Sta Maria Pirates won the first play-off match against Wild Cats: 5-3, Thursday. Sta Rosa Indians evened the series against Royal Scorpions yesterday by winning 6-2.
Federashon Beisbòl Kòrsou (Febeko) is currently organizing the playoffs in the AA class of Curaçao baseball. Due to Covid-19, the semi-finals are being played without an audience.
Sta Maria Pirates took the lead in the first inning on Thursday. The Pirates scored on a single by Juremy Profar – the brother of Jurickson Profar who plays in MLB – and a home run by Johannes Gregorius Jr.
Nelmerson Angela pitched the Pirates to the victory. He went five and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on seven hits and striking out one. Shurensely Daantje, Ruendy Carolina and Alexander Rodriquez all put in work in relief out of the bullpen.
After losing the first game 13-1, Sta Rosa Indians won the second play-off game against Royal Scorpions yesterday 6-2.
With 1 run in the first inning, Scorpions took the lead. This run was brought in by a triple by Raywendley van Gurp.
In the fourth inning, Indians tied the score 1-1. This run was brought in by Rochendrick Alexander, who doubled.
Sta. Rosa Indians pulled away with three runs in the fifth inning. Swindley Lint singled on the first pitch of his at bat, scoring one run and Christopher Pieter singled on a 1-1 count, also scoring one run.
Jerrison Beaumont was the winning pitcher for Sta. Rosa Indians. He pitched two-thirds of an inning, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out two and walking one. Hershelon Juliana and Marvin Ludowika closed out the game in relief.