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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
08:49 PM - August 5, 2014. Written by bayers3

BOSTON, MA - After sweeping the Rangers the Red Sox only needed to wait for the Detroit Tigers to do the same to the Oakland A's, setting up a meeting with Jon Lester and his new team. In the NL the Dodgers would beat Arizona 3-1, and the Reds would take down the Braves 3-1. Chris Archer and Justin Verlander would start for the ALCS opener, and Verlander would hope to get revenge for the 7-1 drubbing handed out by Boston earlier in the season.

Thing went well for both aces to start the game, but Verlander blinked first by giving up a solo-HR to Mike Napoli in the 2nd inning. The teams traded off scoreless 3rd innings, and then Detroit struck back in the 4th. Allen Craig pulled Detroit even with an RBI ground-rule double, and then David Wright drove him in with a double off the Green Monster. Anthony Rendon topped off the 3R inning with a single that brought Wright in from 2nd.

Miggy's slam puts Detroit ahead for good.

The teams traded another scoreless inning before Napoli struck again with an RBI single that scored Xander Bogaerts from 2nd after a ground-rule double of his own. Down 3-2 Archer took a seat after the 7th inning and Anthony Ranaudo took over, but he wouldn't be able to hold the potent Tigers offense back. Miguel Cabrera pushed the score to 5-2 with a 2R-HR before Ranaudo could get out of the inning. Bogaerts answered back with a solo-HR in the bottom of the inning that sent Verlander packing, but the Red Sox offense couldn't get any more. Sergio Romo came in for the 9th and used three straight strikeouts to give Detroit a 1-0 lead in the series.

Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox
Oct 12, 2015123456789RHE
Detroit (1-0)000300020550
Boston (0-1)010001010380
W: Verlander (1-0) L: Archer (1-1) S: Romo (2)
Dynasty: bayers3
06:26 PM - August 5, 2014. Written by Roscosuper

Isles fall to rival in divisional matchup

Dynasty: Roscosuper
01:07 PM - August 5, 2014. Written by glenzariczny
Cano walk-off lifts Mariners to win

Seattle - It was a pitchers duel on Monday night at Safeco, with the Mariners coming out on top thanks to the heroics of Robinson Cano. He lifted a 2-1 fastball into right field to end the game and give the Mariners a 2-1 victory. Clay Buchholz, and Hisashi Iwakuma were both outstanding for their teams each giving up just one run over the course of the game, but the Mariners bullpen proved to be the better of the two squads on this night. The two teams are back at it tonight with Jake Peavy (5-6, 4.25 ERA) set to face off against Chris Young (4-6, 3.61 ERA).

Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners
Jun 23, 2014123456789RHE
Boston (40-37)000001000170
Seattle (39-38)010000001251
W: Danny Farquhar (3-2) L: Andrew Miller (5-3)
Boston Red Sox
Pedroia, 2B4010000.306
Herrera, SS4111001.253
Ortiz, DH4000000.292
Napoli, 1B4030000.267
Nava, RF4010010.295
Middlebrooks, 3B4000030.215
Pierzynski, C3000000.270
Gomes, LF3010010.182
Betts, CF3000010.162
HR: J. Herrera (2)
RBI: J. Herrera (17)
GIDP: D. Nava, A. Pierzynski
Seattle Mariners
Miller, SS4000000.307
Chavez, RF4000020.361
Cano, 2B4111011.203
Morales, DH3110000.219
Seager, 3B2011100.249
Hart, 1B3000000.228
Ackley, LF3010010.231
Buck, C3010000.284
Jones, CF3000000.190
2B: K. Morales (1)
3B: D. Ackley (3)
HR: R. Cano (14)
RBI: K. Seager (26), R. Cano (35)
GIDP: C. Hart
CS: K. Seager (5)
E: C. Hart (2)
Boston Red Sox
Miller (L, 5-3)1.21110116.35
TEAM TOTALS8.2522141
Seattle Mariners
Farquhar (W, 3-2)0.21000203.41
TEAM TOTALS9.0711061
Dynasty: glenzariczny
01:01 PM - August 5, 2014. Written by glenzariczny
American League Standings - Updated: Jun 23, 2014
Tampa Bay Rays4534-363345
Toronto Blue Jays43351.5379328
Boston Red Sox40374.0323341
New York Yankees39374.5320318
Baltimore Orioles34429.5309332
Detroit Tigers4134-342291
Minnesota Twins39362.0298293
Cleveland Indians36426.5307349
Kansas City Royas33449.0291337
Chicago White Sox285014.5278377
Los Angeles Angels4332-344305
Oakland Athletics42341.5349288
Seattle Mariners39385.0271255
Texas Rangers36397.0299304
Houston Astros344310.0319378
Toronto Blue Jays4335-379328
Oakland Athletics4234-349288
Boston Red Sox40372.5323341
Minnesota Twins39362.5298293
New York Yankees39373.0320318
Seattle Mariners39383.5271255
Texas Rangers36395.5299304
Cleveland Indians36427.0307349
Baltimore Orioles34428.0309332
Houston Astros34438.5319378
Kansas City Royals33449.5291337
Chicago White Sox285015.0278377

National League Standings - Updated: Jun 23, 2014
New York Mets4234-310291
Washington Nationals39373.0344283
Atlanta Braves37395.0277285
Philadelphia Philles34428.0268300
Miami Marlins314611.5302356
St. Louis Cardinals4335-337309
Milwaukee Brewers40383.0324329
Pittsburgh Pirates37395.0282306
Chicago Cubs36406.0296305
Cincinnati Reds33439.0269335
Los Angeles Dodgers4731-301291
Arizona Diamondbacks46331.5344270
San Diego Padres41365.5338293
San Francisco Giants40376.5288276
Colorado Rockies334413.5329331
Arizona Diamondbacks4633-344270
San Diego Padres4136-338293
San Francisco Giants40371.0288276
Milwaukee Brewers40381.5324329
Washington Nationals39371.5344283
Pittsburgh Pirates37393.5282306
Atlanta Braves37393.5277285
Chicago Cubs36404.5296305
Philadelphia Philles34426.5268300
Cincinnati Reds33437.5269335
Colorado Rockies33448.0329331
Miami Marlins314610.0302356

AL Leaders - Hitting - Updated: Jun 23, 2014
Batting AverageAVGHitsHITS
1. Prince Fielder (TEX).3511. Prince Fielder (TEX)99
2. Miguel Cabrera (DET).3382. Edwin Encarnacion (TOR)94
3. Joe Mauer (MIN).3353. Alcides Escobar (KC)93
4. Adam Lind (TOR).3274. Victor Martinez (DET)92
5. Victor Martinez (DET).3245. Melky Cabrera (TOR)91
Home RunsHRRuns Batted InRBI
1. David Ortiz (BOS)231. Prince Fielder (TEX)65
2. Edwin Encarnacion (TOR)202. David Ortiz (BOS)63
3. Prince Fielder (TEX)193. Edwin Encarnacion (TOR)57
4. Mark Teixeira (NYY)194. Eric Hosmer (KC)56
5. Nelson Cruz (BAL)185. Mark Teixeira (NYY)55
RunsRStolen BasesSB
1. Melky Cabrera (TOR)511. Michael Bourn (CLE)22
2. Mark Teixeira (NYY)512. Desmond Jennings (TB)19
3. Edwin Encarnacion (TOR)503. Jose Altuve (HOU)18
4. Dustin Pedroia (BOS)504. Jose Reyes (TOR)17
5. Prince Fielder (TEX)475. Coco Crisp (OAK)15
Slugging PercentageSLGOn Base plus SluggingOPS
1. Prince Fielder (TEX).6381. Prince Fielder (TEX)1.045
2. Miguel Cabrera (DET).6062. Miguel Cabrera (DET)1.043
3. Adam Lind (TOR).5783. Adam Lind (TOR).977
4. Carlos Beltran (NYY).5764. Carlos Beltran (NYY).955
5. David Ortiz (BOS).5515. Albert Pujols (LAA).915

AL Leaders - Pitching - Updated: Jun 23, 2014
WinsWEarned Run AverageERA
1. Dan Straily (OAK)91. Cole Hamels (LAA)1.93
2. Bruce Chen (KC)92. Felix Hernandez (SEA)2.49
3. Matt Moore (TB)93. Ricky Nolasco (MIN)2.57
4. Mark Buehrle (TOR)94. Jarrod Parker (OAK)2.63
5. Jarrod Parker (OAK)85. Drew Smyly (DET)2.76
StrikeoutsKWalks + Hits per innings pitchedWHIP
1. Steve Johnson (BAL)1091. Felix Hernandez (SEA)0.81
2. Yu Darvish (TEX)1062. Cole Hamels (LAA)0.97
3. Felix Hernandez (SEA)1043. Josh Tomlin (CLE)1.08
4. Danny Salazar (CLE)994. Jered Weaver (LAA)1.09
5. Justin Verlander (DET)985. R.A. Dickey (TOR)1.12
Complete GamesCGShutoutsSO
1. James Shields (KC)51. Brett Oberholtzer (HOU)4
2. Hiroki Kuroda (NYY)42. Felix Hernandez (SEA)3
3. Brett Oberholtzer (HOU)43. Cole Hamels (LAA)3
4. Felix Hernandez (SEA)34. James Shields (KC)2
5. Justin Verlander (DET)35. Corey Kluber (CLE)2
Innings PitchedIPSavesSV
1. James Shields (KC)112.21. Grant Balfour (TB)28
2. Felix Hernandez (SEA)112.02. Ernesto Frieri (LAA)24
3. R.A. Dickey (TOR)110.03. David Robertson (NYY)22
4. Ricky Nolasco (MIN)105.04. Jim Johnson (OAK)20
5. Alex Cobb (TB)105.05. Fernando Rodney (SEA)20

MLB League Leaders - Updated: Jun 23, 2014
Batting AverageAVGHitsHITS
1. Pablo Sandoval (SF).3381. Pablo Sandoval (SF)93
2. Jason Heyward (ATL).3202. Jean Segura (MIL)91
3. Michael Cuddyer (COL).3173. Starlin Castro (CHC)87
4. David Wright (NYM).3114. Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)86
5. Allen Craig (STL).3075. Michael Cuddyer (COL)86
Home RunsHRRuns Batted InRBI
1. Curtis Granderson (NYM)191. Chase Headley (SD)54
2. Jay Bruce (CIN)182. Curtis Granderson (NYM)52
3. Carlos Gomez (MIL)183. Troy Tulowitzki (COL)49
4. Troy Tulowitzki (COL)174. Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)48
5. Hanley Ramirez (LAD)175. Anthony Rizzo (CHC)47
RunsRStolen BasesSB
1. Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)511. Jean Segura (MIL)22
2. Michael Cuddyer (COL)482. Ben Revere (PHI)21
3. Joey Votto (CIN)483. Billy Hamilton (CIN)19
4. Chase Headley (SD)464. Cameron Maybin (SD)18
5. Denard Span (WSH)455. Eric Young Jr. (NYM)17
Slugging PercentageSLGOn Base plus SluggingOPS
1. Michael Cuddyer (COL).5831. Michael Cuddyer (COL).962
2. Curtis Granderson (NYM).5742. Paul Goldschmidt (ARI).939
3. Carlos Gomez (MIL).5693. Pablo Sandoval (SF).932
4. Andre Ethier (ATL).5524. Andre Ethier (ATL).923
5. Pablo Sandoval (SF).5385. Curtis Granderson (NYM).922

MLB League Leaders - Updated: Jun 23, 2014
WinsWEarned Run AverageERA
1. Cliff Lee (PHI)101. Stephen Strasburg (WAS)1.88
2. Ervin Santana (LAD)92. Cliff Lee (PHI)1.89
3. Adam Wainwright (STL)93. Daniel Hudson (ARI)2.15
4. Julio Teheran (ATL)84. Jordan Zimmerman (WAS)2.17
5. Jon Niese (NYM)85. Gio Gonzalez (WAS)2.18
StrikeoutsKWalks + Hits per innings pitchedWHIP
1. Jose Fernadez (MIA)1181. Cliff Lee (PHI)0.86
2. Jordan Zimmerman (WAS)1132. Stephen Strasburg (WAS)0.91
3. Stephen Strasburg (WAS)1123. Jake Arrieta (CHC)0.97
4. Cliff Lee (PHI)974. Jordan Zimmerman (WAS)0.97
5. Clayton Kershaw (LAD)955. Daniel Hudson (ARI)1.02
Complete GamesCGShutoutsSO
1. Jordan Zimmerman (WAS)41. Jake Arrieta (CHC)3
2. Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD)42. Jhoulys Chacin (COL)3
3. Jhoulys Chacin (COL)33. Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD)3
4. Julio Teheran (ATL)34. Stephen Strasburg (WAS)3
5. Cliff Lee (PHI)35. Henderson Alvarez (MIA)2
Innings PitchedIPSavesSV
1. Cliff Lee (PHI)114.11. Bobby Parnell (NYM)27
2. Andrew Cashner (SD)112.22. Craig Kimbrel (ATL)25
3. Jordan Zimmerman (WAS)112.03. Huston Street (SD)24
4. Adam Wainwright (STL)108.04. Casey Janssen (CHC)23
5. Clayton Kershaw (LAD)107.05. Kenley Jansen (LAD)22
Dynasty: glenzariczny
Hey, before I even start, I want to talk about the roster. Itīs based on starting day rosters of 2011-2012 season, and the stats are changed. I used elknavoīs Comprehensive Simulation Stat Mechanics Guide to change these rating. Some players have too good shooting stats, thatīs because I wanted them to get as close as possible to their real FG%. Also, I have 2012 draft class ready to use. Used that same guide so the rookies wonīt be scoring like 25 points per game. I will edit 2013 draft class to that too, and will be making 2014 draft class. So, letīs get started. Iīm going week by week. Iīm playing 1 game at week. Others will be simulated. Settings are 12 minute quaters, all-star difficulty, simulation sliders and real player % are on both field goals and free throws.


DENVER POST 1st of October, 2011
Denver Nuggets have revealed their new GM for the 2011-2012 season. Rookie GM Thomas King takes over the Nuggets just before the start of the season. -Itīs great honor to be a GM of the Nuggets. This team has a great history, and I will do my best to get that glory back Denver, the new GM Thomas King said in his first interview as the GM of Denver Nuggets.


Teamīs roster and depth chart:

1Jordan HamiltonSF216'72202yr 2.20M 2yr team
3Ty LawsonPG235'111952yr 4.19M
5Rudy FernandezSG266'61851yr 2.18M
6Arron AffaloSG266'52154yr 30M player
7Al HarringtonPF316'92304yr 27.67M
8Danilo GallinariSF236'102255yr 46.19M
10Julyan StoneSG226'62002yr 1.23M
11Chris AndersenC336'102303yr 13.58M
13Corey BrewerSF256'91852yr 6.30M
24Andre MillerSG356'22001yr 7.81M
25Timofey MozgovC257'12502yr 6.48M
31NeneC296'112605yr 65M
35Kenneth FariedPF216'82282yr 2.56M 2yr team
41Kosta KoufosC227'02654yr 11.20M

+Demarre Carroll

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart - 2011
PGTy Lawson
SGArron AffaloAndre MillerRudy FernandezJulyan Stone
SFCorey BrewerDanilo GallinariJordan HamiltonDemarre Carroll
PFKenneth FariedAl Harrington
CNeneChris AndersenTimofey MozgovKosta Koufos

First week, we play against the Trail Blazers at Portland, the Warriors at Denver and the Cavs at Denver.

Game 1, against the Trail Blazers at Portland(Simulated). Close game with just two points between the teams. Portland won 97-95.

Denver Nuggets at Portland Trailblazers
Denver (0-0)29291819-95
Portland (0-0)20302126-97
Denver Nuggets
Ty Lawson345-90-01-14920111
Arron Affalo261-30-06-9121038
Corey Brewer264-41-13-52210312
Kenneth Faried324-60-07-109012315
Jordan Hamilton51-30-20-0010002
Al Harrington101-50-20-0310012
Andre Miller246-110-10-03200412
Danilo Gallinari202-30-11-2030015
Chris Andersen150-20-06-8800206
Rudy Fernandez133-92-70-0010008
Julyan Stone30-00-00-0010000
TEAM TOTALS32-633-1428-394622552095
Portland Trailblazers
Raymond Felton313-72-35-50810213
Wesley Matthews333-72-42-23330110
Gerald Wallace361-50-13-4521035
Lamarcus Aldrige367-150-03-310112517
Greg Oden132-20-00-0102014
Jamal Crawford267-182-51-12520117
Nicolas Batum144-71-20-0210109
Marcus Camby192-30-00-0810204
Elliot Williams112-32-30-0000006
Nolan Smith91-61-23-4111006
Chris Johnson70-10-02-2100002
Craig Smith52-30-00-1100004
TEAM TOTALS34-7710-2019-2236221151397

Game 2, against the Warriors at Denver(played). At the first quater Andre Miller twistes his ankle. He is able to play and could be full health in the next game against the Cavs. Tight win came in OT 122-115.

Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets
Golden State (2-0)2719332412115
Denver (0-1)2224322519122
Golden State Warriors
Stephen Curry407-130-33-44822317
Monta Ellis4613-341-83-641011130
Dorell Wright429-174-103-46100325
David Lee428-130-05-517210221
Ekpe Udoh161-30-00-0402012
Nate Robinson162-51-30-0320115
Chris Wright61-30-02-2400114
Jeremy Tyler52-20-00-0100004
Dominc McGuire81-30-01-1102003
Andris Bierdins331-50-00-0801012
Ishmael Smith31-10-00-0001002
Klay Thompson130-50-20-2220000
TEAM TOTALS46-1036-2617-22542510513115
Denver Nuggets
Ty Lawson464-190-28-1051220616
Arron Affalo363-81-52-2521119
Corey Brewer303-91-50-1553107
Kenneth Faried4315-230-03-412124033
Danilo Gallinari155-73-41-12000114
Andre Miller255-62-21-14510213
Chris Andersen122-30-00-2110004
Al Harrington111-31-10-0400013
Rudy Fernandez100-20-20-0300000
Jordan HamiltonDNP
Julyan StoneDNP
TEAM TOTALS48-958-2118-2550279912122

Game 3, against the Cavs in Denver(simulated). Cavs couldnīt do anything when the Nuggets rolled to a 108-82 win.

Cleveland Cavaliers at Denver Nuggets
Cleveland (0-3)18161632-82
Denver (1-1)21372228-108
Cleveland Cavaliers
Kyrie Irving357-131-52-24500217
Alonzo Gee363-91-43-33020510
Anthony Parker351-70-40-0432032
Antawn Jamison356-191-53-56000416
Anderson Varejao181-20-00-0712102
Ramon Sessions256-93-32-45800117
Omri Casspi151-31-20-0300013
Tristan Thompson123-50-00-0500006
Daniel Gibson90-20-00-0001010
Christian Eyenga90-30-10-0000100
Samardo Samuels61-10-03-4100005
Mychel Thompson51-20-02-2000004
TEAM TOTALS29-767-2015-203917721782
Denver Nuggets
Ty Lawson364-122-56-841110216
Arron Affalo255-121-64-43200315
Corey Brewer264-91-20-0212119
Kenneth Faried334-70-01-61621109
Danilo Gallinari222-60-34-4400028
Andre Miller163-50-02-2130008
Chris Andersen151-10-01-2301103
Rudy Fernandez143-72-56-60000114
Al Harrington81-30-02-3101004
Jordan Hamilton43-42-30-0100008
Julyan Stone131-20-00-0241112
TEAM TOTALS36-748-2428-4153248514108

There were the games in this part letīs take a peak to one of our next weekīs opponent:

Matchup Preview | November 11, 2011
Denver Nuggets
(2-1, 0-1 Away)
Los Angeles Lakers
(2-2, 2-0 Home)
Stats Comparison
108.3Points Per Game91.0
50.0Field Goal %41.9
73.3Free Throw %73.6
32.23-Point %27.3
98.0PPG Allowed91.2
Projected Starters
Ty LawsonPoint GuardDerek Fisher
Arron AffaloShooting GuardKobe Bryant
Corey BrewerSmall ForwardMatt Barnes
Kenneth FariedPower ForwardPau Gasol
NeneCenterAndrew Bynum
Injury Report
Andre Miller
Twisted Ankle Day-to-Day Hurt
Derek Fisher
Twisted Ankle Day-to-Day Hurt
Game Notes
Need to shoot good from long range and stop the Big Three in the Lakers.

Next part will come out next week.
Dynasty: janmagn
02:41 AM - August 5, 2014. Written by glenzariczny
Mariners drop finale 6-2

Kansas City - The Royals were able to get to Felix Hernandez in this one, and the Mariners couldn't do anything with the opportunities they had as they dropped the rubber match of this weekend series. Alex Gordon busted it open for the Royals with a two run shot in the fourth inning, Felix would give up another as well still going seven innings in the losing effort. The Mariners will now return home to start a three game series with the Boston Red Sox. It will be Clay Buchholz (5-3, 3.76 ERA) taking the mound for Boston to face off with Hisashi Iwakuma (6-5, 3.18 ERA).

Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals
Jun 22, 2014123456789RHE
Seattle (38-38)000010010290
Kansas City (33-43)00031002X683
W: James Shields (6-8) L: Felix Hernandez (8-7) S: Kelvin Herrera - 2
Seattle Mariners
Chavez, RF5021000.386
Ackley, LF4020000.230
Cano, 2B4000030.202
Morales, DH4110010.207
Seager, 3B3011100.247
Hart, 1B4000000.230
Zunino, C3010110.243
Bloomquist, SS4000000.217
Jones, CF4120000.194
2B: K. Seager (9), E. Chavez (10)
RBI: K. Seager (25), E. Chavez (10)
GIDP: C. Hart, J. Jones, E. Chavez
SB: J. Jones (5)
Kansas City Royals
Aoki, RF4220010.264
Escobar, SS4221000.303
Butler, DH3011000.299
Hosmer, 1B3000120.305
Gordon, LF4112011.227
Perez, C4011000.246
Moustakas, 3B3100100.261
Infante, 2B3000000.233
Cain, CF3011000.251
2B: L. Cain (12)
HR: A. Gordon (6)
RBI: B. Butler (38), A. Gordon 2 (26), S. Perez (31), L. Cain (18), A. Escobar (34)
HBP: E. Hosmer
SF: B. Butler
SB: N. Aoki (11), A. Escobar (13)
E: O. Infante 2 (6), M. Moustakas (2)
Seattle Mariners
Hernandez (L, 8-7)7.05441412.49
TEAM TOTALS8.0866241
WP: F. Hernandez (2)
Kansas City Royals
Shields (W, 6-8)7.19222502.88
Herrera (S, 2)1.20000001.88
TEAM TOTALS9.0922250
Dynasty: glenzariczny
01:09 AM - August 5, 2014. Written by glenzariczny
Mariners lose in extras to Royals 4-3

Kansas City - Lorenzo Cain had a solo home run, and drove in the winning run in the 13th inning as the Royals topped the Mariners Saturday afternoon. The Mariners couldn't get a hit in the four extra frames, as the Kansas City bullpen slammed the door on the Mariners. It looked like the Mariners were going to pull it out after taking the lead late on a James Jones sac fly, but that was the last offense they would see. The Royals were able to tie it in the bottom of the 8th, and then hold the Mariners at bay until they were finally able to push through. The two teams will deal their aces tomorrow in the rubber match as Felix Hernandez (8-6, 2.31 ERA) will take on James Shields (5-8, 2.91 ERA).

Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals
Jun 21, 2014123456789ExtrasRHE
Seattle (38-37)0100001100 0 0 0381
Kansas City (32-43)1100000100 0 0 14140
W: Kelvin Herrera (1-0) L: Erasmo Ramirez (2-2)
Seattle Mariners
Miller, SS6000010.312
Bloomquist, RF4000010.227
Chavez, PH-RF1000000.385
Cano, 2B5131021.205
Morales, DH5020020.200
Montero, 1B5010010.245
Seager, 3B5111011.246
Zunino, C5000000.242
Ackley, LF5110000.225
Jones, CF3001100.185
3B: D. Ackley (2)
HR: K. Seager (10), R. Cano (13)
RBI: K. Seager (24), R. Cano (34), J. Jones (8)
SF: J. Jones
SAC: W. Bloomquist
GIDP: K. Seager, J. Montero
SB: R. Cano (2)
E: B. Miller (9)
Kansas City Royals
Aoki, RF4130000.261
Dyson, PR-RF1100000.329
Ciriaco, 2B3010000.194
Infante, PH-2B3021000.237
Butler, DH5000110.298
Hosmer, 1B6120020.308
Gordon, LF6011020.227
Perez, C5000120.246
Moustakas, 3B6010010.265
Cain, CF5122111.250
Escobar, SS5020000.300
TEAM TOTALS494144391
2B: E. Hosmer (13), M. Moustakas (13)
HR: L. Cain (3)
RBI: O. Infante (17), A. Gordon (24), L. Cain 2 (17)
SAC: J. Dyson
GIDP: B. Butler
SB: J. Dyson (9)
CS: O. Infante (2), A. Escobar (3)
Seattle Mariners
Ramirez (L, 2-2)1.23111103.38
TEAM TOTALS12.21444391
Kansas City Royals
Herrera (W, 1-0)1.00001002.00
TEAM TOTALS13.0833182
WP: T. Collins (1)
Dynasty: glenzariczny
Monday, August 4, 2014
11:35 PM - August 4, 2014. Written by bayers3

BOSTON, MA - The ALDS opened today with an Opening Day rematch between the Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers. It would also be a rematch for Chris Archer and Yu Darvish, but this time Archer would be able to rely on a little more offense. While Boston would come into this game as considerable favorites, their early season struggles are a reminder that they might just be riding an incredible hot streak.

Darvish and Archer traded off scoreless innings until Mookie Betts broke the deadlock in the bottom of the 3rd. A simple sac fly brought in Will Middlebrooks after a triple for a 1-0 lead. Texas came right back in the next inning with a Shin-Soo Choo 3R-HR thanks to a high and tight fastball from Archer. Texas enjoyed a 3-1 lead until the 5th when the Red Sox pulled ahead again. Jackie Bradley Jr. used a single to drive in Betts from 2nd, and then Xander Bogaerts knocked a 2R-HR for a 4-3 lead.

Darvish wasn't nearly as sharp as on Opening Day.

The game was tight until Boston widened the lead in the 6th inning with an extended rally, but Texas managed to keep the damage to a minimum. After Darvish was pulled for putting a man on 2nd and 3rd Alexi Ogando intentionally walked Middlebrooks to face Betts. Betts took advantage and hit a 2RBI single to put Boston up 6-3. With David Ortiz coming up Betts stole 2nd to avoid the double play, and Ogando was forced to intentionally walk Ortiz to face Bradley Jr. Ogando got lucky this time with Bradley Jr. and Bogaerts popping out to end the inning.

The game rolled on with Texas failing to pose much of a threat and Archer took a seat after the 7th inning having allowed only 2H with 12K. Braden Shipley came in and shut Texas down for the 8th, just before Boston blew them away to seal the victory. Middlebrooks started the rout with a 2R-HR, then Bogaerts with an RBI single, then a Dustin Pedroia sac fly, and finally a Napoli RBI double off the Green Monster. 5 runs later it was 11-3 and Texas was toast.

Texas Rangers at Boston Red Sox
Oct 5, 2015123456789RHE
Texas (0-1)000300000330
Boston (1-0)00103205X11160
W: Archer (1-0) L: Darvish (0-1) S: Shipley (1)
Dynasty: bayers3
05:58 PM - August 4, 2014. Written by glenzariczny
Mariner bats explode for blowout win

Kansas City - The Mariners matched their best offensive showing of the year. Scoring 13 runs while banging out 17 hits to coast to a victory in their series opener. Brad Miller, and Endy Chavez each had three hits, while Willie Bloomquist turned in a four hit day for the M's. John Buck delivered the crushing blow in the six run 5th inning with an opposite field three run homer that put it out of distance for the nose diving Royals. The Mariners will look to continue their winning streak tomorrow when they send James Paxton (3-3, 3.71 ERA) to the mound to take on Jeremy Guthrie (2-7, 5.96 ERA).

Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals
Jun 20, 2014123456789RHE
Seattle (38-36)00006400313170
Kansas City (31-43)000000220490
W: Taijuan Walker (5-7) L: Aaron Brooks (1-9)
Seattle Mariners
Miller, SS5333100.319
Chavez, RF5133010.392
Morales, DH4112110.150
Hart, 1B6120030.234
Buck, C5124011.281
Romero, 3B4001110.231
Jones, CF5110010.189
Bloomquist, 2B5340000.238
Ackley, LF3210210.225
TEAM TOTALS42131713591
2B: B. Miller (11), E. Chavez 2 (9), W. Bloomquist 2 (3)
HR: J. Buck (2)
RBI: B. Miller 3 (36), E. Chavez 3 (9), J. Buck 4 (10), S. Romero (9), K. Morales 2 (2)
HBP: J. Buck
SF: E. Chavez, K. Morales
Kansas City Royals
Aoki, RF4110100.254
Escobar, SS4000010.299
Butler, DH4111000.304
Hosmer, 1B4121000.308
Gordon, LF4010000.228
Perez, C4100010.251
Moustakas, 3B4021000.267
Infante, 2B4021000.231
Cain, CF4000010.246
2B: N. Aoki (22), E. Hosmer (12), B. Butler (15)
RBI: O. Infante (16), E. Hosmer (56), B. Butler (37), Moustakas (30)
Seattle Mariners
Walker (W, 5-7)7.18441203.81
TEAM TOTALS9.0944130
Kansas City Royals
Brooks (L, 1-9)4.28661416.64
TEAM TOTALS9.0171313591
WP: A. Brooks (1)
Dynasty: glenzariczny
03:17 PM - August 4, 2014. Written by glenzariczny
Mariners wake up late to steal one from Padres

San Diego - It took all game long for the Mariners offense to wake up, but they did just in time to get a victory in extra innings. Robinson Cano rocketed a double in the ninth to plate Stefen Romero, and Jesus Montero came into a pinch hit situation to drive home the winning run as the Mariners took a 2-1 victory. It looked like the Padres 1-0 lead would hold up for the whole game, but Seattle was able to knock around Huston Street for his 5th blown save of the year, and also get to Tim Stauffer next inning. The Mariners will now see how long they can float above .500 as they head off to Kansas City. They'll thow Taijuan Walker (4-7, 3.71 ERA) in the opener opposite Aaron Brooks (1-8, 6.35 ERA).

Seattle Mariners at San Diego Padres
Jun 19, 2014123456789ExtrasRHE
Seattle (37-36)0000000011270
San Diego (40-33)0010000000190
W: Danny Farquhar (2-2) L: Tim Stauffer (5-2) S: Fernando Rodney - 20
Seattle Mariners
Chavez, CF5010000.370
Romero, LF2100200.238
Cano, 2B4011000.198
Morales, 1B4000000.125
Hart, RF4000020.232
Seager, 3B4130000.247
Zunino, C3000000.248
Bloomquist, SS2000010.203
Miller, PH-SS2010000.313
Young, P2000010.000
Furbush, P0000000.000
Ackley, PH1000000.224
Farquhar, P0000000.000
Montero, PH1011000.248
Rodney, P0000000.000
2B: R. Cano (8), E. Chavez (7)
RBI: R. Cano (33), J. Montero (10)
SAC: M. Zunino
GIDP: E. Chavez, W. Bloomquist
San Diego Padres
Cabrera, SS3000210.284
Maybin, CF5020010.273
Headley, 3B5000010.268
Venable, RF5120010.201
Hundley, C5010010.268
Denorfia, LF3000010.243
Alonso, PH-LF1000010.288
Nady, 1B4031000.406
Amarista, 2B3010000.252
Smith, PH1000000.351
Stauffer, P0000000.000
Benoit, P0000000.000
Johnson, P2000000.037
Thayer, P0000000.000
Street, P0000000.000
Gyorko, 2B0000100.293
RBI: X. Nady (8)
SAC: J. Johnson
GIDP: A. Amarista
Seattle Mariners
Farquhar (W, 2-2)2.00000203.48
Rodney (S, 20)1.01002100.67
TEAM TOTALS10.0911370
San Diego Padres
Thayer (H, 10)1.00000003.91
Street (BS, 5)1.01111104.44
Stauffer (L, 5-2)0.13110002.75
TEAM TOTALS10.0722240
Dynasty: glenzariczny
Sunday, August 3, 2014
05:28 PM - August 3, 2014. Written by bayers3

BOSTON, MA - The regular season is over, and the Red Sox get a little break to bask in the glory of a great season. Thanks to victories in their final two games the Red Sox were able to secure the 4th 100-win season in team history, and the best record in baseball.

Chris Archer, making Red Sox fans forget about Jon lester one start at a time.

Chris Archer becomes the 10th pitcher to win the MVP and Cy Young in the same season, putting Jon Lester's 2014 season to shame. It's hard to believe how many batter Archer managed to strike out, and it's even harder to think his season could have been even better if he didn't lead the majors in walked batters. The Red Sox were also able to enjoy a few more awards this season, hopefully a sign of things to come.

2015 MLB Award Winners
AL Most Valuable PlayerChris ArcherSPBoston
AL Cy Young AwardChris ArcherSPBoston
AL Rookie of the YearBlake SwihartCBoston
AL Hank Aaron AwardEvan Longoria3BTampa Bay
NL Most Valuable PlayerPaul Goldschmidt1BArizona
NL Cy Young AwardAlex WoodSPAtlanta
NL Rookie of the YearMatt WislerSPSan Diego
NL Hank Aaron AwardPaul Goldschmidt1BArizona
NL Rolaids Relief AwardKevin QuackenbushRPSan Diego

Xander Bogaerts, Blake Swihart, and David Ortiz also went home with Silver Slugger awards after incredible seasons. Bogaerts was the only Red Sox player to recieve a Golden Glove award as well.


The Red Sox captured the best record in baseball thanks to a stunning turnaround in offense. It was so stunning that after being one of the worst offenses in baseball they finished #1 in Runs Scored, Homeruns, Slugging %, and Total Bases. They also finish #2 in Batting Average and Hits. The part that wasn't surprising is how Boston fared on defense, mostly thanks to their pitching staff. The team finished #1 in Runs Allowed, ERA, Shut Outs, Hits Allowed, and Strike Outs with a #2 mark in Errors and Fielding Percentage.

MLB Standings - Updated: Oct 1, 2015
Tampa Bay887412
NY Yankees669634


The two best divisions in the AL, the East and the West, sent two teams to the playoffs. The Tampa Bay Rays went up against the Texas Rangers for the Wild Card spot and the Yu Darvish led Rangers defeated David Price in a 3-2 game.

The NL, once again, supplanted the AL in terms of drama. Atlanta easily won their division with a 93-69 record, but they would have finished fourth if they were a part of the NL West. The NL West featured three 90+ win teams, sending all of them to the playoffs, and of all the things to have happen the Dodgers (97-65) and Diamondbacks (97-65) had to have a one-game playoff to determine who would be #1. The Dodgers would win and take the NL West for the third year in a row. If that wasn't weird enough the Pirates and Reds would also duke it out to determine the division champ with the Red coming out on top. Despite losing to the Dodgers the Diamondbacks would turn things around behind Patrick Corbin to defeat Cory Luebke and the San Diego Padres 4-2 for the Wild Card spot.


1 - Boston Red Sox (100-62)
2 - Oakland Athletics (91-71)
3 - Detroit Tigers (83-79)
WC - Texas Rangers (88-74)

The AL is probably the weaker league, but if Boston or Oakland can make it to the World Series they will have home field advantage behind them.


1 - Los Angeles Dodgers (98-65)
2 - Atlanta Braves (93-69)
3 - Cincinnati Reds (83-80)
WC - Arizona Diamondbacks (97-66)

The Dodgers face the Diamondbacks for the second time with most picking the winner of their series to advance to the World Series. Most feel the Dodgers are still the best team in baseball despite not having the best record, but the Diamondbacks could easily go all the way if they beat LA.
Dynasty: bayers3
Saturday, August 2, 2014
04:20 PM - August 2, 2014. Written by Roscosuper

The Islanders held on for a win in the second game of their road trip, defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Tuesday night at United Center.

Dynasty: Roscosuper
09:29 AM - August 2, 2014. Written by philliesfan136

*Jack Swagger resumed his pursuit of the United States championship and came into contact with a man who he thinks wrongly embodies the blue-collar US citizen: I.R.S., associate of Ted DiBiase. The infamous taxman went down to a Swagger bomb.

*Bray Wyatt's followers have been downright indestructible on their path back to the WWE Tag Team champions. They ran through the Kings of NY (Ryder & Hawkins) as Harper booted Ryder and Rowan chokeslammed Hawkins.

*Ted DiBiase Jr. hopped into a future United States Championship match by topping Jeff Jarrett and Rene Dupree, who also have transitioned over to the blue brand. A Dream Crusher to Double J was the ticket to the win.

*The "New American Dream" Antonio Cesaro confronted one of America's favorite good guys, Surfer Sting. He overwhelmed Sting with a German suplex, torture rack, and a Neutralizer. The Icon was able to subdue him for a bit by carrying out an electric chair drop, Gorilla press, and a classic Stinger Splash in the corner. Heyman's client ended the comeback with a Death Valley Driver on steel steps.

*Ryback def. Blue Blazer (non-title), via Jackhammer

*Samoa Joe failed to get into the US title picture again as Curtis Axel trumped him and Lance Storm in a second triple threat. Axel and DiBiase will encounter Ryback in a three-way for the title at BATB.

*Hunter Hearst Helmsley made a statement in the main-event, pinning C.M. Punk after a Go to Sleep and spinebuster. That was following a beatdown pre-match from Damien Sandow and he added in a stomping of his own at the end. The two high-class intellectuals are proving dominant so far.
Dynasty: philliesfan136
Friday, August 1, 2014
09:39 PM - August 1, 2014. Written by bayers3

BALTIMORE, MD - The Red Sox hit the road to finish the season against division foe Baltimore, and one team would not be happy with the results. Boston came into this game after a disastrous 1-6 stretch leaving them only two games away from 100 wins. The Orioles were probably looking forward to facing a team that has little to play for, but a hot streak by the Blue Jays has them at 4th in the AL East. Jered Weaver would start the game opposite Chris Archer, but only one of them would see the 4th inning.

Both aces swapped scoreless innings to start the game, but then Weaver had one of the worst innings of his life. Blake Swihart, still building his AL ROY resume, hit a 2R-HR in the 2nd to start things off. David Ortiz added an RBI single after Mookie Betts stole 2nd, and Xander Bogaerts turned the misery up to 11 with a 3R-HR to end a 6 run inning.

Weaver bravely came back out for the 3rd and managed to get two outs, but a Shane Victorino solo-HR brought Buck Showalter out of the dugout to end Weaver's day. Michael Morse pulled one back for Baltimore with a solo-HR in the 4th, but Swihart took it right back with his 2nd HR of the day in the 5th. Not to be outdone, Nick Markakis took a hanging slider from Archer and sent it into the stands for a 2R-HR.

Baltimore hung on for another inning, but the 7th became another nightmare. Mike Napoli added another run with a solo-HR, and then David Ortiz made it 10-3 with an RBI single on a Steve Lombardozzi throwing error to first. Jackie Bradley Jr. capped off the inning with an RBI single to score Ortiz and make it 11-3.

Swihart must be the AL ROY, it wouldn't be fair otherwise.

Unfortunately for the Orioles, the Red Sox weren't done. The poor Baltimore bullpen just couldn't get out of the 9th to end the misery, giving up another pair of RBI singles from Ortiz and Bradley. Xander Bogaerts completed the beating with a 3R-HR for an emphatic 16-3 beating. Swihart, now hitting 5th for Boston, may have clinched the ROY race today with a 3/5 2HR performance.

Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles
Sep 27, 2015123456789RHE
Boston (99-62)06101030516211
Baltimore (83-78)000120000361
W: Archer (18-5) L: Weaver (19-10)
Dynasty: bayers3
09:19 PM - August 1, 2014. Written by bayers3

BOSTON, MA - The divisional races are basically locked up and Boston is starting to take their foot off the gas, and back-ups are getting more playing time in anticipation for the playoffs. Chris Archer, within a few strikeouts of 400 for the season, would start tonight in an effort to continue shattering records. The Blue Jays would start Marcus Stroman who is fast becoming one of the best pitchers in baseball.

Things looked really bad for Boston right away with a brutal inning from Archer. Jose Bautista blew the game open with a 3R-HR in the 1st, and Dioner Navarro added an RBI ground-out on a near double play thanks to a rare Dustin Pedroia throwing error. The double play would have ended the inning and staunched the bleeding, but Archer had to strike out Tony Abreu to end the inning and notch his 400th strikeout of the season.

David Ortiz put the Red Sox on the board with a deep solo-HR to straight away center in the second, but things were starting to shape up like the pre-August offense. Stroman held the Blue Jays 4-1 lead through the 5th until he cracked in the 6th. Pedroia made up for his throwing error with a solo-HR that just barely topped the Green Monster, and then the Baseball Gods struck down Toronto with an improbable series of events. Navarro dropped a 3rd strike to Ortiz, probably the easiest player on the planet to throw out at 1st, but he threw the ball high and it sent it into RF which allowed Ortiz to walk to 1st and Blake Swihart to walk home from 3rd.

Stroman did not return for the 7th, still up 4-3, and neither did Archer. Rubby De La Rosa took over and shut out Toronto, but Brett Cecil wasn't as lucky. Cecil gave up a few hits and left Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. on 2nd and 3rd for Pedroia, and he gladly drove them in with a 2RBI single and the lead. Edwin Encarnacion would tie things up in the 8th with a solo-HR, but Boston had some homers of their own waiting for Cecil. Swihart took the lead back with a solo-HR and Xander Bogaerts used a 3R blast to put the Blue Jays away for good.

Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox
Sep 22, 2015123456789RHE
Toronto (79-77)400000010591
Boston (98-58)01000224X9140
W: De La Rosa (8-6) L: Cecil (1-4)
Dynasty: bayers3