WAREHAM – First round matchups have officially been set for the 2018 CCBL Playoffs and the Wareham Gatemen will be taking on the Cotuit Kettleers in round one.
With 52 total points, the Gatemen finished the regular season at 25-17-2 and won the West Division. The division title is Wareham's first since 2001. By finishing first, Wareham is guaranteed home field advantage through at least the first two playoff series.
The Gatemen opponent, the Cotuit Kettleers, finished with a 22-18-4 record while finishing in fourth place in the West Division.
Wareham and Cotuit met six times during the regular season with the Gatemen coming out on top with a winning record at 3-1-2. Wareham outscored Cotuit 29-15 in those six games.
All rounds of the CCBL playoffs are best two out of three and the team with the better record has home field advantage.
Times and locations have been set for the series and are as follows:
Game 1: Cotuit at Wareham, Saturday Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Game 2: Wareham at Cotuit, Sunday, Aug. 5 at 3 p.m.
Game 3 (if necessary): Cotuit at Wareham, Monday Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m.