersburg Admirals, who won their first franchise Bull Cup Championship in history after defeating the Minneapolis Ravens 4 games to 1.

The Admirals put the icing on their championship cake with an 11-5 Game 5 win in front of a home crowd in St. Petersburg, capping an emotional season where finally, everything “clicked”.

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Admirals Advance, Take Down Cowboys

(GAME DATE – Oct. 14, 2019) — The St. Petersburg Admirals dispatched the Arizona Cowboys, winning the 2019 MLCS handily 4 games to 1.

St. Pete’s ace Jose Soto was positively stellar through the series, blanking Arizona in Game 1 on 3 hits as efficient Admirals offense generated the only 2 runs they needed to win the opener.

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2019 MLCS Preview: St. Petersburg Admirals vs. Arizona Cowboys

(GAME DATE – Oct. 8, 2019) — The steamrolling St. Petersburg Admirals are looking dominant this year as they are set to take on playoff rookies Arizona Cowboys in the best-of-7 Metro League Championship Series starting tomorrow.

The Admirals are heavily favored to take the series, despite flashes of brilliant power in the Cowboys order, including the ML’s #2 home run hitter, Tak-keung Yang.

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Admirals Sweep Speeders in Elimination Round

(GAME DATE – Oct. 4, 2019) — The Metro League Elimination Round series between the 99-63 St. Petersburg Admirals, who took the East Division pennant, and the 2nd wild card Nevada Speeders, who finished 91-71 at 3rd place in the West Division, has seen the Florida team sweep away their opponent in 3 games, to advance to the MLCS.

The Admirals came out with cannons blazing in game 1, blanking the Speeders 6-0 as Jose Soto earned his 2nd career playoff win, in a complete game 6-hit shutout. Israel Medina, the St. Pete’s 3B, who joined the team in a May 30th trade that sent star pitcher Chris Zerkle to Calgary, hung 2 home runs on the Speeders pitching, one each to starter Al Mota and reliever Adam Fitzpatrick. Continue reading “Admirals Sweep Speeders in Elimination Round”

Clash of Titans as Speeders, Admirals Square Off

(GAME DATE – Sep. 30, 2019) — The Nevada Speeders have made the playoffs again, although not at a first place team atop the Metro League’s West division, but as a 2nd wild card entrant against the 99-63 St. Petersburg Admirals, who took the ML East pennant this year.

The Speeders had been embroiled in a frantic race in the ML West, but finished 1 game behind the 92-70 Arizona Cowboys, who are making their playoff debut after 8 seasons. The Speeders went 91-71.

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Ravens, Admirals Could Become First 100 Game Winners

(GAME DATE – Sep. 26, 2019) — With the expanded, 162-game schedule introduced for the first time this season, an interesting race has developed to see which team can breach the 100-game wins mark first.

Just 2 teams are in a position to do this, with only 4 games left on the schedule, the St. Petersburg Admirals and the Minneapolis RavensContinue reading “Ravens, Admirals Could Become First 100 Game Winners”