There were some monster offensive weeks in the BaseballGB Fantasy League. Find out which teams looked at their ERAs and winced and which team has taken over at the top.
What a week for the Slugs, who completed a clean sweep against Batteries Essential. In a monster week for the offense, Freeman hit four homers, Jose Ramirez scored nine and Hanley Ramirez drove in nine,. If that wasn’t enough, Beltre hit a cool .519. Lackey was the star pitcher, collecting a win, 11 strikeouts and posting ERA and WHIP stats of 0.61. Jones had three holds and Oh two saves. The result was tough on Batteries Essential, who actually hit pretty well.
|Norwich No II||35||11||41||3||.339||1.037||3||5||53||2||2.73||1.03||10|
|The Bath Bombers||24||11||42||0||.294||.846||1||0||19||1||6.75||1.61||1|
Norwich also reached double figures, defeating the Bombers 10-1. Once again, Bath failed to reach the 20-inning minimum limit, but Norwich won all of the pitching categories anyway. Norwich had a big week from Braun for six runs, four homers and nine RBIs. Fulmer had a win, 15 strikeouts and helped take ERA and WHIP while Miller had two holds and Betances and Allen had two saves each. Khris Davis hit three homers for Bath while Rendon knocked in eight.
|The Cheddar Chasers||27||2||24||1||.293||.765||2||4||31||1||4.79||1.43||2|
The RBIs picked up a big win, defeating the Chasers 9-2. Four players had multi-homer weeks for the RBIs, including three for Moss. Suarez and Castro knocked in seven while Dahl scored seven runs. Happ had a win without allowing an earned run while Chatwood struck out 12. Madson had three saves. The Chasers took average and holds thanks to Pedroia Cain and Benoit.
My Isotopes slugged their way to a 9-3 win against the Riverkings going top of the standings in the process. Lindor and Gonzalez each hit .375 while Trumbo homered three times and knocked in eight. Bauer won twice, Sale struck out 14 and Britton collected three saves. King Felix helped take ERA and WHIP while Neris had two holds.
A pitching sweep helped Iron Men defeat Jesmond 9-3. Iwakuma won twice and struck out 10 while Roark, Scherzer and Verlander helped take ERA and WHIP. Gomez, Diaz and Jeffress took care of saves and holds. Correa was the offensive star, hitting three homers, scoring six times and knocking in 12. Votto and Longoria helped Jesmond take average and OPS while Villar swiped three bases.
The Maltsters edged past the Sox 6-5, taking five offensive categories. Blackmon was the star man by far, belting seven homers, scoring 13 runs and driving in nine, all while batting .563. Not bad, eh? Goldschmidt and Segura stole three bases each. Seager drove in 10 for the Sox, while reliever Barraclough led the team with eight strikeouts while Bundy and Hellickson helped take ERA and WHIP.
|Beckenham A&E Dept||38||6||23||12||.317||.891||1||1||46||2||6.52||1.82||6|
Finally, the newly-named Beckenham A&E Dept finished level with the Knights. Once again, Hamilton ran wild with eight steals while Revere scored seven runs and the incredible Altuve batted .480 for the week. Greinke struck out nine. Betts had a monster Sunday for the Knights, ending the week with three homers and 10 RBIs. Robertson had a win and two saves. It wasn’t a great week for either staff on the ERA front, but Hammel and Garcia made the difference for the Knights.
The week 19 matchups
Isotopes (1st) v Chasers (10th)
Knights (2nd) v Bombers (14th)
Norwich (3rd) v Jesmond (12th)
Iron Men (4th) v Sox (9th)
Slugs (5th) v Riverkings (7th)
Maltsters (6th) v RBIs (8th)
A&E Dept (11th) v Batteries Essential (13th)