Newsletter for games through 5-1

COMMENTARY

Josh Clark’s Cardinals continue their hot streak and hold first in the Central and hold the best record in the NL…Gordon Leckie’s Cubs are nipping at their heels with 4.5 wins over the actual team and lurk 2 games back…the NL west is a battle royale, with the Padres, Giants, Rockies, and Dodgers are all within 1 game of first place, and all have winning records…Josh Mitchell holds the best record in the NL and is a game and a half ahead of the Angels….Ben Brockreide’s Rangers have the beset WOR in the division…Hugh Brown’s Bosox have the best WOR in the American League and are all of a half game in front of the Yankees…Rays and Jays re within 2 games of first…Kevin Gausman of Toronto walked 14 batters in 13 and a third innings…Aaron Judge hit 5 homers last week…for the Cardinals…Mike Trout walked 8 times…for the Brewers…Kyle Schwarber scored 8 times and knocked in 7 last week…while striking out 10 times…but had zero fantasy ejections for freaking out over third strikes…Dermis Garcia of Oakland hit .333 with 5 runs…in only 18 at-bats…top hitter of the week was Eric Hosmer of the Padres who hit .520…just in front of Xander Bogaerts of the Bosox who hit .516….Nine trades pulled off this week, with the AL West with the Astros and Oakland leading the way…when the Fullerton Flyers of the now-defunct Golden League needed a gimmick, they bought the rights to an internet personality and then traded him for a case of beer…in the ASFBL this week, Baltimore traded Trey Mancini for beer…Seth of Arizona…28 lineups this week…on a day I needed everything to go smoothly you all really came through…thanks a ton!

FEATS AND FAILURES

Jose Azocar (San Diego) struck out 4 times (on 4/26/2022 against Cincinnati) 
Nick Castellanos (Philadelphia) hit 6 RBI (on 4/26/2022 against Colorado) 
Bryce Harper (Philadelphia) hit 6 RBI (on 4/26/2022 against Colorado) 
Alfonso Rivas (Chicago (CC)) hit 6 RBI (on 4/26/2022 against Atlanta) 
Joe Ryan (Minnesota) struck out 11 batters (on 4/26/2022 against Detroit) 
Carlos Rodon (San Francisco) struck out 14 batters (on 4/26/2022 against Oakland) 
Tomas Nido (New York (NYM)) struck out 4 times (on 4/27/2022 against St. Louis) 
Aaron Judge (St. Louis) struck out 4 times (on 4/27/2022 against New York (NYM)) 
Byron Buxton (Minnesota) struck out 5 times (on 4/27/2022 against Detroit) 
Aristides Aquino (Cincinnati) struck out 4 times (on 4/28/2022 against San Diego) 
Chris Bassitt (New York (NYY)) struck out 11 batters (on 4/28/2022 against Baltimore) 
Austin Meadows (Detroit)  had 5 hits (on 4/28/2022 against Minnesota) 
Bobby Dalbec (Boston) struck out 4 times (on 4/28/2022 against Toronto) 
Jazz Chisholm (Miami) struck out 4 times (on 4/29/2022 against Seattle) 
Logan Gilbert (Seattle) struck out 11 batters (on 4/29/2022 against Miami) 
Justin Steele (Chicago (CC)) struck out 11 batters (on 4/29/2022 against Milwaukee) 
Trent Grisham (San Diego) struck out 4 times (on 4/30/2022 against Pittsburgh) 
Seiya Suzuki (Chicago (CC)) struck out 4 times (on 4/30/2022 against Milwaukee) 
Kevin Kiermaier (Tampa Bay) struck out 4 times (on 5/1/2022 against Minnesota) 
Joe Ryan (Minnesota) struck out 15 batters (on 5/1/2022 against Tampa Bay) 
Chris Taylor (Los Angeles) struck out 4 times (on 5/1/2022 against Detroit) 
Spencer Torkelson (Detroit) struck out 4 times (on 5/1/2022 against Los Angeles) 
Travis Jankowski (New York (NYM))  had 5 hits (on 5/1/2022 against Philadelphia)

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