Carolina League Playoffs Set
With four days remaining in the second half, the Carolina League playoffs are set. The Dash will take on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the Southern Division Championship Series, while Lynchburg and Wilmington will tangle in the Northern Division Championship Series. Here is the game-by-game breakdown:
SOUTHERN DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES:
Myrtle Beach v. Winston-Salem (Dash won season series 11-9)
Game 1 – Myrtle Beach at Winston-Salem – 7:00 p.m.
Game 2 – Myrtle Beach at Winston-Salem – 7:00 p.m.
Game 3* – Myrtle Beach at Winston-Salem – 7:00 p.m.
NORTHERN DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES:
Wilmington v. Lynchburg (Blue Rocks won season series 11-9)
Game 1 – Lynchburg at Wilmington – 6:35 p.m.
Game 2 – Wilmington at Lynchburg – 6:05 p.m.
Game 3* – Wilmington at Lynchburg – 6:05 p.m.
* = if necessary
For what it is worth, here are the season series results of the four possible Mills Cup Championship matchups:
– Winston-Salem won season series over Wilmington 15-5
– Lynchburg leads Winston-Salem 10-9 (one game remaining)
– Myrtle Beach won season series over Wilmington 11-9
– Lynchburg leads Myrtle Beach 10-7 (three games remaining)
If the Dash were to make it to the Mills Cup Championship Series, they would host Game 1 and Game 2 next Saturday and Sunday before heading to the N.D.C.S. champion’s home September 11-13.