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2010 Connecticut Tigers Season in Review

Mendoza helped lead the way for Connecticut

In their inaugural season in Norwich, Connecticut, the Tigers season was dramatic down to the final day; finishing just one-half game out of first place in the Stedler Division, thus missing the playoffs. It was a successful debut in their new city, with improved facilities and a fan base that was looking for a team to cheer for after the Double-A affiliate of the Giants had moved on.

The season started out on a blazing note with second-year outfielder Matt Mansilla getting the offense roaring early on, before his performance tailed off and the upper levels of the Tigers system came calling for his services as injuries and promotions struck. Unfortunately, the CT-Tigers were saddled with the poorest offense in the league, averaging a meager 3.61 runs per game, nearly a run... Recommended Stories

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