Blazers Chapter 5 Recap

The Blazers go 19-9 in Chapter 5 and clinch a BDBL record 6th straight division crown.

Co-Hitters Of The Chapter were David Peralta and Mookie Betts.  Peralta, who went on an epic 5 game tear to vault himself into the MVP race with Choo hit 5 HR and had a 341/406/612 line.  His 100 RBI are tied for second in the OL behind teammate Choo.  His .354 average and .605 slugging % are tops in the league.  Betts led the team with 6 HR and 22 runs scored.  He leads the OL in runs with 107 and is tied for second in hits.

As a team, the Blazers had a 261/316/466 line with 40 HR.


Pitcher Of The Chapter was Hisashi Iwakuma.  He started 3 games, won all of them, and had a 2.84 ERA.  Kershaw led the team with 4 wins and KRod had 10 saves.  The team ERA was 3.31.


2016 final transactions were adding 1B Xavier Scruggs and injured pitched Robbie Erlin and dropping Jose Pirela and Colin Moran.


3 wins in chapter 6 will extend the Blazer record to 8 straight seasons with 90 or more wins.  13 wins in chapter 6 will extend the Blazer record to 5 straight season of 100 or more wins.  This will be no easy task with likely playoff foes Los Altos and Flagstaff on the docket.



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