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Friday, February 25, 2011

S1-S10 All-decade Third Base

The blog is creating an all-decade team for our first 10 seasons in anticipation of our 20th season upcoming (and, of course, the next all-decade team). I will choose 3 or 4 candidates for each position and put it to a vote. Highest vote count wins.

- Catcher Rollie Walker (9 out of 10 votes)
- First Base Sidney Allen (11 OF 16 votes)
- Second Base Milton Simmons (5 out of 12 votes)
- SS TBD

Now 3B

Thom Martin

Awards (Seasons 1-10)
All-Star Appearances - 4
Silver Slugger Awards - 4
Gold Gloves - 0
MVP's - 0
World Series Rings - 2

Stats (Seasons 1-10)
Home Runs - 545
RBI's - 1439
Runs - 1083

Averages (Career)
Batting Average - .297
Slugging Percentage - .634
On-Base Percentage - .370
OPS - 1.004

Fielding Percentage - .939
Plus/Negative Plays - 9/21

Donne Vina

Awards (Seasons 1-10)
All-Star Appearances - 3
Silver Slugger Awards - 1
Gold Gloves - 0
MVP's - 0
World Series Rings - 1

Stats (Seasons 1-10)
Home Runs - 481
RBI's - 1298
Runs - 1025

Averages (Career)
Batting Average - .285
Slugging Percentage - .622
On-Base Percentage - .353
OPS - .975

Fielding Percentage - .953
Plus/Negative Plays - 5/1

Randy Valentin

Awards (Seasons 1-10)
All-Star Appearances - 2
Silver Slugger Awards - 0
Gold Gloves - 0
MVP's - 0
World Series Rings - 0
Rookie of the Year - 1

Stats (Seasons 1-10)
Home Runs - 404
RBI's - 1052
Runs - 903

Averages (Career)
Batting Average - .280
Slugging Percentage - .572
On-Base Percentage - .355
OPS - .927

Fielding Percentage - .949
Plus/Negative Plays - 22/3

Brent Sabel

Awards (Seasons 1-10)
All-Star Appearances - 5
Silver Slugger Awards - 3
Gold Gloves - 3
MVP's - 0
World Series Rings - 1

Stats (Seasons 1-10)
Home Runs - 251
RBI's - 852
Runs - 764

Averages (Career)
Batting Average - .295
Slugging Percentage - .541
On-Base Percentage - .374
OPS - .915

Fielding Percentage - .971
Plus/Negative Plays - 94/6

S1-S10 All Decade Team - Shortstop

The blog is creating an all-decade team for our first 10 seasons in anticipation of our 20th season upcoming (and, of course, the next all-decade team). I will choose 3 or 4 candidates for each position and put it to a vote. Highest vote count wins.

Previous

- Catcher Rollie Walker (9 out of 10 votes)
- First Base Sidney Allen (11 OF 16 votes)
- Second Base Milton Simmons (5 out of 12 votes)

Now- Shortstop
Next - Third Base

Hal Weiss

Awards (Seasons 1-10)
All-Star Appearances - 6
Silver Slugger Awards - 2
Gold Gloves - 0
MVP's - 0
World Series Rings - 0

Stats (Seasons 1-10)
Home Runs - 253
RBI's - 1047
Runs - 1104

Averages (Career)
Batting Average - .300
Slugging Percentage - .491
On-Base Percentage - .362
OPS - .853

Fielding Percentage - .961
Plus/Negative Plays - 13/55

Adam Lansing

Awards (Seasons 1-10)
All-Star Appearances - 8
Silver Slugger Awards - 3
Gold Gloves - 0
MVP's - 0
World Series Rings - 1

Stats (Seasons 1-10)
Home Runs - 249
RBI's - 992
Runs - 1387

Averages (Career)
Batting Average - .327
Slugging Percentage - .548
On-Base Percentage - .387
OPS - .935

Fielding Percentage - .964
Plus/Negative Plays - 4/18

Ignacio Cruz

Awards (Seasons 1-10)
All-Star Appearances - 4
Silver Slugger Awards - 1
Gold Gloves - 2
MVP's - 0
World Series Rings - 1

Stats (Seasons 1-10)
Home Runs - 224
RBI's - 807
Runs - 745

Averages (Career)
Batting Average - .271
Slugging Percentage - .483
On-Base Percentage - .305
OPS - .788

Fielding Percentage - .975
Plus/Negative Plays - 44/9

Pasqual Ferrer

Awards (Seasons 1-10)
All-Star Appearances - 5
Silver Slugger Awards - 3
Gold Gloves - 0
MVP's - 0
World Series Rings - 0

Stats (Seasons 1-10)
Home Runs - 221
RBI's - 923
Runs - 949

Averages (Career)
Batting Average - .310
Slugging Percentage - .555
On-Base Percentage - .374
OPS - .929

Fielding Percentage - .968
Plus/Negative Plays - 8/28

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Weekly Rankings - Week 5

1. Los Angeles Hollywoods (76-26) Prev #1 - The Hollywoods hold on to the top spot for the second consecutive week. They were an NL best 16-4 on the week, with series wins vs. Honolulu, San Francisco, Mexico City, and Helena. They own the world's best record, expected win percentage, and run differential. They are the 5th best batting team, best pitching team, and onle an average team in the field. Run differential +225

2. Houston Hangovers (72-31) Prev #2 - The Hangovers are again second best to LA, although they are only 5-5 in their last 10 games, including losing 3 of 4 to Mexico City. They own the third best batting, third best pitching, and second best fielding units. Run differential +215

3. Cincinnati Redlegs (67-36) Prev #3 - The top three stays the same as Cincy comes in as the top AL team. They had a 15-6 week, but did lose 3 out of 4 to rival Montreal. They own the top batting unit, #6 pitching staff, and #9 fielding squad. Run differential +213

4. Boston Tea Partiers (67-36) Prev #4 - And the top four stays the same. Boston had a 13-8 week, but did lose 6 out of 7 to division rivals Philadelphia and Durham. They have the second ranked batting, 11th ranked pitching, and 8th ranked fielding units. Run differential +169

5. Philadelphia Bacharach Giants (65-37) Prev #8 - Philly is the big mover and for good reason. They were 16-4 on the week, with a sweep of Boston and 3 of 4 games vs. Durham. They are 6th in batting, 5th in pitching, and 5th in fielding. Run differential +151

6. Rochester Red Wings (65-38) Prev #7 - Rochester had an OK week but their record is still a very good 65-38. They did win 3 of 4 vs. Cleveland and 2 of 3 vs. Pittsburgh. They are 10th in batting, 4th in pitching, and 6th in fielding. Run differential +147

7. Montreal Garde Imperial (61-42) Prev #5 - Montreal had an average (for them, anyway) week, going 12-9. They did win 3 of 4 vs. Cincy but have lost 4 in a row. They are the 4th best batting team, 7th best pithing team, and only average in the field. Run differential +176

8. Buffalo Bisons (62-40) Prev #6 - Of the Top 10 teams, Buffalo hadf the worst week at 11-9. They are only 5-6 after the All-Star break. They are average at the plate, second on the mound, and above average in the field. Run differential +123

9. Durham Tar Heels (61-41) Prev #9 - The Tar Heels were a mixed 12-8 on the week . They took 3 of 4 from Boston, but lost 3 of 4 to Philadelphia. They are 5th in batting, above average in pitching, and #1 in the field. Run differential +114

10.Mexico City Luchadors (58-45) Prev NR - The team formally knows as Montgomery reappears on the list after a very good 14-7 week. They took 3 of 4 from Houston and swept San Juan. They are 11th at the plate, 9th on the mound, and 13th in the field. Run differential +88

Dropped - Cleveland

Just Missed
11. New Orleans
12. Chicago
13. Cleveland