Cards claim crown

The Pedi-Care Pediatric Cardinals defeated the DiMatteo Group Insurance Giants twice to win the 2013 Shelton Babe Ruth championship.

The Cardinals shook off an early loss in the playoffs to come back through the losers’ bracket and defeat a very tough Giants team twice, 9-7 and 9-6, to win the city championship.

Members of the team are Neeraj Badshah, Cameron Boyce, Michael Cassinelli, Joe Ciliberti, Josh Darak, Glen Kaelin, Joe Lombardi, Tim Lombardi, Ben Mayhew, Ryan Murphy, Chris Savoie, Anthony Schiavo and Sean Walsh.

The Cardinals are coached by Gary Savoie, Tom Murphy and Tony Schiavo.