The New Milford Blazers followed up a successful 20-8 chapter one with an identical 20-8 chapter two, taking a 9 game lead in the McGowan division.
Hitter of the Chapter was again Shin Soo Choo who hit 9 HR and drove in 27 runs while scoring 29 with a 368/430/675 line. He leads the BDBL with 57 RBI and leads the OL in RBI by 17. Matt Carpenter led the team with 10 HR and his 1.026 OPS is second in the league to Choo’s 1.059. The team as a whole hit 292/353/491 with 168 runs scored and 40 HR.
Clayton Kershaw was Pitcher of the Chapter with a 4-0 mark with a 2.76 ERA and 47K in 42 innings. He has yet to go on a Kershawnian run this year. Blake Treinen went 3-0 in 10 IP with a 0.00 ERA and Iwakuma (4 wins) Anderson (3 wins) and Quintana (3 wins) accounted for most of the Blazer wins. The team pitched to a 3.29 ERA.
Chapter 2 in 2016 will forever be known for the incredible run of 16 straight wins from the end of chapter one with 4 straight sweeps.