Baseball in Lithuania for the 2010 Summer Season ended in Vilnius with the “Interleague Championship” Finals. In its 8th year of competition, the Interleague is a championship between top-level teams from Belarus, Latvia, and Lithuanian Leagues.
In the match for 3rd place, the home team Vilnius “Sporto Vilkai” won 10-8 over the visitors from Belarus Skidelis “Sugar Storm”. In the championship match, Lithuanian 2010 Champion Kaunas “Lituanica” squared off against Brest “Zubry”, who also won the Belarusian Championship this season. Brest moved ahead in the first inning of the match 1-0, but Kaunas tipped the scales and won by a final score of 4-2.
Will Gordon recorded the win for Kaunas, pitching 7 innings before being relieved by Marijus Dargis. “Lituanica” won the Interleague for the seventh time in its history. “Zubry” won Interleague ‘Silver’ for the first time in their team’s history.
Two Kaunas players were awarded individual prizes. The finals MVP went to Will Gordon, and Best Hitter in the tournament was Marijus Dargis. Best Pitcher went to Andrej Losj of “Zubry”.
Final Interleague Standings:
- Lituanica Kaunas (Lithuania)
- Zubry Brest (Belarus)
- Sporto vilkai Vilnius (Lithuania)
- Sugar Storm Skidel (Belarus)
- Minsk (Belarus)
- KKSC-Vėtra Utena (Lithuania)
- Riga (Latvia)
- Juodasis vikingas Vilnius (Lithuania)