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Diamond Minds 2022

League Schedule and Headlines

Trades are On

Current Schedule:
Salary Cap yearly raise done-$230 this coming season

This Weekend:
1- Finish draft-done
2- Run Supplemental drafts-done
3- Set-up Spring training games-done
4-Player Request due by Sunday 11pm(eastern)-done
5-Move draft picks back to teams-done
6-Turn on drops-done

Sunday & Monday:
1-Sim Spring training games-done
2-Predictions due By Monday 11pm(eastern)-Locked
3- Turn on waiver claims-done

1-Clear spring training Stats-done
2-Set-up 2022 schedule-done
3-Opening Day


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

2021 Awards:
AL MVP- 1B Pete Alonso, Blue Jays
AL CY- SP Mike Mussina,Orioles
NL MVP- OF Yordan Alvarez,Nationals
NL CY- F.Valenzuala,Dodgers

100 game Winners/Losers
2019- 5 winners/7 losers
2020- 0 winners/1 loser
2021- 2 winners/ 1 Losers
League getting much more competitive

2022 predictions will be pick the teams with highest and lowest BA and
Highest and lowest ERA- locked/ 11 teams eligible

League Chat Box


Huge night for Freeman carries Braves to victory

Freddie Freeman was on his game, knocking in 3 runs in Atlanta's 6-0 victory over the Mets. Freeman also had 3 hits in the game. Luke Galvin struckout 8 Atlanta batters in the contest. | Box

Castillo whiffs 9 in 4-0 win

Luis Castillo struckout 9 Philadelphia batters in a 4-0 win for the Reds. | Box

Morton baffles Blue Jays, Rays win

Charlie Morton struckout 8 Toronto batters in a 6-1 win for the Rays. | Box

Big game for Bregman lifts Astros to victory

Alex Bregman drove in 4 runs, carrying Houston to a 12-0 victory over the Mariners. Brian Helms of the Astros had 4 hits in the game. | Box

Red-hot Kepler can't overcome Royals onslaught

A 4-RBI game from Max Kepler couldn't lift the Twins to victory. Kansas City prevailed by a score of 8-7. | Box

WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

C. Bellinger, Dodgers .2113 HR8 RBI
C. Correa, Angels .1883 HR6 RBI
M. Kepler, Twins .5711 HR6 RBI
K. Hiura, Brewers .3331 HR7 RBI
B. Upton, Rays .3133 HR4 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

R. Henderson, Athletics 2 for 17 (.118)
D. Proctor, Mariners 2 for 17 (.118)
R. Hogan, Angels 3 for 18 (.167)
K. Lofton, Astros 2 for 16 (.125)
T. Salmon, Angels 3 for 17 (.176)

Leaders: HR

C. Bellinger, Dodgers 3
C. Correa, Angels 3
M. McGwire, Athletics 3
B. Upton, Rays 3
J. Drew, Cardinals 3

Leaders: SO

B. Boxberger, Rays 12
J. Verlander, Astros 12
B. Banks, Rockies 11
C. Mize, Tigers 11
C. Smith, Angels 11

Season Record Holders

BA-.352 C.Mathis,Royals-2021
Hits-218 R.Devers,Red Sox and J.Polanco,Twins-2019
2B-73 B. Bichette,Blue Jays-2019
3B-28 P. Ervin,Reds-2021
HR-66 Y.Alvarez,Astros-2019/M. Sano,Twins-2021
RBI-166 Y.Alvarez,Astros-2019
SB-111 R.Henderson,A’s-2020
Wins-25 C.Kershaw,Dodgers-2019
SO-331 B.Banks,Rockies-2021
Saves-50 T.Rogers,Twins-2021


2022 predictions- highest/lowest team BA and highest/lowest team ERA.
—�-BA High/BA Low/ERA High/ERA Low
Mets- Nationals/Brewers/Brewers/Indians
W.Sox-R. Sox/Braves/Mariners/Cardinals
Rockies- Nats/Phillies/Angels/Astros
Phillies- Nats/Marlins/Phillies/Rays

Team Selection

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



1. Colorado Rockies-SP Ryan Rolison
2. St. Louis Cardinals-OF J.D Drew
3. Houston Astros-OF Kenny Lofton
4.Tampa Bay Rays-SS Wander Franco
5. LA Dodgers-SP Hideo Nomo
6. Minnesota Twins-OF Alex Kirilloff
7. Oakland A’s-SP Barry Zito
8. Pittsburg Pirates-3B Ke’Bryan Hayes
9. Philadelphia Phillies-2B Chase Utley
10. Cincinnati Reds-SP Don Gullett
11. Toronto Blue Jays-OF Adam Lind
12.Arizona D’backs-RP Jose Valverde
13.Baltimore Orioles-DH Eddie Murray
14.Chicago W.Sox-SP Michael Kopech
15.Cleveland Indians-RP Rafael Perez
16. LA Angels-OF Tim Salmon
17. Detroit Tigers-RP Bryan Garcia
18. Seattle Mariners-3B Jim Presley
19.NY Yankees-SS Derek Jeter
20.Chicago Cubs-OF Brennen Davis
21. Atlanta Braves-OF Ryan Klesko
22.Boston Red Sox-C Carlton Fisk
23. KC Royals-SP Kevin Appier
24. San Diego Padres-OF Kevin McReynolds
25. Miami Marlins-OF Jeremy Hermida
26.Milwaukee Brewers(2)-SP Trey Supak, RP Clayton Andrews
27. NY Mets(2)-3B Eduardo Alfonzo.SP Jordan Humphreys
28. Texas Rangers(2)-3B Sherten Apostel, SP Joe Palumbo
29. Washington Nats(2)-SS Carter Kieboom, RP Matt Cronin
30. SF Giants(2)-SP Kai-Wei Teng,SS Marco Luciano

Free Agent Demands

RP Cody Stashak- prefer to play in the Northeast, and looking for a $13+/5yr- my client is excited to join the Indians for $16/5yrs and pitch against the Twins

1B Anthony Rizzo-want $13/3yrs with playing time and a shot at a title- my client has accepted the offer from the Indians for $8/3yrs and thinks they give him a shot at a title

1B Paul Goldschmidt jr- looking for $15/10 yrs with playing time and preferably in the southwest- my client accepts offer from Giants for $15/10 yrs- and looks forward to facing D’backs

1B Matt Reynolds jr- $13+++/10yrs- it’s all about the money and playing time- my client is not happy with only receiving 1 offer- but will sign with Angels for $10/5yrs and show the league there mistake for not trying to sign him.

3B Jose Hunt- $8/8yrs- want playing time and city life- small market need not apply!!- my client is willing to go for 3,4 or 5 yrs with a big city team.-My client was considering sitting out, but Toronto
Is a big city and showed there committed to him long term so Canada here I come for $7/10yrs.

Stefan Lamb- $10/4yrs- A’s
Frankie Hernandez- $8/8yrs- Rangers
Tyler Skaggs- $2/1yr- Rockies

Liam Hendricks- $1/1yr- Rockies
Blaine Walker- $4/8yrs- Angels
Owen Sandoval- $15/5yrs- White Sox
Adalberto Meija- $9/3yrs- A’s
Oscar Perez- $8/8yrs- Giants
Luis Perdomo- $2/2yrs- Giants
Scott Bartow- $1/2yrs- White Sox
Chad Sobotka- $1/3yrs- White Sox

Rusty Martin-$7/7yrs- A’s
Jake Rogers- $3/3yrs- Mets

Stacy Wood-$5/7yrs- Pirates
Luther Barragan- $10/5yrs- A’s

Vince Henderson- $10/10yrs- Rangers

Delino Deshields-$1/1yr- Rockies

Stan Whitt- $5/4yrs- Royals

Past Champions

2019- LA Dodgers(Lordhawke)
2020- Houston Astros(pskeane)
2021-St. Louis Cardinals(chubbach24)

Traded Picks/Prospect/Former Players

Astros 1st to Angels(Walker trade)
Astros 2nd to Angels(Walker trade)

Latest Results
8/3/2020Braves @ MetsWatch  Box
8/3/2020Phillies @ RedsWatch  Box
8/3/2020Pirates @ RedsoxWatch  Box
8/3/2020Blue Jays @ RaysWatch  Box
8/3/2020Mariners @ AstrosWatch  Box
8/3/2020Padres @ DodgersWatch  Box
8/3/2020Royals @ TwinsWatch  Box
8/3/2020Giants @ DiamondbacksWatch  Box
8/3/2020Angels @ AthleticsWatch  Box
8/3/2020Marlins @ NationalsWatch  Box
8/3/2020Tigers @ WhitesoxWatch  Box
8/3/2020Rockies @ BrewersWatch  Box
8/3/2020Padres @ DodgersWatch  Box
8/3/2020Rockies @ BrewersWatch  Box
8/3/2020Yankees @ RaysWatch  Box
8/3/2020Mariners @ AstrosWatch  Box

Latest Message
8/3/2020Prediction RockiesBaltimoreChop
High avg: WAS
Low avg: PHI
High era: LAA
Low era: HOU
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Latest Transactions
8/3/2020 Player Claimed
Sherman Lynch claimed on waivers by LA Dodgers
8/3/2020 Player Claimed
Yadier Molina claimed on waivers by LA Dodgers
8/3/2020 Player Claimed
Ronny Rodriguez claimed on waivers by LA Dodgers
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Latest Public Board Post
8/3/2020 SP Staminawduncan
This thread seems to be winding down with a good resolution but since I was called out for not responding earlier, I feel like I should respond.

Like Kingdude, I could not immediately test Gbacci's suggestion since we are in the middle of the draft. I would test and report back here but sounds like it's already been tested so it won't be needed.

Ragingsol, it seems you took offense to my use of the word "we" in my earlier post. I assure you, I meant no disrespect to Gbacci or the group. I wasn't telling anyone they should fix the problem. I am new to this website but I assume that this is a community that works together to answer questions and solve issues when needed. "We" seemed like an appropriate word to use given the context and the fact that we all could work together to solve an issue.

I'm sensing from this and other posts I've read that there has been a problem in the past of people demanding things to be done. That wasn't my intention, sorry if it was interpreted that way.
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