The arrival of the month of August means that the summer collegiate season is coming to an end throughout New England. With the new school year soon starting, all three leagues based in the region are set to crown champions within the next week or so.
The prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League will be the first to commence its postseason. Best-of-three divisional series on Cape begin today, which also marks the final day of the New England Collegiate Baseball League’s regular season. Lastly, the Futures Collegiate Baseball League schedule concludes Sunday before single-elimination playoff games will be played the following night.
Before the dawn of playoff baseball, here’s a look at where things stand in the playoff picture, as well as some key names and notes from the top contending teams: