Yesterday’s Mr. Octobers (NL Wild Card Game)

Jake Arrieta was unstoppable and Kyle Schwarber sent a ball into the stratosphere, making them the easy picks for last night’s Mr. Octobers.

With the LDS round about to begin, all Mr. Octobers of the coming round get 3 points (6 if it’s a Game 5).

Standings so far (PP= Position Player, P= Pitcher, * means eliminated from playoffs):

P Dallas Keuchel 1

PP Colby Rasmus 1

PP Kyle Schwarber 1

P Jake Arrieta 1



MVPs of the Weekend (Sept. 25, 26 and 27, 2015)

Friday’s MVP was Carlos Carrasco. Yes, he was facing the KC reserve squad, but it’s still extremely impressive to strike out 15, bring a no-hitter into the 7th inning, and finishing off with a complete game shutout.

Saturday’s MVP was Jarrett Parker, who had an awesome day at the plate, hitting 3 HRs (including a Grand Slam) and getting 7 RBIs in San Francisco’s win.

Sunday’s MVP was Jake Arrieta, who continues to be awesome, giving up just one hit and one HBP in seven innings of work.

Standings, as always, after the jump:

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MVP of Yesterday (Sept. 22, 2015): Jake Arrieta

Why did the Orioles get rid of Jake Arrieta? Why didn’t they let him throw his cutter when he was there? How do you hit against Jake Arrieta? These are all tough questions that may never be answered. The Brewers certainly didn’t answer them last night, as the Cubs pitcher struck out 11 and gave up just 3 hits and a single walk, while getting a hit of his own for good measure. So, he’s the MVP of Yesterday.

Standings, as always, after the jump:

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