Week 6 proves that on any given Sunday...
The 2020 All Star Break is upon us which means that we are getting closer and closer to the playoffs. After a wild Week 6 of ORWBL action things are really starting to heat up in both the American and National League. Let's take a look at the wild weekend that was Week 6. Down goes Granger The La Porte Sox can relax and smoke their cigars as they will not be needing to welcome any team to the undefeated club this season. This Granger squad had absolutely rolled through thei
Cseh, Richards earn NL and AL Rookie of the Year Honors
NEW CARLISLE- As the season concluded, ORWBL Managers had a vote for the 2018 regular season awards. All 14 Managers got their ballots in and the first award announced was the NL and AL Rookie's of the Year. Adam Cseh of the South Shore Silver Sluggers was named as the 2018 National League Rookie of the Year. Cseh went 60-104 as he finished out the season with a .577 AVG to go along with 28 Home Runs and 45 RBI. Cseh had a fantastic first season with ORWBL while also helpin
HOT STOVE REPORT: Panthers Re-Add Davis, Zarazee for 2019
The off-season is here and in preparation for the 2019 ORWBL season, we will be taking a look at all the big signings, trades, and transactions from around the league as they happen this offseason. GRANGER - With the recent news that the Panthers would be without two of their 2018 starters heading into next season (Tony Koch-retirement, Tiki Seroczynski – ACL), Granger has signed a pair of former Panthers in Daivyn Davis and Alex Zarazee. Granger's front office knew they woul
Maple City, Hudson Lake, Granger, and Twin Branch advance to the League Championships.
It is crazy how time flies, as we are now just days away from Games 1 and 2 of the AL & NLCS. Just a few months ago, 14 teams began their quest at winning an ORWBL World Series and after the opening week of the playoffs, 10 teams so their season come to an end. Just a few days prior to the playoffs, we unfortunately had to notify Cabo that they would not be eligible for the postseason due to numerous missed series. And so the 2018 postseason moved on with 13 teams as the Ame
2018 Playoff Preview: National League, The outlook of all seven NL teams vying for a trip to the ORW
NEW CARLISLE- The 2018 ORWBL regular season has come and gone and we are now looking ahead at the start of the playoffs. Will the Magic repeat and begin to cement themselves as an ORWBL dynasty, or will a new powerhouse emerge? Today we take a look back at the season that was for the NL and offer our best predictions for how things will play out. 7. Rolling Prairie Emery’s Army (8-16, 9.0 GB) A proven, veteran team like Emery’s is never going to give 100% in any regular seaso
Week 7 recap/Week 8 preview and the dramatic final weekend ahead
NEW CARLISLE- Although it seems like Opening Day was just a couple of weeks ago, we have officially reached the final week of the 2018 ORWBL regular season. After many people around the league were starting to have doubts about the Cabo Yabos finishing out the season, the Yabos played 9 games (3 series) last weekend. The Yabos boosted their record from 3-6 to 8-10 and will be making up their final make up series against the Magic on Saturday at Rose Park. With that being sai
National League wins the 2018 All Star Game in dramatic fashion!
NEW CARLISLE- The National League All Star team bounced back this year after losing to the AL for the first time in 5 years last season. The NL won a tightly contested Game 1 but the AL bounced back winning a 1 run game in extra innings to force the decisive Game 3. After the AL got back into the game, it was Scott Soos who walked it off with a series clinching Home Run. It was a great atmosphere as the National League stormed the field jumping for joy. This was the 12th OR
2018 ORWBL All Stars Announced
NEW CARLISLE- The 2018 All Star teams have been announced as the 12 ORWBL All Star Game will take place on Saturday, June 16th at the historic Migley Field. This will be the 12th consecutive season that the All Star festivities will be taking place at the Friendly confines. Team Managers voted for starters and bench players and all of that was tallied up to create the first 12 men. The next 2 selections were Manager selections by the American League's Alex Friedman and the
NL Midseason Awards
The First-Half NL Awards Show Naming the MVP, Cy Young, ROY, and Gold Glover at the 2018 All-Star Break By: Aidan Cotter Just 9 games remain until the end of the 2018 regular season, but the first half officially is done as all-star voting is underway. This is a time to reflect on the best of what’s already come and to hand out awards based on where the league is at this “midway point.” (Writer’s Note: these mid-season awards are meaningless, and I actually don’t even have a
Leprechauns match 2017 win total with Opening Day sweep
ROLLING PRAIRIE- After a 3-27 record in 2017, the Lynn Street Leprechauns have matched their win total after their Opening Day sweep over the first year franchise South Shore Silver Sluggers. The Leprechauns welcomed the Silver Sluggers into the league and handed them 3 losses in their first series, something which we have become use to seeing with 1st year franchises. Lynn Street's new addition of Sammy Zucker has already payed off as he led the way at the plate for the Leps