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Pit Your Wits ‘18: All Star Break

We’ve reached the ceremonial halfway point of the baseball season. Lets see who our first finalist is!

Houston Astros Victory Parade Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images

But first we have to award the final points of the half. Last week, I asked you to use the money the Dbacks saved by not signing their first round pick to get over the breakup. The best answer, according to all of you, was...

Free beer!

Injury announcement, commenter section: I stumbled off of a deceptively-high curb and landed on my right elbow, resulting in lacerations to the elbow and fingers and bruising of my rib cage and pride. I am day-to-day...

Posted by TylerO on Jul 7, 2018 | 2:56 PM reply rec (4)

And then the ties begin. In second place, we have a two way tie between DC and Jackwriter!

We could spend the 2.5 million updating SnakePitOne.

Love and miss you kitties: Crewie, Fray Fray, Kissy and Coco. Love you Zeke my beast pitbull.

Posted by AzDbackfanInDc on Jul 7, 2018 | 2:05 PM reply rec (3) flag

and

Give it to Goldy

by today’s standards and the most consistent performer.

Posted by Jackwriter on Jul 7, 2018 | 4:37 PM reply rec (3) flag

And in third place, another tie between DbacksEurope, GoldyHitAnotherOne, and MrMrrbi!

Buy a time machine, get back in time, undo the Shelby Miller trade, do not trade Bauer and Scherzer.

Wait, what does this have to do with 2.5M? Probably the only one from Continental Europe that is a follower of the DBacks.

Posted by DBacksEurope on Jul 7, 2018 | 4:21 PM reply rec (2) flag

and

Spend it to get rid of Tomas

#NoMasTomas #TomasForMVP ;-}

Posted by GoldyHitAnotherOne on Jul 7, 2018 | 3:05 PM reply rec (2) flag

and

Well, they could cover my losing bets at the Snake Pit Casino...

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

Posted by MrMrrbi on Jul 7, 2018 | 7:21 PM reply rec (2) flag

And now its time to look at the first half for the last time, and your first finalist is...

Standings

Contestant Score
Contestant Score
smartplays 21
MrMrrbi 20
AzDbacksFanInDc 13
TylerO 10
Rockkstarr12 9
hotclaws 8
Michael McDermott 8
suroeste 8
Keegan Thompson 7
Makakilo 5
onedotfive 5
TusconTim 5
AzRattler 4
edbigghead 4

Azrattler!!!!

Once again, he’ll head to the playoffs at the end of the season to face off against whoever is the finalist from the second half.

In the spirit of the All Star Break, we’re also going to take a break this week. We’ll be back next week with a new prompt and a fresh leader board. See you all there!