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Pit Your Wits ‘17: Week 19

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Just like the Dbacks, our playoff race is heating up! Let’s see who made an impact on the standings this week!

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For our challenge last week, I asked you to come up with some better nicknames for Player’s Weekend. We had a ton of input from a lot of people, so before I get into the winners, a friendly reminder that if you have two entries, you only get points from the most rec’d comment. With that in mind, I give you our clear winner, Keegan Thompson!

Yasmany "Deadweight" Tomas

Pro Tip- "When Paul Goldschmidt drops his bat in disgust, your strike zone is garbage."

Posted by Keegan Thompson on Aug 26, 2017 | 12:44 PM reply rec (8)

In second place, we have a second red comment from AzRattler!

Archie "The Bush" Bradley

Posted by AzRattler on Aug 26, 2017 | 2:22 PM reply rec (5)

And in third place, we have another pair of red comments from MrMrrbi and new comer red_leader!

A.J. "Los Pollos Hermanos" Pollock

Baseball is the greatest game ever invented. Ever. Say Amen.- Ernie Banks

Posted by MrMrrbi on Aug 26, 2017 | 4:29 PM reply rec (4) flag

JD "El Smacko" Martinez

Here comes the deuce. And when you speak of me, speak well...

Posted by red_leader on Aug 26, 2017 | 8:39 PM reply rec (4) flag

For the record, it’s really awesome to see when you all are using that rec button. Show some love for the comments that you think deserve it and hit that button! Now let’s look at the updated standings

Keegan Thompson-16
Oldenschoole-10
MrMrrbi-10
Hazzard21-9
TylerO
AzRattler-6
hotclaws-3
red_leader-4
Diamondhacks-1
magnetic

Alright, we’re going to go playoff themed for this week. As I was listening to the pre-game show for Friday’s game, they had a lengthy commercial interview with Derrek Hall about the upcoming ticket deals against the Rockies. They were calling it the Push For the Playoffs, or something equally uninspired. Your mission is to come up with a better marketing campaign for the playoffs. Go!