Newsletter for games through 5-10-16

COMMENTARY: 27 lineups submitted last week!  Thanks to all for making my life easy….Arizona made the big run, posting at 6-0 record and moving into first in the NL west….the DBacks are also second in WOR…congrats to Mike Milos….San Francisco also went 5-2 to get a little upward lift in the NL west…the Nationals went 5-2 in the East and held on to first place…the Cardinals kept the pressure on the Cubs by going 5-2 and picking up a game in the central…the Cubs and Reds also had winning weeks…Boston went 5-1 to move into first and post the best record in the AL East…Toronto was also 5-2…the Twins had a tough week but are still in first in WOR…Cleveland had the best week in the AL Central and moved into a half game of first….which they would have managed had not the Chisox had a strong 4-2 week…Seattle went 6-1 to vault themselves in the AL west…the Astros were also 4-3, and the top 4 teams in the division are +11 WOR…Oakland is in 3rd with +5 WOR…exactly .001 separate Aledymas Diaz (Cards) and Martin Prado (Miami) atop the ASFBL batting average leader board…Rajai Davis of Cleveland has 11 stolen bases to lead all speedsters…Kevin Siegrist of the Cardinals has stranded all 13 inherited runners, tops in the league…Tyler Clippard and Hector Rondon are tied with 10 saves each….

FEATS AND FAILURES:

Madison Bumgarner of SFG had 10 strikeouts against CIN on 5/2/2016
Adam Duvall of CIN struck out 4 times against SFG on 5/2/2016
Nathan Eovaldi of HOU had 10 strikeouts against MIN on 5/2/2016
David Wright of NYM struck out 4 times against ATL on 5/3/2016
Yunel Escobar of LAA had 7 RBI against MIL on 5/3/2016
Steven Wright of BOS had 11 strikeouts against CWS on 5/4/2016
David Peralta of ARI robbed 3 hits against MIA on 5/4/2016
Byung-ho Park of MIN hit 3 home runs against HOU on 5/4/2016
Jeremy Hazelbaker of STL struck out 4 times against PHI on 5/5/2016
Carlos Santana of CLE had 6 RBI against DET on 5/5/2016
Jake Arrieta of CHC had 10 strikeouts against WAS on 5/5/2016
Jon Lester of CHC had 10 strikeouts against WAS on 5/6/2016
Kris Bryant of CHC struck out 4 times against WAS on 5/6/2016
Kevin Gausman of BAL had 11 strikeouts against OAK on 5/6/2016
Josh Reddick of OAK robbed 3 hits against BAL on 5/6/2016
Tim Adleman of CIN had 10 strikeouts against MIL on 5/6/2016
Max Muncy of OAK had 6 RBI against BAL on 5/7/2016
James Paxton of SEA had 10 strikeouts against HOU on 5/7/2016
Corey Kluber of CLE had 11 strikeouts against KCR on 5/8/2016
Mark Reynolds of COL had 5 hits against SFG on 5/8/2016

 

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