Week 8 Recaps

Game of the Week
Royals Vs Personal – The GOTW originally was won by the Royals. That result did not count because Personal protested a call early in the game, trailing by a run. The protest was won by Personal and the game will be continued from the point of the protest.

Other Matchups
Saints 6 Vs Bandits 5 – The best way to bounce back from a bad week is to win your first game of the day. This is exactly what the Saints did. For NJ, Lee was 4-4 and drove in 2 runs, Pete Sr took matters into his own hands by coming through with two hits in three at bats. Max also drove in 2 runs. For the Bandits, Tony drove in 2 runs (1-3) while hitting his 2nd triple of the season.
Ravens 2 Vs Emperors 1 – Both teams had an evenly matched hitting day during a defensive battle, but the Ravens came out victorious. Al Jr and Brunson each drove in a run for the Ravens. Caban’s solo HR was the only run scored for the Emps.
Leland 10 Vs Bandits 0 – This game was definitely different than the last time these teams met. Five Leland players had a multi-hit game while only four Bandits achieved a hit each. Dave was 3-4 and hit 2 HR’s while driving in 4 runs. Edwin was 4-4, 2 RBIs and Jay was 3-3, 1 RBI.
Gold 11 Vs Ravens 0 – Gold dominated this matchup, scoring double digits again and holding the Ravens to 1 run. Carlito was 2-3, 3 RBIs and his 3rd HR of the season. Stevie and Dusty were both 2-3 with 2 RBIs each. Chuchi came off the bench and hit a solo HR for the Gold.
Royals 16 Vs Falcons 5 – Royals got the revenge they were looking for by pounding the Falcons. For the Royals – Christian was 4-5, 1 HR, 5 RBIs, Petey, 3-4, 1 HR, 2 RBIs, Eric, 4-5, 4 RBIs, Ralphy, 2-4 and drove in 3 runs. The Falcons brightest spot of the day was Josh’s 2 run HR for his new team.
Leland 7 Vs Personal 0 – Personal got shutout again by Leland, their 3rd time this season. Leland is on an amazing streak at the moment and have an incredible amount of shutouts on the season. Doug and Edwin were both 2-4, with 2 RBIs each. Izzy, Ferdi and Jay also had a multi-hit game for Leland.
Gold 8 Vs Saints 4 – Saints put up a good fight and made sure they would not lose again by double digits. For the Gold, Betances was 3-5, RBIs, Pito was 3-5, Dusty went 2-4, 2 RBIs and Carlito was 2-4, 2 RBIs. For the Saints, Mike was 3-4, 1 RBI and Lee was 2-4 with a RBI.
Emperors 7 Vs Stem 4 – This score is considered a slugfest as both teams usually are able to keep runs from scoring. Ricky was 1-4, 1 HR, 2 RBIs, Ant was 3-4, 1 RBI, Caban was 2-4 with 3 RBIs for the Emperors. Notable Stem players were Davey, 2-4, 1 HR, 2 RBIs and Wayne, 4-4, 2 RBIs.
Stem 3 Vs Falcons 2 – Stem edged the Falcons by a run in this game. Amazingly Daryl, Danny and Brandon were each 1-3 with 1 RBI. The Falcons Markie was 3-4 in the loss.
Personal 10 Vs Ravens 3 – Ravens suffer another let down, this time to the hands of Personal. This is the first time this season that Personal scored double digits. Freddy led the way for Personal, going 3-4, 3 RBIs. Andy was 2-4, 3 RBIs, and Tutu was 2-4, 2 RBIs. For the Ravens, Al Jr was 1-3, 2 RBIs and Brunson was the only Raven with a multi-hit game (2-4).
Makeup Games
Leland 10 Vs Saints 2 – Leland wins again, this time by an 8 run differential. Doug was 4-4, 4 RBIs, Eddie was 4-5, 1 RBI, and Dave was 3-5, 2 RBIs. Lee and Ralph each drove in a run for the Saints.
Emperors 9 Vs Falcons 2 – Emps dominate again. Chungo was 3-5, 1 HR, 2 RBIs, Caban was 4-5, 2 RBIs, and Eric was 2-5, 2 RBIs. Alex drove in the only Falcons run, via a solo HR, while going 2-3 in this game.

See you on the Blvd!
– Ron