Month: May 2019

Week 10 ZBW (Shanahan-Poncet) ROTISSERIE Power Ranking Report

Week 10 ZBW (Shanahan-Poncet) ROTISSERIE Power Ranking Report

Avisail Garcia was an all-around champ this week, as he swiped 3 bases, banged out 2 HRs, and tallied 5 RBIs.

CITY SLICKERS II had the biggest jump in the rankings thanks to Avisail Garcia.

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Rank (Last Week in parentheses)

1 (7) CITY SLICKERS II
Putting up a .322 BA, 49 RBIs, and 16 home runs pushed CITY SLICKERS II to the top of the pile.

2 (3) Colt 45s
Max Kepler is the main reason for Colt 45s’ jump in the rankings, as he hit .571, totaled 10 RBIs, and blasted 3 HRs.

3 (4) DEADZONES
DEADZONES have been enjoying the services of Adalberto Mondesi, who has given them seven straight weeks of above-average roto performance.

4 (5) SPACE COWBOYS

5 (2) DEADWOODS
Only coming up with 1 stolen base, a 1.31 WHIP, and a .242 BA caused DEADWOODS to careen down three spots in our power rankings.

6 (6) MASTERBLASTERS

7 (1) SCHNOOKERS
SCHNOOKERS dropped and no one is more to blame than Homer Bailey, who tallied a 27.00 ERA, notched a 3.60 WHIP, and won 0 games.

8 (10) TEABAGGERS
Justin Verlander is proving time stops for no man…except Justin Verlander, as he is currently sporting a career-low ERA.

9 (9) SKINS

10 (8) SHAMS
Alex Gordon is on a disturbing slide, doing worse in our roto player metric in each of the last three weeks.

11 (11) SALUKIS
SALUKIS came up with 15 HRs, 39 RBIs, and a .239 BA, but that wasn’t enough to get them out of the 11th spot for the 3rd straight week.

12 (12) ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS
ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS hasn’t had an above average team performance in five weeks.

Around the League: Period 10 Recap

Around the League: Period 10 Recap

Check out this article to see information, stats, and recaps from the league’s action this week.

That’s More Like It

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Photo by USATSITommy Pham was probably in Coaches Mark Hodgkins and Frank Grzegorzewski’s doghouse after last week’s 0 RBI ‘performance’. He might be let out now. Pham racked up 7 RBIs while leading SKINS to 35 RBIs overall. His performance this week stopped his four game streak of not meeting his projections. Nevertheless, SKINS stayed in 9th place in the RBIs standings.

Passed By

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DEADZONES dominated the home runs category this week, blasting 16 of them. Rafael Devers separated himself from the rest of the crew on DEADZONES, cranking out 4 HRs to go along with 8 RBIs and a .481 BA in 27 at bats. Devers blasted four home runs this week and was likely robbed of another when he skied one into the roof of Minute Maid Park. DEADZONES jumped up one spot and into 3rd in the HRs standings, 7 HRs behind SPACE COWBOYS. That was the good news unfortunately, as DEADZONES fell from 2nd to 4th in the overall rankings.

Look Out Below!

Hard to believe, but SALUKIS used to be in 2nd place in the wins standings. That was back in week three. Unfortunately, things have gone downhill since. They fell down two spots to 11th place this week after winning only 1 game. Coach Moynihan’s squad suffered from eight zeros in that category, one of which came from Reynaldo Lopez, who also sported a 19.64 ERA and notched a 2.45 WHIP.

Teetering

Colt 45s held on to their spot in 2nd place overall this week. Next week, however, they may have trouble pulling off that same feat. They are in serious danger of falling down in five separate categories- RBIs, home runs, saves, wins, and WHIP. Falling back in each of those spots would leave Colt 45s with 63 category points overall, and likely put them in 4th place.

Cleaning Up

SPACE COWBOYS showed, once again, how it’s supposed to be done this week. They topped all other teams for the week, earning 71 category points. Coach Denton’s squad pulled off an impressive feat this week, coming in first in home runs, wins, and ERA with 19 HRs, 4 wins, and a 2.50 ERA. As a result, SPACE COWBOYS moved up in the overall rankings from 5th to 3rd.

Roto Weekly Performance
Week Rank Team Season Rank (of 120) Season Percentile
1 SPACE COWBOYS 11 91st
2 CITY SLICKERS II 12 90th
3 DEADZONES 25 79th
4 Colt 45s 35 71st
5 TEABAGGERS 38 68th
6 MASTERBLASTERS 42 65th
7 DEADWOODS 59 51st
8 SKINS 74 38th
9 SCHNOOKERS 99 18th
10 SHAMS 99 18th
11 ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS 105 12th
12 SALUKIS 114 5th

Week 9 ZBW (Shanahan-Poncet) ROTISSERIE Power Ranking Report

Week 9 ZBW (Shanahan-Poncet) ROTISSERIE Power Ranking Report

DEADWOODS had the biggest jump in the rankings thanks to C.J. Cron.

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Rank (Last Week in parentheses)

1 (4) SCHNOOKERS
Putting up 16 home runs, a .294 BA, and 4 saves pushed SCHNOOKERS to the top of the pile.

2 (7) DEADWOODS
Coming up with a 1.05 WHIP, 13 HRs, and 35 RBIs allowed DEADWOODS to rocket up five slots in the power rankings.

3 (2) Colt 45s
Coach Kelly are having their patience tested by Kelvin Herrera, who has been the worst starter in the league over the past three weeks.

4 (5) DEADZONES
DEADZONES have been enjoying the services of Adalberto Mondesi, who has given them seven straight weeks of above-average roto performance.

5 (6) SPACE COWBOYS

6 (3) MASTERBLASTERS
Only coming up with 0 wins, 1 save, and a 1.33 WHIP caused MASTERBLASTERS to careen down three spots in our power rankings.

7 (1) CITY SLICKERS II
CITY SLICKERS II had the worst performance of any team this week, which predictably led to a power rankings drop.

8 (8) SHAMS
Cameron Maybin is on a disturbing slide, doing worse in our roto player metric in each of the last three weeks.

9 (10) SKINS
Hansel Robles is the main reason for SKINS’s jump in the rankings, as he posted 2 saves and put up a 0.00 WHIP.

10 (9) TEABAGGERS
TEABAGGERS were the worst team in the league in the saves category this week, which is no big surprise given that they’ve been the worst team in that category overall for the season.

11 (11) SALUKIS

12 (12) ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS
ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS hasn’t had an above average team performance in four weeks.

Around the League: Period 9 Recap

Around the League: Period 9 Recap

Check out this article to see information, stats, and recaps from the league’s action this week.

Leave the Past Behind

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Photo by USATSIDEADZONES’s 9th place stolen bases ranking back in week three is a distant memory these days. They moved into 2nd place this week after swiping 6 bases. Adalberto Mondesi was the key contributor for DEADZONES, swiping 4 bases to go along with 4 RBIs and a .348 BA in 23 at bats. Those 4 stolen bases were the most that any player collected this week.

Outta the Basement

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SALUKIS had themselves a fine week in the home runs category, blasting 12 of them. Three players (Byron Buxton, Jordan Luplow, and Gleyber Torres) delivered for SALUKIS, getting 9 of their team’s 12 HRs. Buxton hammered a grand slam Saturday to pile on the runs during an 18-4 drubbing of the Mariners. SALUKIS moved up from 9th to 7th in the HRs standings, 3 HRs behind SCHNOOKERS. SALUKIS have also now crawled out of the basement and into 10th place overall.

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After last week’s .189 BA effort, it looks like SKINS were able to regroup. They were hitting off tees this week, batting .284. Coaches Mark Hodgkins and Frank Grzegorzewski’s squad relied heavily on Aledmys Diaz, who batted .500 to go along with 2 home runs and 4 RBIs. Diaz’s performance pushed SKINS from 10th to 9th in the batting average standings.

Out to Lunch

CITY SLICKERS II aren’t going to stay in contention if they have a few more weeks like this one. They were bringing up the rear this week, coming up with only 28.5 category points. CITY SLICKERS II wound up in last place for the week in batting average and stolen bases by putting up a .225 BA and 0 stolen bases, and also finished 11th in RBIs and home runs. They are tops in the league overall.

Race to the Bottom

ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS fell down the overall standings for the 2nd straight week, moving from 10th to 12th. They dropped due to slides in three stat categories, including a one spot fall in RBIs. Coaches Jim Rodrigues and Paul Keriazes’ squad suffered from seven zeros in that category, one of which came from Guillermo Heredia, who also batted .000 and stole 0 bases. Heredia might be heading back to the waiver wire after getting picked up before this game.

Roto Weekly Performance
Week Rank Team Season Rank (of 108) Season Percentile
1 DEADWOODS 4 96th
2 SCHNOOKERS 11 90th
3 SKINS 18 83rd
4 Colt 45s 50 54th
5 MASTERBLASTERS 50 54th
6 DEADZONES 53 51st
7 SHAMS 61 44th
8 TEABAGGERS 64 41st
9 SALUKIS 67 38th
10 SPACE COWBOYS 85 21st
11 ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS 91 16th
12 CITY SLICKERS II 107 1st

Week 8 ZBW (Shanahan-Poncet) ROTISSERIE Power Ranking Report

Week 8 ZBW (Shanahan-Poncet) ROTISSERIE Power Ranking Report

Eddie Rosario was an all-around champ this week, as he totaled 7 RBIs, blasted 2 HRs, and swiped 1 base.

Colt 45s had the biggest jump in the rankings thanks to Eddie Rosario.

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Rank (Last Week in parentheses)

1 (1) CITY SLICKERS II
CITY SLICKERS II have now had seven straight weeks of above-average team performance.

2 (4) Colt 45s
Colt 45s have been the best in the league this season in the ERA category, and topped the league in that category again this week.

3 (3) MASTERBLASTERS
Same old same old, MASTERBLASTERS are ranked 1st in pitching after previously ranking 1st, but unfortunately is ranked 10th in hitting after previously sitting at 12th.

4 (5) SCHNOOKERS
SCHNOOKERS have been enjoying the services of Aroldis Chapman, who has given them seven straight weeks of above-average roto performance.

5 (2) SPACE COWBOYS
Only coming up with a .228 BA, 3 stolen bases, and 29 RBIs caused SPACE COWBOYS to careen down three spots in our power rankings.

6 (7) DEADZONES
George Springer is the main reason for DEADZONES’s jump in the rankings, as he clobbered 5 home runs, notched 10 RBIs, and batted .519.

7 (9) DEADWOODS
DEADWOODS’s performance this week was a big turnaround from last week’s disappointment, allowing them a bump in the power rankings.

8 (6) SHAMS
SHAMS have now had to deal with six straight weeks where Hanser Alberto has underperformed his positional average.

9 (10) TEABAGGERS

10 (11) SKINS

11 (12) SALUKIS
Gleyber Torres is on a nice trajectory for SALUKIS, improving his performance in our roto player metric for three straight weeks.

12 (8) ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS
After only managing 1 stolen base, a 1.55 WHIP, and 1 win, we peg ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS as the least powerful team around.

Week 7 ZBW (Shanahan-Poncet) ROTISSERIE Power Ranking Report

Week 7 ZBW (Shanahan-Poncet) ROTISSERIE Power Ranking Report

SHAMS had the biggest jump in the rankings thanks to Mitch Moreland.

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Rank (Last Week in parentheses)

1 (1) CITY SLICKERS II
CITY SLICKERS II have now had six straight weeks of above-average team performance.

2 (5) SPACE COWBOYS
Putting up a 0.87 ERA, a 0.85 WHIP, and 40 RBIs allowed SPACE COWBOYS to rocket up three slots in the power rankings.

3 (3) MASTERBLASTERS
Justin Bour is on a disturbing slide, doing worse in our roto player metric in each of the last three weeks.

4 (2) Colt 45s
Kevin Plawecki failed to outperform the average player at his position this week, which has been a season long trend Coach Kelly have had to contend with.

5 (4) SCHNOOKERS
SCHNOOKERS dropped and no one is more to blame than Tyson Ross, who recorded a 33.75 ERA, tallied a 6.75 WHIP, and won 0 games.

6 (11) SHAMS
SHAMS’s performance this week was a big turnaround from last week’s disappointment, allowing them a bump in the power rankings.

7 (8) DEADZONES
Adalberto Mondesi is the main reason for DEADZONES’s jump in the rankings, as he stole 3 bases and racked up 8 RBIs.

8 (6) ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS
ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS managed to move up in the real rankings this week, but the team’s performance didn’t look good in our metrics.

9 (7) DEADWOODS
Domingo Santana’s hot start is now officially in the rear view mirror, as he went 0-4 four times in a five-day span last week.

10 (12) TEABAGGERS
TEABAGGERS is moving up largely on the strength of their performance in the batting average category, where they have batted .279 over the past three weeks.

11 (9) SKINS
SKINS just stumbled to the worst three week run of any team this season.

12 (10) SALUKIS
After only coming up with 0 wins, 0 saves, and a 1.98 WHIP, we peg SALUKIS as the least powerful team around.

Around the League: Period 7 Recap

Around the League: Period 7 Recap

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Sinking Feeling

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Photo by USATSISCHNOOKERS got the league’s top RBI performance this week from Alex Bregman. Bregman produced 10 RBIs while leading SCHNOOKERS to 28 RBIs overall. He smashed a grand slam south of the border Sunday for his fifth home run of the week. SCHNOOKERS moved up from 10th to 8th in the RBIs standings, 8 RBIs behind ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS. Unfortunately though, SCHNOOKERS fell from 5th to 6th in the overall rankings.

Keep Climbing

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MASTERBLASTERS can happily forget their 11th place ranking in the WHIP standings five weeks ago. They moved into 1st place this week after putting up a 0.90 WHIP. Coaches Colin Scoggins and keith mckinley’s squad did well with a balanced effort, as four players outperformed the league average. Gerrit Cole was the best of the bunch, racking up a 0.57 WHIP in 7 innings. Cole threw seven scoreless innings Tuesday against the Twins to bring his ERA back down below four on the year.

Dominant

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Nothing got past TEABAGGERS‘s batsmen, who had a .303 batting average this week. That performance was enough to put TEABAGGERS in the top spot for BA. TEABAGGERS were led by the three-headed-monster of Mookie Betts, Michael Chavis, and James McCann, who together hit .408. That pushed TEABAGGERS from 7th to 3rd in the batting average standings.

Onwards And Upwards

SHAMS made a move in the only category that really counts this week, going from 9th to 7th in the overall standings. They did well in three stat categories, including a two spot rise in ERA. Coach Dillon’s squad got three clean sheets (among qualified players) in the ERA category, with Mychal Givens, Mike Minor, and Brandon Workman posting a 0.00 ERA. Givens’ performance this week ended a four game streak of failing to hit his projections.

Rule by the Few

Colt 45s couldn’t keep things going after last week’s 13 home run effort. They stumbled their way to recording only 4 HRs this week. They had a league low three players who contributed anything in that category. Tyler Wade was one of the eleven no shows. No surprise then, Colt 45s fell from 7th to 9th in the HRs standings. Things weren’t better in other categories, as they fell from 2nd to 3rd in the overall rankings.

Roto Weekly Performance
Week Rank Team Season Rank (of 84) Season Percentile
1 SPACE COWBOYS 2 98th
2 SHAMS 11 87th
3 CITY SLICKERS II 18 79th
4 SCHNOOKERS 32 62nd
5 MASTERBLASTERS 34 60th
6 DEADZONES 41 51st
7 TEABAGGERS 43 49th
8 Colt 45s 51 39th
9 ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS 62 26th
10 DEADWOODS 64 24th
11 SALUKIS 76 10th
12 SKINS 76 10th