Finland: Espoo Expos win National Baseball Championship

Finland: Espoo Expos win National Baseball Championship
29/09/2020
They swept the final series against the Tampere Tigers, the squad that dominated the regular season. XL5 Lintuvaara won the second division.

The Espoo Expos swept the Tampere Tigers in the best-of-three Finland Baseball Series to earn their 17th national title.

The Tigers dominated the regular season and headed to the final series with a 3-1 record against the defending champions. The team melted in the first inning of game one, allowing a record 13 runs, and never recovered.

XL5 Lintuvaara defeated the Pirates from Lahti in the final series of the second division 'Fat Lizard League'.

Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation President Jukka Ropponen expressed his satisfaction that the league was able to complete the 2020 season in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic.