Monday, March 2, 2015

HT Season 29: Week 5 Power Rankings - Trade Deadline

Contender, Pretender, Re-builder, or No Clue


Rank
Team
Deadline Activity
32
Tampa Bay
Re-builder – Get something for Park…now!!!
31
San Jose
Re-builder – I think right owner in place to turn this around
30
New York
Re-builder – Top prospects getting closer to the big league
29
Philadelphia
Re-builder – Trade everyone and learn how to draft!
28
Seattle
Re-builder – Can't move pieces with MWR looming...
27
Memphis
No Clue – Still in the hunt for a playoff spot with a .400 winning %
26
Louisville
No Clue – Can he get a haul for Roth like Cincy did?
25
Hartford
Re-builder – Traded Posey, let the fire sale begin
24
Montgomery
Pretender – Might have to eat some salary to move
23
St. Louis
Re-builder – To think they once had Jimmie Johnson. Too bad.
22
Little Rock
Re-builder – There are 26 players that make more than this entire roster
21
San Juan
Pretender – Got talent, but not wins
20
Kansas City
Pretender – Looked promising in off-season, but hasn’t worked out
19
Houston
Pretender – Jekyll and Hyde (E. Ramirez and A. Engle)
18
Helena
No Clue – Trade best player, but keep the rest?
17
Anaheim
Pretender – 2 good SP, but nothing else won’t win many games
16
Tacoma
Pretender – Consistently inconsistent
15
Cheyenne
Pretender – No longer dominates AL West
14
Wichita
Pretender – Too bad they play in the AL East
13
Sacramento
Pretender – Just wait til they go on a run and make us all look silly
12
Chicago
Pretender – Lots of wasted money here
11
Monterrey
Pretender – Can the SP keep up with the offense?
10
Huntington
Pretender – See Monterrey
9
Salem
Pretender – See Monterrey and Huntington
8
Oakland
Pretender – They play as a team, but superstars are what win in this league
7
Montreal
Contender – Prieto rounds out a pretty solid SP staff
6
Scranton
Contender – Can Posey and O. Perez put them over the top?
5
Toronto
Contender – Putting it all together. Can they get the SP they want?
4
Pawtucket
Contender – Can offense keep up with SP?
3
Madison
Contender – Rather shitty year all around by Wisconsin standards
2
Dover
Contender – How could JJ lose to a team as awful as Buffalo?
1
Buffalo
Contender – Give them the crown. They beat JJ. They can't lose.



Top players on re-building teams to watch during the Waiver Period: 
James Park – RP (TB)
Hal Benjamin – RP (HEL)
Kelvin Roth – RF/DH (LOU)
Esteban Elcano – 3B (HOU)
Cookie Rodriguez – 1B (NY)


Friday, February 27, 2015

HT Season 29: Week 4 Power Rankings - Mid-season Awards

Mid-season Awards! (with % guess they win award at end of season)


Rank
Team


32
Tampa Bay


31
New York


30
San Jose


29
Louisville

AL MVP
28
Memphis

Tom Nichols - SAL (75% - Especially if Salem wins AL West)
27
Philadelphia

.308 BA, 48 HR, 129 RBI - Wasn’t even an All-Star.
26
Montgomery

AL Cy Young
25
Seattle

Jimmie Johnson – DOV (99.99%)
24
Little Rock

19-3, 1.94 ERA, 149 SO - Might win 30 games.
23
St. Louis

AL ROY
22
Hartford

Juan Martinez – WIC (35%)
21
San Juan

9-5, 2.58 ERA - Don't be stupid! He pitch good and everything!
20
Kansas City

AL Manager of the Year
19
Helena

bobd4967 - SAL (75% - See Tom Nichols)
18
Anaheim

60-43 - Already won as many games as all of last year.
17
Houston


16
Wichita

NL MVP
15
Tacoma

Andrew Upshaw - HEL (15% - Can’t keep up the pace)
14
Cheyenne

.336 BA, 35 HR, 94 RBI - Too bad LR couldn’t get this from him.
13
Monterrey

NL Cy Young
12
Sacramento

Emmanuel Ramirez - HOU (60% - can he get enough wins?)
11
Chicago

15-3, 1.92 ERA, 9 HR allowed - Too bad Engle sucks butt.
10
Salem

NL ROY
9
Scranton

Hooks Levis - KC (80% - No other rookies to get excited about)
8
Oakland

23 Saves, 2.73 ERA - He's a guy.
7
Huntington

NL Manager of the Year
6
Montreal

mysticrain - OAK (100% - If they make playoffs)
5
Toronto

61-42 - No trades, no big FA.  So basically did nothing?
4
Pawtucket


3
Dover


2
Madison


1
Buffalo