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SnakePit Fantasy Baseball Week 12

Nolan Arenado had a week for the record books. I sure hope he cools off before coming to Chase this weekend...

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Weel 12 Results

AZ SnakePit 7, Rougned Hodor 3
Hitter of the Week Arenado had seven HR and 14 RBI for Snake with Frazier homering twice; Rougned countered with four HR by Granderson, while Franco got three HR + 13 RBI. Martinez and Jimenez each got two W +15 K for Snake; Britton saved three for the Hodors.

MyWieterGetzLongoria 1, What the Hellickson? 9
The week's biggest blowout saw What move into a playoff spot, as they swept hitting behind two HR from Desmond and Gardner. Despite Archer's W +17 strikeouts, Wieter's sole win was in Sv, where Storen notched three. Hutchinson picked up two W + 14 K for Hellickson.

Angry Saguaro 3, Waffles 7
Three home-runs from Encarnacion helped Waffles to victory, but it was their pitching, led by Pitcher of the Week McHugh's two W and 14 K, the main source of their success. Fiers notched 11 K's for Angry, with Ortiz adding a pair of home-runs. WHIP went to the third decimal.

Smell the Glove 2, CGS 7
Smell got 12 RBI from Posey and batted a collective .302, but those two categories were their only successes. Odor and Turner each had two home-runs and drove in four for CGS; on the mound, they came within one Sv of a sweep, getting a Win and 22 strikeouts by Bumgarner.

Socrates Burritos 3, Mizzoula Osprey 7
The Osprey lifted themselves out of the relegation zone, after a hard-fought battle which saw W and SB end level. Socrates hit .304 but managed only one HR; Mizzoula got two from Eaton, plus three Sv by Holland, and a W + 11 K from Greinke. Estrada fanned 10 for the Burritos.

Trail-Hitters 6, Alabama Slammers 3
Trail were largely untroubled in a top of the table battle. sweeping pitching as Keuchel notched a Win plus a dozen strikeouts. Hernandez fanned 13 for Alabama, who also got three HR from Martinez, but got just a single W. Correa and Stanton each went deep twice for the Hitters.

Dirk Ziegler 3, Yasmany as Possible 5
HR and W were tied here, but Yasmany did just enough elsewhere, getting two HR from Dozier and Heyward, while Sale added ten strikeouts. Teammates Norris + Kemp each had two HR for Dirk, while Buchholz notched a Win and seven strikeouts in a losing cause.

Standings
Rank Team W-L-T Pct GB Last Waiver Moves
1 Trail-Hitters 77-36-7 .671 - 6-3-1 11 22
2 AZ SnakePit 66-49-5 .571 12 7-3-0 4 10
3 Alabama Slammers 65-49-6 .567 12.5 3-6-1 1 31
4 CGS 61-52-7 .538 16 7-2-1 7 29
5 Waffles 61-55-4 .525 17.5 7-3-0 13 26
6 What the Hellickson? 60-56-4 .517 18.5 9-1-0 12 20
7 Rougned Hodor 59-57-4 .508 19.5 3-7-0 14 24
8 MyWieterGetzLongoria 54-55-11 .496 21 1-9-0 6 6
9 Socrates Burritos 54-57-9 .488 22 3-5-2 9 23
10 Angry Saguaro 55-62-3 .471 24 3-7-0 8 14
11 Yasmany as Possible 52-61-7 .463 25 5-3-2 2 4
12 Mizzoula Osprey 46-64-10 .425 29.5 5-3-2 3 25
13 Smell the Glove 44-66-10 .408 31.5 2-7-1 5 4
14 Dirk Ziegler 38-73-9 .354 38 3-5-2 10 13
Week 13 Games

AZ SnakePit vs. Yasmany as Possible
MyWieterGetzLongoria vs. Rougned Hodor
Angry Saguaro vs. What the Hellickson?
Smell the Glove vs. Waffles
Socrates Burritos vs. CGS
Trail-Hitters vs. Mizzoula Osprey
Dirk Ziegler vs. Alabama Slammers

Every game this week sees a top-half team face a bottom-half one. The closest is MyWieterGetzLongoria vs. Rougned Hodor, which has 8th taking on 7th, so that's the ESPN Game of the Week. Wieter have both Donaldson and Archer in the top 10 players so far this season, while Hodor's hitting has been led by Rizzo and Wacha respectively.