WFBL PENNANT RACES
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ALL TEAMS with a winning record will be shown here until the return to Divisional play, then any team within two games of any playoff spot will be shown until spots are clinched.
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Young hurler Eduardo Rodriguez helped the
host Alabama Farmers upset Brantford
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
J.D. Martinez, Detroit
STARTING PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Jordan Zimmermann, Vancouver
RELIEF PITCHER OF THE WEEK
David Robertson, Saint Louis
In the coming week, the teams of the WFBL will complete the third month of regular season play for the 2015 season. It will also mark the final week before the MLB All-Star festivities, which will also include the WFBL Minors Draft.
The Montreal Expos (11-2) stayed alone atop the Owens/East and overall standings with their 3rd straight victory, a 9-3 win at Labatt Park over the Saint Louis Cardinals (4-9) who dropped their 6th straight.
At Cunningham Park, the Joplin Tornadoes (10-3) defeated the Las Vegas High Rollers (4-6-3), helping open up a 1 1/2 game lead in the Mack/Central for the Twisters.
The Omaha Royals (10-2-1) lead the Mack/West by 3 1/2 games following a 6-6 tie with the host New York Knights (2-10-1) at Heroes of 9/11 Park.
At General Motors Park, the host Detroit Drillers (7-5-1) continued their emergence, thrilling the home crowd with a big 8-3 win over the Spokane Indians (4-8-1), giving the Motown men a 4th straight victory.
The Alabama Farmers (4-9) snapped a 3-game losing skid and ended the Brantford Bisons (7-6) own 4-game win streak with a 6-5 victory at The Farmhouse.
In a meeting between the league's defending champion and it's worst 2015 team, the result was perhaps predictable. The host Boston Bulldogs (10-3) won their 6th straight by dominating the Eugene Emeralds (1-12) at iT-wan Stadium.
At Liberty Bell Park, the host Philadelphia Athletics (10-3) continued to overcome devastating injuries, sending the Georgia Travellers (5-8) to their 3rd straight defeat with an 8-4 win.
In a key matchup for both teams, the visiting Vancouver Cubs (7-6) got back above the .500 mark and stayed in the playoff hunt with a 6-5 victory over the host Rayne Rajin' Cajuns (8-4-1) at Frog City Field.
At Five Guys Field, the visiting Portland Wolfpack (6-7) came away with an 8-3 win over the host Horsham Chargers (3-10), who are hurtling towards their 8th straight losing campaign.
If anyone has any questions regarding the WFBL or the season as it develops, please do not hesitate to contact Commissioner Matt Veasey.
GM's MUST regularly check their team Roster, the Master Roster, the Transactions page, the DL, and the Draft pages here to ensure that ALL of their transactions reflect properly, especially in the immediate aftermath of any transactions.
You should check to ensure that all players you control have your club initials next to them on the Master, and that no player has your initials whom you do not control.
Check that your players have the proper MLB team assignment. Check that their position eligibility for WFBL purposes is listed properly for all Majors-eligible players.
Check that you always are within the legal limits of 25 in Majors, 15 in AAA, 10 in AA. In your Minors, ensure that hitters in AAA have not reached 1,000 Plate Appearances, and that pitchers in AAA have not reached 400 Innings Pitched or 120 Games Pitched. Also ensure that all players in AA have no MLB appearances whatsoever.
Check your players DL status, and ensure that if a player is activated in MLB, that you activate him immediately in WFBL.
If a player gets traded or otherwise changes their MLB team, ensure that this site is updated to reflect that new club designation.
You should likewise check the CBS site during the season to ensure that all player information there reflects properly, especially your current starting lineup. Also ensure that any players listed as under your control actually are, and let the Commissioner know if any player you do control is not listed, but appears to be in the CBS database. In the off-season, ensure that any moves you make to clean up your roster are reflected at CBS as well.
Let the Commissioner know immediately of any needed adjustments that come to your attention. Paying close attention to your individual roster and the entire league is what helps keep the WFBL running smoothly.