Friday, June 25, 2010

NL Playoff Race

6/27 PM2 Update - 3 games remaining in regular season

All division titles have been claimed. Mexico City has secured the #1 seed. Burlington has secured the #4 seed. At this point, the only battles being waged are for the 2nd playoff bye and positioning in the two WC spots.

1. Mexico City (105-54, clinched South, clinched #1 seed)

2. Chicago (99-60, clinched North, tied for #2 seed (claims #2 seed on TB 6-4))
Remaining Schedule: 3 v. New York(N) (3-4)

3. Tucson (99-60, clinched West, tied for #2 seed (loses #2 seed on TB 4-6))
Remaining Schedule: 3 @ Los Angeles (3-4)

4. Burlington (95-64, clinched East, clinched #4 seed)

5. Scranton (90-68, tied for #5 seed (takes #5 on TB win 8-2))
Remaining Schedule: 3 @ Burlington (5-2)

6. Jacksonville (90-68, tied for #5 seed (takes #6 on TB loss 2-8))
Remaining Schedule: 3 v. Trenton (4-3)

AL Playoff Race

6/27 PM2 Update - 3 games remaining in regular season

North, West, and South division titles have been claimed. Montreal claims #1 seed. Cleveland claims the #5 seed. In the case of Richmond losing and Toledo winning their remaining three games, a tie for the #2 seed would exist, and Toledo would claim the playoff bye, winning the tiebreaker 7-3.

1. Montreal (113-46, clinched North, clinched #1 seed)

2. Richmond (90-69, clinched South, 3 game lead for #2 seed)
Remaining Schedule: 3 v. Little Rock (5-2)

3. Toledo (87-72, 1 game lead in East, 3 GB for #2 seed)
Remaining Schedule: 3 @ Rochester (4-3)

4. San Francisco (86-73, clinched West, 1 GB for #3 seed)
Remaining Schedule: 3 @ San Diego (3-4)

5. Cleveland (95-64, clinched #5 seed)

6. Rochester (86-73, 1 GB in East, 2 games up for #6 seed)
Remaining Schedule: 3 v. Toledo (3-4)

7. New York(A) (84-75, 2 GB for #6 seed)
Remaining Schedule: 3 v. Cleveland (2-5)

Dynasty Over?

14 Division Titles, 4 World Series Titles, and 15 Straight playoff appearances. With 12 games left on the schedule, the Arizona dynasty appears to be coming to an end, as the struggling franchise has fallen to 6 games back in the wild card race. Barring a meltdown, it looks like the once proud Thunder Chickens will be watching the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. To make matters worse out west, rumors are out that all-world owner Colson55555 may be selling the team.

Arizona Thunder Chickens (NL)
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Sunday, June 6, 2010

Latino Heat

The future is looking bright in Syracuse after new owner kthomson landed Cuban star pitcher, Humberto Morales. Morales inked a franchise record $19.5 million deal in the international market, almost 4 times as much as the franchise paid for Mexican pitcher Orber Trajano last year. After a terrible start and the unceremonious goodbye to previous management, fans in Syracuse have something to cheer about.

Humberto Morales
Orange Iguanas
Age: 19B/T: L/L
Born: Remidios, CU
Position(s): P (SP5)
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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Camp Season 16 - Moving Forward

First I would like to say that in no means am i trying to take a shot at any 1 individual. I think most of us can take a little blame for the world being the mess it is. I personally have made 1 or 2 suspect trades and also won 22 games. You guys can blame me if you want. Now with that said, time to discuss some new rules. Lets just forget the past and not take things personally and move forward. I think everyone that looks at this blog would like to see the world improve and its not gonna happen if nothing changes.

Rule #1 - Anti-tanking Rule - I think this should be as simple as possible. Easy for owners to understand, easy for us to police.
-50/75 win totals. You must win at least 50 games every year and 125 any 2 year span
-50/110/180/260 I believe MikeG mentioned it, little more complex

Rule #2 - Setting your minor leagues - Pretty self explanatory, Not sure the exact wording for this rule though. Maybe no SP below 50% for x amount of games/Must have at least 9 active bats

Rule #3 - Major League players payroll budget minimum - some leagues restrict transfer amounts and international spending. Im personally not a big fan of these but a ML player floor kind of restricts them a little bit, while ensuring more competitiveness at the ML level. Nothing major here, just to keep teams from running league minimums. Maybe 40 million or something

Rule #4 - Cash in trades. I personally am against the buying of players. I like the idea of amount of cash a team offers can only be as high as their players' involved salary. Basically you can only pay your guys salary for the other team.

Please post any rules you guys would like and your feelings on these rules. In no way do I want to put in place rules that we cant all agree on. A few other ideas : voting in new owners, which i dont think is possible with the number of openings we will have this year, restricting relocating/renaming, Contract/transfer/IFA maximums, and ballpark restrictions.