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BGB Fantasy League 2012 Week Four

by Mark George

We are now a month into the 2012 fantasy baseball season. Which teams are off to a hot start in the BaseballGB league?

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
Boyd’s Base On Balls 31 9 20 3 0.28 0.85 4 1 26 1 3.1 0.96 11
daebhid2 19 3 12 3 0.21 0.62 1 0 21 0 4.6 1.43 0

 

We begin with Boyd’s Base On Balls, who posted the biggest win of the week. Chris Ravis, Ruiz, Kinsler and Moustakas provided the offense, while Bumgarner, Chris Perez and O’Flaherty helped with a pitching sweep. The speed of Michael Young, Justin Upton and Gordon helped daebhid2 prevent a clean sweep.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
The Wright Stuff 25 8 27 2 0.26 0.8 3 5 74 1 1.8 0.95 9
tavira expats 17 7 22 5 0.25 0.72 3 1 45 2 4.6 1.29 2

The Stuff took five out of six offensive categories in the 9-2 win against Tavira, with Bruce and Uggla doing most of the damage. Johan Santana, Anibal Sanchez and Peavy racked up strikeouts and helped take ERA and WHIP. Maicer Izturis provided speed for the Expats, while Crow had a pair of holds.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
BD Yankees 21 3 22 3 0.27 0.71 0 3 17 3 6.1 1.41 2
Pretzel Vendors 30 10 25 2 0.31 0.99 5 3 51 1 2.6 1.02 9

 

The Vendors’ red-hot form continues, defeating the Yankees 9-2 thanks to the outfield of Kemp, Hart and LaHair. Sabathia won a pair and struck out 16, while Kimbrel had three saves. Longoria, Tabata and Asdrubal Cabrera stole bases for the Yankees, while K-Rod had three holds.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
NE Riverkings 31 5 26 7 0.27 0.75 7 0 46 1 2.4 1.34 8
Weston-Super-Sox 26 7 26 6 0.25 0.76 3 3 33 0 4.8 1.5 3

 

The Riverkings’ good form is showing little sign of ending after an 8-3 victory against the Sox. David Wright and Butler had huge weeks with the bat, while the pitching staff racked up seven wins. The Sox had power from CarGo and saves from Hanrahan and Henry Rodriguez.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
The Cheddar Chasers 23 5 22 5 0.28 0.86 4 1 38 2 3.2 1.19 8
Pontypridd Pirates 21 6 21 3 0.28 0.73 3 4 23 0 3.3 1.18 4

 

The Chasers picked up an 8-4 win against the Pirates, taking four categories in hitting and pitching. Dickey and Pestano were the pick of the pitchers, while Zobrist and Votto had nice weeks with the bat. The Pirates edged homers, average and WHIP thanks to Konerko, Hamilton, Sale and Buerhle.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
Ridge Bolts 21 10 31 0 0.26 0.78 2 3 36 2 2.3 1.12 7
stevenston angels 17 2 17 0 0.21 0.62 2 4 33 0 1 0.87 3

 

The Bolts made their offense count to defeat the Angels 7-3 in a very well pitched matchup. Ross, Swisher and Freese helped take five offensive categories, while Samardzija, Downs and Chapman helped take strikeouts and holds. Aceves and Thornton combined for four saves, while Floyd, Cueto and Jackson helped take ERA and WHIP.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
Iron Men 33 9 33 1 0.25 0.72 3 2 43 1 4 1.25 7
YD33’s 23 6 20 6 0.23 0.67 3 0 43 2 3 1.33 3

 

Iron Men are back at .500 after a 7-3 win against YD33s. Duda, Ortiz and Sandoval helped take five offensive categories, while Myers, Hamels and Colon took care of saves and WHIP. YD33s had speed from Melky Cabrera and Kipnis and holds from Wilhemsen.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
Orpington Isotopes 22 6 23 3 0.22 0.69 3 2 47 2 2.7 1.04 4
Beck ‘Nams (GB) 22 6 20 6 0.27 0.75 3 5 50 1 3.8 1.37 5

 

Beck ‘Nams got the better of my Isotopes in a tight matchup, with Andrus, Aviles and Pagan the pick of the hitters. Axford and Papelbon combined for five saves while Capuano struck out 14. Lowrie was the pick of my hitters, while Price and Garza helped take ERA and WHIP and Ogando and Bastardo had a hold each.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
SWAT* 31 4 20 5 0.28 0.76 4 1 29 0 1.9 1.04 6
Chatham Anglers 29 11 34 4 0.32 0.94 3 0 43 3 6.7 1.73 6

 

SWAT and the Anglers had to settle for a 6-6 tie. The Angelers had offense from Posey, Miguel Cabrera and Adam LaRoche, while Gio Gonzalez struck out 13. SWAT had runs and speed from Pedroia and Beltran, while Morrow won both his starts.

 

R
HR
RBI
SB
AVG
OPS
W
SV
K
HLD
ERA
WHIP
Score
Bonestalkers 21 2 15 6 0.27 0.69 2 3 33 1 3.9 1.3 6
Richie’s RBI’s 24 7 22 3 0.25 0.74 1 2 23 0 3.2 1.28 6

 

Finally, another 6-6 tie, this time between Richie’s RBIs and Bonestalkers. The RBIs had offense from Granderson and Hill and Milone made the difference in ERA and WHIP. Bonestalkers had speed from Altuve and Parra, while Jansen had two saves, a hold and seven strikeouts in relief.

The week five fixtures are as follows:
Vendors (1st) v Bonestalkers (10th)
Riverkings (2nd) v daebhid2 (17th)
SWAT (3rd) v Richie’s RBIs (9th)
Anglers (4th) v Stuff (11th)
Chasers (5th) v Angels (18th)
Beck ‘Nams (6th) v Bolts (16th)
Boyd’s Base On Balls (7th) v YD33s (14th)
Iron Men (8th) v Expats (20th)
Sox (12th) v Pirates (13th)
Isotopes (15th) v Yankees (19th)

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1 comment

Matt Smith May 1, 2012 - 10:46 pm

Steve’s Pretzel Vendors are going well to start the season, thanks in no small part to Matt Kemp’s excellent April.

My Cheddar Chasers are doing surprisingly well and I’m hoping that my decision to pick up Andy Pettitte a week or so ago will prove a good move over the course of the season.

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