Week 12 Recap

Game of the Week
Saints 7 Vs Ravens 4 – This game started off as a pretty close one. The Ravens took an early lead in the 1st when Gil drove in 2 runs with his 2 out double. The Saints answered with 1 run in the first and 3 in the second inning, highlighted by Pete’s 2 run single. The Ravens tied the game in the top of the 3rd as Al B and Al Jr drove in a run each as the Ravens struck with 4 straight hits. However, with 1st and 2nd bases occupied and 0 outs, the Ravens failed to bring in another run. Then the entire momentum quickly shifted to the Saints and they led the rest of the way. Warfield and Lefty drove in a pair of runs in the bottom of the 3rd. Pete Jr sealed the deal with a solo HR and his 3rd RBI of the day. Al B was 3 for 4 and Brunson was 2 for 4 for the Ravens. Pedro was 3 for 4 and Josh was 2 for 4 for the surging Saints.

Remaining games
Leland 2 Vs Stem 0 – Both teams have been inconsistent throughout this season and this one showed on the offensive side. With the score tied at zero at the top of the 6th inning, Dave hit a 2 out, 2 run single to give Leland all the runs they needed to win. Lil Davey led off the bottom of the 6th with a single but was stranded at first base. Stem only accounted for 5 hits in this game. The only extra base hit, (a double), was provided by George. Dave was the only Leland player to have a multi hit game with 2 hits.
Ravens 6 Vs Diamondbacks 0 – The Ravens secured the 5th seed with this lop-sided victory. They scored in every inning starting with the 3rd. Chungo drove in 2 runs while going 2 for 4. Brunson also drove in 2 by hitting his 3rd HR of the season. Al Jr was 3 for 4 with an RBI, his 20th of the year. The Dbacks could only account for a mere 3 hits in the game.
Royals 13 Vs Diamondbacks 5 – This game was actually tied at 3 after 4 innings of play. After that, the floodgates opened and the Royals exploded for 10 runs! Surprisingly, the Royals did not hit a HR in this blowout but they did total 9 extra base hits. Chris was 5 for 6, Darnell was 3 for 5 with 3 RBIs and Eric was also 3 for 5 with 3 RBIs for the Royals. Kevin drove in 3 runs as well while hitting his team leading 4th triple. For the Dbacks, Jay went 4 for 5 and Lionel hit a 2 run HR in the disappointing loss.
Gold 9 Vs Leland 3 – Leland struck first in this game by scoring 3 runs in the 1st inning on Russell’s 3 run, 2 out double. Carlito drove in a run in the bottom of the 3rd and woke up his teammates from that point. Watts and Josh drove in a total of 7 runs from the 8th and 9th spots in the batting order. Watts was 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs and Josh was 3 for 3 with a HR and 4 RBIs. Carlito and Frank also went 3 for 4 on the day for the Gold.
Saints 5 Vs Stem 3 – The Saints never surrendered the lead starting from the bottom of the 4th when 4 runs were scored after 5 hits in the inning. Stem immediately answered at the top of the 5th, with a 3 run inning. That effort was highlighted by George’s 2 run single. The Saints answered with a run in the bottom of the 4th when Lefty hit a solo HR. Lefty was 2 for 3 on the day. Mike, Joey, Warfield, and Ron all drove in a run for the victorious Saints. For Stem, Skylar was 1 for 2 with a sacrifice fly and 1 RBI, Naz was 2 for 3 in the losing effort.
Emperors Vs Gold – This game wasn’t played due to an agreement by both teams since it was not going to change the standings.
Emperors 7 Vs Bandits 0 – The Bandits forfeited again for the second week in a row.
Royals Vs Bandits – The heavy favored Royals did not get to show their skills as they won due to another Bandits forfeit.
See you on the Blvd!
-Ron