Read the Florida State League playoff preview.
The 2005 Florida State League playoffs began on Tuesday, September 6. Lakeland, the first half winner in the West, leads second-half winner Dunedin, 1-0 in its best-of-three opening round matchup. Palm Beach, the second-half winner in the East, holds 1-0 advantage over first-half champion Vero Beach. The winners will advance to the best-of-five Florida State League Championship Series, scheduled to begin on September 9.
2005 Player of the Year: Brent Clevlen, Lakeland
2005 Pitcher of the Year: Jordan Tata, Lakeland
2005 Manager of the Year: Mike Rojas, Lakeland
2005 Florida State League All-Stars.
Cardinals toil OT to win FSL title
09/13/2005 11:36 PM ET
The Palm Beach Cardinals won the Florida State League Championship, edging the Lakeland Tigers, 5-4, in Game 5 on Jarrett Hoffpauir's homer in the 10th inning Tuesday night.More >