BGB Fantasy League 2019: Week 5

The BaseballGB Fantasy League continues to be very competitive, with no teams hitting double digits this week and nine games separating the top seven. Here’s what happened in week five.

Team

R

HR

RBI

SB

AVG

OPS

W

SV

K

HLD

ERA

WHIP

Score

Newcastle Knights

37

9

33

5

.276

.865

1

6

66

0

3.38

1.26

9

The Cheddar Chasers

24

5

24

2

.236

.673

1

1

54

2

3.88

1.06

2

All-round threat: Springer (Knigts) 6 R, 2 HR 5 RBI, SB, .333 AVG

RBI machine: Muncy (Knights) 2 HR, 8 RBI

.400 club: Betts (Knights) .417 AVG

Lockdown closer: Hader (Knights) 3 SV, 10 K

No runs allowed: Minor (Knights) 0.00 ERA

Mr Efficient: Hendricks (Chasers) 0.44 WHIP

Hold on: Ottavino and Leclerc (both Chasers) 1 HLD each.

Team

R

HR

RBI

SB

AVG

OPS

W

SV

K

HLD

ERA

WHIP

Score

Orpington Isotopes

33

14

41

6

.266

.849

3

1

76

0

3.00

0.96

8

Mighty Slugs

28

6

27

2

.263

.761

4

3

63

2

2.42

1.07

4

Offensive sweep brought to you by: Rizzo (Isotopes) 3 HR, 9 RBIs, SB, .399 AVG, 1.399 OPS; Brantley (Isotopes) 5 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, .455 AVG, 1.342 OPS; Suarez (Isotopes) 3 HR

Strikeout machine: Porcello (Isotopes) 15 K, 0.64 WHIP; Sanchez (Isotopes) 16 K

Wins still matter: C Smith (Slugs) W, 1.29 ERA

Double threat: W Smith (Slugs) W, 3 SV

Hold on: Pressly and Rogers (both Slugs) 1 HLD each.

Team

R

HR

RBI

SB

AVG

OPS

W

SV

K

HLD

ERA

WHIP

Score

Beckenham A&E Dept

17

3

15

3

.240

.646

3

4

55

1

4.35

1.27

2

Cheshunt Maltsters

29

12

32

3

.239

.808

3

5

52

1

3.86

1.14

7

Super sluggers: Encarnacion (Maltsters) 5 R, 3 HR; Albies (Maltsters) 2 HR, 8 RBI; Contreras (Maltsters) 5 R, 2 HR, 1.529 OPS

Hitting for average: Chapman (A&E Dept) .333 AVG

Strikeout machine: Verlander (A&E Dept) 14 K

No runs or baserunners allowed: Lester (Maltsters) 0.00 ERA, 0.29 WHIP; Sale (Maltsters) 0.00 ERA, 0.67 WHIP

Saving the day: Holland (Maltsters) 3 SV.

Team

R

HR

RBI

SB

AVG

OPS

W

SV

K

HLD

ERA

WHIP

Score

Norwich No II

21

5

22

0

.203

.620

7

4

52

1

3.04

1.37

4

The Bath Bombers

30

8

26

5

.261

.756

2

1

49

1

3.45

1.26

7

Power display: Machado (Bombers) 6 R, 4 HR, 7 RBI, .945 OPS

Hitting for average: Hosmer (Bombers) .393 AVG, Benintendi (Bombers) .345 AVG, SB

Decision makers: Hand (Norwich) W, 2 SV; Buttrey (Norwich) W, SV

Strikeout leader: Maeda (Norwich) 9 K

Stingy ERA: Ray (Norwich) 1.59 ERA

Savvy pickup: Gonzalez (Bombers) 0.56 WHIP.

Team

R

HR

RBI

SB

AVG

OPS

W

SV

K

HLD

ERA

WHIP

Score

Richie’s RBI’s

33

11

39

4

.251

.788

2

6

49

1

5.05

1.27

7

Swindon Devil Rays

28

6

25

1

.258

.808

3

1

30

0

2.90

1.13

5

MVP: Marte (RBIs) 9 R, 3 HR, 5 RBI, .368 AVG, 1.402 OPS

I remember his dad: Mondesi (RBIs) 6 R, HR, 8 RBI, 3 SB

Power display: Santana (RBIs) 3 HR

.400 club: Arenado (Devil Rays) .400 AVG, 1.219 OPS

Wins still matter: Glasnow (Devil Rays) W, 0.00 ERA, 0.43 WHIP

Strikeout machine: Cole (RBIs) 11 K

Saving the day: Vazquez (RBIs) 3 SV

Pitching injuries: Kluber and Price (Devil Rays) – Swindon are at risk of falling below the 20-inning minimum limit. Please use DL spots and add some reinforcements from the free agent pool, waiver wire or trade.

Team

R

HR

RBI

SB

AVG

OPS

W

SV

K

HLD

ERA

WHIP

Score

Bunting for Britain

35

15

40

1

.233

.838

3

2

51

3

3.50

1.28

6

Durham Riverkings

35

13

30

2

.300

.954

1

2

30

1

6.29

1.27

4

RBI machine: Bregman (Bunting) 6 R, 5 HR, 10 RBI; Hoskins (Bunting) 2 HR, 8 RBIs

Safe at home: Devers (Riverkings) 10 R, .367 AVG, 1.012 OPS

Highest average of the week: Aguilar (Riverkings) 3 HR, 7 RBI, .625 AVG, 2.500 OPS

Wins still mattter: Kelly (Bunting) W, 1.69 ERA

By way of the K: Wheeler (Bunting) 14 K

The Bieber it’s OK to like: Bieber (Bunting) 1.17 ERA

WHIP difference maker: Kikuchi (Riverkings) 0.57 WHIP

Thanks for that: Snell (Riverkings) 21.00 ERA, 3.00 WHIP; Kelly (Riverkings) 20.25 ERA, 3.75 WHIP.

Standings

Rank

Team

W-L-T

Pct

GB

Last Week

Waiver

Moves

1

 Newcastle Knights

39-16-5

.692

9-2-1

11

8

2

 Mighty Slugs

34-23-3

.592

6

4-8-0

8

12

3

 Bunting for Britain

32-22-6

.583

6.5

6-4-2

1

14

4

 Cheshunt Maltsters

31-24-5

.558

8

7-2-3

2

8

5

 The Cheddar Chasers

31-24-5

.558

8

2-9-1

6

5

6

 Orpington Isotopes

32-27-1

.542

9

8-4-0

7

6

7

 Norwich No II

30-25-5

.542

9

4-7-1

12

10

8

 Durham Riverkings

26-31-3

.458

14

4-6-2

3

12

9

 Beckenham A&E Dept

24-29-7

.458

14

2-7-3

4

7

10

 Richie’s RBI’s

24-32-4

.433

15.5

7-5-0

9

9

11

 The Bath Bombers

17-39-4

.317

22.5

7-4-1

5

8

12

 Swindon Devil Rays

14-42-4

.267

25.5

5-7-0

10

Week 6 Match-ups

Knights v Isotopes

Slugs v Bunting For Britain

Maltsters v Devil Rays

Chasers v Norwich

Riverkings v A&E Dept RBIs v Bombers

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One Response to BGB Fantasy League 2019: Week 5

  1. JJ May 8, 2019 at 11:22 am #

    Clearly the A&E Department is struggling with a lot of cases of weakness and anaemia, in addition to injuries.

    FFS

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