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Belgium: Namur Angels Advance to Finals to Face Hoboken

Belgium: Namur Angels Advance to Finals to Face Hoboken

BELGIUM – The Namur Angels clinched a spot in the 2011 Belgian Series with a 12-6 victory over the Merksem Royal Greys last weekend.

The Angels jumped out early to a lead and never looked back. In the first inning they scored 3 runs with 2 coming on a home run from Michael Benton. The Greys fought back with 3 runs and 2 home runs of their own. However, the Angels would not be denied.

In the second inning, Nicholas Frederick hit a grand slam for Namur to put the Angels back in the lead where they would stay.  They scored 4 more in the 3rd inning to go up by 8, and they would never look back cruising to the win.

This will be the Angels first trip to the finals since 1998. They will take on the tw0-time defending champion Hoboken Pioneers in the best-of-five championship series.

The best-of-five championship series will begin on September 24th.

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About Eric Bynum
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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