For the first time since the 2011 season, the Vermont Lake Monsters are division champions! The Monsters captured the Stedler Division crown on Monday by defeating the Tri-City ValleyCats in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Centennial Field. That win, coupled with a Connecticut loss, cemented the deal.
You can see the final out here, courtesy of Jack Korte of NBC 5:
For the first time in 6 years, the @VTLakeMonsters are bringing playoff baseball to Burlington. Here’s the division-clinching out. https://t.co/E5JauSUErf
The Lake Monsters are 41-32 and will wrap up the regular season this Thursday. There will be a home playoff game for Centennial Field but we don’t know the exact date yet.
We’ll talk more about the Lake Monsters with manager Aaron Nieckula, who will join ‘The Huddle’ at 5:35.