Week 22 results
AZ SnakePit 5, CGS 5
CGS just missed out - one more point would have got into the post-season. Bumgarner's near no-hitter gave them a chance, with Braun's five R snatching that by one, but Snake got three HR from Frazier, plus two W and 16 K's by Pitcher of the Week DeSclafani, and progress as #4 seed.
MyWieterGetzLongoria 2, Mizzoula Osprey 8
There'll be no playoffs for Mizzoula, but they played a very effective spoiler, the heavy defeat they inflicted knocking Wieter out of a play-off spot. Betts and Cain each had two HR, with Greinke adding two Wins and 13 strikeouts. McCutchen had two HR and seven RBI for Longoria.
Angry Saguaro 4, Alabama Slammers 5
Slammers edged Saguaro, and will enjoy a bye in the first round as a result of their second-placed finish. SB ended level, and Saguaro got three HR and six RBI from Davis, but Calhoun had two HR for the Slammers, who also got a Win and eight K's from Hernandez to pip Angry here.
Smell the Glove 7, Dirk Ziegler 3
In a battle for nothing bur honor. Smell swept the hitting points, powered by Hitter of the Week Cespedes, who had four HR and a dozen RBI. They also got a W + eight K's from Kershaw. Diek got a W and two Saves from Giles, plus three HR by Kemp, but still finished in the cellar.
Socrates Burritos 2, Trail-Hitters 8
Trail had already locked down the top seed, but polished off their regular schedule with an emphatic win, behind three HR and nine driven in from Ortiz. Familia saved four games and Street three. Ventura notched a W and 13 K's for the Burritos, with Brantley adding three HR and six RBI.
Waffles 4, Rougned Hodor 6
This result proved just enough for both sides to make it in fifth and sixth respecfively, Hodor squeaking in by a half-point margin. Schwarber's trio of home-runs, along with Happ's Win and 10 strikeouts were crucial for them; Ramos saved four and Moustakas had two HR + 11 RBI for Waffles.
What the Hellickson? 8, Yasmany as Possible 2
Hellickson secured third-place in the league, sweeping the offensive categories behind Gardner's three HR and eight RBI. 14 strikeouts by Kennedy, plus eleven by Smyly, helped then on the mound as well. Gibson notched a Win and 11 strikeouts for Yasmany, and Sale 11 K's as well.
|*3||What the Hellickson?||118-97-5||.548||18||8-2-0||9||35|
|11||Yasmany as Possible||96-113-11||.461||37||2-8-0||2||10|
|13||Smell the Glove||89-115-16||.441||41.5||7-3-0||4||4|
First round post-season schedule
- AZ SnakePit (#4 seed) vs. Waffles (#5)
- What the Hellickson? (#3) vs. Rougned Hodor (#6)
- Angry Saguaro (#9) vs. Socrates Burritos (#12).
- Mizzoula Osprey (#10) vs. Yasmany as Possible (#11).
The playoffs for both the championship (top six teams) and consolation (seventh through twelfth spots) get under way this week. The top two seeds in each category get to take the week off, with the other four teams facing each other, to decide who will face the top seeds in the second round next week.