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AZ SnakePit Fantasy Baseball: Week 7

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Week 7 Results

AZ SnakePit 5, Crazy VIII's 5
These two could not be separated. VIII had the power [four players had multi-HR weeks] but Snake had eight RBI from Phillips and posted a team ERA of 1.95. VIII got a W and seven K's from Carmona, and three saves by Rodriguez, but Taveras' three SB secured the tie for SnakePit.

Douchebaggery 2, Adriano Rosario's 7
A real pitching duel, both sides posting sub-one WHIP's. Hamels [zero ERA, 0.67 WHIP] was the star for Rosario, but it was at the plate that they clinched. This was thanks to "Effing Ryan Braun," to quote Douche, and his 8 R, 6 HR and 10 RBI. Douche got a W and four SV from Ryan.

dbacktom 3, 7-2 Offsuiters 6
7-2 swept the offensive categories, behind Berkman's eight Runs, four HR, eight RBI week. Pitching was more evenly-split, though neither side notched any Wins. Scherzer's shutout start helped tom, but nine K's for Lowe gave 7-2 a crucial additional point on the mound.

The Fighting Amish 5, Tucson Myth 4
Amish slid past last-placed Myth, but it was very tight: they took BA by just .003 and WHIP by 0.02. Pitching was their strength, with Lincecum's 10 K's and Sherrill's four saves crucial. But Myth had a W + 13 K's from Weaver, and Glaus drove in seven while batting .407, to make it close.

Kapsaicin Kids 4, Blonde Streaks 5
Streaks took their second straight 5-4 win; SB ended level and each team took two hitting points to leave things tied - Wright homered twice for Kids. But Streaks piled up seven saves, three for Jenks, four for Valverde, and a 1.95 ERA, behind a W and 11 K's for Sabathia. Soria had three saves for Kids.

Shenanigans 2.0 7, Wimboes Barmy Army 3
Shen took all five pitching points, with Putz notching a W, two saves and a zero ERA. At the plate, they also had the edge, with three homers and seven runs from Howard. Army got six runs and four SB from Rollins, but a WHIP of 1.71 condemned them to overall defeat.

last place 5, Arizona Muugens 3
Muugens got two wins from the Big Unit and piled up 54 K's [14 for Beckett], but neither side could manage a save. last had a good week at the plate, batting .368 with 45 RBI: Guillen drove in 13 of those. Muugens responded with 3 HR and 12 RBU from Werth, yet still came up short.

warlords 3, Desert Storm BC 6
Storm had a well-rounded performance, taking three points in hitting and pitching. Harang had a W and 9 K's, while they batted .340 and Matsui stole three bases. war got three homers and seven RBI from Zimmerman, and 12 K's from Pettite, but Rauch's three saves boosted Storm.

GregSchulteOverdrive 7, Desert Dingleberries 3
Greg moved into the top three with the victory, behind the stunning week of Soriano [10 R, 7 HR, 14 RBI]; they had 14 homers all told. Volquez had two W and 10 K's, but Desert hit back with a W and 15 K's from Burnett. The teams combined for 11 Wins and 93 K's in total.

Ignatius J. Rallies 5, SHUperMen 5
This went back and forth, with the sides alternating points almost impeccably. Rallies got seven runs from Chris Young, but SHU got seven from Michael Young. Percival [Rallies] had two saves, while SHU countered with a W and 12 K's for Bedard. Honors ended even, a fair result.

Standings

Rank   Team W-L-T Pct GB Last Week Waiver Moves
1.   The Fighting Amish 42-22-6 .643 - 5-4-1 2 27
2.   Desert Storm BC 37-24-9 .593 3.5 6-3-1 14 9
3.   GregSchulteOverdrive 39-27-4 .586 4 7-3-0 8 16
4.   7-2 Offsuiters 34-23-13 .579 4.5 6-3-1 10 7
5.   warlords 36-25-9 .579 4.5 3-6-1 12 6
6.   Arizona Muugens 35-27-8 .557 6 3-5-2 7 8
7.   Crazy VIII's 37-30-3 .550 6.5 5-5-0 11 23
8.   Adriano Rosario's 34-29-7 .536 7.5 7-2-1 18 23
9.   dbacktom 34-31-5 .521 8.5 3-6-1 17 6
10.   Shenanigans 2.0 32-32-6 .500 10 7-3-0 1 -
11.   Desert Dingleberries 33-34-3 .493 10.5 3-7-0 15 15
12.   Douchebaggery 29-31-10 .486 11 2-7-1 16 19
13.   AZ SnakePit 31-34-5 .479 11.5 5-5-0 13 7
14.   Wimboes Barmy Army 30-36-4 .457 13 3-7-0 6 19
15.   SHUperMen 29-36-5 .450 13.5 5-5-0 5 3
16.   Kapsaicin Kids 28-37-5 .436 14.5 4-5-1 19 11
17.   Ignatius J. Rallies 27-39-4 .414 16 5-5-0 9 16
18.   Blonde Streaks 25-39-6 .400 17 5-4-1 4 9
19.   last place 26-41-3 .393 17.5 5-3-2 20 34
20.   Tucson Myth 21-42-7 .350 20.5 4-5-1 3 -

Week 8 Games

AZ SnakePit vs. Kapsaicin Kids
Douchebaggery vs. Crazy VIII's
dbacktom vs. Adriano Rosario's
The Fighting Amish vs. 7-2 Offsuiters
Tucson Myth vs. SHUperMen
Shenanigans 2.0 vs. Blonde Streaks
last place vs. Wimboes Barmy Army
warlords vs. Arizona Muugens
GregSchulteOverdrive vs. Desert Storm BC
Ignatius J. Rallies vs. Desert Dingleberries

Again, the game pits the second- and third-placed teams, but this time Desert Storm BC take on GregSchulteOverdrive. Greg are hot, having won the past four weeks by a total score of 29-8 and will be hoping Alfonso Soriano can reproduce his tremendous form of the last round, while Edinson Vólquez anchors their rotation. Storm counter with Pujols, Chipper Jones and surprise six-game winner, Livan Hernandez.