2010 CBL Championship

This page is dedicated to the 2010 Continental Baseball League championship series between the Big Bend Cowboys and the Las Cruces Vaqueros.  The Cowboys won the 3rd game of the best-of-three series to become the final Continental Baseball League champions.

2010 CBL Big Bend Cowboys Championship Photo
The Big Bend Cowboys bask in the glow of their Continental Baseball League championship following a 14-1 victory at Kokernot Field in Alpine. Photo courtesy of Big Bend Cowboys

(Photo Credit, as best as can be determined, is that this was a team/staff photo.  If incorrect, please contact us to give proper attribution/credit)

Articles

A great recap of the three games, including some final end of season stats for the Cowboys (in PDF format):  http://bigbendarc.com/archive/NEWSLETTERS/2010/2010_07/2010-07_Bark_page_2.pdf

Article from right before the 2010 championship series, with lots of mention and speculation about the impending start of the Pecos League the following season (2011):  http://www.oaoa.com/article_d747046c-9cd9-5f28-acd3-7696b49f5b50.html

Mention of the Big Bend Cowboys winning the final CBL championship:  http://thegmsperspective.com/news/index.html?article_id=37

Box Scores From Championship Series

These came from the old BigBendCowboys.com website:

7/30 Play by PlayPDFPrintE-mail
Written by Aaron Rodriguez
Friday, 30 July 2010 00:00
2010 Big Bend Cowboys Baseball

Las Cruces at Big Bend Cowboys – Play-by-Play

Jul 30, 2010 at Alpine, TX (Kokernot Field)

Score by Innings                    R  H  E

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Las Cruces………. 031 000 000 –  4 12  0

Big Bend Cowboys…. 001 000 200 –  3  8  0

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Las Cruces starters: 6/2b Browne; 0/ss Gonzalez; 3/lf J. Lilly; 30/1b Notoro;

0/rf Detwiller; 0/dh Olson; 13/c Underkoffler; 9/3b M. Saum; 0/cf H. Fuentes;

0/p McNeal;

7/31 Play by PlayPDFPrintE-mail
Written by Aaron Rodriguez
Sunday, 01 August 2010 13:53
2010 Big Bend Cowboys Baseball

Las Cruces at Big Bend Cowboys – Play-by-Play

Jul 31, 2010 at Alpine, TX (Kokernot Field)

Score by Innings                       R  H  E

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Las Cruces………. 000 100 0   00 –  1  8  3

Big Bend Cowboys…. 000 020 (12)0X – 14 13  2

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Las Cruces starters: 6/2b Browne; 0/ss Gonzalez; 3/lf J. Lilly; 30/1b Notoro;

0/rf Detwiller; 0/dh Olson; 13/c Underkoffler; 9/3b M. Saum; 0/cf H. Fuentes;

32/p Guinn;

7/29 Play by PlayPDFPrintE-mail
Written by Aaron Rodriguez
Thursday, 29 July 2010 00:00
2010 Big Bend Cowboys Baseball
Las Cruces at Big Bend Cowboys – Play-by-Play
Jul 29, 2010 at Alpine TX (Kokernot Field)

Score by Innings R H E
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Las Cruces………. 001 010 011 – 4 8 0
Big Bend Cowboys…. 100 302 00X – 6 9 2
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Las Cruces starters: 6/2b Browne; 40/dh Van Ostrund; 3/rf J. Lilly; 0/lf Olson;
0/ss Gonzalez; 0/3b Thomas; 30/1b Notoro; 0/cf H. Fuentes; 9/c M. Saum; 35/p
Kramer;
Big Bend Cowboys starters: 27/cf Hicks; 7/dh Dobre; 2/c Wells; 10/1b C.
O’Neill; 28/3b N. Ochoa; 1/lf E. Garcia; 36/rf D. Stanfield; 14/2b J. Lucero;
16/ss C. Collins; 20/p J. Dale;

Videos

Here is a video clip taken after the championship game when the Big Bend Cowboys defeated the Las Cruces Vaqueros for the 2010 (final) CBL championship: