Around the League: Period 15 Recap
Check out this article to see information, stats, and recaps from the league’s action this week.
Photo by USATSIARMCHAIR SLUGGERS got the league’s top batting average performance this week from DJ LeMahieu. LeMahieu hit .625 while leading ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS to a .296 BA overall. He showed why he deserves his All-Star spot with this bases-clearing double in London Saturday, finishing with 7 RBI in the weekend series. ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS were now out of the basement, no longer dead last in the batting average standings.
SHAMS haven’t had many good moments in the wins category, but sure got one this week. They dominated the wins category, notching 6 of them. That total set the curve this week for all teams. As a result, SHAMS are no longer the worst team in the wins standings.
Catch Me if You Can!
Photo by USATSISPACE COWBOYS are running away with the home runs category because of weeks like this one. They showed everybody how it’s done in the HRs department, clobbering 15 HRs. Nelson Cruz was the leader in that area for SPACE COWBOYS this week, banging out 3 HRs to go along with 10 RBIs and a .435 BA in 23 at bats. SPACE COWBOYS are now way ahead of CITY SLICKERS II, to the tune of 15 HRs.
DEADZONES embarrassed themselves in the WHIP category this week, recording a 1.92 WHIP. Aaron Sanchez and Brad Peacock put a big hurt on DEADZONES’s chances, tallying a 2.74 WHIP in 11 and 1/3 innings between them. Sanchez has recorded the worst WHIP of any starting player over the last three weeks. As a result, DEADZONES fell from 10th to 11th in the WHIP standings, 0.02 WHIP behind ARMCHAIR SLUGGERS. In addition, DEADZONES fell from 7th to 8th in the overall rankings.
One Step Forward, One Step Back
MASTERBLASTERS‘s bats were working overtime this week, unfortunately their performance on the mound couldn’t match it. They won the week in RBIs and home runs after putting up 50 RBIs and 18 HRs, while also finishing in 2nd in stolen bases. Meanwhile, MASTERBLASTERS’s pitchers wound up in 11th place in WHIP and ERA by posting a 1.68 WHIP and a 6.61 ERA.