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Dolphins win 2023 Malden Youth Baseball Major League Division Playoff Championship

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Chase Clough leads way at plate (3-for-3, 5 RBIs), on the mound (9 Ks) for the Dolphins


By Steve Freker


Chase Clough did it all for the Dolphins with a championship flair Saturday at Kierstead Park to lead the team and manager Kenny Mazonson to the 2023 Malden Youth Baseball (MYB) Major League Division Championship. Clough went 3-for-3 at the plate with 3 hits, 2 doubles and 5 RBIs for the Dolphins in an 8-4 win over the Red Sox in the deciding final game of the MYB Playoffs. He also was solid on the mound with nearly 5 innings of work, scattering 4 hits and striking out 9.

The Dolphins finished atop the regular season standings as well and carried the momentum into the playoffs with two more wins.

For the team manager, Mazonson, it was the first championship since the Dolphins won back-to-back titles in 2007 and 2008, as this year they broke a 15-year drought. “We have been very close a couple of years since then but have come up a little short in close losses,” Mazonson. “It was great to see us play well and be consistent all year long.”

MYB President Felice D’Anna said the win capped a very successful year for the program. “We had one of the highest participation rates in a number of years and despite a few small battles with the weather, we were to get all the games played in a timely manner.”

“The Executive Board would like to thank all of the players, coaches and families who worked together to make this such a great season,” D’Anna added.

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