Read the California League playoff preview.
The 2005 California League playoffs will begin on Wednesday, September 7. A best-of-three mini-series will feature the top two teams in the second half from the North and South Divisions. The winners of each will face the first-half champions from each division in the best-of-five Divisional Series. The first-half champions were San Jose and Lake Elsinore. The 2005 California League Finals are scheduled to begin on September 15.
2005 Player of the Year: Brandon Wood, Rancho Cucamonga
2005 Pitcher of the Year: Jared Wells, Lake Elsinore
2005 Manager of the Year: Lenn Sakata, San Jose
2005 California League All-Stars.
Giants rally to Cal League crown
09/20/2005 12:42 AM ET
Nate Schierholtz helped the Giants complete a late-game rally as San Jose beat Lake Elsinore, 3-1, on Monday at Municipal Stadium to win the California League Championship in Game 5.More >