And as they match up in the LDBA World Series, the Belleville Barons compete against the Minnesota Miracle. Here is the tale of the tape for regular season stats for the two teams.
|BA Leader||Carpenter .327||Freeman .324|
|HR Leader||Encarnacion 44||Trout 25|
|RBI Leader||Goldschmidt 123||Freeman 112|
|SB Leader||Pence 19||Trout 38|
|ERA Leader||Quintana 2.59||Kershaw 1.89|
|W Leader||Corbin 19||Teheran 21|
|Sv Leader||Kimbrel 39||Thielbar 34|
LDBA 34 has reached the midpoint (actually a little past). It's time to take a look at the contenders and the pretenders as teams start jockeying for playoff position.
The LDBA 33 World Series opened up at Belleville Stadium, home of the Barons who had the best record in LDBA 33 by garnering 118 games, a fulll 20 games better than AL wildcard Baltimore, who fought their way through as the underdog throughout the AL playoffs.