Read the Midwest League playoff preview.
The 2005 Midwest League playoffs will begin on Wednesday, September 7. The best-of-three opening round series will feature eight teams, the two first-half champions, the two first-half Wild Cards, the two second-half champions and the two second-half Wild Cards. The four winners of the opening round will meet in a best-of-three divisional finals in an attempt to advance to the best-of-five Midwest League Championship Series, scheduled to begin on September 13.
2005 Player of the Year: Carlos Gonzales, South Bend
2005 Top Prospect: Carlos Gonzales, South Bend
2005 Manager of the Year: Mark Haley, South Bend
2005 Midwest League All-Stars.
Silver Hawks wear Midwest crown
09/17/2005 7:01 PM ET
The Silver Hawks won their first Midwest League title in 12 years, blanking the Timber Rattlers, 4-0, in Game 5 of the Championship Series.More >