Week 10 results- Better Late then never…Leland/Emperors separate from the pack

Emperors 7 vs Saints 2- The Emperors continued their winning ways against the Saints.  Caban and 40 put the Emperors ahead 2-0 in the first to give the Emperors a 2-0 lead. Tyrone extended the lead to 3-0 with an RBI single in the second.  The Saints cut the lead to 3-2 on Gils 2-run double in the bottom of the second.  But that would be all for the Saints. Chungo added a 2 run double for the Emperors in the third and Mike added a 2-run double in the sixth as the Emperors cruised to a 7-2 win. 
D’Backs 5 vs Gold 4- The Gold jumped out a quick 3-0 lead in the first on Carlitos 2 run single and Chick’s RBI single.  The D’Back made it 3-1 in their half of the first on Martins RBI single and then 3-2 in the second on Brandons 2-out RBI single.  Then the D’Backs busted through with a 3 run fourth inning. Brandon added an RBI double, followed by Marks RBI sac fly, and Lionels RBI double. Chick added another RBI for the Gold in the 5th, but they were unable to score again and fell 5-4.
Emperors 4 vs Gold 0- The Emperors have done it with power and defense during their impressive streak and this game was no different. Ricky provided all the offense the Emperors would need in the 2nd with a 3-run HR.  Mike added an RBI double for the Emperors in the 3rd. The Gold was stifled by the Emperor defense and unable to mount any type of offensive attack and fell by a score of 4-0. 
D’Backs 8 vs Saints 7- The Saints got off to a quick start in this one and jumped out to a 5-0 lead.  Mick hit an RBI single in the first and Joey added 2 RBIs of his own. Pete Jr. and Mick added RBI sacs to make it 5-0 and the Saints began to chirp. The D’Backs were not amused and began their comback.  Martin had an RBI single in the fourth. In the 5th the D’Backs tied the game with RBI doubles from Naz, Mark, and Lionels 2-run HR. In the sixth the Saints responded to regain the lead on Erics 2-run HR.  The D’Backs chipped away with Shenks RBI single in the 6th. That set the stage for the bottom of the seventh with the D’Backs down by 1.  Martin tied the game with his RBI single, and Jay left the Saints on the field with his RBI single. 
Leland 6 vs Devils 3- The Devils jumped out to the early 2-0 lead with RBIs from Mark and Cito in the first. Dave put Leland on the board in the 3rd with and RBI double.  Mark got the run back for the Devils with his second RBI single in the bottom of the 3rd.  But it wouldn’t be enough for the Devils. Dave added his second RBI double for Leland in the 5th and then Edwin followed with a 2-run HR to give Leland the lead. Leland added 2 more runs in the 7th on Daves third RBI double of the game and Ferdis RBI single. 
Ravens 7 vs Royals 2- The Ravens have been playing much better of late and continued to do so in this one.  The Ravens took a 1-0 lead on Brunsons RBI single in the third. In the fourth Al Sr. extended the lead to 2-0.  In the fifth, Elvin hit a 2-run HR and Nelson made it back to back HR’s to give the Ravens 5-0 lead. Adam hit a HR in the 5th to give the Royals life.  In the sixth, Royals made it 5-2 on Adams RBI single and it looked like the Royals were on the move. Darnell hit what appeared to be a base clearing triple to tie the game, but the umpires ruled the Royals interfered with the Raven defense and instead was ruled an inning ending out. Skylar and Artie added solo HR’s for the Ravens in the seventh. 
Ravens 9 vs Devils 2- The Ravens kept the mojo going against the Devils in their second game. The Ravens broke the game open with a 5-run third.  Five different Ravens (Dax, Brunson, Skylar, Elvin and Efrain) had RBI’s in the inning. Artie added an RBI in the 4th to make it 6-0.  Will and Mark hit RBI single in the 5th to give the Devils some life. But the Ravens took all hope away with 3 more runs in the 7th coming off Skylars HR a 2-run single by Al Sr.
Leland 5 vs Royals 2-  Leland got off the fast start in first taking a 2-run lead on an RBI sac by Edwin and an RBI single by Wayne-O.  The Royals fought back in the third to tie the game on RBI singles from Kevin and Petey.  The game remained tied until the 6th when Leland broke through on RBI singles from Izzy and Doug.  Leland added insurance in the seventh on an RBI single from Edwin. The Royals went quietly from there and dropped their second game of the day.