Pirates advance to the Postseason

Isla de la Juventud completed a three-game sweep of Industriales Thursday night with a 6-5 win at Latinoamericano Stadium in Havana.

The Pirates (49-38) extended their current win streak to six games (8 of last 10) and advance to the 2015 Cuban Postseason for the first time since 2009 during the 48 National Series.

The reigning champs, Pinar del Río, were officially eliminated from the playoff.

The Pirates, who has never won a Cuban National Championship, will visit the Matanzas Crocodiles in Game One of the NS Semifinals on Tuesday night.

A day later, the Granma Stallions will host the Ciego de Avila Tigers, in the second Semifinal of the 2015 Cuban Postseason.

 2015 POSTSEASON SCHEDULE (54 NATIONAL SERIES)
SEMIFINAL 1
Game 1 7:15 pm (ET) Tuesday, March 24   Ijv vs. Mtz 1-11 Box
Game 2 7:15 pm (ET) Wednesday, March 25 Ijv vs. Mtz - Box
Game 3 1:15 pm (ET) Friday, March 27 Mtz vs. Ijv - Box
Game 4 1:15 pm (ET) Saturday, March 28 Mtz vs. Ijv - Box
Game 5 (*) 1:15 pm (ET) Sunday, March 29 Mtz vs. Ijv - Box
Game 6 (*) 7:15 pm (ET) Tuesday, March 31 Ijv vs. Mtz - Box
Game 7 (*) 7:15 pm (ET) Wednesday, April 1 Ijv vs. Mtz - Box
 
SEMIFINAL 2
Game 1 3:00 pm (ET) Wednesday, March 25 Cav vs. Gra 2-9 Box
Game 2 7:15 pm (ET) Thursday, March 26 Cav vs. Gra - Box
Game 3 7:15 pm (ET) Saturday, March 28 Gra vs. Cav - Box
Game 4 7:15 pm (ET) Sunday, March 29 Gra vs. Cav - Box
Game 5 (*) 7:15 pm (ET) Monday, March 30 Gra vs. Cav - Box
Game 6 (*) 3:00 pm (ET) Wednesday, April 1 Cav vs. Gra - Box
Game 7 (*) 7:15 pm (ET) Thursday, April 2 Cav vs. Gra - Box

(*) If necessary

If any series ends before 7 games, the remaining series will move to all night games

 
Cinco elencos mantuvieron su invicto este martes
Campeón vuelve a caer, dos nocaos en la tarde
Campeón en deuda ofensiva, cae nuevamente ante La Isla
Campeón triunfa y evita una vez más barrida
Out 27: Rebelión pinera en casa de Víctor Mesa
Talión sobre el diamante
La Serie para, pero el béisbol sigue
Si de refuerzos se trata. La Isla ya es tercera

ver más