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Diamond Minds 2020

League Schedule and Headlines


Trades are Off

1st Rd.- Wildcard Games- 1 game
Oakland A’s @ Minnesota Twins- Twins Advance
Arizona D’backs @ Pittsburg Pirates- D’backs Advance

2nd Rd.- 5 games- days off after games 2 and 4
T.B Rays@ Houston Astros-Astros Advance
Minnesota Twins@ Cleveland Indians-Indians Advance
Arizona D’backs@ St.Louis Cardinals-Cardinals Advance
Washington Nationals@ L.A Dodgers-Dodgers Advance
Games played Tuesday- 2 before noon, 2 if needed by 2pm, 1 if needed by 6pm

3rd Rd-7 games-3days off granted- 1day off granted after games 2 and 5
L.A Dodgers@ St.Louis Cardinals
Houston Astros@ Cleveland Indians
Games 1+2 tonight- 3/4/5 Wednesday AM- 6+7 Wednesday PM if needed

By the end of the World Series get your players signed
And start thinking about your player request for next season.




Roster=(25majors/15minors max/ plus draft picks)



Headlines
Stolen Base, Saves and Batting Average records all broke

100 game Winners/Losers
2019- 5 winners/7 losers
2020- 0 winners/1 loser
League getting much more competitive

Clinched:
AL East- Rays
AL Central-Indians
AL West-Astros
AL Wildcards- Twins and A’s
NL East-Nationals
NL Central-Cardinals
NL West-Dodger
NL Wildcards-Pirates and D’backs

Predictions won by Brewers with 26 points

Considering boost points- please vote in poll
If No wins- obviously idea is scrapped
If Yes wins- idea moves to phase 2
Yes/No win means league majority-16 votes
Phase 2
How do we earn boost points?
How many boosts per player?







League Chat Box

   

Muncy powers Dodgers to win over Cardinals

Max Muncy blasted 2 homers, lifting the Dodgers to a 4-3 win over St Louis. Walker Buehler struckout 10 St Louis batters in the contest. | Box

Bieber whiffs 9 in 2-1 win

Shane Bieber struckout 9 Houston batters in a 2-1 win for the Indians. Gerrit Cole struckout 13 Cleveland batters in the contest. | Box

Twins fall to Indians despite Berrios's efforts

Jose Berrios whiffed 11 batters, but the Indians managed to beat the Twins, 4-3. Mike Clevinger struckout 12 Minnesota batters in the contest. | Box

Quentin unloads, Diamondbacks still lose

Carlos Quentin blasted 2 homers, but it wasn't enough to lift the Diamondbacks over the Cardinals. St Louis won by a score of 10-7. | Box

Big game for Ramirez lifts Indians to victory

Jose Ramirez drove in 4 runs, carrying Cleveland to a 6-5 victory over the Twins. | Box


WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

N. Lowe, Rays .4003 HR8 RBI
G. Springer, Astros .3503 HR6 RBI
M. Muncy, Dodgers .3533 HR6 RBI
M. Kepler, Twins .3333 HR6 RBI
J. Ramirez, Indians .4352 HR5 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

F. Reyes, Indians 3 for 22 (.136)
C. Correa, Astros 2 for 20 (.100)
T. Naquin, Indians 4 for 21 (.190)
J. Turner, Dodgers 0 for 17 (.000)
M. Garver, Twins 0 for 16 (.000)

Leaders: SLG

C. Bellinger, Dodgers .665
Y. Alvarez, Astros .643
P. Alonso, Mets .632
J. Ramirez, Indians .624
M. Ford, Yankees .624

Leaders: H/9

L. Castillo, Reds 6.1
M. Shoemaker, Cardinals 6.5
S. Manaea, Athletics 6.7
T. Skubal, Tigers 6.8
A. Nola, Phillies 6.8

Season Record Holders

BA-.332 D. Dahl,Rockies-2020
Hits-218 R.Devers,Red Sox and J.Polanco,Twins-2019
2B-73 B. Bichette,Blue Jays-2019
3B-20 P. Ervin,Reds-2019
HR-66 Y.Alvarez,Astros-2019
RBI-166 Y.Alvarez,Astros-2019
SB-111 R.Henderson,A’s-2020
Wins-25 C.Kershaw,Dodgers-2019
SO-325 J.deGrom,Mets-2019
Saves-47 K.Yates,Padres-2020

Predictions


Team———AL MVP———-AL CY———NL MVP———NL CY———Best Record
Padres—Arod—�Manaea—�-Tatis Jr.—�-Paddock—Padres
Pirates—Arod—Cole—-Bellinger—-Flaherty—Astros
Angels—Trout—�Glasnow—�Harper—�Buehler—�Rays
Brewers—Alvarez—Cole—-Bellinger—-deGrom—Dodgers
Mariners—Bregman—Cole—�-Bellinger—�Fernandez—Dodgers
White Sox—Springer—-Cole—Hiura—Buehler—Twins
Rockies—Arod—Glasnow—Bellinger—Flaherty—Astros
Giants—Correa—Verlander—Bellinger—deGrom—Rays

Team Selection


Power Rankings/Status/Penalties
1. Houston Astros- taken
2. Los Angeles Dodgers-taken
3. Tampa Bay Rays-taken
4. Cleveland Indians-taken
5. New York Yankees-taken
6. Minnesota Twins-taken-1
7. Chicago Cubs-taken
8. Arizona D’backs-taken-1
9. St.Louis Cardinals-taken
10. Washington Nationals-taken-1
11. Cincinnati Reds-taken
12. Milwaukee Brewers-taken
13. Atlanta Braves-taken
14. Los Angelas Angels-taken
15. New York Mets-taken
16. Seattle Mariners-taken
17. Texas Rangers-taken
18. San Diego Padres-taken
19. Oakland A’s-taken
20. Chicago W.Sox-taken
21. Boston R.Sox-taken
22. Pittsburg Pirates-taken
23. Philadelphia Phillies-taken
24. Miami Marlins-taken-1
25. Detroit Tigers-taken
26. Kansas City Royals-taken
27. San Francisco Giants-taken
28. Toronto Blue Jays-taken
29. Baltimore Orioles-taken
30. Colorado Rockies-taken

Penalties


Loss of 2nd Rd pick:
Twins- Roster Requirements(25)
Nationals-Roster Requirements(25)
D’backs-Roster Requirements(25)
Marlins-Roster Requirements(25)
Angels- Contract Cut(Skaggs)

Requests


1. Houston Astros-1B Jeff Bagwell-done
2. Los Angeles Dodgers-SP Fernando Valenzuala-done
3. Tampa Bay Rays-OF B.J Upton-done
4. Cleveland Indians-2B Brandon Phillips-done
5. New York Yankees-SP Luis Severino-done
6. Minnesota Twins-OF Kirby Puckett-done
7. Chicago Cubs-SP Mark Prior-done
8. Arizona D’backs-OF Carlos Quentin-done
9. St.Louis Cardinals-C Ted Simmons-done
10. Washington Nationals-SP Steve Rogers-done
11. Cincinnati Reds-1B Sean Casey-done
12. Milwaukee Brewers-1B Prince Fielder-done
13. Atlanta Braves-OF Andruw Jones-done
14. Los Angelas Angels- OF Jim Edmonds-done
15. New York Mets-SP Dwight Gooden-done
16. Seattle Mariners-SP Erik Hanson-done
17. Texas Rangers-C Sam Huff-done
18. San Diego Padres-2B Roberto Alomar-done
19. Oakland Athletics-OF Rickey Henderson-done
20. Chicago White Sox-DH Frank Thomas-done
21. Boston Red Sox-SP Roger Clemens-done
22. Pittsburg Pirates-C Jason Kendall-done
23. Philadelphia Phillies-SP Cole Hamels-done
24. Miami Marlins-RP Matt Mantei-done
25. Detroit Tigers- SP Tarik Skubal-done
26. Kansas City Royals-SP David Cone, OF Bo Jackson-done
27. San Francisco Giants-SP Tim Lincecum,RP Sergio Romo-done
28. Toronto Blue Jays-OF George Bell, OF Vernon Wells-done
29. Baltimore Orioles-C Adley Rutschman,SP Grayson Rodriguez-done
30. Colorado Rockies-1B Todd Helton,SS Troy Tulowitzski-done

Free Agent Demands



SP Jacob deGrom- looking for 3+ yr deal, 15+ mil and no trade clause
Accepts offer from: Brewers $20/9yrs=$180, no trade clause and long hair allowed

RP Hector Neris- 4 yr deal and 10+ mil- prefer southern team
Accepts offer from: Rangers $15/5yrs=$75

SP Rich Hill- looking for 2+ yrs and 10+ mil. - prefer great lakes or Northeast
Accepts offers from White Sox for $15/3yrs=$45

OF Matthew Joyce-3yrs and 6+mil- like to stay near florida
Accepts offer from Rangers for$10/3yrs=$30

1B Yuli Guerriel-2+ yrs and 10mil- prefer smaller city team
Accepts offer from Giants for $12/4yrs=$48

C
Pedro Severino $5/6 yrs=$30 Padres
Christian Vazquez $11/5yrs=$55-Royals
Robinson Chirinos $2/2yrs=$4-Brewers
Chance Sisco $5/5yrs=$25- Cardinals
Jorge Alfalo $2/4yrs=$8-Angels

1B
Ji-Man Choi $10/5yrs=$50-Giants
Renato Nunez $8/5yrs=$40-Rangers
Harris Ball $3/2yrs=$6-Cardinals
Jose Osuna $2/4yrs=$8-Angels

2B
Eric Sogard $10/2yrs=$20-A’s
Mike Freeman $11/2yrs=$22-Royals
Starlin Castro $3/2yrs=$6-Reds
Jonathon Schoop $2/3yrs=$6-Angels

SS
Myles Straw $9/8 yrs=$72-Brewers
Dansby Swanson $8/8yrs=$64-Brewers

OF
Joc Pederson $10/10 yrs=$100-Rangers
Oscar Mercado $12/7yrs=$84-Brewers
Ryan Braun $2/2yrs=$4-Brewers
Andrew McCutchen $5/4yrs=$20-Brewers
Ramel Tapia $3/10yrs=$30-White Sox
Anthony Santander $1/7yrs=$7-Angels
Trent Grisham $5/10 yrs=$50-Blue Jays
Brett Gardner $6/1yr=$6-Rockies
Marcel Ozuna $8/3yrs=$24-Brewers
Harold Ramirez $1/6yrs=$6-Brewers

SP
Trent Thornton $4/8 yrs=$32-Giants
Adam Plutko $5/3yrs=$15-Cardinals
Logan Webb $10/2yrs=$20-Rockies
Brad Peacock $12/3yrs=$36-Giants
John Means $16/6yrs=$96-Royals
Pablo Lopez $4/8yrs=$32- Blue Jays
Michael Foltynewicz $10/5yrs=$50-Rockies
Matt Boyd $6/4yrs=$24-Brewers
Julio Teheran $5/4yrs=$20- White Sox
Zack Wheeler $5/3yrs=$15-Brewers
Marcus Stroman $8/4yrs=$32-Brewers
Dylan Cease $5/9yrs=$45-Brewers
Carlos Carrasco $5/3 yrs=$15-Brewers
Steven Matz $5/2 yrs=$10-Brewers
Jose Quintana $3/2yrs=$6-Brewers
Jon Gray $6/4yrs=$24-Orioles
Jordan Lyle $4/3yrs=$12-Orioles
Dylan Bundy $4/4yrs=$16-Orioles
Gio Gonzalez $4/1yr=$4-Orioles
Daniel Norris $4/3yrs=$12-Orioles
Kolby Allard $4/8yrs=$32-Brewers
Jon Lester $3/1yr=$3-Brewers
Corey Kluber $4/2 yrs=$8-Brewers
Tyler Mahle $6/6yrs=$36-Cardinals

RP
Austin Brice $9/4yrs=$36-Rangers
Mychal Givens $5/2yrs=$10-Orioles
Wei-Chung Wang $10/5 yrs=$50-Giants
Brandon Brennan $12/6yrs=$72-Royals
Brandon Kintzler $5/1yr=$5-Rockies
Ryne Stanek $5/3yrs=$15-Rockies
Jeff Bingham $5/4yrs=$20-Orioles
Alex Claudio $1/10yrs=$10-Giants
Kenley Jansen $2/2yrs=$4-Brewers
Jace Fry $6/6yrs=$36-Royals
Sean Newcomb $2/7yrs=$14-Cardinals
Adrian Houser $7/6yrs=$42-Royals
Kyle Ryan $6/4yrs=$24-Orioles
Jose Quijada $6/8yrs=$48-Blue Jays
Brad Hand $8/3 yrs=$24-A’s
Mike Wright $5/2yrs=$10-Orioles
Evan Phillips $1/8yrs=$8-Rockies
Wander Suero $6/4yrs=$24-Orioles
Jonathon Loaisigi $1/8yrs=$8-Rockies
Miguel Castro $5/7yrs=$35-Blue Jays


Past Champions


2019- LA Dodgers(Lordhawke)

Traded Picks/Prospect/Former Players


Giants 2nd to Angels(La Stella trade)
Cardinals 1st to Dodgers(Gonsolin trade)
Royals 2nd to Angels(Goodwin trade)forfeited
Marlins 1st to Orioles(Rodriguez trade)
Blue Jays 2nd to Orioles(O’hearn trade)
Angels 2nd to Marlins(Smith trade)
Cardinals 2nd to Royals(Dozier trade)
Brewers 61st pick(predictions)

Latest Results
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Latest Message
5/31/2020TradesCayhowie26
Hell everyone,
I am willing to trade a way anyone on my team. I want draft picks in return for them, but propose me offers and you can have my 90s or 80s
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Latest Transactions
5/28/2020 Player Dropped
Ross Stripling dropped by Kansas City Royals
5/17/2020 Player Placed On Trade Block
Matthew Joyce placed on trade block by Texas Rangers
5/16/2020 Player Removed From Trade Block
Cam Bedrosian removed from trade block by Los Angeles Angels
Transaction Log  |  Trade Block  |  Report Trade

 

Latest Public Board Post
6/2/2020 Fishy trades ?htennis
Eh, I disagree that fav teams should have trades turned off -- I've def flipped either Story or Tulo for a solid pitcher when I played with Rockies.

Obviously the lopsided trades suck, but they're the lesser of two evils
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