Mauledbypandas is back in first place for the first time since June 3rd. His team hit .289 this week with 44 runs and 43 RBI. Their 2.43 ERA lowered their season ERA to 2.99. A Hill O’ Beans dropped to second, 1-and-a-half back. They hit .284 this week with 16 home runs, and recorded 11 saves and a WHIP of 0.97 on the pitching side.
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The Top 10
|#||RAZZBALL HANDLE||TEAM NAME||PTS.||Last|
|1||mauledbypandas||Josh Hamilton’s Fake Stache||108.6||2|
|2||A Hill O’ Beans||My Mustache Has a Mustache||107.1||1|
|3||Thats a Shame||106.8||3|
|7||MasterofGrond||Waco Night Terrors||104.7||6|
|8||Cali The Naysayers||104.3||5|
|10||Pray For Rain||102.4||9|
Free Agents: Dayan Viciedo was the most added player in the last seven days, where he hit .370 with a home run, 5 runs, and 7 RBI. Xander Bogaerts was added in 33 last week, and dropped in 34 this week after seeing limited playing time. Here are the players with the biggest change in ownership:
League News: The ECFBL continues to set the pace with a League Competitive Index of 106, followed by the 2012 RCL Champions and Cracking The WHIP at 104. They lead in 8 statistical categories and are second to Humm Baby in Wins. However, their batting average of .2664 ranks 63rd of the 64 leagues. Of the top 10 leagues in hits, 5 are ranked in the bottom 9 in batting average:
|.2673||(56)||Cracking The WHIP||19534||73083|
|.2680||(32)||Night of the Living Zombinos||19459||72602|
|.2662||(64)||Epic Beardmen Division||19198||72131|
|.2686||(11)||RCL on PEDs||19186||71442|
|.2684||(19)||Invisible Horse Riders||19167||71414|
EXPERTS: It is now nine consecutive weeks in first place for Dr. Roto, but 4 teams are within 8 points, so the final five weeks should be interesting. He tied his season-best power numbers this week with 14 homers and 41 RBI, but had a 4.66 ERA and season-worst 3 steals. Rudy, now just 2 back, recorded a 2.74 ERA and 11 saves, but only 2 wins. He has had as many as 3 wins just once in the last 6 weeks. Bret Sayre moved up another spot, and is now in third place, 5 out of the lead. He led the experts with 16 home runs and 54 RBI. Mike Podhorzer dropped to 4th, another half-point back, while Grey remained in 5th, but added 2 points to his total despite pitching ratios of 4.83 and 1.58. You can find all Expert League unofficial Week 21 stats here.
Writers: Even though Tehol Beddict hit .226 with just 29 RBI, his lead stretched to 19 points. He also moved up a couple spots to 16th in the overall standings. The only question now is who will finish second? Andrew Nordmeier is currently 8 points ahead of Sky in the battle for the coveted “Runner-up to Tehol” crown. Check out all the writers’ week 21 stats.
Chaka Laka (Humm Baby) had the top offensive line and took Team of the Week honors. The Waco Night Terrors (Imposing Sea Creatures) also had an impressive line, including an RCL-best 61 RBI, 18 of which came on Tuesday. Nate Schierholtz led the way with 9, with Miguel Cabrera adding 8. Josh Donaldson, Matt Wieters, and Adam Jones each contributed 6, while Paul Goldschmidt knocked in 5 more.
Average: .333 (Vottomatic for the People – Chicks Dig The Long Ball)
Runs: 58 (Prestige Worldwide – Razz Canada, The BallBusters – Something Something Mustache)
HR: 20 (Colicky Fuddruckers – Razz Canada)
RBI: 61 (Waco Night Terrors – Imposing Sea Creatures)
SB: 14 (Chupacabraj Samsquanch – Razzball4Life)
Bombo Rivera’s Prague Defenestrators in the 2012 Champions league had the top pitching line for the week, striking out 60 in 80.1 innings with 7 wins, 9 saves, an ERA of 1.79, and 1.03 WHIP. Their starting pitching won 7 games in 9 outings. Jon Lester had the most impressive week, winning two with an ERA of 0.57 and 0.96 WHIP. Mat Latos, Jeff Samardzija, Jhoulys Chacin, Zack Greinke, and Alex Cobb also won games. Aroldis Chapman and Jim Henderson each recorded 3 saves.
Ks: 118 (Colicky Fuddruckers – Remember Matt Bush)
Wins: 9 (Ottoneu Bay Stormtroopers – RCL on PEDs, The Beastman – Night of the Living Zombinos, JB Gilpin – Razzball Elites, Fister But I Hardly Know Her – Cougars Welcomed)
Saves: 14 (CarGo and CarGo LLP – Remember Matt Bush, Brown Eye Bombers – No Go Romo)
ERA: 1.34 (40 IP min) (Team Rogers – Razz Sask)
WHIP: 0.69 (40 IP min) (Barking Hounds – You Say Potato, I Say Schmotato)
55 R/18 HR/51 RBI/12 SB
| 92.2 IP
73 K/7 W/2.72/1.21/9 S
|Chaka Laka (Humm Baby) gained 66 positions to 116th overall in week 21. Carlos Beltran (.419/3 HR/6 RBI) and Austin Jackson (.435/8 Runs/6 RBI) were the hitting stars. After Joe Mauer hit the DL, Jason Castro was scooped up and added some power with 3 home runs. Ryan Zimmerman (.345/7 Runs/4 RBI) and Will Venable (.346/4 Runs/4 RBI/1 SB) chipped in nicely, while Elvis Andrus, Rajai Davis, and Emilio Bonifacio combined for 11 stolen bases. On the pitching side, the starters picked up 7 wins in 11 games. Jeff Samardzija led the way, striking out 12 in 17 innings, and winning twice with an ERA of 1.59 and 0.88 WHIP. Jorge de la Rosa also won twice, while Clayton Kershaw threw 8 shutout innings for the second week in a row. Edward Mujica and Aroldis Chapman each earned 3 saves.|