Week 13 Games
AZ SnakePit 6, Alabama Slammers 4
The leaders' curse struck again, Alabama being knocked from their perch as Snake hit .369, led by Seager (two HR, eight RBI, .583), with Morneau driving in seven. They also got a W and seven K from Tomlin, while Alabama got a W + two Sv from Holland, and a W + 14 K from Greinke.
Gregorius B.I.G. 5, Angry Saguaro 5
Pitcher of the Week Kershaw (two W, 21 K, 0.00 ERA) and Quintana (two W, 16 K) help Angry edge pitching, with Bailey (W, 13 K) keeping Gregorius close. Roles reversed at the plate, where Gomes had two HR + five RBI for B.I.G, and Peralta drove in six, but the Saguaro got six RBI from Infante.
Sofa King Juiced 3, Space Wizard 6
Sofa notched two wins apiece through Fernandez and Harang, with the former also striking out 16, but struggled on offense, hitting only .234, though Byrd had three HR and five RBI. Space got two HR and seven RBI from Ortiz, plus two HR and five RBI from Trout, while Lynn gave them a W + nine K.
MyWieterGetzLongoria 2, The Rusty Trumbones 7
A solid win saw Rusty move into first, behind Teixeira's three HR and six RBI, backed by two HR and eight RBI from J. Upton. Colon led their pitching staff, giving them a Win and ten strikeouts. Melancon picked up a trio of saves for Wieter, who also go three home-runs by Machado.
Mizzoula Osprey 9, Got Grittiness? 1
The week's biggest blowout went to Mizzoula, who lost only Saves, where Uehera's three were enough for Got. Otherwise, it was one-way traffic. Samardzija notched 13 strikeouts for the Osprey, and their hitters were led by Phillips and Martinez, who each delivered two home-runs.
Trumboner 3, Trail-Hitters 6
Trail benefited from Hitter of the Week Altuve, who hit .481 and stole ten bases, with Adams (three HR, eight RBI) supplying the power. Laroche also homered three times for Trumboner, and Chapman saved three. Kimbrel did the same for the Hitters, Rodriguez adding a W and two Sv.
Waffles 6, CGS 3
Waffled powered their way through, hitting 12 HR in total, with four from Abreu, Gennett adding two and seven RBI; Rizzo had a pair for CGS. Gonzalez (Waffles) was the best pitcher here, getting two wins and fanning a dozen. Darvish had a W and 10 K's with a zero ERA on CGS's side.
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|12||Sofa King Juiced||53-69-8||.438||18.5||3-6-1||10||30|
Week 14 Games
AZ SnakePit vs. Gregorius B.I.G.
Sofa King Juiced vs. Angry Saguaro
MyWieterGetzLongoria vs. Space Wizard
Mizzoula Osprey vs. The Rusty Trumbones
Trumboner vs. Got Grittiness?
Waffles vs. Trail-Hitters
CGS vs. Alabama Slammers
Four of the top five play each other this week, with the ESPN Game of the Week pitting reigning champions Mizzoula Osprey against current leaders, the Rusty Trumbones. Mizzoula have been struggling on the mound, without a pitcher currently ranked in the top 100, but the surprising season of Edwin Encarnacion has helped boost their offense. Dee Gordon leads the Trumbones, pitting speed against power in what looks likely to be an offense-minded matchup.