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Friday, September 9, 2011

All-Decade Closer

The candidates:

Andy Jefferson

Awards - 5x Fireman, 7x All-star
Stats - 432 saves, 3.19 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 89% save percentage

Leonardo Inge

Awards - 2x Fireman, 5x All-star, 1 Cy Young
Stats - 365 Saves, 2.44 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 91% save percentage

Mateo Martinez

Awards - 2x Fireman, 5x All-star, 1 WS Ring
Stats - 243 saves, 3.11 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 88% save percentage

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

All-decade SP Results

SP1 - J.R. Beckett (16 votes)

SP2 - Dave Darr (15 votes)

SP3 - Wilfredo Veras (10 votes)

SP4 - Jeff Woods (7 votes)

SP5 - Heinie Conigliaro (8 of 11 votes in run-off with P. Colin)

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Week 7 Rankings

1. Cincinnati Redlegs (84-50) Prev #1 - The Redlegs were 17-6 for the week, splitting with Boston, taking 3 of 4 from Jacksonville, but losing 2 of 3 to Durham. They are 1st in batting, 12th in pitching, and 13th in fielding. Run differential +254

2. Durham Tar Heels (87-47) Prev #3 - The Tar Heels make a strong case for #1 with a league-best 19-4 record for the week. They took 2 of 3 from both Jacksonville and Cincinnati. They are 2nd in batting, 13th in pitching, and 3rd in fielding. Run differential +231

3. Los Angeles Hollywoods (82-52) prev #4 - LA holds strong after a 13-10 week. They lost 2 of 3 to Houston and Dover. They are below average in batting, 1st in pitching, and 8th in fielding. Run differential +131

4. Philadelphia Bacharach Giants (80-54) Prev #5 - The BeeGees had a very good 14-9 week, although they have lost 4 in a row, including 2 straight to Cincinnati. They are 3rd in batting, below average in pitching, and 9th in fielding. Run differential +170

5. Houston Hangovers (81-53) Prev #2 - The Hangovers had a very disappointing 11-12 week, with series losses to Helena and Pittsburgh. They are 12th in batting, 5th in pitching, and 1st in fielding. Run differential +131


6. Chicago Black Sox (81-52) Prev #6 - Chicago holds their ground with a very good 14-9 week. They won series vs. Louisville, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland. They are 7th in batting, 8th in pitching, and 7th in fielding. Run differential +128

7. Jacksonville TIMUCUAN'S (82-52) Prev #8 - Jacksonville continues their very good season with a 14-9 week. They took 2 of 3 from Boston ans swept Scottsdale. They are average in batting, 4th in pitching, and 6th in fielding. Run differential +88

8. Boston TEA PARTIERS (77-57) Prev NR - Boston re-enters the top 10 after an outstanding 16-7 week. They did lose 2 of 3 to both Montreal and Jacksonville, however. They are 4th in batting, 14th in pitching, and 12th in fielding. Run differential +139

9. Helena Hustle (77-57) prev #7 - Helena drops 2 spots after an average 12-11 week. They took 2 of 3 from Houston and split with Memphis. They are 6th in batting, 7th in pitching, and below average in fielding. Run differential +141

10. Memphis Blue's (76-58) prev NR - Memphis enters the top 10 on teh strength of a very good 15-8 week. They took 5 of 7 games from Honolulu. They are below average in batting, 3rd in pitching, and 2nd in fielding. Run differential +118

Dropped
9. Honolulu Tropics
10. Dover Red Stockings

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Honolulu
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