Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Wahoos 4, Fungoes 1

Details to follow.

With this series - and with the Wahoos and DVs having 11 head-to-head games left, the FFTs have been eliminated from post season contention.

Wahoos 3, Skyscrapers 1

Details to follow.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Skyscrapers 2, Fungoes 1

Fungoes and Skyscrapers finish up their season with 3 games via pc manager.  All games played by Fungoman.

July 26 at New York:
Fungoes score first with 2 in the 2nd inning to take a 2-0 lead.  Scrapers scrape a run in the bottom half when Bat flipper 
doubles in a run.  Bautista is later erased at the plate to end the inning.  Skyscrapers tie it up in the bottom of the 6th 
with a beautiful squeeze bunt.  Rendon breaks open the tie with a lead off homer for the home team in the bottom half 
of the 8th.  Scrapers proceed to pour it on scoring 5 more runs and winning it going away 8-2.  Steve Cishek gets the 
win in relief while Joe Musgrove finishes his season with a loss for the Fungoes.

July 27 at NY:
Scrapers get to Price early racing out to a 4-1 lead after 1 inning.  Fungoes still trailing 6-3 into the 9th when the fireworks
go off early!  Fungoes tie it up on a 2 out Carlos Beltran double plating 2 runs.  Extra innings is a very BAD option for the 
Fungoes but here we go.  Top of the 10th Fungoes leave em loaded while in the bottom half of the 10th Jason Kipnis hits a 
lead off, walk off homer!!!  NY wins it 7-6.  Steve Cishek picks up the win in relief while David Robertson is tagged with his first 
loss of the season falling to 9-1.

September 7 at WTF:
Bundy is hit hard in this one lasting only 3 2/3 innings.  Fungoes take a 8-3 lead into the 9th inning.  Harris has to come on 
and nail down his 28th save for the Fungoes.  Straily takes the win improving to 10-11 on the season.  Bundy takes the loss.  
With 2 out in the bottom half of the 4th and the Fungoes up 4-3, disaster struck the scrapers when Greg Garcia hit a CFx 
chance to Jacoby Ellsbury.  Ellsbury, a CF 2e4 gives up a double and commits a 2 base error allowing Garcia to circle the 
bases.  Fungoes now up 5-3 add two more unearned runs in the inning building the lead to 7-3.  

Fungoes now at 89-68.

Extra Reserve Contest Update

The Contest numbers have been updated. The Mavs have pretty much wrapped it up.

All of us (even the Mavs) were hurt by injuries or a sudden fall from grace by certain players. Here are some picks that didn't click...

Chris Carter, 8 (You had to see this coming, right? The Goofs and Tweeners didn't.)
Miguel Cabrera, 16 (Age finally caught up with Miggy, I guess. It sucks to get old.)
Matt Kemp, 19 (Wishful thinking - and that's me being kind.)

Miguel Cabrera, 60 (In for a penny, in for a pound.)
Carlos Correa, 68; Kris Bryant and Josh Donaldson, 65; Mike Trout, 63 (Injuries led to missed games and lower numbers from some of the game's best.)
Matt Kemp, 63 (Umm... was he even injured? No? Just... not all that good. Okay, I see.)

Travis Jankowski, 2 (In fairness, he did steal 30 last year. This season, however, he was sent down in April and never heard from again.)
Starling Marte, 16 (16 steals isn't terrible, unless you took him over Dee Gordon, like the Snakes did; or over Billy Hamilton, like the DVs did. Doh!)

Madison Bumgarner, 3 (A dirt bike accident?!? Seriously?!? What a maroon!)
Noah Syndergaard and Aaron Sanchez, 1 (Both chosen by the Rhinos - and both ARE Rhinos. Ugh)
Felix Hernandez, 5 (The king is dead. Not like, you know, Jose Fernandez dead, but... you know... hurt. Shoulder bursitis. Twice.)

Jeurys Familia, 3 (Three of us took this bum. And it's like the link that says, "Check out these hot 60+ year old women!"... you gotta ask yourself... Why?)
Francisco Rodriguez, 7 (Released by the Tigers because of his "inability to get hitters out." Signed later by the Nationals who were looking for "lightning in a bottle," but found only an ounce of Mickey's Fine Malt Liquor and a handful of cigarette butts. And yet, turns out he was still a better pick than Familia.)
Mark Melancon, 11 (Injuries and a certain level of suckability he brought to SF did him in. But yes, he was still a better pick than Familia.)
Sam Dyson, 13 (This is how bad the Familia pick was... SAM DYSON WAS A BETTER PICK!)

Innings Pitched:
Aaron Sanchez, 36 (Missed the season because of blisters on his fingers? Pussy.)
MadBum, 96 (Missed most of the season because he's an idiot.)

DVs 3, Tweeners 0

DVs sweep Tweeners to keep alive their razor slim playoff chances. Tweeners enhance their usual prime drafting slot.
The only particularly interesting game was game 2 as DVs have to go to the bullpen in the 3rd inning to stay close and pull out a 4-3 win in 11 innings. Otherwise both teams played to their general season form as DVs win the other games 3-0 and 4-1.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Tweeners 3, Drillers 2

Tweeners work to sabotage their own draft position by taking 3 of 5 at home vs. OUD.

6/16 - Tweeners dominate in 8 of the 9 innings.  Drillers win the 7th inning 6-0, and the game 6-5. W - Taillon, S - Dayton, L - Montgomery.

6/17 - a walk-off HR for Schoop as the Tweeners win 4-2.  W - Treinen, CG loss for Walker.

8/23 - Felix and Treinen combine for the 3-0 whitewash.  CG loss for Taillon.

8/24 - Drillers take pitchers' duel 2-1.  W - Fulmer, S - Baez.  Ivan Nova's best-pitched game ever is but a CG loss.

8/25 - Drillers jump out to a 3-0 lead, but Tweeners rattle 16 hits off Kennedy and Andriese for an 8-3 win. Blake Snell picks up his 3rd W in his 18th and final start of the season.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Killer Bees 3, DVs 2

DVs stumble to go 2-3 vs the Bees at the Bee Hive
Game 1 – DVs lead 4-0 in the 7th with Porcello in control. Bees then score 5 as the DV bullpen implodes
Game 2 – Same series, second verse as DVs lead 4-1 in the 7th and Bees score 1 in the 7th and 2 in the 8th as Buchter and Oh suck
Game 3 – Teheran and Hendriks shut down the crestfallen DVs and combine on a 6 hitter
Game 4 – Even the DVs can’t blow a 7-0 lead and win 9-3.
Game 5 – DVs ride a 5 run 4th behind a Fowler 3 run shot to cruise 6-1

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Rhinos 5, Nads 2

Rhinos 8 Nads 4   5/23/2017

Archer surrendered 2 hits and 7 walks in 6 and 2/3 innings both the Nads hits were homeruns by Frazier.

Rhinos 2 Nads 0   5/24/2017

Syndergaard allowed 1 hit and 4 walks in 5 innings. The Nads offense only managed 2 hits for the second consecutive game.

Nads 4 Rhinos 2   5/25/2017

The Nads won the game with a rally in the bottom of the 9th inning plating 3 runs.  After an out was recorded, Frazier opened up the rally as he drew a walk.  Gonzalez n was next to the plate and he walked as well.  Tony Wolters in a pinch appearance then launched the ball over the fence for three runs off of Jones making the Nads walk off winners.

Rhinos 2 Nads 1   7/31/2017

The deciding run was scored by the Rhinos in the 9th. Lemahieu doubled and Revere made a 2 base error scoring Lemahieu.  Both teams totaled 9 hits
on the afternoon. 

Nads 8 Rhinos 1   8/1/2017

Garcia racked up an impressive 11 strikeouts allowing just 5 hits and 3 walks in 9 innings.  The Nads managed 13 hits in their victory. 

Rhinos 9 Nads 4   8/2/2017

Kemp hit a three-run homer in the 4th inning and doubled in two baserunners in the 8th inning for a 5 RBI day.

Rhinos 5 Nads 0   8/3/2017

Wisler picked up the win in relief allowing 2 hits and 3 walks in 2 and 2/3 innings and Diaz got the save. The Rhinos had 10 hits for the afternoon while Nads had 7. 

Rhinos 3, Bees 2

Rhinos 7 Bees 4   4/24/2017

Cole went the distance and Kemp hit a 3 run homerun. Gray pitched 9 innings giving up 9 hits and 2 walks for the Bees. Espinoza and Freeman homered for the Bees.
Rhinos 6 Bees 1   4/25/2017

Archer racked up 10 strikeouts in a complete game effort and Baez had 3 base hits as Rhinos topped the Bees by a score of 6 to 1.

Bees 3 Rhinos 2   7/6/2017

Teheran struck out 10 batters and allowed only 4 hits and 2 walks in 9 innings. The Rhinos runs came off homeruns by Votto and Myers.

Bees 5 Rhinos 3   7/7/2017

Eickhoff picked up the complete game victory, allowing 3 solo homeruns and striking out 11 Rhinos. The Rhino offense was 2 homeruns by Baez and 1 by Bryant.  Freeman had a 2 homerun day for the Bees.

Rhinos 3 Bees 2   7/8/2017

The Rhinos scored the decisive runs in a big top of the 9th inning with 2 runs on 2 base hits.  Duvall started the inning with a single, Arcia walked, Lemahieu then laid down a sacrifice bunt.  Rodney then threw a wild pitch scoring a run. Votto hit a single scoring the eventual winning run. The Rhinos had 11 hits overall, while the Bees only had 5. 


Wahoos 8, Goofs 2

Wahoos 8, Goofs 2
(All cards and dice)
Game 1: Goofs start fast with 5 straight hits with 1 out in the first, along with a walk and error. After 1, Goofs lead 5-0. They cruise to a 9-2 victory.
Game 2: Goofs, and specifically Hunter Renfroe with 2 homers, drop the hammer again. Steven Wright and friends cruise to a 3-0 win.
Game 3: Justin Verlander dominates and Edwin Encarnacion homers to help the Wahoos to a 4-2 win.
Game 4: Wahoos rally with 5 runs in the eighth with Khris Davis and Encarnacion homers (Edwin had 2 in the game). Wahoos win, 8-5.
Game 5: Wahoos again score early (3 in the second) but have to hang on, 9-6.
Game 6: Wahoos use a committee of five to blank the Goofs, 2-0. Adam Eaton scored twice.
Game 7: Jake Arrieta yields only a solo homer and the Wahoos hang on, 2-1.
Game 8: Cameron Rup hits a pinch two-run homer in the 6th to help the Wahoos pull away, 5-2.
Game 9: Wahoos use a 7-run sixth and hit a total of three homers to pull away, 10-3.
Game 10: Wahoos use a walk and three singles (winner from Brandon Crawford) to score the go-ahead run in the seventh. Wahoos win 5-4.

Friday, September 08, 2017

Drillers 3, Tweeners 2

Drillers take 3 of 5 from tweeners

5/5 - Ray  Drillers win 6-3 despite being outhit 11-9.  teams shared 5 errors
5/6 - Snell  Schoop drives in 4 Tweeners win 9-7

7/17 - Snell  Tweeners dominate 6-1
7/18 - Ray  Keuchel and Baez combine for a 3 hit 3-0 shutout in this Driller win
7/19 - Smyly  Josh Donaldson cleared the bases with his grand slam as the Oklahoma Drillers
bested the Logan County Tweeners 8 to 6 at Driller Park.

Drillers 3, Nads 2

5/13 – Stroman  Nads win 7-6 in 12 innings
5/14 Garcia  Nads win 8-7
7/20 Stroman  Taillon scatters 5 hits for a 7-0 Driller win
7/21 Garcia  Drillers win 4-3 in 10 on a Tim Beckham walk-off tater
7/22 Matz  Drillers win 8-6 Beckham stays hot going 3 for 5 two triples

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Demerit Update

Four teams fell short of the 140-game mark for the end of August: the Bees, Wahoos, Drillers, and Skyscrapers. Each team will receive one demerit.

Here are the current totals for the year...

Nads - 3
Skyscrapers - 3
Wahoos - 3
Drillers - 3
Killer Bees - 2
Rhinos - 1
Sidewinders - 1

The next deadline is 162 games by October 1st.

Also, final stats are due the day after Thanksgiving. FIVE demerits await those whose stats aren't in on time.

Buckeyes 8, Goofs 2

Buckeyes finish regular season taking 8 of 10 vs Goofs.

4/5 Buckeyes 7 Goofs 4
4/6 Buckeyes 5 Goofs 2

5/7 Goofs 5 Buckeyes 4
5/8 Goofs 7 Buckeyes 2
5/9 Buckeyes 6 Goofs 3

6/18 Buckeyes 5 Goofs 3
6/19 Buckeyes 4 Goofs 1
6/20 Buckeyes 3 Goofs 2

8/26 Buckeyes 6 Goofs 5
8/27 Buckeyes 9 Goofs 7