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2013 MWBL RE-DRAFT – (WHAT SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED)

Mid-West Baseball League Commissioner’s Office – Report submitted by Chris DeMecurio – Corktown Cycle. – June 10th, 2020

The rules are simple. I selected a player to draft with each pick in the 1st round of the 2013 MWBL Draft from the players that were selected somewhere in that draft. Minor league players had to make it up by the end of the 2015 season or it would be a waste of a pick no matter how good they were. Remember, it’s impossible to know what each owner would have done with a chance to re-draft, so I did my best to mix the player’s actual MLB career with their MWBL career and remaining potential. Let’s keep in mind this was for fun. With that said, go ahead and share your thoughts, and rip on some of my re-draft picks, but more importantly feel free to call out owners for their actual picks. 

Image how different the MWBL could have been if the guys listed below had made it up in time.  But, they did not, so they’ve automatically been eliminated from the redraft because they obviously would not have been worth it.  Keep in mind, the redraft is not perfect.  It is just a different way to look at what could have been.  This is 12 rounds worth of players and 28 teams.  This is more to show how difficult it is to manage the chaos of Draft Day.  Since I had not been in the league yet in 2012, it makes it easy for me to laugh at your picks.  My day is coming though.  

This year’s version of the redraft featured the best list of players that did not get called up in time.  In alphabetical order

#37 Sean ManaeaDetroit Crime
#103 Lucas GiolitoChicago Mobsters
#158 Shohei Ohtani – Pittsburgh Lumber Company
#167 Blake SnellHollywood Werewolves
#181 Austin MeadowsVirginia Sluggers
##250 Michael FulmerTempe Tempers
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2020 PLAYER / PITCHER OF THE WEEK #14

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NAME TEAM AVG SLG G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI K W IW SB CS HBP
SPRINGER,George VIR  AL .417 1.042 6 24 10 3 0 4 7 12 5 2 1 0 0 0
                                   
NAME CLUB G W L S ERA IP R ER H K BB IBB WP BK HB HR
BASSITT,Chris DET  AL 2 2 0 0 2.25 12 3 3 6 11 3 0 0 0 0 1
                                   
NAME TEAM AVG SLG G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI K W IW SB CS HBP
AQUINO,Aristides TEM  NL .333 1.333 5 9 3 0 0 3 3 10 4 1 0 0 0 0
                                   
NAME CLUB G W L S ERA IP R ER H K BB IBB WP BK HB HR
URENA,Jose HIW  NL 2 2 0 0 0.59 15.1 1 1 10 13 3 0 0 0 0 1

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2020 MID-SEASON EXPECTED WINS

Thanks to Casey Hoch of the Fremont Cannons for putting this together.

Team Wins Losses Runs For R Allowed Exp W % Exp Win Exp Loss Difference exp
DAL 56 28 361 323 .541 45 39 11 1.474
MCM 44 40 388 356 .532 45 39 -1 1.474
FRE 43 41 455 389 .558 47 37 -4 1.474
MAN 38 45 348 388 .460 38 45 0 1.474
SWD 28 55 286 465 .328 27 56 1 1.474
Team Wins Losses Runs For R Allowed Exp W % Exp Win Exp Loss Difference exp
CHI 51 33 470 346 .611 51 33 0 1.474
DET 44 40 410 333 .576 48 36 -4 1.474
YSS 42 42 424 426 .498 42 42 0 1.474
TIJ 20 64 286 541 .281 24 60 -4 1.474
Team Wins Losses Runs For R Allowed Exp W % Exp Win Exp Loss Difference exp
SBL 58 26 458 361 .587 49 35 9 1.474
HOL 53 31 473 350 .609 51 33 2 1.474
VIR 47 37 537 432 .580 49 35 -2 1.474
MSS 40 44 472 470 .502 42 42 -2 1.474
CCC 23 61 294 482 .325 27 57 -4 1.474
Team Wins Losses Runs For R Allowed Exp W % Exp Win Exp Loss Difference exp
PIT 54 30 455 310 .671 56 28 -2 1.853
BET 36 48 344 379 .455 38 46 -2 1.853
CRK 34 50 321 437 .361 30 54 4 1.853
HIW 33 51 298 365 .407 34 50 -1 1.853
JNE 32 52 318 358 .445 37 47 -5 1.853
Team Wins Losses Runs For R Allowed Exp W % Exp Win Exp Loss Difference exp
COL 63 21 432 308 .652 55 29 8 1.853
TEM 47 37 416 336 .598 50 34 -3 1.853
SEL 45 39 405 383 .526 44 40 1 1.853
VAL 38 46 383 375 .510 43 41 -5 1.853
Team Wins Losses Runs For R Allowed Exp W % Exp Win Exp Loss Difference exp
SAC 54 30 384 289 .629 53 31 1 1.853
TCP 48 36 377 328 .564 47 37 1 1.853
LBD 43 41 334 309 .536 45 39 -2 1.853
POR 33 51 304 388 .389 33 51 0 1.853
RRG 28 56 295 501 .273 23 61 5 1.853
                   
These were calculated using the Pythagorean/Pythagenport Expected Wins Calculation.
Expected Winning Percentage= (Runs Scored^exp)/((Runs Scored^exp)+(Runs Allowed^exp)),
where the exponent (exp) is 0.45+1.5*log(League-Wide Runs Per Game). 
The AL scored ~11% more runs than the NL.
                   
        Total Runs 10728        
        AL Runs 5662        
        NL Runs 5066        

2020 PLAYER / PITCHER OF THE WEEK #13

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NAME TEAM AVG SLG G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI K W IW SB CS HBP
SPRINGER,George VIR  AL .407 .889 6 27 11 1 0 4 9 11 6 4 0 0 0 0
                                   
NAME CLUB G W L S ERA IP R ER H K BB IBB WP BK HB HR
CASTILLO,Luis M. VIR  AL 2 2 0 0 0.64 14 2 1 9 17 3 0 1 0 1 0
                                   
NAME TEAM AVG SLG G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI K W IW SB CS HBP
MANCINI,Trey SAC  NL .367 .900 7 30 11 4 0 4 5 8 8 2 0 0 0 0
                                   
NAME CLUB G W L S ERA IP R ER H K BB IBB WP BK HB HR
SALE,Chris SAC  NL 2 2 0 0 0.00 17 0 0 4 20 3 0 0 0 0 0

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2020 PLAYER / PITCHER OF THE WEEK #12

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NAME TEAM AVG SLG G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI K W IW SB CS HBP
SUAREZ,Eugenio MSS  AL .333 .667 6 27 9 0 0 3 6 12 10 3 0 0 0 0
                                   
NAME CLUB G W L S ERA IP R ER H K BB IBB WP BK HB HR
VALDEZ,Framber TIJ  AL 2 2 0 0 0.00 12.1 0 0 7 10 5 0 0 0 0 0
                                   
NAME TEAM AVG SLG G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI K W IW SB CS HBP
GURRIEL,Lourdes TCP  NL .438 1.063 5 16 7 1 0 3 4 9 5 0 0 0 0 0
                                   
NAME CLUB G W L S ERA IP R ER H K BB IBB WP BK HB HR
STRAHM,Matt TCP  NL 2 2 0 0 1.20 15 2 2 10 14 2 0 0 0 0 2

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