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DWL 2016 Players of the Week

Week One

Matt, Wifflin’ Pixels
Wifflin’ Pixels righty hurler Matt delivered an opening week no-hitter while striking out 10 batters. WP slugger Aaron launched the deciding go-ahead home run in the third inning as Wifflin’ Pixels snagged a narrow 1-0 victory over Center City Division rival Team WON at Jubilee Park North.

Matt’s Stats: 5 IP, 10 Strikeouts, 0 Runs, 0 Hits, 5 Walks

Week Two

True, IntrinsiQ Intimidators
Intimidators pitcher True spun a Week Two gem, with a complete game shutout of division foe Wifflin’ Pixels. True allowed only two hits and struck out 15 batters in the effort. Offensively, True struck a home run to back up the dominant pitching effort.

True’s Stats: 5 IP, 15 Strikeouts, 0 Runs, 2 Hits Allowed; 2-4 (batting) with a Home Run

Weeks Three & Four Rained Out

Week Five

Cody | Butler, Rosenbury
Cody propelled Butler, Rosenbury to its first win of the season with a big effort on both sides of the ball. From the bump, he silenced Team WON hitters, allowing just two hits in the shutout. Cody flexed his pull power with a pair of home run blasts to lead BRP’s offense which saw every batter collect at least one hit.

Cody’s Week 5 Stats:
Pitching: 5 IP, 5 Strikeouts, 0 Runs, 2 Hits Allowed;
Batting: 2-3, 2 Home Runs

Week Six

Eric | Olsson Associates
OA hurler Eric was throwing flames against non-division opponent IntrinsiQ Crushers in a 8-0 Week Six win. He tossed a complete-game shutout in the Mother’s Backyard South bandbox and struck out 12 along the way. He was an offensive catalyst for the Associates with four hits, including a triple and a home run.

Eric’s Week 6 Stats:
Pitching: 5 IP, 12 Strikeouts, 0 Runs;
Batting: 4-5, Home Run, triple

Week Seven

Ryan | Chamber Of Commerce
Springfield Chamber starter Ryan baffled Trolley Bike hitters and dealt the second no-hitter in DWL history. He struck out 16 and gave up just one run (via walks) in a complete-game, extra-inning effort. Ryan’s sixth-inning walk forced the go-ahead run into scoring position to set up Jamie’s walk-off double in the sixth.

Ryan’s Week 6 Stats:
Pitching: 6 IP, 16 K, 1 R

Week Eight

Paul | REDevelopers
Paul hit for the first cycle in DWL history, including two home runs on a five-hit day. A two-way player for the REDevelopers, Paul struck out nine batters, including the final two he faced to end a late threat from Team WON.

Paul’s Week 8 Stats: 5-for-6, 2 HR, double, triple; 5 IP, 9 K, 8 R

Week Nine

Will | Olsson Associates
Will spun a no-hitter for the Associates, striking our 14 REDevelopers along the way to an 11-0 win. He walked just three batters and, on the offensive side, launched a pair of home runs in one of DWL’s deeper ballparks no less, Jubilee South.

Will’s Week 9 Stats: 5 IP, 0 Hits, 14 K, 0 R; 2-4, 2 HR, BB

Week Ten

Bryan | The Five Pounders
Bryan jumped into the DWL batting lead with a five-hit day, including a pair of home runs a triple. From the mound, Bryan struck out seven batters.

Bryan’s Week 10 Stats: 5-6, 2 HR, triple, 5 IP, 7 K

Week Eleven: Off

Week Twelve

Matt | Wifflin’ Pixels
Matt struck out 13 batters in a complete-game shutout at Park Central Square to lead Wifflin’ Pixels to its sixth-straight win, 9-0, and lock up a playoff spot for the Pixels. Matt collected three hits on the offensive side — two home runs and a triple.

Matt’s Week 12 Stats: 3-6, 2 HR, triple; 5 IP, 13 K, 0 Runs

Week Thirteen

Brian | Trolley Bike
Brian hit for the cycle, capped by a go-ahead grand slam. He reached base eight times and struck out 15 batters from the mound.

Brian’s Week 13 Stats: 7-8, HR, 2B, 3B, BB; 5 IP, 4 R, 15 K