Insurance mogul Kim ‘The Boss’ Awe has put the CIC Chuggers up for sale after the team’s second-round exit from the Co-ed B-League play-offs last week.
The number one seed Chuggers went down to defeat to the Lone Star Ligers by a score of 10-6, ending what had been a successful season.
‘We just didn’t hit, and when we did, they made some great defensive plays,’ said Chuggers Coach Alan Markoff.
The Ligers scored five runs in the top of the second inning and never looked back. The closest the Chuggers came after that was when the game was 6-4 after three innings. But the Ligers answered right back with three runs in the fourth inning to thwart the come-back attempt.
Pat Haag, playing in his last game in the Cayman Islands, had two hits and scored twice for the Chuggers, and Neil Clements also had a pair of hits.
Mr. Awe has been unavailable for comment since the game; however team spokesman Slats Osgood confirmed that Chuggers would be sold as soon as possible.
‘Mr. Awe has decided to concentrate on providing his insurance clients with the best possible service he can without the distraction of an underachieving softball team,’ he said.
Mr. Osgood was unsure what the Chuggers would be worth on the open market.
‘Well considering they’re just a co-ed group of beer-drinking B-league softball players, I think they’d only fetch about $1,200,’ he said.
Coach Markoff said he was sad to see Mr. Awe sell the team.
‘We’re very thankful for everything The Boss did for us,’ he said. ‘We’re just sorry we couldn’t have brought home the trophy for him.
‘But considering we only had five players to start the season, I think we had a great year. Finishing in first place in the regular season with the quality of teams in this league is quite an accomplishment.’