There were plenty of offensive sweeps in week six of the BaseballGB Fantasy League. Read on to find out which teams were hot at the plate and who’s in a slump.
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The Knights were the biggest winners this week, defeating the Chasers 10-1. Conforto scored eight runs and hit a Ted Williams-esque .409 while Bautista homered three times and drove in eight. Cahill had a win and 14 strikeouts and Lackey helped take ERA and WHIP. Bush had three saves. The Chasers had the edge in steals thanks to Gyorko, Goldschmidt and Lindor. Goldy and Upton had three homers each.
|Beckenham A&E Dept||26||6||20||3||.242||.732||1||4||55||0||4.12||1.33||2|
Iron Men also hit double digits, defeating the A&E Dept 10-2. Cain hit .458 but was outdone by Walker, who powered an offensive sweep with a .462 average, six runs, two homers and 10 RBIs. Martinez won twice and Oh had three saves. Scherzer struck out 19 for Beckenham while Greinke helped take WHIP. Posey had a four-homer week.
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Bath keep on rolling with a 7-2 win against the Riverkings. There wasn’t much offense but Thames scored six runs and Perez drove in six. Carrasco helped take ERA and WHIP, Strasburg struck out nine and Rosenthal had two holds. Shaw helped the Riverkings take average and steals while Morton won twice.
The Slugs used an offensive sweep to down the Isotopes 7-5. Cano hit .750 for the week, Dickerson hit .483 and scored seven runs while Altherr hit four homers and knocked in eight. Colome and Ottavino had a hold each. Wood was the pick of the Isotopes, winning twice, striking out 21, not allowing an earned run and helping to take WHIP.
The Maltsters edged past the Sox 6-5 thanks to a pitching sweep. Sale had a win and 12 strikeouts while Vargas helped take ERA and WHIP. Santana scored five runs. Betts had a monster week for the Sox, hitting three homers, scoring eight times, driving in 11 and hitting .375.
Jesmond squeezed past Batteries Essential 5-4. Correa homered twice and knocked in 10 while Molina also had a multi-homer week and stole two bases. Jacob de Grom struck out 18. Andrus and Blackmon scored five runs each for Batteries Essential while Grandal hit .591. Fulmer, Maeda and Kendrick helped take ERA and WHIP.
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Finally, Norwich and the RBIs finished all square. Stroman had 10 strikeouts and helped take ERA while Duffy made the difference in WHIP for Norwich. Three different relievers had a save while Devenski and Hand had two holds each. Harper hit three homers, knocked in seven and hit .417 while Broxton hit .400, hit two homers, scored eight and swiped a pair of bases.
The week seven matchups are as follows:
Bombers (1st) v Norwich (2nd)
RBIs (3rd) v Sox (7th)
Isotopes (4th) v Knights (10th)
Maltsters (5th) v Iron Men (11th)
Batteries Essential (6th) v Slugs (12th)
Chasers (8th) v Riverkings (9th)
Jesmond (13th) v A&E Dept (14th)