#4 Philadelphia Bacharach Giants (88-74) vs. #5 St. Louis Cardinals (100-62)
Final Rankings - Philly NR, St. Louis #3
Regular Season - St. Louis won 6 of 10 with Philly an amazing +17 run differential
Game 1 - Timothy Crawford (15-8) vs. Sammy Duran (13-12)
Game 2 - Anthony Patterson (14-9) vs. Stevie Waters (14-9)
Game 3 - Mule Service (13-9) vs. Alving Astacio (17-8)
Fun Facts - These teams meet in the DPiS for the second consecutive season, with St. Louis winning in five games.
Prediction - St. Louis led the AL in ERA and their pitching wiill be the difference in a hard fought 5 game series.
#3 Montreal Garde Imperiale (98-64) vs. #6 Jacksonville TIMUACAN'S (95-67)
Final Rankings - Montreal #5, Jacksonville #7
Regular Season - Jax won 6 out of 10 with a run differential of +12
Game 1 - Cory Clark (24-6) vs. Phil Pride (15-5)
Game 2 - Sammy Iglesias (16-9) vs. Douglas Cust (12-11)
Game 3 - Bernie Pena (7-10) vs. Derrek Peters (12-9)
Fun Facts - Both teams have been in 5 out of the last 6 playoffs, but have only met once (a 3-1 victory for Montreal in teh Season 21 DPiS
Prediction - Pitching is a toss-up, but Montreal is clearly the superior offensive team. If they can keep from too many errors, they will win in four.