Standings

Joe Godsy Division
NORTH W L PCT RF RA
Parkview Scorpions 17 4 .810 300 162
St. Anselm 11 9 .550 204 200
Clems 8 10 .444 182 178
Pete's Candy Store 6 12 .333 164 205
 
SOUTH W L PCT RF RA
Roebling Sports Club 14 5 .737 225 162
Loggers 12 7 .632 247 185
Gibson 6 12 .333 172 236
AT All-Stars 6 12 .333 154 247
 
Joe Fashion Division
NORTH W L PCT RF RA
Echo Bravo 12 8 .600 246 173
The Gutter 86ers 9 9 .500 198 210
Turkey's Nest 5 13 .278 174 264
Carmine's Bombers 0 18 .000 114 318
 
SOUTH W L PCT RF RA
Parkview Panthers 17 4 .810 289 196
Kilo Bravo 10 9 .526 261 229
Turkey's Nest Titans 9 9 .500 217 213
The Bedford Yetis 9 10 .474 231 200

Schedule

Championship Sunday - Sep 26
11:00 St. Anselm @ Parkview Scorpions 1
Echo Bravo @ Parkview Panthers 2
3:00 Parkview Scorpions @ Parkview Panthers 2

Last Week's Results

Championship Sunday - Sep 26
St. Anselm4 @ Parkview Scorpions 9
Echo Bravo7 @ Parkview Panthers 9
Parkview Scorpions10 @ Parkview Panthers 5

Week 7- Recap

Tue, May 21, 2013

For the love of the game

Splish, splash! Those who played this Sunday got mud in their eyes, their mouths, their ears and even in their Under Armor. With a light but steady rain falling all Saturday evening and into Sunday morning, the prospects of any games being played were looking dim. But once again the incredible grounds keeping crew of the WSL came through. Mike McNelis and Daniel Chaupis did a amazing job on the fields and had them ready to go. Commish Holland gave the go ahead to play the 11 AM games. Unfortunately, only three of the scheduled eight games were able to happen, but those three games were chock full of drama and mud. If you already haven’t checked out the pictures from renowned WSL paparazzi Eric Pendzich, he was out there in a slicker and a fully waterproofed camera to catch all the slippery action. Let’s see what exactly transpired in what is being called SlopFest 2013!

11AM

Gerald’s muddy pants have yet to be found…

Field #1: AT All Stars vs. duckduck
With an annoying rain fall that would only get worse, these two teams were ready, willing and able. Not trusting their NINE PLAYER alignment strategy that worked for a victory vs. AT last year, the short handed duckduck enlisted two newly rostered players. After some testy (but friendly) back and forth between the two managers and the ump, it was clarified that no WSL rules were violated and the game was on. Jimmy Two Strikes Kanter was once again the master of mound as he kept DD to just one run, while the patient AT offense pieced and strung together a run or two at a time to build a 5-1 lead. In conditions like these one run is worth three, but duckduck never gave in and showed some serious grit to tie the game and eventually take the lead in the bottom of the 8th inning, 8-6. Top of the 9th and the Allstars were able to get Dan “The Man” DeGloria and Ersin Duran aka The Turkish Tornado on base. With runners on 1st and 2nd, Week 6 walk off hero Nasty Nate Buchik was up next. With the steady rain and the field conditioning worsening by the minute, the drama and tension could be felt by all. Pitch delivered and Nate stroked a liner over the shortstop, landing in front of the well positioned left fielder only to take a wet Mccarren park side hop. Dan scores, Tornado scores, Nate scores, AT is up 9-8! But, not cooked yet, the duckduck squad had the bottom of the 9th to answer. Even with an injured quad, Shortz got on and was then pushed to 2B when the next duckduck player got a hit.  By now there were two outs and the winning run came to the plate. Jimmy Two delivers a veteran corkscrew pitch that induced the game ending pop-up. Final score 9-8 in a highly contested game that sees the AT Allstars snatch the #1 seed in the North from Spike Hill as the rest of the games were called off due the bad weather. Wait…no more games? Oh yes. There was one more game…
( AT Allstars: 9 / duckduck: 8 )

Field #2: Loggers vs. Black Betty

Down n’ Dirty

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays Black Betty from whoopin’ dat ass. Played on field 2, which has been affectionately renamed the “Mist Room of the WSL Spa & Recess Center“, conditions were described by Logger Dan Chulike being in the fresh produce section at Whole Foods“. Betty batted around each of the first three innings, giving them a 14-1 lead by the 3rd, followed by seven innings where the Loggers put up zero runs. As the rain picked up, Black Betty slowed their roll on the base path, limiting further damage they would’ve inflicted had the weather been better. But The Loggers were never down on their luck and had a lot of muddy sloppy fun throughout, which surprises no one since they’re always the nicest organization to play against. The award for biggest base-running miscommunication goes to Holland and Camarra. Holland sent a bomb into Field #1. As he rounded 3rd base he was told by Camarra his ball rolled to the other backstop, but failed to mention it was on it’s way back. Not knowing that Nelson of the Loggers had already retrieved the ball and hurled it into the glove of Decker, Holland slowly sauntered home only to find Tony waiting at home plate with the ball and the out. I was unsure what to make of said happenstance when chatting up members of Black Betty post-match. Then Coop bought me a hot dog and all was right with the world.
( Black Betty: 24 / Loggers: 6 )

1PM

Who won the mud wrestling match, Mike?

Field #1: 3 Kings vs. Pete’s Candy Store
In what turned out to be one of the most entertaining games seen in the WSL in quite some time, MUDBALL was on! Still raining at a good clip and the fields seriously falling part, this game was played for the pure love of softball. These two teams agreed to play on no matter what! Even in the deteriorating conditions, this contest was extremely well played. There were solid hits and even some impressive defensive plays. Both teams’ outfields contended with the swamp that was Field 2, while Max and Francesca made things look way too easy at Shortstop. Sam ‘Blues Clues” Rio perfected his backslide when 1st base slipped out beneath him. Good thing he is heavily muscled and probably felt zero pain. Even while drenched, the The 3 Kings bats were on fire, tallying 29 (mostly legitimate-ish) hits, but the Candystore defense was on point. This led to 3K stranding a whopping 15 runners on base. Shouts from the supportive (drunk) AT audience yelling “Slide! Get muddy! Come on! You are way to clean!” were heard and complied by both teams. Stash Mcnelis took every opportunity to dive head first in the slop. With the score going back and forth by one run in the last 3 innings, Pete’s Scott Kirby saved his dive for when it counted the most, sliding into home from a good fifteen feet away for the winning run. Pete’s catcher Polly was not crying because of the win, but because of the constant splattering of mud as she manned the plate all game long. Pete’s Candy Store earns the #1 seed in the South heading into the inter-league games. Big shout out to Jake Backerman for umping this extremely entertaining affair. Sam owes you a beer! You may have lost the battle this week, 3 Kings, but I think we can all agree who the real losers are this week: Spike Hill and Brooklyn Bowl for canceling their 1pm game like a bunch of ninnies.
( Pete’s Candy Store: 17 / 3 Kings: 16 )

Let this picture haunt you through the Memorial Day break

 

“BLUE’S CLUES”

Sam is back for our latest installment of “Blue’s Clues”. With 5 games cancelled this week, we sought his expert commentary on the “would be” outcomes of Sunday’s games, had they been played.

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