Game Date: May 1 2032
Adams: Brick leads Brooklyn by three games
Zotti: Seattle is three games ahead of Highland
Signorino: Philadelphia is two games up on Maui
Awards & Accomplishments:
Brick's Salvador Velasquez named Player of the Week (4/19, 9th career award)
Highland 1B Jesus Valdez named Player of the Week (4/26, 2nd career award)
Wilmington OF Randy Pope named Rookie of the Month
Highland's Will Hickford named Pitcher of the Month
Brooklyn SS Ramon Nieto named Batter of the Month
Houston CF Arturo Vasquez, fractured fibula, 3 months
Philadelphia 2B Ieyasu Suzuki, fractured foot, 3 weeks
Mepkin Abbey P Angel Solis, biceps strain, 5 weeks.
Seattle C Steve Jones reached 2000 hits
Mepkin Abbey 3B Esteban Ordonez reached 1000 runs scored.
Batting Line of the Sim
Mepkin Abbey's Luis Lopez went 3-4 with a walk, 2 HR, and 5 RBI (4/24)
Pitching Line of the Sim
Seattle's Chris Williams pitched a two-hit, one walk shutout with 10K vs. Maui on 4/29
Last Week's Trivia Question:
About which Hall of Famer did Bill James say "If you could split him in two, you'd have two Hall of Famers."
The answer is Rickey Henderson, who retired with 3055 hits, 1406 stolen bases, 2295 runs scored, 2190 walks and 297 home runs.
This Week's Trivia Question:
Since 1960, there have been three teams that have had five past/present/future MVPs on the team in any given year. What are those years/teams and who are the players?
Example: The 1983 Phillies had four past/present/future MVPs on the team - Willie Hernandez (1984), Joe Morgan (1975, 1976), Pete Rose (1973) and Mike Schmidt (1980, 1981, 1986)
Next sim: Next Wednesday night.