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Mahoning Valley Scrappers
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers are a minor league baseball club based in Niles, Ohio, a city in the valley of the Mahoning River. The Scrappers play in the Pinckney Division of the short-season Class A New York - Penn League and are affiliated with the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball club. In 2004, they won the New York - Penn League championship.
The Scrappers' home field is Eastwood Field, opened in 1999 as Cafaro Field, located behind the Eastwood Mall on U.S. Highway 422 . In their six seasons since moving from Erie, Pennsylvania, the Scrappers have averaged over 4,000 fans per game.
|1999||Indians||Ted Kubiak||43-33, 1st place McNamara|
|2000||Indians||Ted Kubiak||48-28, 1st place Pinckney|
|2001||Indians||Dave Turgeon||26-49, 7th place Pinckney-Stedler|
|2002||Indians||Chris Bando||46-30, 2nd place Pinckney|
|2003||Indians||Ted Kubiak||38-36, 2nd place Pinckney|
|2004||Indians||Mike Sarbaugh||42-34, 2nd place Pinckney|
- 1999: Defated Batavia Muckdogs, 2 games to 0; lost to Hudson Valley Renegades, 2 games to 1, in championship round
- 2000: Defeated Batavia Muckdogs, 2 games to 0; lost to Staten Island Yankees, 2 games to 1, in championship round
- 2004: Defeated Auburn Doubledays, 2 games to 0; defeated Tri-City Valley Cats, 2 games to 0, for league championship
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