wELCOME TO MAIL 3

 

Mail 3 is a 20 team APBA baseball league with members located throughout North America, The league has had three different incarnations and is now over 50 years old. Teams play a 160-game schedule using the APBA basic game with advanced rule modifications. There are four divisions with five teams in each one. The top two teams in each division make the playoffs and there are three rounds to determine the World Champion. Each spring, typically the first weekend after the start of the MLB season, the league conducts its annual reverse order free agent draft. Rosters are set at thirty players during the regular season. In the off-season teams may trade both players and draft picks. On this site, you can find the current league rules on the left. In addition, you will find Mail 3's all-time records, essays, current rosters, stats and trades from the current and past seasons.

 

MAIL 3 2019 DRAFT, APRIL 6, 2019 12 NOON EDT

 

2019 ROSTERS                2019 TRADES                2019 DRAFT LIST

 

EAGLE ROCK AND RALEIGH TOP TEAMS AT MIDSEASON;

BEDFORD FALLS AND COHOES ALSO LEAD THEIR DIVISIONS

 

SMOKEY PARK FALLS TO CAROLINA IN WORLD SERIES

 

 

 

COUGARS KNOCK OFF MILLSTONE, COHOES AND SMOKEY PARK; EACH SERIES WAS TIGHT AND

WENT TO SEVEN GAMES

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                                                                                        TENSE WORLD SERIES GOES DOWN TO THE WIRE;

                                                                      FREDDIE GALVIS IS UNLIKELY MVP

 

 

Carolina Cougar Manager celebrates his amazing Playoff run with Bentley, the team mascot. The police and animal rights groups would not actually let him have a cougar!

 

 

 

 

 

What an improbable run it was!  The Cougars won the last two games of the regular season on the road at Eagle Rock, the final in extras, to finish at 86-74, same as Belknap. Then won the tie-breaker in 10 innings on a Chris Young homer to make the playoffs. Then won all three playoff series in 7 games to take the title.  That is 22 post season games.  The Cougars have never even won the division, so to go all the way as a 6 seed was incredible, and fun to watch. The last two of these series were played with both managers in the Rolz.com room. To appreciate the tension that these 22 games produced, just feast on the details from the last game of the World Series.

 

GAME 7: CAROLINA 3 SMOKEY PARK 2. This one decides the Mail3 championship. Neither team has won it before and both deserve it after improbable runs.  Fernandez vs. Maeda again.  Carolina strikes first in the 3rd when Galvis leads off with a single, steals 2nd, goes to 3rd on a ground out, and Fernandez uncorks a wild pitch!  1-0 Carolina.  Smokey Park storms back, taking the lead in the 5th.  A leadoff single by Hosmer, and a 2-base error by Miggy puts runners on 2nd and 3rd. Calhoun singles them both home. 2-1 Dusters.  Carolina ties it up in the bottom of the 5th on a leadoff walk to Galvis, a walk to Maeda, a fielder's choice to Davis. Runners now on 1st and 3rd.  T.J. Rivera hits a sacrifice fly to tie it at 2. Smokey Park threatens in the 6th.  Gyorko singles, Asdrubal Cabrera is HBP.  But Valbuena hits into double play and Hosmer strikes out. Carolina also threatens in the 6th, loading the bases, but reliever Phelps gets out of the jam by getting Kang to fly out.  No hits in the 7th, 8th or 9th for Smokey Park.  No hits for Carolina in the 7th or 8th, as "A" relievers take over.  Bottom of 9th, tied 2-2. Brach in for Smokey Park.  Ichiro rolls a 66, but the second roll is a 65.  A 7 single.  Galvis up.  Smacks a series ending, walk-off double!  Ichiro puts the after burners on and scores all the way from 1st!  Carolina wins World Series!  Too bad any team had to lose this one. Jennings the win in relief, Brach the loss.  Galvis named series MVP.  The series Betts had for Smokey Park was MVP worthy, as well.

 

To fully appreciate the tension and back and forth nature of the past season contests READ MORE HERE.