The Baseball Daily Media Experts League is officially underway! Here is a look at the league standings after Week 1:
Highlights from Week 1:
- Jack Curry (Strummerville) leads the league in wins (15), runs scored (117), and run differential (+42) through the first 21 games of the season
- Division leaders: Will Leitch (Mattoon Green Wave), Joe Sheehan (Inwood Landfills), and Curry (Strummerville)
- HR Leaders: Josh Donaldson (Lemire), Giancarlo Stanton (Finn), Mike Trout (Richman) – 8
- RBI Leader: Buster Posey (Gardner) – 23
- BA Leader: Buster Posey (Gardner) – .351
- Best Pitcher: Clayton Kershaw (Sheehan) – 4-1, 0.43 ERA, 0.83 WHIP
- Will Leitch and Steve Gardner are tied for league lead in team HR with 28 each
- Chad Finn has the best team ERA at 2.60
- Max Scherzer (Sheehan) threw a no-hitter in the second game of the season vs. Marc Stein’s Norristown Bulls
- Manny Marchado (Gardner) hit walk-off HR in the 14th inning of a game against Strummerville (Curry)
- Marc Stein’s team includes six former Cal State Fullerton Titans: Vinnie Pestano, Justin Turner, Khris Davis, Kurt Suzuki, Christian Colon and Dustin Garneau
- Trailing 3-2 in the ninth inning, Ian Kinsler hit a walk-off HR to give Marc Stein a 3-2 win over Joe Sheehan
- Chad Finn outlasted Joe Lemire 8-5 in 15 innings, the longest game of the season to date
- Buster Posey (Gardner) recorded back-to-back walk-off hits against Joe Sheehan (walk-off single in B9, walk-off 3-run HR in B10)
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To view daily scores, team rosters and league statistics, please visit the Baseball Daily Media Experts League Page.