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SnakePit Fantasy Baseball: Week 21

The penultimate round of regular-season contests saw a couple more teams lock down post-season spots, but there are still three which won't be decided until the final week.

James Shields was fantasy gold this week.
James Shields was fantasy gold this week.
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Week 21 Results

AZ SnakePit 6, CompleteGameShutout 4
Snake edged Shutout in a game whose result all but assured both teams of survival. AZ got two HR and five RBI from both Pence and Pierzynski; Ramirez homered twice for Complete. They also got two W + 16 K from Pitcher of the Week Shields; Garza fanned nine for Snake.

MyWieterGetzLongoria 4, Dirt McGrit 6
Dirt kept their playoff hopes very much alive, gritting out a narrow win over Wieter. They hit .343 for the week, with Morneau going deep twice and Hosmer driving in five. On pitching they got a W + 11 K from Sanchez, while Longoria got a W + two Sv from Kimbrel, plus 16 K by Ross.

Phoenix Platypi 2, Mizzoula Osprey 7
Mizzoula are play-off bound following a comfortable victory, behind Hitter of the Week Victorino (three HR, 10 RBI, .435), with Iwakuma striking out 14. Lowrie led the Phoenix hitters, scoring six Runs and driving in seven, with Lee picking up a Win and 11 strikeouts in defeat.

Alabama Slammers 5, Sofa King Juiced 5
Slammers have a rough schedule to end the year, but came away with a tie against leaders Juiced. Crisp had three HR and seven R for them, backed by three Sv from Janssen and two W by Kelly. Sofa countered with two W + 16 K from Greinke; Ellsbury had eight R + four SB.

Waffles 6, Moved Upton 3
Waffles make the post-season; Upton's season goes to the wire as a result of their defeat. Murphy scored and drove in seven for them, with Gonzalez getting a Win and eight K's. But Waffles got seven RBI from Prado, plus three Sv apiece by Soriano and Uehara, to secure victory.

Space Wizard 3, Got Grittiness? 6
Three HR and eight RBI led Got's hitters, with Bruce and Werth each homering twice. Frieri notched a Win and three Saves, though they need a miracle to play on past next week. Soriano had three HR and seven RBI for Space, with Choo homering twice in a losing cause.

The Fighting Amish 9, Blonde Streaks 1
Blonde locked in last place: the Amish got their first win in five weeks, but are almost certain of relegation. Moss had four HR and eight RBI for them, with Ramirez homering twice, and Sale picking up a W + 12 K. Blonde took Sv, behind a pair from Perkins; Gonzales had two HR + five RBI.


Rank Team W-L-T Pct GB Last Waiver Moves
*1 Sofa King Juiced 133-64-13 .664 - 5-5-0 2 18
*2 Mizzoula Osprey 121-78-11 .602 13 7-2-1 14 31
*3 Waffles 120-84-6 .586 16.5 6-3-1 7 36
4 MyWieterGetzLongoria 104-93-13 .526 29 4-6-0 6 24
5 Moved Upton 105-96-9 .521 30 3-6-1 4 41
6 Dirt McGrit 103-95-12 .519 30.5 6-4-0 9 27
Alabama Slammers 102-94-14 .519 30.5 5-5-0 11 59
8 Got Grittiness? 96-103-11 .483 38 6-3-1 12 47
9 Space Wizard 91-101-18 .476 39.5 3-6-1 5 2
10 AZ SnakePit 93-107-10 .467 41.5 6-4-0 1 16
11 CompleteGameShutout 91-113-6 .448 45.5 4-6-0 10 45
12 Phoenix Platypi 88-112-10 .443 46.5 2-7-1 3 7
13 The Fighting Amish 80-122-8 .400 55.5 9-1-0 13 28
14 Blonde Streaks 67-132-11 .345 67 1-9-0 8 13

Week 22 Games

AZ SnakePit vs. Space Wizard
MyWieterGetzLongoria vs. CompleteGameShutout
Phoenix Platypi vs. Dirt McGrit
Alabama Slammers vs. Mizzoula Osprey
Waffles vs. Sofa King Juiced
The Fighting Amish vs. Got Grittiness?
Blonde Streaks vs. Moved Upton

Multiiple Games of the Week here, with 1.5 points separating fourth and seventh places: three teams will make the post-season, one will be on the outside. Moved Upton have the easiest task against the already-relagated Blonde Streaks, with Alabama Slammers facing the sternest task, going up against second-placed Mizzoula, who have already clinched a playoff spot, but not a first-round bye. Wieter and McGrit both face lower tier opposition too this week, as the final round become crunch time for all four sides.