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Sean of Guacamol-yay Voted Pabst Blue Ribbon Wiffler of the Week for Week 6

21 Aug

Sean of Guacamol-yay became the first player in 2020 to unanimously be named Wiffler of the Week after his dominant week 6 performance.

In a unanimous vote Sean of Guacamol-yay was named PBR Wiffler of the Week for week 5 of the 2020 EWL season.

Sean was unstoppable at the plate, swinging a red hot bat that lifted Guacamol-yay to two decisive wins and continued their climb up the EWL standings.

In a blowout win over Cheap Goats, Sean went four-for-six with two singles, two home runs, three runs scored, and five RBI.

In another relatively easy win over Shady Characters, Sean went three-for-four with a triple, two home runs, two runs scored, and five RBI.

In total Sean went seven-for-ten with two singles, a triple, four homers, five runs scored, and ten RBI in Guacamol-yay’s two week 6 victories.

This is the first time in Sean’s career that he has been named PBR Wiffler of the Week.

Cheap Goats Hold Off Late Jack Shack Rally, Hang on to 9-8 victory

17 Aug

Jordan went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a home run, and led Cheap Goats with 3 RBI

Three weeks into the 2020 regular season, Cheap Goats were 5-1 and in first place. Two and a half weeks later, they had lost five straight, dropping under .500 to 5-6. They snapped their five game skid, moving to .500 with a 9-8 win over first place Jack Shack. All four Cheap Goats players had multiple hits, and Joey, Christian, and Jordan each homered and had three or more extra-base hits.

Dinger took the mound for Cheap Goats, and he was effective in the first. He allowed a one out double to Dustin, but stranded him at second, retiring Brian to end the inning.

Dustin connects on one of his three hits in the game

Cheap Goats jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the second. Joey tripled to lead off the inning, and Jordan followed with an RBI double, scoring Joey to make the score 1-0. Two batters later, Dinger hit a one out double, scoring Jordan, and putting Cheap Goats ahead 2-0. Joey then tripled for the second time in the inning, scoring Dinger, and Cheap Goats led 3-0. Joey attempted to extend the triple into an inside-the-park homer, but Dustin gunned him down from deep center for the second out, ending the inning.

Joey went 4-for-6 with three triples and a home run to lead Cheap Goats on offense

Dinger cruised through the top of the second, sending Doc and Blaine down consecutively.

Jordan led off the bottom of the second with a solo homer, extending the Cheap Goats lead to 4-0. Brian avoided a Cheap Goats rally, retiring Christian and Dinger to end the inning.

Jack Shack got on the board in the top of the third. Turbo led off with a single, and two batters later, Brian hit an RBI triple, scoring Turbo to make the score 4-1. Dinger retired Doc to end the inning, and Cheap Goats led by three runs.

Dinger delivers a pitch to Dustin, who went 3-for-5 with two doubles for Jack Shack

Jack Shack turned to their bullpen in the third, bringing Dustin to the mound to replace Brian. He was strong out of the gates, retiring Joey and Jordan in order to end the inning.

Down 4-1, Jack Shack got out their sticks in the top of the fourth, taking the lead with a big inning. Blaine led off with a single, and moved from first to third when Turbo followed with a double. Dustin then singled, loading the bases for Brian. Brian hit a deep fly ball that had a chance at a grand slam but hit the fence. Two runs scored on the play, and the score was 4-3. Doc then singled, scoring Dustin, and the game was tied at 4-4. Two batters later, Turbo hit a one-out triple, emptying the bases to score Brian and Doc, putting Jack Shack in front 6-4. Dustin then doubled, scoring Turbo, and the Jack Shack lead was 7-4. Dinger finally got out of the inning when Brian grounded out to center for the second out. Jack Shack came into the inning trailing by three, and ended the inning with a three-run lead.

Brian swings at a pitch from Dinger as the sun begins to set on the Wiffle Diamond

Cheap Goats responded in the bottom of the fourth. Christian led off the inning with a solo homer, cutting the score to 7-5. Two batters later, Joey tripled for the third time in the game, and Jordan followed with an RBI double that made the score 7-6. Christian then tripled, scoring Jordan to tie the game at 7-7. Dustin got out of the inning when Dinger flew out to Turbo in left, and Cheap Goats had rallied with three runs to knot the game at 7s.

Dinger got back on track in the top of the fifth, retiring Doc and Blaine in order, and the score remained tied.

Brian started the game and got a no-decision for Jack Shack, and also went 3-for-5 at the plate with a double, a triple, and four RBI

Cheap Goats pulled ahead in the bottom of the fifth. Joey led off the inning with an inside-the-park homer, giving Cheap Goats an 8-7 lead. Two batters later, Christian doubled, and Dinger drove him in with an RBI double that extended the Cheap Goats lead to 9-7. Dustin then got Joey to fly out to the mound, stranding Dinger at second and ending the inning.

Dinger earned the complete game win for Cheap Goats and went 2-for-5 with two doubles on offense

Jack Shack trailed by two heading into their final at-bat. Dinger remained on the mound to close things out. Turbo led off the inning with a single. Dustin flew out in foul territory for the first out of the inning, but Brian followed with an RBI double, scoring Turbo to cut the Cheap Goats lead to 9-8. Christian backed up a throw from the outfield on the play, saving a run. Jack Shack had the tying run in scoring position, but Dinger ended the rally, getting Doc to ground out to center to end the game, giving Cheap Goats a 9-8 win.

Brian delivers a pitch to Christian, who went 3-for-5 with a double, a triple, and a homer in the Cheap Goats win

The win moved Cheap Goats to 6-6 on the season, and the loss dropped Jack Shack to 7-5.

W: Dinger (3-3)
L: Dustin (1-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Dinger pitched the complete game win for Cheap Goats, allowing eight runs on twelve hits.
– Dustin took the loss for Jack Shack, giving up five runs on seven hits in three innings.
– Brian started the game for Jack Shack and got a no-decision, allowing four runs on five hits in two innings pitched.
– Joey led Cheap goats on offense, going 4-for-6 with three triples, a home run, three runs scored, and two RBI.
– Jordan and Christian each went 3-for-5 for Cheap Goats. Jordan had two doubles, a home run, three runs scored, and three RBI. Christian had a double, a triple, a home run, two runs scored, and an RBI.
– Turbo led Jack Shack at the plate, going 4-for-5 with two singles, a double, a triple, four runs scored, and an RBI.

Josh K and Ryan Pitch Three-Hitter and Sean Powers Guacamol-yay to 6-1 Win over Shady Characters

16 Aug

Sean had his second consecutive monster game at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a triple, two home runs, and five RBI to lead Guacamol-yay

Josh K continued his hot hand on the mound, and Sean continued to swing a big bat as Guacamol-yay rolled past Shady Characters 6-1. Guacamol-yay held Shady Characters to only one run on three hits, and Sean went 3-for-4 with a triple, two home runs, and five RBI in the win. Guacamol-yay moved to .500 on the season and into a tie for second place with Cheap Goats.

Josh K struck out the first batter he faced, Dylan, and retired Sam to send the side down in order in the top of the first.

Shady Characters’ starter, Sam, matched him in the bottom of the first, retiring Eli and Josh K consecutively.

Bard, filling in for a depleted Shady Characters roster, singled with one out in the top of the second. But Josh K stranded him, retiring Dylan to end the inning.

Guacamol-yay took the lead in the bottom of the second. Sean led off the inning with a solo homer to right, and the score was 1-0. Jude singled, and two batters later, Eli singled, scoring Jude to put Guacamol-yay ahead 2-0. Josh K then singled, putting runners on the corners with one out. But Sam avoided further damage, getting Sean to fly out to the mound to strand both runners and end the inning.

Eli went 2-for-4 with two singles, a run scored, and an RBI

Josh K continued to pitch effectively in the top of the third. He struck out Sam, and after allowing a one-out single to Lucas, struck out Bard. It was the first time a pitcher had struck out the side since Christian had in 2018.

Guacamol-yay extended their lead in the bottom of the third. Ryan singled with one out, and Eli followed with a single to put two runners on. Josh K then singled, loading the bases for Sean, who had been unstoppable in week 6 to this point. He had a grand slam opportunity, and he almost came through. He hit a liner off the fence, which resulted in a bases-clearing triple that put Guacamol-yay in front 5-0. Jude followed with a double, but could not advance the runner on the play. Guacamol-yay had two runners in scoring position, but Sam got Ryan to ground out to left, stranding both runners, and Shady Characters trailed by five.

Eli awaits a pitch after Ryan reached base safely with a single

Josh K once again cruised through an inning, retiring Dylan and Sam in order in the top of the fourth.

Josh K was dominant on the mound, allowing no runs on two hits in four innings, and striking out three Shady Characters batters

Shady Characters turned to Lucas on the mound in the bottom of the fourth. He retired Eli and Josh K in order, and the score remained 5-0.

Guacamol-yay also turned to the bullpen, bringing Ryan in to replace Josh K in the top of the fifth. He sent Lucas and Bard down in order.

Sam is beaned

Guacamol-yay added one last insurance run in the bottom of the fifth when Sean led off the inning with a solo homer, his second of the game and fourth of the week. Lucas retired Jude and Ryan to end the inning, and Guacamol-yay led 6-0 heading into the sixth.

Dylan’s triple in the sixth inning led to Shady Characters’ only run in the game.

Dylan tripled to start the top of the sixth, and Shady Characters finally got on the board when Sam hit a sacrifice fly, allowing Dylan to tag and score. Shady Characters had narrowed the deficit to five runs, but the rally wouldn’t last long. Ryan retired Lucas for the second out of the inning, ending the game and giving Guacamol-yay a 6-1 win.

Sam delivers a pitch to Sean as the sun shines on the Wiffle Diamond

The win moved Guacamol-yay to 6-6 on the season, surpassing their season win total from their inaugural season in 2019, and the loss dropped Shady Characters to 5-7.

W: Josh K (6-4)
L: Sam (1-2)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Josh earned the win for Guacamol-yay, allowing no runs on two hits and striking out three in four innings pitched.
– Ryan pitched two innings of relief for Guacamol-yay, giving up one run on one hit.
– Sam took the loss for Shady Characters. He gave up five runs on nine hits in three innings.
– Lucas pitched two innings of relief for Shady Characters, allowing one run on one hit.
– Sean led Guacamol-yay on offense, going 3-for-4 with a triple, two home runs, two runs scored, and five RBI.
– Dylan scored the only run for Shady Characters, going 1-for-4 with a triple. He was the only Shady Characters base runner to advance beyond first base.

Josh K and Jude Combine for Pitching Gem as Guacamol-yay Blitz Cheap Goats 13-1

15 Aug

Sean celebrating after one of his two bombs, went 4-for-6 with two homers two singles, and five RBI to lead Guacamol-yay in their rout of Cheap Goats

Josh K and Jude combined to allow only one run on four hits, and the Guacamol-yay offense exploded for thirteen runs in a win over Cheap Goats that was never close. The Guacamol-yay pitchers were in command, and all five Guacamol-yay players had at least three hits each. Sean lead Guacamol-yay, going 4-for-6 with two singles, two home runs, and five RBI, and Eli, making his EWL debut, went 4-for-6 with three doubles, a triple, and five RBI.

Cheap Goats got on the board immediately in the top of the first. Joey led off the game with a triple, and he scored when Jordan grounded out to left for the first out of the inning, putting Cheap Goats ahead 1-0. It would be the only run Cheap Goats scored. Josh K retired Christian to end the inning, and he would get all the run support that he needed in the bottom of the first.

Joey connects on a triple in the top of the first inning

Josh K singled with one out in the bottom of the first, and Sean followed with a two-run blast, putting Guacamol-yay ahead 2-1. Christian, the Cheap Goats starter, retired Jude to end the inning.

Dinger led off the top of the second with a single, but Cheap Goats couldn’t advance him. Josh K retired Joey and Jordan consecutively, stranding the runner and ending the inning.

Ryan snags a fly ball for an out in right field

Guacamol-yay busted the game open in the bottom of the second. Ryan led off with a double, and Eli drove him in with an RBI double that made the score 3-1. Josh K then doubled, scoring Eli, and the Guacamol-yay lead was extended to 4-1. Sean then hit his second two-run homer of the game, putting Guacamol-yay ahead 6-1. Jude and Ryan both singled, butting two runners on with no outs, and Eli cleared the bases with an RBI triple, making the score 8-1. Christian finally escaped the inning, retiring Josh K and Sean, and Guacamol-yay led by seven.

Ryan went 3-for-5 with a run scored

Christian started the top of the third with a double, but Josh K stranded another Cheap Goats base runner in scoring position. He retired Dinger and Joey, and the score remained 8-1.

Jude led off the bottom of the third with a double, and two batters later, Eli hit an RBI double to score him, pushing the score to 9-1. Christian then retired Josh K to end the inning.

Jude went 3-for-5 with three runs scored in the Guacamol-yay win

Jordan started the top of the fourth with a double, the third consecutive inning that Cheap Goats started with a hit. But for the third consecutive inning, Josh K stranded a Cheap Goats runner. He fanned Christian for the first out, and then got Dinger to fly out to center, ending the inning.

Joey knocks a ball into the air and catches it for an out against the fence in centerfield

Gucamol-yay put the game away with another rally int he bottom of the fourth. Sean singled and moved from first to third when Jude singled. Two batters later, Eli hit an RBI double that scored Sean, making the score 10-1. Josh K then singled, clearing the bases, and the two RBI hit put Guacamol-yay on top 12-1. Sean then singled for the second time in the inning, scoring Josh K, and the lead was 13-1. Christian retired Jude to end the inning, and Cheap Goats trailed by twelve.

Josh had one of his best outings on the mound, allowing only one run on four hits in four innings, and earned the win

Gucamol-yay turned to the bullpen, bringing Jude to the mound. He cruised through the top of the fifth, sending Joey and Jordan down in order.

Josh makes a running catch for an out in foul territory along the first base line

Ryan singled to start the bottom of the fifth, and two batters later, Josh K hit a one-out single to put runners on the corners. Christian got out of this one, getting Sean to fly out to left, stranding two runners and ending the inning.

Eli, making his EWL debut, went 4-for-6 with three doubles, a triple, and five RBI

Cheap Goats would need a huge rally in the top of the sixth, but they went quickly. Jude retired Christian and Dinger, ending the game and giving Guacamol-yay a 13-1 win.

The win moved Guacamol-yay to 5-6 on the season, and the loss dropped Cheap Goats to 5-6.

W: Josh K (6-4)
L: Christian (3-3)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Josh K earned the win for Guacamol-yay, giving up one run on four hits and striking out one in four innings pitched.
– Jude pitched two innings of perfect relief, not allowing a hit or run.
– Christian took the loss for Cheap Goats, giving up thirteen runs on eighteen hits in five innings.
– Sean led Guacamol-yay on offense, going 4-for-6 with two singles, two home runs, three runs scored, and five RBI.
– Eli, playing in his first career game, went 4-for-6 with three doubles, a triple, two runs scored, and five RBI.
– In addition to earning the win, Josh K went 4-for-6 with three singles, a double, three runs scored, and three RBI.
– Jude and Ryan each contributed three hits for Guacamol-yay as well.
– All four Cheap Goats players had one hit each.

Turbo and Brian Lead Jack Shack to 6-4 Win Over Shady Characters

14 Aug

Turbo and Brian each went 3-for-5 with homers, and Brian pitched the complete game win, as Jack Shack maintained control of first place in the EWL standings

Jack Shack and Shady Characters played five and a half innings one week, before being rained out, and finished the last half inning of their week 6 matchup a week later, with Jack Shack closing things out for a 6-4 win. Turbo went 3-for-5 with a single, a triple, and a homer, and Brian went 3-for-6 with a home run and also pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack.

Jack Shack took an early lead in the top of the first. Turbo singled, and two batters later, Brian hit an inside-the-park homer, scoring two runs to put Jack Shack ahead 2-0. Shady Characters’ starter, Sam, then retired Doc to end the inning.

Lucas makes a juggling catch in right field for an out

Brian rolled through the bottom of the first, retiring Dylan and Mike in order.

Jack Shack looked as if they’d extend their lead in the top of the second, but Sam escaped a jam. Turbo led off the inning with a triple, and Dustin followed with a single to put runners on the corners with no outs. But Jack Shack couldn’t capitalize. Sam retired Brian and Doc, who both flew out to right field, stranding both runners, and the score remained 2-0.

Brian cruised once again in the bottom of the second, sending Sam and Lucas down consecutively.

Turbo led off the top of the third with a solo homer, extending the Jack Shack lead to 3-0. Sam avoided further damage, retiring Dustin and Brian to end the inning.

Turbo and Dustin celebrate at the plate after Turbo’s solo homer in the top of the third

Shady Characters came alive in the bottom of the third. Brad led off with a triple, and Dylan drove him in with an RBI triple that made the score 3-1. Mike followed with a two run shot, and Shady Characters had tied the game at 3-3. Sam then singled, and Lucas followed with a single, putting runners on first and second with no outs, and the first five hitters of the inning had reached base safely. Brian buckled down, however, and got out of trouble. He retired Brad and Dylan, stranding two runners, and the score remained tied at 3-3.

Dylan’s RBI triple got Shady Characters on the board in the bottom of the third

Sam retired Doc and Turbo in order in the top of the fourth, and Shady Characters would take the lead in the bottom half of the inning.

With one out, Sam provided his own run support, hitting a solo homer to right-center, which put Shady Characters ahead 4-3. Brian retired Lucas to end the inning, and Jack Shack trailed for the first time in the game.

Sam went 2-for-4 for Shady Characters, and his solo homer in the fourth inning gave Shady Characters the lead

Jack Shack bounced right back, reclaiming the lead in the top of the fifth. Dustin led off with a double, and he moved to third when Brian followed with a single. With two on and no outs, Doc hit a three-run homer, putting Jack Shack ahead 6-4. Blaine followed with a single, but when Turbo flew out to left, Blaine was doubled up, ending the inning.

Dustin went 2-for-5 and made a few key plays in the field in Jack Shack’s win

Mike doubled with one out in the bottom of the fifth, putting the tying run at the plate, but Shady Characters couldn’t cut into the Jack Shack lead. Brian retired Sam to strand the runner, ending the inning.

Brian singled with one out in the top of the sixth, but Sam stranded him, retiring Doc to end the inning.

Brian connects on one of his two singles. He also had a two-run homer in the first inning.

Shady Characters trailed by two run heading into their final at-bat. Brian remained on the mound to close things out, and he retired the first batter he faced, Lucas. One out away from victory, the rain became too heavy, and week six games were postponed from August 4th to August 11th.

Sam delivers a pitch to Brian as the rain clouds close in on the Wiffle Diamond

A week later, play resumed with sunshine on the Wiffle Diamond. The conclusion to the game was brief. Brian returned to the mound, and he retired Dylan, who grounded out to left, ending the game and giving Jack Shack a 6-4 victory.

The win moved Jack Shack to 7-4 on the season, and the loss dropped Shady Characters to 5-6.

W: Brian (5-1)
L: Sam (1-1)

Box Score

Game Notes:
– Brian pitched the complete game win for Jack Shack, allowing four runs on eight hits.
– Sam took the loss for Shady Characters, giving up six runs on ten hits in six innings.
– Turbo went 3-for-5 to lead Jack Shack, with a single, a triple, a home run, and an RBI.
– Brian also went 3-for-6 at the plate, with two singles, a home run, two runs scored, and two RBI.
– Mike led Shady Characters on offense, going 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, a run scored, and two RBI.