BGB Fantasy League 2020: Week 8

We started with 10 teams aiming for glory. Now only two have the chance to claim the BaseballGB Fantasy League crown. Read on to find out which sides made it through to the championship final.

Championship bracket

Bunting for Britain89/3263217485.273.83467.1527742.671.148
Cheshunt Maltsters78/3373313443.231.72267.1566512.671.162

Third beat second in the first of the championship semi-finals.

  • Salvador the saviour: Perez (Bunting) HR, 3 RBI, SB, .500 AVG, 1.624 OPS
  • MVP?: Abreu (Bunting) 3 HR, 5 RBI, .462 AVG, 1.402 OPS
  • Need for speed: S Marte (Bunting) 3 SB
  • Safe at home: Gurriel Jr (Maltsters) 7 R
  • Disco inferno: Burnes (Bunting) 19 K
  • Wins still matter: P Lopez (Bunting) 2 W, 13 K, 0.73 WHIP
  • Pressed into action: Pressly (Maltsters) 3 SV
Mighty Slugs72/3334217374.216*.70377.2608923.131.245
Norwich No II76/3524314630.216*.68168.1728232.630.977

The Slugs topped the standings in the regular season but the fourth seed advance to the final after a well-contested matchup.

  • RBI machine: Anderson (Norwich) 4 R, 10 RBI; C Frazier (Norwich) 8 R, 7 RBI; Hiura (Norwich) 4 R, 7 RBI
  • Homer happy: Springer (Slugs) 4 HR, SB, .333 AVG, 1.193 OPS; Machado (Slugs) 3 HR, SB, 320 AVG, 1.026 OPS; Harper (Slugs) 3 HR
  • Feeling stingy: Hendricks and Paddack (both Norwich) W, 0.00 ERA, 0.50 WHIP; Lamet (Norwich) W, 1.38 ERA, 0.69 WHIP; Carrasco (Norwich) W2.08 ERA, 1.00 WHIP; Cole (Norwich) W, 1.29 ERA, 0.71 WHIP
  • By way of the K: Luzardo (Slugs) 14 K
  • What we have, we hold: Duffey (Norwich) 2 HLD.

Consolation bracket

Didsbury Dodgers65/273418297.238.68628.0012324.501.184
Richie’s RBI’s70/3284212386.213.66058.2636714.450.948

The RBIs advance to the consolation final as the pitching staff got the job done against the Dodgers.

  • Bronx bombers: LeMahieu (RBIs) 9 R, 4 HR, 10 RBI; Sanchez (RBIs) 6 R, 3 HR, 9 RBI
  • Above average: Bogaerts (Dodgers) 2SB, .364 AVG; Betts (Dodgers) 3 SB, .321 AVG; Myers (Dodgers) SB, .318 AVG, 1.082 OPS
  • Hitting all the right notes: Singer (RBIs) W, 8 K, 0.00 ERA, 0.50 WHIP
  • Vintage: Kershaw (RBIs) W, 15 K, 2.70 ERA, 0.68 WHIP
  • Closing time: Barnes (RBIs) 2 SV
  • Firm grip: Bradley (Dodgers) 2 HLD
Orpington Eagles79/3364213474.235.74469.0517323.391.257
Beckenham A&E Dept61/2573418465.237.82050.1217205.721.354

A good week for the Eagles’ pitchers helped them book a place in the consolation final.

  • Cool hand Luke: Voit (A&E Dept) 5 HR, .385 AVG, 1.429 OPS
  • Pop in his bat: Buxton (A&E Dept) 4 HR, .375 AVG, 1.317 OPS
  • Speedy catcher: Vazquez (A&E Dept) 2 SB, 3.13 AVG
  • Safe at home: Soto (Eagles) 6 R
  • In the clutch: Rendon, Lindor and Gregorius (all Eagles) 6 RBI each
  • Feeling stingy: Castillo (Eagles) W, 10K, 0.00 ERA, 0.57 WHIP; Bassitt (Eagles) W, 0.00 ERA, 0..90 WHIP; Berrios (Eagles) W, 6 K, 0.82 ERA, 1.09 WHIP
  • Strikeout machine: Minor (Eagles) W, 16 K
  • Hold this: Diekman (Eagles) 2 HLD.

Week 9 Matchups In progress

Championship Bracket

Consolation Bracket

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About Mark George

Mark has been following baseball since a family holiday to California in 1996 included a trip to Dodger Stadium. A die-hard Dodger fan (yes, they do exist), Mark is a committed fantasy baseball manager and, much like Seinfeld's George Costanza, REALLY wants to be the GM of an MLB team. Mark played in the UK for Croydon Pirates III for seven years. Follow him on Twitter @MarkGeorge43

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