Week 23 Results
Mizzoula Osprey (#3) 7, CGS (#6) 3
Mizzoula continued their title defense with a solid victory. At the plate, Martinez had three HR and drove in eight, with Santana adding two HR and six RBI. Quintana notched a W + 13 K's, with Liriano getting a W + 12 K's. Cano had two HR for CGS, with McGee getting a Win and a Save.
Waffles (#5) 5, The Rusty Trumbones (#4) 5
Waffles lost twice to Rusty in the regular season: they did better here, but those early losses came back to haunt them, as playoff ties are broken by regular season results. Abreu had two HR and Cishesk notched three Sv, but Rusty got two W + 14 K from Weaver, plus a W + 17 K from Petit, and just did enough.
Gregorius B.I.G. (#8) 8, Space Wizard (#12) 1
Gregorius swept to the biggest win of the round. They got two HR from Longoria and Arcia, while deGrom gave them a W and nine strikeouts.Trout led Space's hitters with two home-runs, driving in ten, and Papelbon picked up a pair of saves, but they could only take SB.
MyWieterGetzLongoria (#11), Angry Saguaro (#10) 4
Calhoun's three home-runs and seven RBI led Wieter to the week's only upset. backed by strong pitching from Zimmermann (two W, 12 K) and Melancon (three Sv). Two wins and 17 strikeouts from Kershaw couldn't save Angry, who also got a pair of home-runs by Plouffe.
Week 24 Games
Mizzoula Osprey (#3) vs. Trail-Hitters (#2)
The Rusty Trumbones (#4) vs Alabama Slammers (#1)
5th/6th place: Waffles (#5) vs. CGS (#6)
AZ SnakePit (#8) vs. Gregorius B.I.G. (#9)
MyWieterGetzLongoria (#11) vs. Trumboner (#7)
11th/12th place: Space Wizard (#12) vs. Angry Saguaro (#10)
We move in to the semi-finals, with the top four facing off for the championship. Mizzoula beat Trail 6-4 when they met during the regular season, while the Slammers beat the Trombones twice, by scores of 7-3 and 6-2. Will we see a repeat now we're in the playoffs?